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  • HFI delivers nutritious, tasty food for today’s warfighters

    Airmen want better food and easier access to healthy meals and the Air Force listened! The service's Healthy Food Initiative is a deliberate approach to delivering tasty food when, where and how Airmen need it.
  • Federal agencies kickoff working dog collaboration effort for stronger, sustainable future

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Ten federal agencies — including the Departments of Homeland Security, Defense, Justice and State — began an important dialogue here this week for government-wide collaboration in working dog operations.The government-wide working dog team kickoff meeting, April 16-18, gave federal agencies the opportunity
  • Air Force Sports seeks bowlers for trial camp, championships

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force is looking for men and women for the 2019 Armed Forces Bowling Camp July 18-21 at  Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois.The camp is followed by the Armed Forces Bowling Championship July 22-25 at the same location.Applications are due no later than May 27 for coaching staffs and June 3 for
  • Military, civilians band together for domestic threat response training

    The 628th Security Forces Squadron partnered with Citadel cadets, as well as the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. and Marine Patrol teams for a joint training exercise April 12, 2019, on Naval Weapons Station Charleston, Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The intent of the operation was to execute defense support for civil authorities. The training focused on developing leadership, interagency interoperability, hands-on experience, communication, collaboration and cohesion while demonstrating capabilities. The Joint Task Force did this by leading platoons through the woods to a mock enemy location, providing 360-degree surveillance, using flash bangs and smoke grenades as distractions and infiltrating the shoot house.
  • I-WEPTAC delivers third straight year of innovation

    Mission Area Working Groups delivered innovative solutions to the Air Force’s top Agile Combat Support challenges at the 3rd Annual Installation and Mission Support Weapons and Tactics Conference outbrief here April 10.

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  • Strive to always be authentic

    "If you ask people in India why is it that Mahatma Gandhi was able to do what he did in India, they will say they followed him because of his absolute sincerity and his absolute dedication.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. A few months ago, I remember going to the local store to get a battery charger for my phone. The stores were crowded with people; of
  • Random acts of kindness know no season

    The holidays are over, that glorious time of celebration, family and the season of giving.There is no other time of year that brings us the simple joy of giving, reaching out to loved ones, friends, and even to strangers. Who among us can resist the call of the bell ringer, standing in the cold beside the kettle of donations, the gentle reminder
  • How do you respond to failure?

    You will fail. The question is, how will you respond?
  • I really shouldn't be here

    A couple of feet and a half a second. These may seem like insignificant measurements; but when combined with fatigue, a couple of feet almost cost me my career, and that half a second almost ended my life.