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Default Air Force Logo Compassion: Food for thought, Part 3
As we find ourselves deep into the holiday season, Air Force Space Command focuses on compassion during the month of December. Here are a few key points to consider...and to share, both now and all year round. -Compassion can be for an organization or anything attached to it. -Are we passionate about the United States Air Force? Are we proud of
0 12/12
2008
Default Air Force Logo Year of Leadership: Compassion
What does compassion mean to you? One common definition of compassion is to have sympathy for the suffering of others, often including a desire to help. Compassion is packaged and delivered in many different ways, forms and fashions. The first point is to recognize the presence of compassion within ourselves and the opportunity to offer help and
0 12/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo Recognition and promotions surround holiday weekend
Last week was full of special events. We started the week off with the Team Peterson Quarterly Awards Breakfast, where we recognized some of the professionals here. Later that day, we were honored to have former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Gen. Ronald Fogleman, deliver a brief on Air Force Core Values and leadership. The Team Peterson
0 12/02
2008
Default Air Force Logo Time to Get Back to the Basics
As a First Lieutenant in 1987, I was approaching the entrance to the Osan Officers Club in Korea to have lunch with Maj. Jim Kelley. The club awning jutted out about 15 feet or so from the actual entrance into the building and as we walked underneath it on a cold February afternoon, the base commander was leaving the club and approaching us. Major
0 11/26
2008
Default Air Force Logo Happy Veterans Day
"Honoring all who served", that is the theme of this year's Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, 1918, an armistice was signed between the Allied nations and Germany, ending World War I hostilities. This day is often referred as the end of "the war to end all wars." This armistice went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh
0 11/12
2008
Default Air Force Logo The importance of service before self
Most people never hear the impact they have made in other people's lives. We are fortunate, as military members, to receive accolades constantly. We walk around our communities dressed in our uniforms, and people express gratitude for what we do. Have you ever wondered what we represent to them? I believe, if you asked them, some of their responses
0 11/10
2008
Default Air Force Logo Team Pete Excellence
This past week has been a great one to kick off the Year of Leadership's Core Values month. This article is all about Excellence. On Wednesday, we held our 3rd Quarter Awards Luncheon at the Peterson Club to honor the wing's nominees and quarterly winners. The luncheon and awards ceremony highlighted the very best from the quarter in terms of
0 11/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo Peterson Fire Department an excellent host; new honor guard facility opens
Well here we are, the last week of October and with the colder mornings, winter seems to be upon us finally. Time to break out the heavy coats and skis. Peterson had a great summer, and I am happy to see that our base personnel and families are following good operational risk management and are utilizing the Wingman concept. On Oct. 27, Chief
0 10/29
2008
Maj. Terrence Adams salutes during a retreat ceremony May 15 at Ali Base, Iraq. Major Adams was born and raised in Tuskegee, Ala., and is now deployed to a unit in the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing where the Tuskegee legend continues. Major Adams is the 407th Expeditionary Communications Squadron commander deployed from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Sabrina Johnson) 
The Military Salute: Tradition, Respect, and Trust
This is not just a job. The military is a way of life, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The first question you should ask yourself everyday: "Why did I join the U.S. military?" Your answer should drive you to want to be better than what you did yesterday. I joined to get the same sense of pride my father showed during his 20 years of active duty in
0 10/23
2008
Default Air Force Logo Wing exercises emergency response ability, pours foundation for housing development
This week, we again evaluated our wing's ability to successfully accomplish deployment operations, administer and employ emergency management, and sustain unit compliance through unsurpassed installation support. Condor Crest 09-01 was a four day exercise designed to evaluate our wing's Commander's Support Staff and Emergency Operations Center, and
0 10/22
2008
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