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Default Air Force Logo Redefining a Shotgun Leader: An Adaptable Approach
Adaptability and versatility are key competencies of modern leadership. The unpredictable, dynamic nature of our business demands that we prepare our Airmen – both personally and professionally – to face challenges that require these skills to be successful. While there is no one path to developing these traits -- each individual will have their own approach as they mature and collect experience -- a critical component towards making adaptability and versatility more than mere ‘buzzwords,’ is how we apply these principles in our daily lives. One method I suggest is to consider your overall goal, and focus on selecting the appropriate tool(s) to meet your objective. This applies to any task: a project, an assignment or attempting to select the perfect gift
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Setting Yourself Up for Success in the New Year
A new year brings new opportunities, a time to reflect on the previous year, and renewed hope of what can be in the year to come. As a result, many people feel compelled to make a “New Year’s Resolution” in which they will strive to modify their behavior in pursuit of a goal. However, statistics have shown that fewer than 10% of people who make these resolutions successfully see them through to fruition. Here are just a few tips to reverse that trend and set yourself up for success in 2018.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo African American / Black History Month
As 2018 begins, the 21st Space Wing Equal Opportunity Office hopes that individuals remain professional and respectful throughout the new year. When everyone treats each other in this manner, complaints are far and few.
0 1/09
2018
Default Air Force Logo Red or yellow? An overly brief history on the dynamic and difficult pathway to women’s suffrage and women’s equality day
Red rose or yellow rose? Yes or No? Should women be allowed the right to vote?
0 8/30
2017
Default Air Force Logo Hope begins with you
When we hear the words “Human Trafficking,” we often imagine men sitting in a dark room, wearing suits, smoking cigars and bidding on victims. That is until the hero breaks down the door, rescues the victims and they ride off into the sunset.
0 8/01
2017
Default Air Force Logo Dedication to Compliance
In an Air Force full of “shalls,” “musts,” and “wills,” total compliance is something that I don’t think is ever achievable.
0 7/28
2017
Default Air Force Logo Motorcycle Safety
As we approach the weekend and continue to enjoy beautiful Colorado weather, I ask you to take a moment and think about motorcycle safety. This applies to everyone whether you ride or not.
0 7/24
2017
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Col. Doug Schiess, 21st Space Wing commander, and his wife, Debbie, prepare for their transition to Washington D.C. after serving as the wing commander since June 2015. Schiess is in command of the Air Force’s most geographically separated wing located in eight countries, crossing 13 time zones, and 38 units at 22 locations. Schiess’ change of command is scheduled for July 11, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany Lundberg) Col. Schiess offers final commentary
Serving as your commander for the past two years has been an absolute honor and a privilege. Over and over again, I’ve been amazed by your innovation, work ethic and your dedication to the mission. As Debbie and I prepare to transition to Washington, D.C., allow me one final opportunity to reflect and thank you for a job well done.
0 7/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Change of Command Season
“I assume command.” These words will be spoken in many squadrons, groups, and wings around the globe this summer and they represent a distinct transition for these units.
0 6/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Growing up Army: Wouldn’t trade it for anything
Growing up with my brother and sister in a military family was a challenge. My father was an Army Military Police Officer and we were stationed in places around the world. Throughout the years, we never stayed at one base for more than three years. I hated it. Being an Army brat was about continual change.
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2017
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