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  • Season's greetings from the 10th ABW commander

    Season's Greetings! The holiday season is a wonderful time to reconnect, recharge and relax as we reflect on the promises of peace, the gift of life, the blessings of liberty and the joy of being with family, friends and loved ones.From the lighting of the Chanukah Menorah to the festivities that usher in a new year, the holiday season bring us
  • Senior leaders stress holiday safety

    The winter holidays provide an opportunity to relax and celebrate with our families and friends. It's also an opportunity to re-establish a proper work-life balance by enjoying seasonal festivities and activities.We work diligently all year to reduce mishaps and we should not ignore those efforts during the much-deserved break. Sadly, we lost five
  • Resolve and commitment

    The terrorist attacks on Paris, also known as the City of Light, were meant to instill fear across the world, just as the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. The Islamic State has taken credit for planning and committing the attack, which killed more than 125 people and injured scores of others. Investigators, the U.S. Defense Department and French Ministry
  • From the superintendent: Happy Thanksgiving, USAFA

    Team USAFA,Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are able to enjoy some much-needed time away from work and school during the Thanksgiving holiday. If you are spending time with friends and family, please let them know how much they mean to you and please keep our fellow Airmen who are not able to be with their loved ones in your thoughts.I am thankful to
  • 'A world of difference': Hearing aids improve life of Academy officer

    I am a lieutenant colonel, a philosophy instructor and a husband and father. I am almost 48 years old. I have hearing loss and wear hearing aids.It was always my hope that I would never have to make that last statement but if I am to be honest, I must make it now. I pride myself on the precautions I've taken to protect my hearing: wearing
  • Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

    November is Native American Heritage Month. Each year, our Air Force reflects on the profound way the first Americans shaped our Air Force's character, culture and attitudes about diversity and inclusion. Native American Heritage Month began when the governor of New York established American Indian Day in May 1916. Several other states later
  • Does Zero have value?

    What could someone who has wrestled with risk management the better part of his adult life say about the value of zero? I'd say zero has enormous value and for that very reason, the Air Force is on a quest for zero - zero workplace hazards, zero injuries and zero fatalities.Are zero safety mishaps achievable in the realm of safety? I won't debate
  • Academy to celebrate National Disability Awareness Month

    Earlier this month, we kicked off our celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in support of the nationwide campaign. This year's theme is "My Disability is One Part of Who I Am." Our objectives are to raise awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate the contributions of disabled American workers.  Our
  • Academy celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Earlier this month, we kicked off our celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in support of the nationwide campaign. This year’s theme is "My Disability Is One Part of Who I Am." Our objectives are to raise awareness about disability employment issues and celebrate the contributions of disabled American workers. Our workers
  • All cadets 'Go pro' after graduation

    I love sports - the competition, the teamwork, the athleticism. Our twin boys even humor me when I'm not traveling, and we go shoot hoops, throw the ball, or even see who can do the most flips and twists on the trampoline. You can guess who wins; especially given that I went in for some serious depot maintenance - a shoulder overhaul - this summer.
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