Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians

Commentaries

  • Finding life’s new direction after a loss

    Sometimes it takes a difficult situation in your life to not only be reminded of the things you are truly grateful for, but also to serve as a catalyst for change.

  • Asking for help is sign of strength not weakness

    Per John Heywood, an English author and playwright in the early 16th century; "If you will call troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be."

  • To innovate, we can't be afraid to fail

    Here's some good news. Since the birth of the airplane, Airmen have always been innovative. Innovation is resident in our DNA, just maybe a bit dormant right now.

  • How did we lose this young Airman?

    She was an Airman Leadership School distinguished graduate, earned staff sergeant her first time testing, received all 5s on her Enlisted Performance Reports and took part in two deployments. Clearly she was a high-performing Airman. But, in her words, the Air Force had made it clear it didn't want

  • Online vigilance helps reduce risk

    I received at least five emails last week warning me to secure my social media settings and be aware of what I post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • Taking pride in creating the future AF

    Maj. Gen. Tom Masiello said he was privileged to attend and participate in the Air Force Association Air and Space Conference held near Washington, D.C., last month.

  • STEM: Necessary but not sufficient

    I was an active-duty Airman for 15 years before realizing my gut was as valuable as my mind; my intuition as useful as scientific analyses; and my agility, creativity and innovation honed the decision-making necessary to function in complex environments.