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  • Do you lead with integrity

    We are all educated about the many leadership methods and programs such as books, the academies, and seminars that are available. The best lessons on leadership are based on experience. However, observing another's experience can provide us valuable lessons. There's a common thread in leadership

  • Memorial Day: a day to remember

    The month of May brings a slew of holidays. There is Mothers Day, Mother Goose Day, Cinco de Mayo, Armed Forces Day, and Memorial Day; to name a few. All these holidays deserve recognition, each in their own right, but Memorial Day brings with it a lot of memories and emotions. Memorial Day is a day

  • Exercise your right to vote

    A preacher came to visit an elderly lady who had been away from the congregation for a few weeks. He sat down and started talking about how everyone missed her and that they hoped to see her soon. While he sat there he noticed a bowl of peanuts nearby and, while he spoke, he started to eat a few.

  • Remember: God is working it out

    Many of us don't understand why things happen in our lives. Some of us in the past have had some very negative and extremely hurtful things happen to us. Events which may have left us wondering, "How can a God who is so just, loving, kind and righteous allow such a thing to happen to me? In times

  • Choose to serve proudly, when, wherever possible

    First of all I'd like say how grateful I am to be the new 301st Mission Support Group commander. I have been overwhelmed by the warm reception I've received from those I've met. I married in 1972, and enlisted in the Air Force a month later. My wife and I know no other life; we've been stationed or

  • On your mark, get set, have fun

    The 301st Fighter Wing has won the annual Cowtown Marathon military divisions (5k, 10k, and marathon relay) every year since 2001. We hope to continue the tradition again Saturday, February 23, 2008, in Fort Worth's Sundance Square. This event is always well done and a lot of fun (it's also a great

  • Giving change a try can open new doors

    I'm Michael Murray, the Noncommissioned Officer In Charge (NCOIC) at the 301st Fighter Wing Airman and Family Readiness office. I began my active duty Air Force career in Munitions Systems Technology in 1992 at Bitburg Air Base, Germany. After two years, I changed stations to Holloman AFB, N.M., for

  • Giving -- most important holiday theme

    We are in the midst of a wonderful time of the year. With the Thanksgiving holiday passed and Christmas on the horizon, it is a time for family, fellowship and celebrations. Recently, I reacquainted myself with the history and traditions of the three national holidays we observe from November 11

  • Gifts from heart not measured by cost

    If you're like most people, you are facing one of the most difficult decisions of the year: trying to find the right gift for the right person. You want to be efficient with your time and money, but still convey your love or friendship for others by what you give. I have a friend whose mother-in-law