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Default Air Force Logo The Year of the Community College is here
On January 1, 2011, AFMC began our "Year of the Community College of the Air Force" (YoCCAF) campaign. John Buchan, a 20th century writer and politician, once said, "The task of leadership is not to put greatness into people, but to elicit it, for the greatness is there already." Therefore, I challenge each of you reap the benefits of formal
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Default Air Force Logo Passing the Torch…Our Most Important Mission
Now that most of the boxes are put away, I have made it a point to get acquainted with our great community, and I have been all around interacting with the Arnold Community Council, Chambers of Commerce, school officials, business leaders, and Rotary Clubs.Here on the base, I've greeted a legion of students in our "Minds in Motion" effort, and
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Default Air Force Logo Remember the real story behind Memorial Day
More than 1.3 million Americans have fought and died on behalf of our country during the past 233 years. Except for Afghanistan and Iraq, those wars and conflicts have receded into the pages of history books. But our country was not built on history books. It was built on the backs of men and women who believed in the fundamental principles of
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Chaplain (Capt.) Eric Bey, 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division, and another Soldier honor Staff Sgt. Daniel Morris during his memorial at a Forward Operating Base in Iraq, Nov. 27, 2006. (Photos by Army Spc. Ryan Stroud, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav. Div. PAO) This is your life, are you who you want to be?
I will never forget driving home from lunch that Sunday afternoon in Maryville, Tenn., when my parents received a phone call. My mom answered the phone and made the tell-tale gasping noise she only makes when something is wrong and started crying. She hung up the phone and told us my cousin, Daniel, had been killed in Iraq. Army Staff Sgt. Daniel
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