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  • Little Blue Book sets the standard

    On my desk is a simple reminder of what it is that we, as members of this United States Air Force, are about. It is a small pamphlet titled, "United States Air Force Core Values, 1 January 1997."    This is my technical order for providing superior service each and every day -- integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.    On
  • Chief's strategy white paper unveiled

    "Transformation is an enduring part of our culture as Airmen," said Gen. T. Michael Moseley, Air Force chief of staff. "We are forever looking for an edge to strengthen our ability to deliver combat power for the nation."    General Moseley spoke to members of Air University's professional military education classes here Feb. 7, where he unveiled
  • Air Force working to build cyber warrior career fields

    Ever since the Air Force deemed cyberspace a warfighting domain, it's been busy preparing for a new command that will have the right technology, systems and resources required to fight in this realm.    The Air Force Cyber Command, which is in a provisional status until this fall, is also working to ensure its Airmen will have the right skills,
  • 963rd EAACS redeploys, makes incredible impact in forward locations

    The 963rd Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron is home after a 140-day deployment to Southwest Asia and South America where they managed to rack up  over 2,700 total flying hours during the AEF cycle.    The group of 141 Airmen led by Lt. Col. John T. Russell, commander, 963rd EAACS, supported U.S. Central Command's mission by providing
  • Around Tinker: Directorate announces Employees of the Year

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center Engineering and Technical Management Directorate recently named its Employee, Team and Company Grade Officer of the Year.    Employee of the Year: Greg Yort from the Workforce Development Branch is a General Engineer who successfully led six higher grade directors and senior engineers on the Engineering
  • Matters of the heart: February is National Heart Awareness Month

    The month of February has long been associated with Valentine's Day. It is also recognized as National Heart Awareness month.    "I love you with all my heart" "Here's my Heart" or "My heart belongs to you" are just a few familiar phrases we hear during this month to express emotions of the heart. But without a healthy physical heart, our emotional
  • Services Mall Expo set for next Friday

    Do you know where you can relax with a hot cup of cappuccino, shop for unique gifts, make plans for a fun get-away or take time to enjoy a great outdoor adventure? Have you heard about the Services Mall, located in Bldg. 478, next to the base post office?    Within the Services Mall complex, you can find discount tickets, antiques, crafts and fine
  • CHAPLAIN'S CORNER: A little moment of joy

    Throughout life we have a variety of experiences. Some are good, some are not so good and some are just totally bad. We rejoice in the good ones, but in the bad experiences we wish they had never happened.    Personally, I have experienced both good and bad events in my life. Things that bring joy to my heart I rarely forget. As I look
  • Family members help Airman see beyond color

    In an era when African-Americans were segregated from Caucasians, two women stood out. Their names are not known like Rosa Parks, but they are heroes to Atlanta native Senior Airman Shatoria Lowe of the 72nd Mission Support Group.    They are her maternal great aunt Ruth McGor, who has since passed away, and maternal grandmother Delores J. Perkins.
  • Luncheon explores 'multiculturalism' definition

    Though salad wasn't the main course, it unified hundreds at the African-American Heritage Committee's Feb. 5 luncheon.    Guest speaker Dr. Wayne A. Lawson, project director for the Oklahoma City Minority Business Enterprise Center, spoke about the luncheon's theme, "Carter G. Woodson and the origins of multiculturalism" using a salad analogy to