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Default Air Force Logo Personal Accountability is a two-way street
As Airmen we've learned and experienced many styles and concepts of leadership. The prevailing mantra throughout all of them has been "take care of your people." Leaders and commanders at every level must ensure their people have the tools they need, both in and out of work, to get the mission done right and on time, the first time. But Airmanship
0 10/24
2012
Default Air Force Logo I ask myself this: Did I do enough?
Supervisor questions herself following suicide of former service member It was a typical Saturday morning for my family. As typical as it can be when you are a dual-military blended family and your better half is deployed overseas. We had gotten up, done our household chores, attended guitar lessons, and were on the road to Orlando when I got a
0 10/22
2012
Default Air Force Logo Leading Through Change
One thing constant throughout history, and can certainly be counted on in today's work, political and economic environments, is "change." Our wing / community is a perfect example of the "change" phenomena last summer, with at least 16 different changes of command in organizations across Patrick AFB and Cape Canaveral AFS. Added to the normal
0 10/17
2012
Default Air Force Logo Back To The Basics
My son recently started kindergarten. I worried the entire summer about how he would handle the transition. Would he like his teacher, make new friends and most importantly, would he enjoy school? All my anxiety was in vain because to date, my son loves his class and is excited about all the new things he experiences on a daily basis. My hat goes
0 10/05
2012
Col. Robert Pavelko You Play a Key Role in Cutting Our Energy Consumption
October is Energy Action Month, a time for us all to think about the importance of energy in our daily lives, the lives of our families and in our ability to accomplish the mission. The theme for Energy Action Month is "I Am Air Force Energy" --we all have a role to play in reducing energy consumption while we achieve our mission. In 2011, the Air
0 10/03
2012
Default Air Force Logo Turn Your Commute into a Workout: The Hybrid Commute
Physical fitness is more than a job requirement for uniformed military members. We all know that cardio fitness is healthy for your heart, reduces stress, increases your metabolism and reduces symptoms of depression and fatigue.Regular fitness is a lifestyle that benefits everybody.But who has time in the day to work out? Do more with less is the
0 9/28
2012
Col. Robert Pavelko Combined Federal Campaign Kickoff
The Combined Federal Campaign kicks off next week at our annual Sports Week opening ceremony and will run until Oct. 31. Since its inception in 1961, the CFC has raised more than $6 billion in charitable contributions.If you are not familiar with the CFC, its mission is "to promote and support philanthropy through a program that is employee
0 9/27
2012
Default Air Force Logo From the Top: An Introduction to Our Top Enlisted Leader
Last week, we had the very distinct pleasure of hosting the highest ranking enlisted member of our Armed Forces here at Team Patrick.United States Marine Corps Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia, the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin E. Dempsey, spent a couple days last week touring Patrick Air
0 9/24
2012
Default Air Force Logo Meet Tatyana; It's all about being resilient
As we spend Wingman Day 2012 discussing resiliency and Comprehensive Airman Fitness, allow me a moment to introduce you to Tatyana. While not an Airman, Tatyana exemplifies the spirit we should all aspire to develop.Tatyana was born with spina bifida in St. Petersburg, Russia. Paralyzed from the waist down, she lived for six years in a poor Russian
0 9/24
2012
Default Air Force Logo From the Top: Happy Birthday Sharks!
This month we recognize two milestone events as we celebrate the 65th birthday of our United States Air Force and the 30th Anniversary of Air Force Space Command.As many of you know, the U.S. Air Force came into existence Sept. 18, 1947, after going through a series of designations from the Signal Corps in 1909 to the U.S. Army Air Forces in
0 9/14
2012
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