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  • Perseverance counts, so stick with it

    When I was a kid, I loved Saturday mornings. I would fix myself a big Jethro Bodine-sized bowl of cereal, pour as much sugar on it as possible, and sit down in front of the TV to watch cartoons. One of the cartoons I loved to watch was "The Adventures of Gulliver." The plot of "Gulliver" was the son of the Gulliver in the Swift book was trying to
  • We are, have always been at war

    Almost five years have passed since Sept. 11, 2001. Most of us in uniform today remember the day well. We can remember exactly where we were, what we were doing, and how we and those around us reacted. The events of that day have shaped our country, our military and our Air Force. Our leadership reminds us we are engaged in a long war; our enemies
  • Training is what you make it

    Last Friday evening while sitting in my room at the Brooks-City Base Visiting Officers' Quarter after having my first real meal and shower in five days, I began contemplated what I would write about in my upcoming Commander's Corner article. Just two hours before, I graduated from the Medical Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape course. I