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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
Default Air Force Logo Service before Self, not Service instead of Self
This is not your father's military. We are constantly asking more and more from the great men and women that have volunteered their service in the defense of our great country. We ask Airmen to give up freedoms and sacrifice time and energy from family. Actually, we demand it of them. It is part of our culture and is one of our core values. It's
0 7/01
2010
General Stephen R. Lorenz is the Air Education and Training Command commander. Lorenz on Leadership: The Study of Leadership
Everyone has hobbies. Some people like to work in the yard, while others paint, fish or travel. Hobbies are those things that entertain us when we need an escape, a chance to unwind. For me, I've always found leadership, and its associated principles, to be intriguing - studying leadership is my hobby. I am drawn to leadership for many reasons.
0 6/15
2010
General Stephen R. Lorenz is the Air Education and Training Command commander. Lorenz on Leadership -- Sustaining a wingman culture
On April 20, a 22-year-old man with a history of violence walked into a bookstore in Wichita Falls, Texas, and started shooting. He wounded four women, then drove to a bar and killed an employee outside before he drove home and took his own life. This tragedy sounds like so many we hear about on the news each and every night. We've almost become
0 5/11
2010
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