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  • Bunch addresses questions, concerns at inaugural online town hall

    Resiliency, facilities and workforce retention were among the topics addressed by Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. during his inaugural command-wide virtual town hall, Aug. 8. The town hall, streamed live on the Air Force Materiel Command Facebook page, provided an opportunity for the commander to reach the large, geographically dispersed AFMC workforce and address topics of interest and concern.
  • Ground transportation keeps Moody moving

    Logistics readiness is a smaller, but no less important, warfighter mission supported by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center.
  • AF, city partner to improve infrastructure for Airmen, community

    The City of San Antonio and the Air Force broke ground Aug. 7 to launch a $175 million San Antonio Water System sewer pipeline project to improve service for more than 500,000 people, including Airmen and civilians working and living on JBSA-Lackland.
  • AF softball team seeks gold

    The U.S. Air Force Softball Team practiced here in preparation for the Armed Forces Softball Tournament at Naval Air Station Pensacola Aug. 13-17.
  • Program unites Offutt AFB squadrons

    Offutt Air Force Base squadron used Unite Program funds to build unit cohesion. The Unite Program is managed by the Air Force Services Center.
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  • What is a first sergeant?

    As a first sergeant in the United States Air Force, I get the distinct opportunity of helping our Airmen overcome challenges, and be better performers and wingmen because of it. When I first became a first sergeant, one of the things I noticed early on was the majority of the unit did not understand what a first sergeant truly does.Since then, I
  • Unleashing the innovative spirit of Airmen

    We’re taking the momentum of a renewed focus on innovation and beginning to squander its potential, making it “just the next thing.” While senior leaders continue to emphasize innovation, our Airmen are becoming frustrated with the pace of real progress and the disproportionate focus on innovation theater – i.e. exciting events that fail to deliver real capability.
  • Military service: more than just a job

    The U.S. military has a long and proud tradition; this tradition is captured within the Profession of Arms, executed through the Code of Conduct and lived through the respective services’ values. These values, although similar in many ways, differ in some respects. But what are the similarities and differences, and what drives them? And why do the armed forces need a code of ethics?
  • Lead people effectively not efficiently

    A good test of leadership is how your team reacts to a fire drill. In the moment of a crisis or exercise, will your team be professional or juvenile? How the team handles a drill or an exercise directly reflects on how well you prepared them.Throughout my career when conducting fire drills, I was instructed on my responsibility to get out of the
  • Defending the base: Changes coming to Main and South Gate entry, exit areas

    Defending the base is a critical part of the 14th Flying Training Wing mission to Cultivate Airmen, Create Pilots, and Connect. The 14th Security Forces Squadron has a mission to protect and provide a safe environment for the men and women on Columbus AFB.
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