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  • Making a difference for those who may be struggling in silence

    Every year we as military members receive mandatory sexual harassment and assault briefings. It can feel repetitive, and it can often leave us asking “Where are we going with this?”
  • Exhibiting Airmanship: 379th EAMXS ‘Mavericks’ complete installation service project

    Over the course of 14 days, Airmen from all three aircraft maintenance units with the 379th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, took part in rejuvenating the benches in front of the Blatchford-Preston Complex Base Exchange, all while continually supporting aircraft combat missions. The officer in charge for the 379th RC-135V/W Rivet Joint Expeditionary Maintenance Unit shares her perspective.
  • Farewell from your EFSS Commander

    Nothing in the EFSS takes place without coordination and support from our fellow Expeditionary Mission Support Group squadrons: Logistics Readiness, Contracting, Security Forces, Communications Squadrons, and especially not without Civil Engineers. The relationships between the EMSG squadron commanders will always be a highlight of this tour for me and I’m appreciative of the orchestration from my boss, Col. Tara White, and her team. Thank you, Al Udeid, and best wishes on the endeavors to come.
  • Voter registration deadlines fast approaching – what you can do now!

    Get your flu shot. Get the tires rotated. Replace the batteries in the smoke detector. All things we know we need to get done, yet somehow let slip. The same goes for registering to vote.   Illinois, Nevada and South Carolina voters must register to vote no later than today. Alaskan voters must register by tomorrow, October 9, while voters
  • LET’S EXPAND OUR ‘WE’

    The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air force, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.A little over ten years ago I was in the Distinguished Visitor’s room of the Manhattan Dining Facility as part of a Company Grand Officer Council mentoring lunch
  • Stop the Blame

    Eyes roll, irritation begins, and we can predict what will be said.  These are common reactions to the numerous Sexual Assault Prevention and Response briefings we all have to endure annually or more often as part of the Air Force….but why?  Why has SAPR become so hum-drum, so status quo, and so disregarded?Now, imagine the person you care for the
  • Take the time!

    The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air force, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.  Many of us have a little more time on our hands than we do back home.  Why not use some of that time to challenge yourself by learning more about your people and
  • Developing from the ground up

    The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air force, Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government. "Fire in the left wing, shutdown the refuel, emergency shutdown procedures, NOW!"This loud, urgent, and frantic statement startled me from a deep, cozy slumber
  • Where do I get trusted expert advice?

    The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air Force, Department of Defense or the U.S. Government. Have you ever had a career question and wanted unbiased guidance on the best way to achieve your goals?  Have you ever had to deal with a situation and wished
  • Don’t speak service, help it happen

    The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Air Force, Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.In the military, we often speak of service.  One of the Air Force core values is “service before self”.  Our military and, in a broader sense, our nation needs men
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The Eyes and Ears of Combat Airstrikes

The Eyes and Ears of Combat Airstrikes


380 AEW Resiliency Series Part 1

380 AEW Resiliency Series Part 1


380 AEW Resiliency Series Part 2

380 AEW Resiliency Series Part 2


380 AEW Resiliency Series Part 3

380 AEW Resiliency Series Part 3


380 AEW Resiliency Series Part 4

380 AEW Resiliency Series Part 4


Mosul Daesh HQ strike

Mosul Daesh HQ strike


Coalition Leader Talks Airpower Effects

Coalition Leader Talks Airpower Effects