As many of our Airmen at Ramstein were told Wednesday at several town halls, after careful deliberation, I decided to rescind the general order banning alcohol in the dormitories effective immediately.
Europe has been known to suffer horribly depressing winters, and it comes as no surprise that many inhabitants look forward to the glorious relief of summer. Why is summer so fantastic in Europe? What makes it so magical? After nearly completing my tour here I believe I have found the answer: summer festival season.
Given the shear amount of information being broadcast via television, print, radio and the Internet, it’s easy to understand why many people have concerns over what is now being called “the largest epidemic of Ebola in history.”
The Air Force Core Values are a three-part code for all Airmen to uphold no matter the situation.
I have proudly served the U.S. Army and the American people as an Army officer for 34 years. Within those years I have raised a wonderful family, met courageous and inspiring people, and gained personal and professional fulfillment from this profession.
Though World War I is historically called “The Great War,” its stories, lessons and anniversaries are often overlooked or forgotten — left in the shadows of other more “glorious” or more recent wars.
In order to clarify my intent and expectations with respect to military justice, I offer the following thoughts to the Airmen of the 86th Airlift Wing and KMC as a whole.
There was a point in my life when I didn’t see a future, but I found comfort through different base agencies. Adapting to our military lifestyle is not just difficult for our significant others and children, but also for those of us who joined.
During our military careers, we are often reminded of how important it is to be a good leader. We read articles and attend seminars to help us strengthen our leadership abilities. Although I do feel that being a good leader is pertinent to everyone, I believe there is one subject that falls in the shadows of the word “leadership.”
If you had to wear your service dress uniform tomorrow for an official picture, to meet a dignitary, for a retreat ceremony, a memorial or to report to the commander, would your uniform be ready?