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  • Attitude -- you own it, control it

    Each of us has something that no one can control or take away from us: our attitude.Our attitude is the soul of our being. It can change how we look at ourselves, how we look at our environment, how we act and how others perceive us. Attitude can affect our health, our goals, and how we deal with

  • Air Force To Demobilize Forces

    Air Force officials announced today that the uncertainty of the global War on Terrorism dictates that we must carefully manage our force requirements and a selective demobilization of reserve component forces will be based on current conditions and mission needs.“The entire Total Force Team has

  • F-16 ACCIDENT REPORT RELEASED

    A pilot’s failure to accurately perform standard flight procedures while rejoining other aircraft caused an F-16C to crash near the Warren Grove Bombing Range, near Atlantic City, N.J., Jan. 10, Air Force officials announced today.The pilot ejected from the aircraft and sustained minor injuries.

  • Spangdahlem F-16 accident report released

    An Accident Investigation Board determined pilot error to be the cause of a 52nd Fighter Wing F-16CJ aircraft accident March 20 near Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.The pilot of the aircraft was fatally injured when his F-16 crashed in a wooded area approximately two miles from the runway while on

  • Leading through a loss

    These are the top 10 things I learned when one of my troops committed suicide:1. There is no checklist. There are checklists for mortuary affairs, casualty notification teams and others but none that I found for commanders. It will seem like you're feeling your way in a pitch-black room searching

  • Good communications can improve the care you receive

    One of the greatest barriers to communications between physicians and patients is time. No one seems to have enough of it, these days. However, there are things you can do to enhance communications and make the most of the time you spend in your doctor's office.Listen to your body. Take time to

  • Good communications can improve care

    One of the greatest barriers to communications between physicians and patients is time. No one seems to have enough of it, these days. However, there are things you can do to enhance communications and make the most of the time you spend in your doctor's office.Listen to your body. Take time to

  • Watch what you're saying, someone is listening!

    Did you know that a simple phone conversation with your loved one in a deployed location could put him or her in danger?When you send e-mails or faxes or have a phone conversation, did you know a spy or terrorist could be listening? Even when you are on a government computer or a DSN line?"Everyone

  • Keeping the Air Force flying, AEFs rotate

    Nearly 26,000 airmen from Air and Space Expeditionary Forces 1 and 2 have started, as of mid-May, rotating home after their three-month deployment supporting the war on terrorism as well as other contingency operations. The lead combat wings were the 388th Fighter Wing from Hill Air Force Base,

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: F-22 TO VISIT LANGLEY AFB

    On Thursday (May 30) members of the media are invited to cover a visit of the F-22 Raptor to Langley Air Force Base, Va.The 7 a.m. media availability includes an interview with Brig. Gen. William J. Jabor, the Director of the Air Force Program Executive Office for Fighter and Bomber programs, an up

  • CMSGT MURRAY SELECTED AS CMSAF #14

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John P. Jumper has named Chief Master Sgt. Gerald R. Murray to serve as the 14th chief master sergeant of the Air Force. Murray will assume his new position on July 1, following the June 28 retirement of Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Jim Finch. CMSAF Finch’s

  • RANGE SUPPORT SERVICES (RSS) CONTRACT ANNOUNCED

    The Air Force today awarded a contract to DynCorp Technical Services in Ft Worth, Texas, to support Air Force Materiel Command and Air Combat Command range support functions such as program management, security, transportation, airfield management, civil engineering, target management, services and

  • A-10A Accident report released

    Air Force investigators have determined that loss of situational awareness contributed to the mid-air collision of two Air Force A-10A aircraft during a close-air-support training mission Jan. 17 near Douglas, Ariz.; however, they were unable to determine a clear and convincing cause. Federal law

  • Lots of fun coming, but lots of risk too

    Memorial Day kicks off the "101 Critical Days of Summer" and I can't stress to you enough how important it is to make safety a priority in everything you do, at work and during your personal time.The summer months increase opportunities for outdoor fun and family vacations but they also increase

  • MEDIA ADVISORY - Flying Tiger to Receive Distinguished Service Cross

    One of the leading “Aces” from World War II, retired Brig. Gen. David “Tex” Hill, will be recognized with the presentation of the Distinguished Service Cross May 25, 2002. Retired General Henry Viccellio Jr., former commander of Air Education and Training Command, is scheduled to present the DSC