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Col. Gregory Gilmour, 315th Airlift Wing commander (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jonathan Lane) Embracing diversity by leading from the front
Often times when we hear terms like diversity and inclusion, we think of them more as buzz words or a way to hold someone accountable for not doing the right thing.But what does diversity actually mean to us in the Air Force?  To me, it’s simple, place the right people in the right positions to execute our mission!I recently had the opportunity to
0 6/08
2016
A member of the American Legion Auxillary 626 approaches a table set for those who never came home from war with a red rose, during the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Ceremony at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, April 22. The flower serves as a reminder of service members who are or were missing and those who are still waiting and seeking answers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Melissa Harvey) Vietnam veterans honored decades after sacrifice
The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Ceremony that took place in a hangar at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas April 22 helped me understand the impact of that war on service members and their families.
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2016
Lt. Gen. James Jackson, Air Force Reserve Command commander From the Top: Passing the Torch
The ending of any assignment is bittersweet, and the end of this one is no different. As I prepare to transition into the next phase with my family, I am excited but also a bit sad. We have accomplished so much together over the last four years, and it will be hard to leave the incredible people and families in our Air Force Reserve. However, I am
0 5/26
2016
Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly, command chief master sergeant, Air Force Reserve Command Chief's View: Own Your Career; Own Your Path
I believe it is absolutely critical for you to know what I value as your chief and what we are doing at the headquarters to help our Airmen succeed. My job is to provide you the tools, training and support you need to have a successful Air Force career, but to do that, you need to be proactive and own your own path. I want to take this opportunity
0 5/25
2016
(From left to right) Maj. Brooke Cortez, left, 446th Airlift Wing public affairs officer, Rep. Denny Heck, Col. Scott McLaughlin, 446th AW wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony L. Mack, 446th AW command chief master sergeant, pose for a photograph in Washington, D.C., recently. The Air Force Reserve: A heritage of innovation
Col. Scott L. McLaughlin, 446th Airlift Wing commander, discusses his recent Capitol Hill Visit along with how the Rainier Wing is employing innovation to improve wing operations.
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2016
Lt. Col. John Robinson, 315th Operations Group deputy commander, jumps out of a Joint Base Charleston C-17 Globemaster III over Fryar Drop Zone at Fort Benning, Georgia when he attended the Army's Basic Airborne Course. For 15 years Robinson has been on the other end of the C-17 dropping Soldiers for the BAC, this time it was his brothers in the 701st Airlift Squadron were at the controls. (Courtesy photo) An adventure of a lifetime
Everybody has their idea of what an “adventure of a lifetime” is for them. I got to realize one of those adventures recently as I was invited to attend the Army’s Basic Airborne Course at Fort Benning, Georgia.Many events led to an invitation by the battalion commander of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment to attend. He even invited me to stay
0 4/26
2016
Default Air Force Logo Yellow Ribbon attendee cites value of conference
I recently attended a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program conference held in Orlando, Fla., with my wife, DeAnne. This conference helped Airman who are deploying -- and their families – on how to manage life while the deployed member is gone.Since I work in Air Force public affairs, I’d already attended two of these events, but was with the group
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Wounds within: a veteran, a PTSD therapist, and a nation unprepared
I wish the story didn’t sound so familiar.On June 22, 2004, Marine Lance Cpl. Jeff Lucey used a hose to hang himself in the basement of his house in Belchertown, Mass. Surrounding him lay a semi-circle of photographs. In the center was Jeff Lucey’s platoon group photo from his deployment to Iraq.One year earlier, as a Marine Reserve truck driver in
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2016
Default Air Force Logo The ‘Dirty Dozen’: what it means to serve as a Reservist
When I was the spouse of a Reservist (which was the better part of my five years of marriage), I didn't get it. My husband would work his normal work week, then square away his uniform on Friday night for drill on Saturday and Sunday. Come Monday morning, he was back at work, and I had no concept of the toll it took - until I became a Reservist
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2016
Robert Geoffrey Long was born on December 15, 1985 in Lubbock, Texas. Rob joined the USAF Reserves in 2005 and served a tour in Iraq in 2007/2008. He transitioned to the Navy Reserves where he became a Corpsman. (U.S.Air Force/ Courtesy Photo) Life goes on, but not the same
Four years ago Jan. 12, I received a phone call that completely changed my life. I woke up to news that my best friend Robby had been killed. For several hours I felt paralyzed before I broke down. I poured through all the photo albums I had looking at pictures of us from when we were kids hanging out with all of our friends.It didn’t seem real.
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