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  • Senior leaders salute Yellow Ribbon Program

    The Air Force Reserve’s top senior enlisted leader regrets not bringing his wife and daughter to Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program training before he deployed to Southwest Asia in 2013."I missed the boat,” Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White said Sept. 28 at a Yellow Ribbon event in Florida. “I fell into that category where I was too busy, and I did
  • Resilience tactical pause tips for individual Reservists

    While traditional Reservists will participate in their unit’s resilience tactical pause during a unit training assembly weekend, individual Reservists’ participation in resilience training may prove more challenging since their active-duty assigned units may execute resilience tactical pause events when the individual Reservist is not scheduled for
  • Hawaii native Airman channels love of surfing into skateboard skills

    For Airman 1st Class and Hawaii native, Tiani Ray, surfing is a way for her to connect with nature, and was a way to build self-esteem while growing up. Now she’s thousands of miles away in the middle of the United States serving her country and finding that skateboarding has become the next best way to reconnect with her love of surfing.
  • Resilience tactical pause: As suicide rates climb, the Air Force takes time to focus on connectedness

    With the Air Force and the Air Force Reserve facing an increase in the number of suicides, senior leaders directed a resilience tactical pause – a time for all Airmen (military and civilian) to gather with their coworkers and focus on connectedness and resilience. “My goal is to build healthy Airmen – Airmen who are mentally, psychologically,
  • Overcoming domestic violence: A story of resilience

    As a little boy, the Airman watched, terrified, as his father shoved his mother against a wall, screaming in her face. The angry shouts became muffled as he cupped his tiny hands around his ears in an attempt to escape the horror. But, for the longest time, he could not escape it.
  • What Does Leadership Mean to Me?

    Recently I was asked, How I would define leadership and what I utilize to evaluate myself as a leader.  Unfortunately, I was not able to answer the questions right away, as I wanted to take time to look myself in the mirror and ask, “What does leadership mean to me and what do I use on an everyday basis to measure myself as a leader?”  Leadership
  • Pacific leaders attend Yellow Ribbon training

    Airmen benefit from latest Yellow Ribbon event.
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