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Default Air Force Logo Airmen depend on supervisors, so be a good one
What's the difference between a supervisor and a leader?As supervisors, you're responsible for your people's actions and for evaluating them according to standards. As leaders, you set the example by displaying integrity, honesty, dedication, fairness and concern for your subordinates. The roles of leadership and supervision go hand-in-hand.The
0 10/01
2002
Default Air Force Logo POWs, missing heroes show true meaning of patriotism
Friday, Sept. 20, is National POW/MIA Recognition Day, a time for us to pay special tribute to all Americans who were taken prisoner of war or are missing in action.On that day we reaffirm our commitment to those still missing and renew our pledge to make every effort to obtain the answers to their fate. We can do no less for these American heroes
0 9/20
2002
Default Air Force Logo Identity theft: how to protect yourself
Once upon a time, crooks were easier to identify. They were shady characters who waited in dark alleys to jump out and snatch whatever valuables you might have.With rapid advances in information technology, a new type of crook has emerged: the identity thief.The identity thief doesn't have to wait in an alley to rip you off. You may never even
0 9/17
2002
Default Air Force Logo Seize each day -- live life to fullest
Amazing how fast time passes. Seems like only yesterday we were unpacking the truck and settling in to a new assignment here. Somehow, almost unbelievably, it is time for the truck to return and move us to another new place to live.Without our permission, time moves our lives forward each and every day. If we aren't careful, we can settle into a
0 9/13
2002
Default Air Force Logo 'Extended family' remains strong benefit
Over the last few years, there has been a lot of talk of eroded benefits in the military and Congress scrambling to "catch us up" to the civilian sector.There is one benefit, however, that has not been eroded, remains strong and is seldom mentioned. That benefit is the sense of family I have always felt was an integral part of my tenure in the Air
0 9/03
2002
Default Air Force Logo Deployment: Expect the unexpected
Are you ready to deploy? Is your spouse ready to deploy?As a commander, I have had many occasions to deploy my troops and have asked these questions numerous times. However, I personally didn't fully appreciate the answers to those questions until recently when my spouse received a short-notice deployment tasking.Deployments have always been a part
0 8/30
2002
Default Air Force Logo Reverse the trend, be safe this Labor Day weekend
Labor Day marks the end of the 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign. So far this year, U.S. Air Forces in Europe has had six members seriously injured in motor vehicle mishaps.During last year's campaign, we did not lose a single USAFE member. This summer, one member has been permanently paralyzed and five members have been hospitalized with
0 8/23
2002
Default Air Force Logo Consequences of a DUI from an airman who knows
On April 27, I got a DUI, or driving under the influence, charge.I started my evening by drinking with some people in the dorms for a going away party. Later, I went to a local club off base for an hour or so and left about 2:30 a.m. It was raining hard and I was halfway home when I ran through a water puddle and my car veered to the right. I
0 8/20
2002
Default Air Force Logo 'Don't sweat the small stuff' is usually bad advice
We often admire those around us who have the uncanny ability see the "big picture." These are the people who, amid all the chaos, can keep focused on the larger task at hand and not get sidetracked by all the details.At the same time, we tend to look at people who emphasize the small details as nitpickers, micromanagers, or worse.Our culture is
0 8/06
2002
Default Air Force Logo Fitness requires determination, commitment
There is a constant emphasis in our modern society on looking good, feeling good and living longer. Scientific evidence tells us one of the keys to achieving these ideals is fitness and exercise. If you spend your days at a mostly sedentary job and pass your evenings as a "couch potato," it may require some determination and commitment to make
0 8/02
2002
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