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  • Accelerate change – or lose

    Accelerating the change of the Air Force is only possible if we, as individual Airmen, also accelerate change. We must find the best solutions and best ideas and adopt the best technology has to offer in order to maintain our place as the best Air Force that the world has ever seen. In order to do

  • The importance of diversity … of experience

    The Air Force continues to drive home the importance of diversity and rightfully so. We all make better decisions by surrounding ourselves with people who don’t look, think and act like we do. We also need to diversify ourselves and get outside of our functionally aligned, operational squadron

  • On hope … and trust … oh, and perseverance!

    This message’s intent is to provide a perspective on what it takes to move our jets nowadays, how the events of 2020 have influenced life on the road, and pass some thanks to the fantastic community that supports us.

  • Malware and best security practices

    Today, malware can take the shape of many threats, ranging from the most straightforward algorithm, designed to slow down your computer, to code designed to steal your personal information and even your identity. But how do you recognize that malicious code may have made its way into your

  • Week 3 (Sept. 13-19): Prepare for Disasters

    Know what disasters and hazards could affect our area, how to get emergency alerts and where you would go if you and your family needed to evacuate. Make sure your family has a plan and practices it often.

  • Week 2 (Sept. 6-12): Build a Kit

    After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water and other supplies to last for “3 to 5 days” (FEMA standard). A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency.

  • Your life is precious

    Suicide is a tragic event, and I can’t imagine all the different stories that lead up to someone taking their life. Know this: Your life makes an imprint upon others in ways beyond what you can imagine. As a pastor and a chaplain, I urge every reader of this commentary to consider that their very