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  • Technology, AFWERX, helping SF Academy graduates become more lethal, ready

    Recognizing the pace of change is accelerating, the Security Forces Academy here has taken full advantage of an opportunity to help field tomorrow’s Air Force faster and smarter by adding innovative technology into its apprentice course to help produce more lethal and ready Airmen.
  • Bunch takes command

    Amidst a sea of aviation history, Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. assumed leadership of the Air Force Materiel Command during a ceremony at the National Museum of the Air Force here, May 31.
  • Bunch to command AFMC

    Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. will become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • Cost-saving travel initiative projected to save $5M annually

    A new travel payment process for pipeline students, initiated by the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, is projected to save the Air Force $5 million a year.
  • Air Force completes test of combat support innovation

    The Air Force completed the final test of an innovative warfighting concept May 12 that could be a game-changer for future adaptive-basing constructs.

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  • How do I know what's right?

    “Are we disposed to be of the number of those who, having eyes, see not, and, having ears, hear not…?” - Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775 In discussions about displaying courage, an internal monologue emerges that prompts a very important question, “How do I know what’s right?” The answer is not always clear. If you find yourself asking this question,
  • Grow stronger by choosing right fork in road

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- “We’re creating an environment where everything is too rosy because everyone is afraid to paint the true picture. You just wonder where it will break, when it will fall apart.” – Professors Leonard Wong and Stephen Gerras, Army War College This is the third essay in a series of posts about courage. In this
  • Cultivate yourself, reflect your abundance

    In Disney’s Snow White fairy tale, the queen would stand in front of the mirror and ask, “Mirror, mirror … tell me, who’s the fairest of them all?” And then her magic mirror would respond back to her, most of the time, with a pleasant response, until one day…Although a fairy tale, there’s much we can learn from the actions of the queen and the
  • Courage requires dealing with fear

    “So a certain degree of fear is necessary to the formation of true courage. All that is meant here is, that no habit of courage or self-mastery can be said to be matured, until pain altogether vanishes,” Aristotle I was thinking about courage this week. I wondered why John did not correct his boss who was acting unprofessionally. He expected me to
  • Are you MAD or SAD?

    There are two distinct types of Airmen who serve: those who are here to make a difference (MAD) and those who are selfish and distracting (SAD).Each of us was equipped to be MAD once we graduated initial military training and our various technical training schools; we had the basic skills in our respective career fields to be successful Airmen.We