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  • Women's History: We all contribute

    It was a frigid day in January on a quiet hill-side cemetery just north of New Market, Iowa. Surrounded by friends and family, we bid farewell to my grandmother. As we departed on those dusty gravel roads, I remembered my childhood and how she’d had such a profound impact on my life.

  • Lessons in Time Management

    If you know me or have ever met me you would know that I am a huge sports fan.  I am proud to be a part of a strong brotherhood as a Dallas Cowboy fan. I know many of you out there are probably booing me right now but that’s ok, I am used to it! When I think about time management the first thing

  • Taking care of families

    Family members are not just dependents, but are a critical part of the Air Force family, and play a vital role in the Air Force mission. It is important for all Airmen to take time to care for our “live-in” support systems.

  • Respect and professionalism is key

    As 2017 begins, the 21st Space Wing Equal Opportunity Office hopes individuals remain professional and respectful throughout the new year. When everyone treats each other in this manner, complaints are far and few.

  • Spending more on gifts won’t bring more holiday happiness

    It’s not new advice and you’ve likely heard it before, please be wise and responsible when giving gifts this year, and don’t jeopardize your long-term financial foundation in the name of short-term gain by buying stuff that you can’t afford. Let’s acknowledge that the holidays aren’t about giving

  • Good night, mom

    At the time, I did not realize how important it was to have a support system. I also didn’t understand the concept that family didn’t have to be related and could be anyone who cared enough to make sure you were okay.

  • Political season do's and don't's for Reservists

    With the presidential election upon us, everyone is encouraged to vote – including those in the military. “The Department of Defense has a longstanding policy of encouraging DoD personnel to carry out the obligations of citizenship,” according to DoD officials. However, civil servants and military

  • From the Top: Passing the Torch

    The ending of any assignment is bittersweet, and the end of this one is no different. As I prepare to transition into the next phase with my family, I am excited but also a bit sad. We have accomplished so much together over the last four years, and it will be hard to leave the incredible people and

  • Chief's View: Own Your Career; Own Your Path

    I believe it is absolutely critical for you to know what I value as your chief and what we are doing at the headquarters to help our Airmen succeed. My job is to provide you the tools, training and support you need to have a successful Air Force career, but to do that, you need to be proactive and