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Default Air Force Logo What I learned from a child
I was tired from my temporary duty travel and landed at my final destination after dinner time.  All I wanted was to get home and sleep in my own bed.  As I caught the airport shuttle I noticed one of the passengers hang up a dress bag with an Army uniform in it. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw that he had no ear on one side and thought, "He's
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Default Air Force Logo Holocaust Remembrance: Fighting Hate
Less than one hundred years ago the Holocaust claimed over eleven million lives in one of the most horrific events known to mankind.  During this time, about two-thirds of Europe’s and one-third of the world’s Jewish population were murdered by systematic ethnic cleansing. The Jewish victims made up about six million of the eleven million murdered.
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Default Air Force Logo Balance spending, saving, investing to build future nest egg
How many of you have gotten paid and, within a few days, have spent your entire paycheck? I can remember being a young senior airman and having my flight chief ask me, “What are you doing with your money?” to which I replied, “Spending it!”   The flight chief laughed and then asked me, “Do you want to be in the Air Force 20 years and realize you
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Default Air Force Logo Allow Hanukkah to refine inner strength
Hanukkah, a holiday most known for candles, doughnuts and rebellions, is a time when Jews celebrate vanquishing their enemies, rebuilding their temple and, most importantly, kindling the Menorah.   The Menorah was a seven branched Candelabra made of pure gold situated at the entrance of the ancient Jewish temple. It was lit every day at dusk and
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Default Air Force Logo Room at the table
One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is coming together around the dinner table and enjoying good food. I will never forget my 1st Thanksgiving at grandma Ethel’s house. Grandma Ethel is my wife’s grandmother and no one prepared me for my first taste of her food. After we sat down, gave thanks, and I got my first taste, I didn’t make
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Default Air Force Logo 57th WG leads USAF in training, testing missions
Since the 57th Wing activated in 1948 – nearly one year to the day after the Air Force activation – it has taken the lead in a variety of advanced air, space, and cyberspace training and testing missions. Currently, the wing is composed of innovative professionals leading advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the high-end
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Default Air Force Logo Progressive relationships
One of the greatest lessons I learned about building relationships as a chaplain candidate came from the instruction I received from a first sergeant assigned to an explosive ordnance disposal unit. The first sergeant briefed my chaplain candidate class about his unit’s accomplishments and responsibilities.  One year prior, an EOD Airman was
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Default Air Force Logo Being an Effective Airman
Have you ever asked yourself, how I can be a better person? How can I be more valuable? What tools can I use to be an effective and competitive Airman? The United States Air Force has given me the ability to answer these questions by virtue of the experiences I have had throughout my years of service. When I first cross-trained from Security Forces
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Senior Airman Irene Nelson, 57th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., poses for a portrait outside the headquarters of the Nevada Test and Training Range June 29, 2017. Nelson became the first Airman in Air Combat Command to have a gender transition recognized in official military records in February 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristin High/Released) New transition for NAFB Airman
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - I grew up in New Mexico as the youngest of three children and my favorite color is unicorn!Hopefully, that made you laugh. If not my feelings won’t be too hurt. I grew up in a very conservative Christian house-hold with two significantly older brothers who were 9 and 11 years older, so I was basically an only child. I
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Default Air Force Logo Teeth Whitening
Have you ever wanted whiter teeth or a brighter smile? Almost everyone does, and it’s important to schedule an appointment with your dentist to see which whitening options are right for you.
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