Memorial – Veterans Day: What’s the difference?

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published May 23, 2014. FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — There are lots of reminders out there that...

Life during a pandemic; resiliency is key

Coronavirus Disease 2019 has brought fear and change into the lives of many people, including mine. However, there are things I am doing to help...

An outbreak of COVID-Kindness? Am I symptomatic?

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — In the midst of this global pandemic, there is little-known outbreak of kindness, “COVID-Kindness,” happening around the world...

‘Spooky 41’ gunship team in action: Precision strike turned battle tide...

Editor’s note: The aircrew of Spooky 41, an AC-130U “Spooky” gunship from the 4th Special Operations Squadron, were awarded medals March 2, for their...

Chaplain’s thoughts …

As an Air Force chaplain, it’s such a blessing and joy to care for Luke AFB Airmen and their families! Chaplain Corps members get...

Chaplain’s thoughts … Cheers

A long time ago, I sat with a drink in my hand, and my thoughts. I was weary. If a stronger word in the...

COVID-19: Exploit what you can control

"Can't," "don't," "contain" and "restrict" are negative words present everywhere in the news, the media and conversation. The threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus will...

Financial readiness equals mission readiness

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published Feb. 26, 2015. FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — As a long-time military spouse, I have held various...

Doing right not always easy

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published Aug. 17, 2012. “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” — C....

Valentine’s Day — not just for sweethearts

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published on Feb. 5, 2018. PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — It is fitting that as we celebrate...

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