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  • If you’re reading this, I want you to know you are not alone

    On Jan. 28, 2022, at 4:54 p.m., Gen. Mike Minihan, Commander of Air Mobility Command, did something I haven’t seen any other military leader do. He tweeted a screenshot of his upcoming mental health appointment, along with the words, “Warrior heart. No stigma.”

  • Stay home - Empower lives

    “Stay home. Save lives.”These words blinked on the overhead traffic sign as I sped down what was usually a jammed highway. The eerie emptiness outside reminded me of one of those apocalyptic Hollywood movie scenes – You know, the one where the protagonist is desperately searching through the heart

  • You are greater than you know

    “You are greater than you know.” This simple quote, attributed to various authors, is displayed in a prominent location in my family’s home. Every member of my family sees it every day and is thereby reminded of it. Every day. It was true whenever it was first said, and it is true now — for every

  • Who do you want to be?

    In any organization, people can feel pressured to conform to a certain mold in order to be accepted by the group. In the Air Force, this is a reality for many, regardless of whether or not their perceptions are founded. Personally, I have always ascribed to just doing my own thing and doing it