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  • Inspirational mother, wife, widow to showcase resilience at event

    This year’s Air Force Reserve Command Women’s History Month guest speaker is an inspirational example of resiliency, perseverance and devotion. Norma Shinno Irving Donlon, a Soldier’s widow, wife and mother, has devoted her life to advocating for Soldiers and their families while also standing up for people working Japanese-American redress issues.
  • My weakest “yes,” was my most courageous step

    One 301st Fighter Wing Reserve Citizen Airman shares how joining the U.S. Air Force Reserve helped her discover and develop resilient skill sets which strengthened her being despite living through abuse.
  • COVID 19: An Opportunity in Disguise?

    Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, "When it is dark enough, you can see the stars." Also, when it’s dark, sometimes good things happen. Almost overnight COVID-19 hit us and we are now in a challenging place. However, at the 52nd Network Warfare Squadron, we are used to trials and view this crisis as an opportunity.
  • Chat Money—Seize the Pandemic Opportunities

    Editor’s note: Kristy Tubbs, AFC, FFC, provides financial briefings for Air Force Reserve Command Yellow Ribbon events. As the founder of Piece of Heart Financial Counseling, she has been providing wealth building budgeting and financial workshops to service members and their families for the past 31 years.  Kristy is a member of the Association of
  • Turn COVID+ into a positive: donate plasma

    So, you tested positive for Covid-19 and immobilized your whole shop for two weeks?It happens.Okay maybe it doesn’t, but it happened to me.At the beginning of October I got a call from a friend I had recently been around. They tested positive and were doing their due diligence to alert those they had been in contact with.Despite the fact that I was
  • Diversity in disability

    As I reflect on last month, I am reminded how no two individuals will ever travel on the same path or share the exact same experiences. In other words, we are all different and even if we are raised in the same household, we each observe and perceive the world in our own unique way.
  • Volunteering in a pandemic

    In March of this year the Freedom Fighters of the 42nd Cyberspace Operations Squadron, like so many others around the world, found themselves in an unfamiliar paradigm. I had just started to get my feet under me as a squadron superintendent when a global pandemic changed almost everything about how we work, operate and interact with friends and family.
  • Take a moment to learn more

    When I think of the Hispanic Heritage Month, 15 Sept. – 15 Oct., I think of the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute and their mission, which is to “Develop and deliver innovative education, training, research and collaborative solutions to optimize total force readiness.”
  • “I’m Still Here”

    My name is Candy Knight and I am also one of the many individuals who suffers from clinical depression, social anxiety, and anhedonia. Every day, I fight a never-ending battle not to give up; to find the strength to keep going, and to keep living.
  • The Beauty of Diversity

    “Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” -Mahatma GhandiAs a nation, I think we can all agree that we don’t always agree. But does that make us less human or more? Does it make our society stronger or weaker? Does it grow our influence or shrink it?I believe diverse backgrounds, respectful
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