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Default Air Force Logo I am still learning
"I am still learning," said famous artist Michelangelo.In contrast, with the reality that is life, many of us find no time to continue professional development. If we do find time, we focus on education that expands only our knowledge of our craft or trade. Yet, the Air Force offers civilian employees opportunities to learn and lead through force
0 10/25
2012
Default Air Force Logo Fire prevention begins with you
The reality is that when fire strikes, your home could be engulfed in smoke and flames in just a few minutes. It is important to have a home fire escape plan that prepares your family to think fast and get out quickly when the smoke alarm sounds. If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety?
0 10/09
2012
Default Air Force Logo Domestic violence touches all
Nearly one in four women, one in nine men, and more than three million children have been affected by domestic violence.During fiscal year 2011, more than 6,000 domestic violence referrals were made Air Force-wide to the Family Advocacy Program per the 2011 Air Force Fatality Review. That same year, 12 domestic violence-related deaths occurred in
0 9/27
2012
Default Air Force Logo Commander's Perspective
As I considered topics for this article, I thought back on the lessons I've learned throughout my life, and what I consider to be a successful leader. I've read the usual leadership and management books, but realized most of what I know about leadership was learned from observing others - not from reading a book. I reflected upon my experiences
0 9/14
2012
Default Air Force Logo Are you prepared?
For those that are not as big of a weather geek as I am, there are currently a few tropical systems spinning up in the Atlantic Ocean. If predictions are correct, by Sunday there could be a category II hurricane, named Isaac, sitting just south of Cuba.Having grown up in this part of country, I learned at a very young age it is not a matter of "if"
0 8/22
2012
Default Air Force Logo Everyone loves an underdog
Everyone loves an underdog. Think back through history - those compelling stories where the improbable becomes true, despite all the cards being stacked against them. There are tales full of emotion where those involved share tears of joy mixed with self-confident surprise.Think back to Super Bowl XLII. The undefeated New England Patriots rode high
0 8/20
2012
Default Air Force Logo What are you doing to promote a Cost Conscious Culture?
What are you doing to promote a Cost Conscious Culture? I have always believed that the best ideas on how to save and become more efficient lie within the hands of workers at all levels. The creative ingenuity and time-saving methods are often spurred on by members doing the work on a daily basis and their leaders empowering them to make changes.
0 8/08
2012
Default Air Force Logo Patient-Centered Care Initiatives
In order to provide active duty military members, dependents, and retired patriots in the Panama City area with best of class patient-centered care and an enhanced customer experience, the 325th Medical Group has launched several new initiatives. The first initiative is the Air Force Surgeon General's Patient Centered Medical Home. Within Tyndall
0 7/30
2012
Default Air Force Logo JAG announces law school programs for officers
Applications for the Funded Legal Education Program and Excess Leave Program are being accepted from Jan. 1 through March 1, 2013. Interested officers are encouraged to compete. The number of FLEP and ELP applicants selected in any academic year is determined based on the needs of the Air Force. "Our Air Force missions are constantly changing, and
0 7/10
2012
Default Air Force Logo Fireworks and safe celebrations
Each July 4th, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks, such as devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death. Tyndall Fire and Emergency Services along with the National Fire Protection Association is
0 7/02
2012
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