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  • Taking advantage of opportunities

    Have you ever had an opportunity come up in your Air Force career that you were unsure of? Has the thought of failure kept you away from your full potential?
  • Bo Knows: It’s the little things

    Members of the 62nd Fighter Squadron and 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit recently had the opportunity to visit the Chicago White Sox spring training facility at Camelback Ranch. Twelve pilots, maintainers and squadron aviation resource management technicians spent four hours interacting with players and coaches during a pre-game practice.
  • Commentary: Critical thinking is the way of the future

    Many people in leadership positions, be it military or civilian, say education is the way of the future and believe through education problems can be solved, efficiency improved and the mission completed. I came from that world, graduating cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management. I found my analytical and
  • Character

    Character is what's deep inside each of us, it’s who we are on a daily basis, it's who we are when things go well and more importantly, when things go wrong. It’s who we are when we're in leadership positions, as well as with the family in our living rooms. Character is our moral and ethical strength; it is who we are when no one is looking.
  • Academy celebrates African-American History

    This month, Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson, the superintendent of the Air Force Academy, signed a proclamation in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and African-American History Month. Throughout January and February, several events have and will take place to commemorate and encourage reflection upon the national MLK theme of “Remember! Celebrate!
  • Improve yourself

    As the Holidays rapidly approach, many of us will reflect on our past year in the Air Force to see if it was time well-spent. We may look back at all we've done or haven't done, and decide whether or not we feel fulfilled; whether or not we have contributed to the mission, to our families, and to our investment in the future, both individual and
  • Improve yourself

    As the Holidays rapidly approach, many of us will reflect on our past year in the Air Force to see if it was time well-spent. We may look back at all we've done or haven't done, and decide whether or not we feel fulfilled; whether or not we have contributed to the mission, to our families, and to our investment in the future, both individual and
  • Building likability as a leader

    With the multitude of professional development courses we as Airmen attend, I just wanted to hit on some regularly discussed leadership behaviors. That said, we should also be striving to improve as we grow as leaders at all levels. These tips can be helpful whether you are leading peers or subordinates. Actively working on the following behaviors
  • Looking back: Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution changed the economic systems of the world. Without this transition in technology, our military wouldn't be the same today. Europe was the first to thrive in this new revolution through economic and social reforms starting in the 1850s and quickly spread around the world. People became richer and people were able to work
  • Breaking 90%

    "Lee, get off my track!" the instructor yelled. The time clock showed that 21 minutes had passed. Everyone in my flight was finished with the mile and a half run except me. I didn't finish. Before that we had been mock tested on the sit-up and push-up portion of the test. I performed six sit-ups and zero push-ups--zero! I could not believe I was
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