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Default Air Force Logo It's Your Eulogy
As Director of Staff, I am not a commander, but I do have the opportunity and privilege to work alongside every commander at Columbus Air Force Base. I have also had the honor of working with young enlisted and junior officers in one of the busiest wings in the U.S. Air Force. One question asked by most young Airmen is, "what do I need to do to get
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Default Air Force Logo A true, true hero
"Man, it is way too hot to be out here."That was the only thought in my mind as I stood in the grass of the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in full Honor Guard ceremonial uniform and holding my rifle, waiting for the family to arrive.On Aug. 10, I got the opportunity to participate in a Missing in Action ceremony for a true, true hero.This
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Default Air Force Logo Failure as motivation
As a Filipino immigrant to the U.S. at the age of 18, I was fascinated by the red, white, and blue -- what it signified, and what it would mean to me as a new resident.Although there was much to learn and explore, my priority was finding a job and maintaining job security.However, finding a job in a new country with limited English proved to be
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Default Air Force Logo Leadership lessons from athletics
Like many parents, my wife and I have signed our two kids up for a variety of summer camps, many of them sports related. I was raised in a home where participation in sports was more of an expectation than an option.As I was driving back from dropping my son off at his week-long Mississippi State University baseball camp, I remembered the important
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Default Air Force Logo Remembering those who serve on the Holidays
As we just recently celebrated the Independence Day Holiday, while we were enjoying time off with our families and enjoyed the close relationship with our local area partners and the fantastic fireworks display and celebration at the Stennis Lock and Dam, there were those around the world who were manning posts, flying missions, providing medical
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