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Default Air Force Logo Real life part three: pushing the limits
I heard it takes two weeks to break a habit. I am proud to report that I have crossed that threshold. The knee-jerk reactions of reaching for a cigarette that I experienced the first few weeks have passed. The hard part is over, right? Smoke-free week three and four: It is vacation time, and one trans-Atlantic flight is coming up. Travel can be
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2010
Default Air Force Logo Washington's Birthday recognizes leaders past, present
George Washington's Birthday is a federal holiday celebrated the third Monday in February, taking place Feb. 15 this year. With the holiday comes a three-day weekend for some Sabers, Presidents' Day consumer sales in the U.S. and an overall curiosity of why the car dealer on the side of the road is dressed as Abraham Lincoln.While his birthday is
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2010
Default Air Force Logo Real life part two: making a smoke-free me last
You may not know who I am, but I'm sure you can relate to me in some way. Almost everyone knows a smoker. I could be your neighbor, child, significant other, co-worker or friend. I recently shared with you my decision to be a quitter. They say quitters never win, but I think I may this time.Kicking my smoking habit has been one of my most difficult
0 2/10
2010
Default Air Force Logo Key principles to help you win in 2010
Like many of you, I enjoyed the college football bowl games that occurred over the past week. Each team that competed had winning seasons, and you can believe that none of them became successful by accident. The coaches and staff of these teams did more than hope for success; as a wise man once told me, "hope is not a plan." These leaders spent
0 2/03
2010
Default Air Force Logo Real life part one: breaking the habit
With every New Year change comes, and people make their New Year's resolutions. In my experience, every New Year's resolution I have made has been an epic failure by the time February or March rolls around. This year, though, I have decided to try again.I recently entered a new decade of my life, the big 3-0. At this age, metabolism slows down,
0 2/01
2010
Default Air Force Logo Want a degree in Air Force leadership? Become a first sergeant
Are you a master sergeant and interested in a degree in Air Force leadership? If so, have I got a deal for you... our Air Force needs you as a first sergeant today.I know - it sounds like a pitch straight from a recruiting poster, but it is true. As I prepare to retire after 30 years in our great Air Force, I look back and realize that my 10 years
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2010
(Courtesy photo) Holiday Greeting - 52nd Medical Group
Dear Santa: The Saber medics have been very, very good this year. May we please have a new medical clinic for Christmas?You've probably seen the construction work near the main gate. That building is our vision of hope for the future of health care at the 52nd Fighter Wing. But do we really need a new building to bring health and happiness this
0 12/14
2009
(Courtesy photo) Holiday Greeting - 52nd Fighter Wing Command Chief
Joyce and I want to wish you and your family a very happy holiday season and say thank you for all you have done for our nation, our Air Force and our community. You have accomplished so much and have so much to be proud of during the last year. From deployments to numerous inspections, to bazaars that benefited the community, you all have
0 12/14
2009
(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Nathanael Callon) Holiday Greeting - 52nd Operations Group
Happy Holidays to the men and women of the 52nd Fighter Wing! As we continue to take the fight to the enemy in our everyday endeavors, I ask that you make time to enjoy some well-deserved down time with your families and loved ones this holiday season. Eat well and raise your glass to our deployed brothers and sisters downrange fighting the fight.
0 12/11
2009
(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Staci Miller) Holiday Greeting - 52nd Fighter Wing Commander
In the spirit of the season, I wish you and your families an enjoyable and restful holiday, and another year of memorable moments, notable accomplishments and safe travels. 2009 has been an eventful year, to say the least. From inspections, to wing events, to collaborating with our Host Nation communities, we've generated an impressive list of
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2009
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