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  • Afghanistan, Town Hall & Hard Talks

    As our Nation brings to a close its military presence in Afghanistan that began when I was a Captain, I’m confident that many of you – like me – are reflecting on our personal Service in Afghanistan the last two decades.
  • Summer Health Hazards

    Summer’s here, and with it comes backyard barbecues, days at the beach, and time spent outdoors. Some of the things that make summer so much fun – swimming, hiking, and longer days, also present plenty of health risks. Don’t let a health emergency ruin your activities. Knowing common summer health hazards can help you and your family take the right steps to keep your summer safe and fun.
  • Juneteenth Federal Holiday Observed

    President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act this afternoon establishing June 19 as a federal holiday. As the 19th falls on a Saturday, Federal agencies will observe Juneteenth tomorrow, June 18.
  • Grilling Fire Safety Kickoff

    Grilling is as American as hot dogs, baseball and apple pie. With warmer temperatures, the thought of “firing up the old grill” comes into mind. Before engaging in this pastime with family and friends, take a few moments to ensure your grill is safe to operate.
  • Motorists, walkers, runners and cyclists all must be alert on roadways to ensure everyone’s safety

    Motorists and pedestrians sharing the roadway can be inherently dangerous unless everyone stays alert. While pedestrians have the right of way, they must also follow the rules of the road. Everyone has a responsibility and should be prepared to share the road, especially on a military installation where fitness is a daily activity for many people.
  • Edwards Extremism Stand-Down Day

    As a child, I looked up to members of the US Air Force.  I was inspired by their amazing performance in Desert Storm, read stories of aerial valor in Vietnam and Korea, and knew the origin stories of the US Army Air Corp by heart.  In short, I wanted to be on a high performing team that was devoted to aerospace, united with each other, and selfless in commitment to American ideals.  
  • Women in test history

    Women’s history month plays an important part in the highlighting achievements that may have been buried throughout history. Just as they have in other fields, women pioneers have played a major role in the aerospace field, particularly at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • Women in test history

    Women’s history month plays an important part in the highlighting achievements that may have been buried throughout history. Just as they have in other fields, women pioneers have played a major role in the aerospace field, particularly at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • Leadership By Example

    There’s absolutely no doubt that we’re living through multiple unprecedented events - simultaneously. Your continued leadership *by example* in our four simultaneous combat fronts is vital to the current and future defense of our Nation, her Partners, and her Allies. Let’s not get distracted… our success in these four combat fronts remains as vital in 2021 as it was through the last 10 months of 2020:
  • Happy Holidays

    Team T-Cot-A-TU!Please accept my warmest wish to you, your family, and your close friends for an amazing Holiday Season.  No matter the late-December tradition you cherish and participate in, know that my family and I wish you the very brightest Holiday possible!Even as 2020 has been an unprecedented year for many things that we never want to
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