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For want of a nail...

  • Published
  • By Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald
  • 451st Air Expeditionary Wing Command Chief

Do you know what the pararescueman from the 55th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, the fighter pilot from the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, and the security forces Airman from the Tactical Security Element have in common?

 

They are out doing the mission and making a huge difference in Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Do you know what the production superintendent in the 451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, the Communications Focal Point Airman at the 451st Expeditionary Communications Squadron, the load master in the 772nd Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and the 451st Air Expeditionary Wing Command Post controller have in common?

   

You may have guessed again; they are out doing the mission and making a huge difference in Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Do not underestimate your importance to the mission of the 451st Air Expeditionary Wing.

 

For want of a nail the shoe was lost.

For want of a shoe the horse was lost.

For want of a horse the rider was lost.

For want of a rider the battle was lost.

For want of a battle the kingdom was lost.

And all for the want of a horseshoe nail.