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  • 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
  • Happy holidays!

    As we draw closer to the end of the year, I want to take the time to wish everyone Happy Holidays!This is a wonderful time of year filled with the anticipation of miracles and a new start in a new year. I want all of us to come back recharged, refreshed and ready to make things better tomorrow than they are today. I also ask that you watch out for
  • Results of Health and Welfare Inspection

    I'm extremely proud of the Air Force Sustainment Center!In compliance with the Air Force Chief of Staff direction, AFSC has completed our health and welfare inspections and it went extremely well. While there were some areas that needed clean up, overall no major issues were found. I want everyone to continue to focus on creating a healthy
  • Today we fly …tomorrow we soar

    Today is a great day to fly ... as we look ahead to soaring tomorrow!Each and every member of the Air Force Sustainment Center should take tremendous pride in what we accomplished this past fiscal year. Working in unprecedented partnerships, we constructed a leaner, more responsive sustainment organization; and we did it while never losing focus on
  • My job is prosecuting sexual assault

    Here's a simple truth...sexual offenders reject our core values of integrity, service and excellence, in favor of following their own base, undisciplined, criminal desires. Most sexual assaults committed by Airmen are "blue on blue," or Airmen victimizing other Airmen. So in addition to rejecting our core values, these undisciplined Airmen reject
  • Be proud of your role this Independence Day

    On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, starting the colonies on the path to freedom. The next day, John Adams wrote to his wife, describing the time as "the most memorable epoch in the history of America" and saying he was "apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great
  • Striving to be the Best

    Remember: I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend!!! It was great to see all the flags and ceremonies honoring our heroes who have fought to keep us free and preserve the most precious rights for all Americans...Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. The Okie patriotic spirit came out in force with ceremonies, parades, and flags
  • Reflection, gratitude befit Memorial Day

     As I prepare to retire, I once again find myself reflecting on what it means to serve. Foremost in my thoughts are those who have risked their lives to preserve freedom and democracy. Even as we are hosting barbecues this weekend, or just enjoying extra time with our families, brave men and women are demonstrating their commitment to the United
  • Need success? Go to your bench

    Anticipation is building around here as playoff time in the NBA approaches. The Oklahoma City Thunder has had a great year and is poised to make a deep run in the playoffs. It's amazing to look back at how far this team has come since they first arrived in Oklahoma City. Lots of variables have contributed to their rapid ascent to the elite level of
  • Total Fitness concepts embraces whole person

    We talk a lot about fitness these days. Physical fitness is important for our wartime mission, for the stamina required to do our job, for promotions and for military image and bearing. Total fitness, however, encompasses much more than an item needed to check a box on an evaluation. It involves a balance of physical, spiritual and mental fitness.