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  • Air Force gathers innovators for Tyndall rebuild

    Air Force leaders are leaving no stone unturned in their search for the best industry practices and innovations to consider in rebuilding Tyndall AFB, Florida, which was devastated by Hurricane Michael in October 2018.
  • AFMC launches “AFMC We Need” initiative

    In an effort to make certain the Air Force Materiel Command is ideally structured and resourced to support the National Defense Strategy, AFMC leadership has launched an enterprise-wide initiative that will empower its Airmen and civilians to help shape the future of the command.
  • Air Force BRAC program reaches innovation milestone

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Installations Directorate recently reached a significant innovation milestone stemming from a five-year effort. AFCEC’s Base and Realignment Closure team developed and transferred geospatial data for 39 BRAC installations onto the Air Force GeoBase program and was the first organization to complete the Air Force wide task.
  • ‘Be Ready’ during hurricane season, always

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Florida -- With hurricane season underway, the Air Force’s emergency management team is reminding people that disasters can happen anywhere, anytime. Their advice?“Be ready,” said Robert Genova, the Air Force Emergency Management Operations Support section manager with the Air Force Civil Engineer Center at Tyndall Air Force
  • Leadership, teamwork, community service in abundance at MYOY Summit

    SAN ANTONIO – Twenty eight of the Air Force’s best and brightest youth came to south Texas June 17-21 as part of the 2019 Air Force Installation Military Youth of the Year Summit.Some came with installation MYoY wins, others with both installation and state titles, but all possessed strong qualities of leadership, teamwork, community service and a
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  • Enhancing civilian wellness

    Civilian Health Promotion Services is a mobile worksite wellness program, delivering free wellness services to the Air Force Materiel Command’s civilian workforce.
  • An Overlooked Aspect of Leadership

    One of the things I value from a leadership perspective is the ability of a leader to follow. Have you ever heard of the phrase, “too many Chiefs; not enough Indians?” This phrase refers to a group of people with a common goal who all appear to be leaders, yet progress is difficult to achieve. While it can be important for any group to have a leader, followers are essential for a leader to exist. After all, what is the value of a leader if they are all alone?
  • Let your innovation be known

    The news drew excitement and pride from many in the Air Force last month, an announcement of finalists in the Spark Tank competition that collects innovative ideas from the Air Force major commands and selects the best at the headquarters level.
  • My struggle to stay alive

    OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Nothing can prepare a person to deal with the never-ending attraction to suicide when faced with a lifetime of unending pain. After the realization that my life had been forever altered and the road ahead was filled with pain and medication, a darkness entered my life that was as real as any other illness I had
  • Attitude

     MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.  --  You can either love what you do or hate it; it all depends on your attitude.Colin Powell once said, “Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.”I read this during a challenging assignment when I didn’t have the right attitude. I was a section superintendent responsible for the actions, products and well-being of
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