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A member of the American Legion Auxillary 626 approaches a table set for those who never came home from war with a red rose, during the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Ceremony at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas, April 22. The flower serves as a reminder of service members who are or were missing and those who are still waiting and seeking answers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Melissa Harvey) Vietnam veterans honored decades after sacrifice
The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Ceremony that took place in a hangar at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas April 22 helped me understand the impact of that war on service members and their families.
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Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly, command chief master sergeant, Air Force Reserve Command Chief's View: Own Your Career; Own Your Path
I believe it is absolutely critical for you to know what I value as your chief and what we are doing at the headquarters to help our Airmen succeed. My job is to provide you the tools, training and support you need to have a successful Air Force career, but to do that, you need to be proactive and own your own path. I want to take this opportunity
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Default Air Force Logo Don't go back to sleep
Please take time to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and the sacrifices of our military and family members.Ask yourself, if 9/11 was America's wakeup call, then why have so many Americans gone back to sleep? It has been 14 years since the worst terrorist event occurred on American soil; people have already forgotten.I had the opportunity to
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Default Air Force Logo Safety, wellness remain key
September marks the end of this year's 101 Critical Days of Summer (CDS), but safety should remain our priority. Our mission to train and deploy combat-ready Airmen requires the utmost vigilance, and we cannot do that without you. We need to be alert and conduct risk management assessments - assess, balance, communicate, decide and debrief - each
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Default Air Force Logo 301st Fighter Wing 2014 Vector Check
The beginning of a new year gives us an opportunity to re-cage our vector and set goals to work toward. While it is important to reflect on our successes, and we have many to be proud of, it is imperative we continue to build on our successes in 2014. Our mission remains to train and deploy combat-ready Airmen... everything we do must contribute to
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Default Air Force Logo Rape: A personal perspective on Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
(Editor's note: this is the second of a four-part series defining and outlining the importance of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program, resilience, and the "Wingman" concept, from the personal perspective of a rape victim. This second part focuses on the benefit of a Victim's Advocate in the aftermath of a sexual assault. Ms.
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Default Air Force Logo Happy holidays from the 301st Fighter Wing
Christmas is a time of year when we reflect on the many blessings our families have been afforded. It is also an opportunity for us to gather and to spend time catching up and sharing stories of the year that has passed. We are all so very busy so please set aside time for your family, call that relative you haven't spoken to in a long time and
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Default Air Force Logo Time to increase balance, agility, readiness
First, let me thank you for the amazing welcome my family has received. We are so proud to be part of the 301st family. As long-term residents of Fort Worth, we are settling into the daily routine of my command responsibilities and the increased demand on our time. It is a welcome change to be able to work my traditional reserve assignment closer
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Default Air Force Logo September 11th - What's Next?
   Once again we look back at the unprecedented event that occurred nine years ago on September 11, 2001. A comment was recently made to me regarding how people have forgotten the emotions most Americans felt that day. September 11 was a tragic, eye-opening event that unwillingly propelled the world into a different spectrum of violence.   
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Default Air Force Logo Remembering one of our own
May 20 was a tough day at the 301st Fighter Wing. We lost a long-time good friend of the wing, Roy Queretaro, that night. Roy was a mainstay of this organization since the time we had bombers on this base. He was a military member of the 301st Fighter Wing for six years before he retired, but he continued to work for the wing as a civilian for many
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