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  • Putting it all back together

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.This commentary is a summary of a 3-part series: PART 1, PART 2, PART 3The articles I’ve written thus far have discussed nutrition, cardio and resistant
  • Leadership Philosophy Revisited

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.A few days ago, a former coworker of mine asked if we could discuss my leadership philosophy for a paper he was writing for a correspondence PME course.  My
  • Make your deployment a lifestyle change: Part 3 of 3

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.Part 3 of 3 in a seriesThe ground work has been laid with a healthy eating plan that maintains a strong metabolism and  cardio guidelines that stimulate fat
  • Make Your Deployment a Lifestyle Change: Fitness

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.Part 2 of 3 in a series Okay! So, now that you have just enough information to think twice about eating that chili dog or digging into those cookies that seem
  • Focus on the process, become part of a rotating solution

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government. Handover. Turnover. Swapout. Rotation. Whatever we may call it, we’ve all either been its beneficiary or its victim over the last month or so.  Every month,
  • Make Your Deployment a Lifestyle Change: Diet and Nutrition

     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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.Part 1 of 3 in a seriesFor many of us, this isn’t our first deployment. But for some, including me, it’s our first.  However, what I have noticed to be a
  • Is It Just True or Is It the Truth?

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.    The other day I was scrolling through Facebook posts when I came upon the picture above.  An initial casual glance rendered the thought “well duh.”  But I
  • How Do You Clean The Rug?

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.As a former squadron commander in the world’s best bomb squadron (The 37th Tigers… harrumph!), I focused many of my commander’s calls and small group sessions
  • AF Study: Why Airmen remain in the Service

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government. U.S. Air Force senior leaders are witnessing elevated retention rates due to military members remaining in the service beyond their initial service
  • A Brief History in DoD Pride Month

    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, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.Juneis Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride month.  It is celebrated in June to commemorate theStonewall riots of 1969, often considered the
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