Depression can offer opportunity for reconnection

As a psychologist, I am frequently asked by my patients about the seriousness of their condition: “What does this mean? Am I crazy to...

Black History Month: From bondage to freedom

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — When I think of the legacy of African-American slavery in colonial America, I see a truly universal story. I...

Chaplain’s thoughts …

Caution: Post-holiday blues ahead For many, the grind of going back to work and life after the holiday season can be hard! I know for...

Connectedness: Key to organizational success

LAUGHLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Connection is a basic human need that serves as a foundation for organizational success. This concept allows members...

Retiring chiefs leave wisdom for mil-to-mil couples

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — Two chief master sergeants sat next to each other on interview chairs, teasing each other and laughing as they...

How did we lose this young Airman?

Editor’s note: This commentary was first published Nov. 9, 2014. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — She was an Airman Leadership School distinguished graduate,...

Dark night leads to bright military career

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. — It was a zero illumination night in a MH-53 Pave Low helicopter above the New Mexico desert when...

What it means to be Hispanic …

Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez A member of the Ollin Yoliztli Mexican Folklore Dance Academy performs a traditional dance Oct. 15 during the Hispanic Heritage...

Keeping cool over Salt Lake

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The day started like any other Thursday fly day. We briefed, put on our flight gear and stepped...

Maintenance versus repair … of our Airmen

This commentary was first published on Dec. 11, 2014 LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. — This commentary is not about aircraft, vehicles, or...

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