Why traffic stops during reveille, retreat

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. — As the drum roll of the national anthem began on base, my guests were puzzled when I stopped...

Female Academy graduate made history throughout career

On June 28, 1976, 157 women became the first female cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Class of 1980...

Airmen helping Airmen: Suicide prevention

Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Tech. Sgt. Lloyd, 22nd Attack Squadron MQ-9 Reaper sensor operator, poses for an illustrative...

Suicide … It needs to stop

Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class BrieAnna StillmanSuicide is one of the leading causes of death among military members and yearly claims...

The emotionless leader: Trusted and respected by Airmen

“I don’t want to hurt her career.” “He’s the best NCO I’ve got. I don’t want to see him lose a stripe.” How many...

We all need a little light

I’m not sure what your reaction has been to the current times, but mine has been a gentle astonishment at the empty grocery shelves,...

Trespassing can be dangerous

The 799th Security Forces Squadron combat arms firing range complex is located off of Highway 95 East on Lee Canyon Road. This area is...

Stunned by gun: Airman shocks away fear

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Olivia DominiqueAirman Daniel Snider, 23d Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, center, shouts as he is lowered after...

Progressive relationships

One of the greatest lessons I learned about building relationships as a chaplain candidate came from the instruction I received from a first sergeant...

An outbreak of COVID-Kindness? Am I symptomatic?

In the midst of this global pandemic, there is a little known outbreak of kindness, “COVID-Kindness,” happening around the world simultaneously. A neighbor wanting to...