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Default Air Force Logo What are the keys to a successful career in the Air Force?
There are many different paths to choose from, opportunities to take and obstacles to overcome. From personal experience, I have read and heard many discussions on what it takes to have a successful career in the military. I would like to present a few thoughts I developed over time from my perspective during twenty plus years as a U.S. Armed
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Default Air Force Logo Mentoring: Groom where you’re planted
 One morning, roughly four years ago, my phone rang at work. On the other end of the line was a scoutmaster with a request. His Boy Scouts were at a summer camp and one of their Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math activities, also known as STEM, required the scouts to analyze an earthen dam problem. Would I serve as a subject matter expert
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Default Air Force Logo A ‘major’ change in my life
I grew up seeing the wonder of aviation as a boy through my father who was an Air Force maintainer.Watching an aircraft slip to the skies has always been majestic and incredible to witness and I knew I wanted to experience it. In college, I joined Reserve Officer Training Corps and looked at becoming a pilot. Unfortunately, I found out my eye sight
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Default Air Force Logo Why I celebrate Month of Military Child
This month, we observe the Month of the Military Child. Services for military children have evolved significantly over the years, especially in education.  My husband and I have one child. He has traveled with us to many different bases and we have experienced a diverse set of communities from small villages to big cities.  In the process, we have
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Default Air Force Logo Supporting ‘tip of the spear’
I have a unique history with Columbus Air Force Base and the 14th Flying Training Wing. I was born in Columbus when my father was stationed here as a First Assignment Instructor Pilot. I guess you could say I’m a legacy FAIP. Even with this special history, I was initially a little bummed out about being a FAIP. After pilot training I was excited
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