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  • A same-sex relationship

    In light of June’s LGBT Pride Month, the Air Force has made strides in how we regard these individuals, as both military members and human beings, since the repeal of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy in 2011. What used to be taboo has now become widely accepted by the Defense Department.
  • Shattering the silence

    Experiencing domestic abuse took my voice away, and during the thick of it, I didn’t even recognize myself anymore. Well, I have my voice back and I’m breaking my silence.
  • Living with a mental illness

    Most people do not recognize mental illness when they see it. People can readily see and empathize with a physical injury or illness but not everyone can relate to an injury of the brain or emotional difficulties. Mental health professionals work hard to bring awareness to psychiatric problems and available treatments, but we need your help.
  • Balancing work, life strengthens identity

    The health benefits of maintaining a balance between our career identity and our "true self," the one typified by the activities we engage in outside of work, has led to special attention on finding the happy medium.
  • New mantra must be 'People first, mission always'

    Today's Airmen are busy. Whether its high ops tempo, constant deployments or low manning, our Airmen are being asked to do more and more every day. Nothing is more important than accomplishing the mission -- except for taking care of the people you supervise.
  • Introspection

    We were all created different. We think differently, perceive things differently and interpret success and failure through very different lenses. At each person’s unique period in life, they begin to look back, wondering if they truly made a difference.
  • #NotJustApril: Know your part, do your part

    There is a good chance that someone you know has been or may be sexually assaulted in their lifetime, yet 68 percent of victims will not report the crime. If a survivor trusts you enough to share their experience, how will you respond? Will you believe them? Will you be empathic and supportive?
  • Adapt and overcome

    My firstborn child recently turned 2 months old. Amidst the irresistible joy of having a new little buddy, I look back over these last eight weeks and wonder how my spouse and I survived.
  • There’s always a cost

    As Air Force members, we face dilemmas all the time. There is simply not enough people, time or money to do everything we want, so we must constantly decide where to spend our limited resources in order to most effectively accomplish our dynamic mission.
  • Be the 'Wolf'

    Wing commanders coin 'wolves.' Squadron commanders promote 'wolves' to Senior Airman below-the-zone. There is no secret. It's simple: Crush your job, be the best in your section, flight or squadron. Evolve into the 'wolf', and Col. Robert Novotny guarantees, you will find what you seek.
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