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  • Enhancing trust is the first step to reforming the organization

    In my last commentary, I rolled out three individual lines of effort – comprehensive readiness, deliberate talent management and enhancing organizational trust – to align with our strategic priorities. Today, I want to focus on LOE3, enhancing organizational trust.
  • A civilian perspective on a change of command

    As a summer intern and absolute novice to military life, I had the honor of attending the recent Assumption of Command for Col. J. Scot Heathman, and wanted to share how interesting and inspiring it was for me.
  • Enlisted force lines of effort will help us meet strategic goals

    Since being selected as the command chief, I have been routinely asked about my focus areas for the enlisted force. At first, I was a little hesitant to establish focus areas because our priorities of prioritizing strategic depth while accelerating readiness, developing resilient leaders and reforming the organization have been clearly defined by our commander, Lt. Gen. Scobee.
  • Building community, excellence, gratitude

    I owe a lot fo gratitude to the fellow Airmen, friends and mentors that have helped influence my career with their guidance, friendship and leadership. I have been blessed to work with some wonderful people and it is from them that I learned everything that brought me to this place in my career. 
  • News focus commentary: What are you doing to help your Airmen?

    Tech. Sgt. Brittany Paus speaks about ways to embrace change, inspire troops and help create a better Air Force cultural for all.
  • 932nd AW Airman Spotlight - Airman First Class Biayi

    Airman First Class Nestor Biayi, 932nd Airlift Wing Airman spotlight.
  • Thoughts on leadership

    If you don’t like the actions of your Troops... what are YOU doing to INSPIRE them to be better?!  Output and behavior, are in direct contrast to the tone and environment their leadership put in motion.  Nothing is a life sentence...it is by learning from our failures that we become the best versions of ourselves. Situation: My son Connor and I
  • SOS: Boost Your Brain

    Subject: SOS: Boost Your BrainYour brain is a vital organ just like your heart, yet it's common to assume that you don't have control over what goes on above your neck.  Case in point:  Have you ever had a conversation about brain health with your doctor?  According to a recent survey, nearly 60% of people think Alzheimer's, one form of cognitive
  • It’s Been an Amazing Journey

    As I reflect on my career and prepare for retirement from my beloved Air Force Reserve, I am so thankful for having had the opportunity to serve my country and I am so excited to see what all of you will do in the future.In my journey, I have laughed, cried and sang. My two amazing sons were born. I built friendships and found a family with all of
  • Happy New Year 932nd Airlift Wing family!

    Airmen of the 932nd, What a year 2018 was for the 932nd Airlift Wing!  Although I officially joined your wing less than 60 days ago, I have been working closely with Colonel Smith and many of the support agencies that you all offered my Airmen as I served as the Commander of the 954th RSS in U.S. Transportation Command.   I have been touched by