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  • Work Hard to Make Marriage Work

      Teddy Roosevelt once said, “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.”  As an Air Force chaplain I’ve always been amazed at how our recruiters can go
  • Climbing through the ranks

    As I look back over my career I humbly tell you that as a young Airman I never imagined that I would be selected to serve our great United States Air Force as a chief master sergeant.
  • Closed for Training Day to support you

    Decontamination tents, bandages, litter carries, tourniquets and medical evacuation forms. Computer-based training through ADLS and SWANK, Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillator Training. Group education on the latest Air Force Surgeon General’s initiatives, learning how to operate new medical equipment and in-service sessions to hone medical and administration skills. What is this laundry list of items? It represents just a few of the many our medical group Airmen must cover to stay proficient in our war and peacetime missions.
  • A Tale of Two Chaplains

    I was eight years old when I began working with my father in chapel ministry. I was his sidekick, and I loved it. As I grew older I progressed to helping with children’s church, teen ministry, young adult ministry, and playing with the younger children while Dad led adult Bible studies in our home every Friday night.
  • Military Court-Martial: 101

    A court-martial is a criminal trial conducted by a branch of the U.S. military. Military members, no matter where they are stationed in the world, can be tried at a court-martial for criminal violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the military’s criminal code. In every court-martial, the accused member is entitled to a free military defense counsel regardless of the member’s income or rank; the accused can elect to retain civilian counsel at his/her own expense. There are three types of military courts-martial; summary, special and general.