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Colonel Mark Brown, 14th Mission Support Group Commander The courage to lead change
Today, our Air Force finds itself in a predictable AEF rotation, able to surge for contingencies such as Operation Iraqi Freedom and yet flexible enough to respond to humanitarian crisis such as Hurricane Katrina. This is not the Air Force I joined in 1986 nor is it the wing construct I left in 2000. In fact, I would submit that the Air Force is
0 6/27
2007
Default Air Force Logo A Soldier’s View on Iraq
I suppose I am victim of the same thing that I tell journalists. That is, as challenging as this war is to fight, it is an even harder story to tell. But I was speaking to the parents of a soldier of mine who was recently wounded. In the course of this discussion, mind you, their son had just been seriously wounded by a roadside bomb, they asked me
0 6/27
2007
Lt. Col. Robert Marrazzo, 14th Operations Support Squadron Commander
Educating yourself about your people: It's more than academic
You'd pretty much have to be living in a vacuum not to realize that education is vitally important to both a military and civilian career. Higher than normal promotion rates are a direct reflection of an above average number of folks that took extra steps in furthering their professional military education and advanced academic degrees. This could
0 6/18
2007
Default Air Force Logo A successful enlisted career starts with a goal
I have a friend who said a few years back that when you are in the military you will not be rich, but you will be able to live a comfortable, good life and do something noble by serving your country and that is a type of richness in and of itself. To be honest when I joined the service over 23 years ago I never thought I would serve for more than
0 6/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Leave a better campsite
It doesn't matter what the size of an organization is or your position within that bureaucracy, your presence there makes a difference. Every individual can make a difference. Every boss, whether good or bad, makes a difference. And likewise, every employee can choose to do his or her job in an extraordinary way, regardless of the circumstances. No
0 6/08
2007
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