• Unsung heroes are reason wing excels

    Folks, I just finished emceeing the first 301st Fighter Wing awards banquet and wanted to take the time in this column to thank all of you for making it a very successful first effort. While most of the critiques I've heard have been highly positive, I did hear some critiques that were negative, hit

  • Spring cleaning can refresh from head to toe

    Spring is such a refreshing time -- filled with the hope and promise of the seasons ahead. The flowers are blossoming and our spirits are lifted. Reflecting upon this season, I am reminded of what activities are ushered in by the season of spring. Yes, you're right, spring cleaning. You know, the

  • Getting involved: give service before self

    With a new year under way, many individuals resolve to get more involved in plans for their own personal growth. For those individuals who are interested in developing skills, expanding their network, and supporting several causes, both locally and nationally, there are three exceptional

  • 301st FW officers gather future leadership skills

    Three 301st Fighter Wing majors had a close encounter with Air Force senior leaders recently at the Leadership, Today and Tomorrow course held in Washington, D.C. Parts of the curriculum contained break outs with upper-level Air Force active-duty, Reserve, and Mobilization Augmentee officers who

  • On the road which guides us

    Teacher, historian and author, Carter G. Woodson, proposed in 1915 a time to celebrate nationwide Negro History Week. His proposal later became Black History Month, which is celebrated every February. Black History Month may reconcile our past with the present while strengthening our future. Have

  • Taking leadership skills to new levels reaps lifelong rewards

    Some of the finest leaders on Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth were on hand to greet the first class of students attending the Air Force Reserve Command's Senior NCO Leadership Course held here Nov. 18-19. This involved, two-day training weekend kicked off with a social mixer Friday

  • Resolutions improve your life inside, out

    Some of my favorite movies are those produced by Monty Python. In one skit, a company sets out to find the meaning of life. At a board meeting, a report is presented that narrows it down to two things: (1) People aren't wearing enough hats; and (2) People get so caught up with the mundane things of