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Default Air Force Logo Innovation at the Flight Level
Do you hold the key to the next major advance in airpower? I certainly hope so. But, it's okay with me if you start a little smaller on the innovation scale.One of the key traits of a true Airman is a spirit and passion for innovation. Even though our Air Force has been a distinct service for 67 years, that creative spirit has existed since the
0 10/17
2014
Air Force Global Strike Command celebrates its 5th year anniversary as a command, Aug. 7, 2014, a milestone made possible by Airmen! (AFGSC Graphic) Aug. 7 marks five years of deterring, assuring
In a 2009 speech in Prague, President Barack Obama stated as long as nuclear weapons exist, "the United States will maintain a safe, secure and effective arsenal to deter any adversary, and guarantee that defense to our allies." This is what Air Force Global Strike Command does, and has successfully carried out since 2009.Upon stand up, this
0 8/07
2014
Default Air Force Logo Child abuse prevention: It only takes a minute
Child safety and well-being is everyone's responsibility, but many times passers-by, friends, community members and even parents are reluctant to speak up. Talking to people about parenting or reporting potential child abuse or neglect can feel uncomfortable. Many people think it's none of their business or that if something is truly wrong someone
0 4/16
2014
Default Air Force Logo We got the Power
I arrived at Barksdale for the second time about a year ago; this time with Air Force Global Strike Command working in the communications directorate. I departed in July of 2007 for more than five years away from my family, which has been by far the most difficult situation I have had to face up to this point. My wife and I decided the best
0 4/02
2014
Default Air Force Logo Self-improvement: Preparing for your future
With a continuously decreasing military population, self-improvement is more important than ever before. Whether an Airman is planning on a full Air Force career, facing involuntary separation, or is voluntarily separating, being well rounded is crucial for future career success. As a new Airman, completing your career development courses should be
0 4/02
2014
Default Air Force Logo So what’s the big deal with integrity anyway?
If you have been in the Air Force for any length of time, you probably know the Air Force Core Values: Integrity first, Service before self and Excellence in all we do. But why integrity first? Why is integrity so important? Integrity is so essential because everything else depends upon it. Individual integrity is the foundation of noble character.
0 4/02
2014
Default Air Force Logo TRICARE For Life: Pharmacy program to start
After March 14, a TRICARE pilot program will require certain TRICARE For Life beneficiaries to use TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or a military pharmacy to fill prescriptions for select maintenance medications. This pilot was a provision of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act in an effort to help control rising healthcare costs.Certain TFL
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2014
Default Air Force Logo African American history month Feb 2014
Barksdale initiated National African American History Month's activities Feb. 3 with a proclamation signed by Col. Andrew J. Gebara, 2nd Bomb Wing commander. The proclamation states for everyone to celebrate the contributions African Americans have made in American history. But why is commemorating African American history important?It all began in
0 2/05
2014
Default Air Force Logo Legacy of success
Senior leaders must strive to leave a legacy of success through active and purposeful mentorship of subordinate officers, Senior NCOs, civilians, peers, and even superiors within their sphere of influence.We must provide vision, direction, and guidance; espouse our core values, and deliver mentorship. Someone once said; "We stand on the backs of
0 1/31
2014
Default Air Force Logo Barksdale Airmen face courts-martial
For the third quarter of 2013, the 2nd Bomb Wing Staff Judge Advocate office convened three courts martial cases involving Barksdale Airmen.The cases, ranging from rape to distribution of controlled substance, are as follows:Aug. 30, 2013, a General Court-Martial found a technical sergeant from the 2nd Force Support Squadron not guilty of rape in
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2013
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