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Default Air Force Logo The trial of balancing work and family
The unfortunate paradox of the workplace is this: People who work the hardest at their jobs are generally rewarded with more work, greater responsibility, more demands on their time and further competition for the precious moments spent with loved ones. This unfortunate paradox of the workplace can lead to some rather peculiar challenges. A famous
0 9/03
2010
Default Air Force Logo Lorenz on Leadership -- Love your people
I have gained a wealth of knowledge during my career, but one point remains at the top of the list ... love your people. Through Lorenz on Leadership articles and presentations, I have shared countless personal stories. While they always have different themes, one constant is the wonderful examples and lessons from people I have met. Our Airmen are
0 9/02
2010
Default Air Force Logo Conserving water everyone’s responsibility
Nothing hits the spot during the dog days of summer like a cold drink of water. Can you imagine a day when you turn on the tap and nothing comes out? The water many of us take for granted could suddenly become scarce. Sounds like a drastic scenario, but more and more, we hear of legal battles to protect access to this precious commodity. Without
0 9/01
2010
Default Air Force Logo COMMENTARY: Social media opens up possibilities
Do you Tweet? Do you have a Facebook account? What about YouTube? Unless you've been living and working under a rock, everyone should know by now that you are allowed to access these sites from a government computer. Now, obviously that doesn't give you license to spend all day at work reading Facebook postings from your friends and family members.
0 8/24
2010
Default Air Force Logo Leslie Lorenz on Leadership – Spouse Wingmen
I recently met two young military wives. I was so happy to meet these bright, young, eager, new spouses as they and their husbands begin an exciting career in our wonderful Air Force. Randolph AFB is the first assignment for one of the couples. They are originally from the northeast and come from families with virtually no military connection.
0 8/19
2010
General Stephen R. Lorenz is the Air Education and Training Command commander. Lorenz on Leadership: Professional advocacy
As a service member, I have fought for programs and resources throughout my career. In many cases these battles were a matter of advocacy -- my opportunity to fight for things I believed in. I began facing these challenging moments within days of my entry into military service. As a result, I have come to embrace several principles of professional
0 8/04
2010
Default Air Force Logo First Impressions
We've all heard that first impressions are lasting impressions, and everyone on Maxwell and Gunter makes a contribution to the first impressions that we give to our visitors, community partners and each other. I arrived at Maxwell less than a month ago, and like all newcomers, I'm awash in new experiences; a new house, a new community and a new
0 7/23
2010
Default Air Force Logo Sun exposure can lead to skin damage, illness
Did you know sun exposure causes most of the skin damage that we think of as a normal part of becoming older? There are fibers in skin called elastin. When these fibers are damaged, skin is damaged as well.For example, you become more prone to wrinkles, sagging, dryness, etc. Your skin can also be more easily bruised or scratched.Sun exposure can
0 7/16
2010
Col. Brian Killough, 42nd Air Base Wing commander (U.S. Air Force/Donna Burnett) The Road Ahead: Maintaining professional, personal readiness, efficiency, balance
To the men and women of the Maxwell-Gunter team and indeed the whole River Region community, my family and I have been overwhelmed by your kindness and hospitality in welcoming us back to the area. From the Airmen at the gate to the Air University commander, we already feel like a part of the family. We look forward to serving with you as we defend
0 7/16
2010
General Stephen R. Lorenz is the Air Education and Training Command commander. Lorenz on Leadership -- The intellectual resource
Today, we are approaching nine years of sustained combat operations. Many could even argue that our Air Force has been involved in continuous combat operations since the original Gulf War in 1991. Even more challenging, today's combat operations are being conducted while the rest of the nation fights its way through a recession, making resources
0 7/07
2010
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