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Default Air Force Logo Making those career choices
Have you ever thought that your current job is not for you and want to try something new? Would you think that someone could actually be on their fifth AFSC? Well look no further, that person is me. When I entered the Air Force I started out as a security specialist back in the day when the current Security Forces career field was actually two
0 11/29
2007
Default Air Force Logo AFDW commander emphasizes "Spirit of Giving"
I want to thank all of the Airmen in the District for their contributions to the Combined Federal Campaign thus far. As of today, more than 99 percent of the Airmen within the Air Force District of Washington and our partner units have been contacted with the information necessary to make a contribution. The CFC is nearing conclusion and will end
0 11/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Have a Happy Thanksgiving
I wish everyone assigned to and living on Andrews a happy Thanksgiving. On Thursday most of us will gather with friends or family to enjoy a great meal and give thanks for our many blessings. Some at Andrews will celebrate Thanksgiving this year on duty. They will be guarding the base, sitting at the ready in the fire station, taking care of
0 11/20
2007
Default Air Force Logo Step Up to Challenges
In an ever-changing Air Force environment, the number of challenges that we each must face continues to grow. We are challenged by increased deployments, force reductions, and family concerns to name a few. The only acceptable response is to do what you do every day, which is meet the challenges head on. Any challenge can be as simplistic as the
0 11/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo Trust in Each Other
For most of the base populace, the end of the fiscal year comes and goes with little commotion. For those in the comptroller and contracting career fields, however, it's a period marked by long hours, rapid change, and a great deal of activity at every resource level. The closeout for Fiscal Year 2007 was no different, with Sept. 30 falling on a
0 11/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo 60 Years of Excellence, Marshalling a Superb Future
These are very exciting times for our Air Force and for OSI! We, as a command, are forging new ground every day and significantly expanding our warfighting capabilities. We're on the cutting-edge of cyber warfare, battlefield counter-intelligence and anti-terrorism tactics. The world and the Air Force are changing and so are we. OSI's mission is to
0 10/24
2007
Default Air Force Logo Individual readiness
We all talk a lot about readiness, but I'm not sure we really think about what that means.As I write this, thousands of Air Force personnel are deployed around the world away from their home stations. This makes the possibility YOU or I will be involved in a deployment very real.Readiness involves both personal and organizational issues. Some of
0 10/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Connecting the world
Twenty years ago when you needed a phone number you pulled out the base phone book. When you needed to type a letter, you walked over to the typewriter and painstakingly typed one up, and if you needed to send a message to another base, you typed a DD Form 173 and took it to the Base Communications Center. Today, everyone has access to computers on
0 9/27
2007
Default Air Force Logo Leadership recognizes, grateful for SAMFOX
As commander and command chief of the 89th Airlift Wing, we have the privilege of seeing outstanding members of Team Andrews answering a higher calling everyday. The result of this is nothing short of magnificent and exemplifies our first and foremost SAMFOX Universal Truth, "Perfection is the standard." Recently, Secretary of the Air Force Wynne
0 9/13
2007
Default Air Force Logo Are you too comfortable?
OK. I know what you're probably thinking. What can a dentist possibly have to say that I would want to read? After all, a lot of those medics (and especially dentists and doctors) aren't in the real Air Force, right? What do they know about leadership or core values? That's what I thought when I first entered the Air Force in 1985. I was in for 3
0 9/06
2007
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