Commentary Search

Commentary Comments Updated
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 11
Default Air Force Logo Thank you for all you do
Wildcatters,As the year comes to an end and I reflect back on 2014, I'd like to thank each of you for being part of our ABW family.  You made 2014 a very successful year across all of Team Tinker.  Your skill, energy, and commitment powered us through countless challenges and will remain the key to a successful 2015, as we accelerate organizational
0 12/22
2014
Default Air Force Logo COMMENTARY: Social Media: Stay connected, but stay secure
Social media is still a great way to keep in touch; but it is important to be aware that not everyone watching is a "friend."The Air Force guide to use of Social Media advises users to: "Be cautious with information sharing. Maintain privacy settings on your social media accounts, change your passwords regularly and don't give out personally
0 10/16
2014
Default Air Force Logo Commentary: Make a difference for survivors
It took me years to realize that it wasn't my fault. It took even longer than that for me to find my voice -- to tell my story.My name is Marti Ribeiro, and I'm a survivor of military sexual assault. I was asked to speak last week at the Sexual Assault Awareness Month luncheon. I was asked to tell my story, not because it's unique, but because it
0 4/25
2014
Default Air Force Logo Every Airman has a role in preventing sexual assault
Every April we recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month, using it as an opportunity to renew our commitment to treating each other with dignity and respect. I applaud and support the idea of a month focused on sexual assault prevention and response, or SAPR, but what we really need is everyone's focus on this critical issue every day. Sexual
0 4/25
2014
Default Air Force Logo ‘Thank you for the great ride’
My wife Lori and I recently vacationed in Orlando, Fla. with our 10-year-old and 8-year-old nephew and niece. Of course, when you go to Orlando and are accompanied by small children, you have to spend time at one, if not all, of the Disney theme parks. Despite their ages, neither our nephew, Christian, nor his sister, Ashley, wanted to spend time
0 3/14
2014
Default Air Force Logo Keep spirit of Christmas alive and kick the post-holiday slump
In the story "A Christmas Carol," Scrooge learns to keep Christmas all year long. No matter the religion or how one celebrates, some of the things that are loved and cherished about the holiday season are things that can continue all year long. Time with family and friends doesn't need to be only at the holidays. Plan to spend quality time during
0 1/08
2014
Default Air Force Logo I had a good day!
 Written by It's no secret that in life some days are just plain better than others.Yesterday was quite simply one of those better days. Laughs, jokes, work, fun, shared experiences and food. It reminded me that when we sit together, break bread, sip a coffee or tea, or raise a glass we are building something way beyond the moment. We are building
0 11/12
2013
Default Air Force Logo This is an uncomfortable time to be a civil servant
I'll say it ... this is an uncomfortable time to be a civil servant. Six days of furlough this past summer, sequestration, government shutdown, debt ceiling impacts -- it makes me uncomfortable just writing about it. We may be frustrated with the current situation in Washington; actually, to be blunt, I am really concerned with what is going on in
0 10/17
2013
Default Air Force Logo I lost, but I gained
I lost my home and the majority of my possessions in last week's tornado, but I gained a whole new love and respect for my Tinker friends and co-workers. The best disaster preparedness plans don't prepare you for the emotional impact of losing your home. I'm normally a very organized person, but the psychological impact of the tornado left me
0 5/31
2013
Default Air Force Logo Commander's Commentary: Preparing for the future
I know everyone is anxious to hear news about the possible sequestration and potential for civilian furloughs. I know this affects more than just the mission; it has a personal impact on each and every one of you. Unfortunately, we're still waiting to hear what's going to happen regarding sequestration.But, while we wait for our marching orders, I
0 2/14
2013
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ... 11
RSS