• SALT participants complete intensive leadership development program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFLCMC) – The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center continues to develop the next generation of leaders ready to lead teams in solving our most complex life cycle programmatic challenges.Recently, the second cohort of the Senior Acquisition Leadership Team or SALT, completed seven months of coursework,
  • The Wright Path to Resiliency

    Afraid. Anxious. Apprehensive. Confused. Despondent. Disconnected. Excited. Exhausted. Frustrated. Grateful. Happy. Hopeful. Isolated. Motivated. Overwhelmed. Purposeful. Delirious. Relaxed. Sad. Strong. Suspicious. Tired.As a volunteer Master Resilience Trainer at Wright-Patt AFB, please know that your moods and feelings, whatever they are, at
  • Integrated restoration classes reach AFRC nationally

    For a year and a half, Shelly Trimble, the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for the 910th Airlift Wing and an iRest Level 2 teacher, has been guiding the Airmen and Key Spouses of Youngstown Air Reserve Station and Yellow Ribbon event participants through iRest’s body-centered meditation.
  • PTSD: A Chief's story

    PTSD commentary
  • Opening the dialogue: MacDill leaders committed to understanding and inclusion

    Across the Air Force, open dialogue for the tough conversations regarding race are taking place. Senior leaders are encouraging base commanders and unit supervisors to open the lines of communication for their Airmen to have these difficult discussions. In line with Air Force senior leaders, the 6th Air Refueling Wing leadership team convened on June 1, to hold initial conversations focused on the unique perspectives of MacDill’s Airmen and to find a way forward concerning racial biases.
  • New chapel initiative aims to encourage caring for others

    Recently around the installation there have been a series of anonymous attacks happening without any rhyme or reason.The attacks, known as R.A.C.K. Attacks, are random acts of chapel sponsored kindness where the idea is nothing more than putting a smile on someone’s face and providing encouragement. “Our emphasis is encouraging and empowering
  • Celebrating Diversity - June is LGBTQ Pride Month

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Celebrating and recognizing the diversity of both civilian and service members across the Department of Defense, June is Pride Month.Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Pride Month was chosen to be recognized in June to commemorate the riots that occurred in June 1969 at the Stonewall Inn in
  • Letter to Airmen: Equality and tough conversations

     Team 446th – Many of us watched, read, and listened with horror and dismay about the senseless deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. We are angered and saddened. These deaths should not have happened. There is no place in our society for racism and discrimination--especially in our military. Unfortunately, however, many also
  • Summer safety tips

    The following graphic displays a few things people can do to keep themselves safe during the summer season. Taking frequent breaks, using insect repellent and sunscreen are a few summer safety tips named in the graphic.
  • SARC office available, only a call away

    Sexual assault reporting in the Air Force increased by nine percent in fiscal year 2019.
  • Embedded mental health essential during pandemic (Part 1)

    Embedded Air Force mental health professionals play a critical role in keeping Airmen mission ready, and during the COVID-19 pandemic they are even more important to maintaining readiness.
  • Airman raises money for COVID-19 relief efforts

    In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, one Airmen found a way to give back to the community in a very creative way. Staff. Sgt Brett Skoczek, 332nd Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance technician, saw a way he could raise funds to donate to the COVID-19 Response Fund by selling his photos.
  • Helping Agencies Team proactively connects with Airmen

    When the weight of the world weighs heavily on your mind, the Helping Agencies Team is there to help sort it out. Because circumstances are different for every Airmen, it can be daunting to find out which agency is the appropriate one to provide assistance. In some cases, multiple agencies are involved or able to help. The 332d Air Expeditionary Wing’s Helping Agencies Team, commonly referred to as the HAT, is a group of helping agencies that are united to connect and guide Airmen, building resiliency and providing tools to cope with life challenges and military service. When there is a need they also provide Airmen the resources to get assistance in times when it feels like their world is falling apart. Agencies that make up the HAT are the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, Equal Opportunity office, Inspector General, Legal office, Mental Health, Chapel staff, Victim Advocate, Physical Therapy, and First Sergeants.
  • International Nurses day: Appreciation for my Mom, nurses everywhere

    Each year on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale – founder of modern nursing, the world observes International Nurses Day to mark the contributions nurses make to society. The theme for 2020 is ‘Nursing the World to Health’ and with everything going on, I can’t think of a better, all-encompassing motto for what nurses everywhere are currently enduring and accomplishing.
  • Beale AFB T-38s honor healthcare workers, first responders with flyover

    Four T-38A Talons from the 9th Reconnaissance Wing at Beale AFB, California, saluted nurses, doctors and first responders, including those here, with an Operation American Resolve flyover May 9.
  • The ergonomics of working from home

    After weeks of checking emails from a makeshift home office, lower back pain, neck strain and carpal tunnel may be setting in. While most professional offices are designed for long term comfort, applying basic ergonomics to an at-home workstation is important to avoid musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Virtual PT keeps the competition alive

    An organization from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center here has been supporting physical resilience and social connectedness through virtual physical training sessions. The Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence and Networks Directorate adapted their monthly intramural sports tournament to weekly training sessions and competitions held via video conference calls.
  • Delivering morale to U.S. troops in Turkey

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class David Camargo, 728th Air Mobility Squadron passenger service representative, volunteers at the post office April 24, 2020, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Post office personnel and volunteers from around the base unloaded and processed more than 9,000 pounds of mail over the course of two days. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 470th Air Base Squadron adapts, overcomes obstacles regarding COVID-19

    COVID-19 has posed numerous problems for military bases around the globe this year, from forcing many to adapt to minimal manning, to limiting travel and who is allowed to enter base installations. At Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base, Germany, the 470th Air Base Squadron’s adaptability is nothing new.
  • Believing can aid in healing

    Despite the current pandemic, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office on Recce Town has created multiple events to recognize the importance of the month. This April, the theme for Sexual Assault Awareness and Response Prevention Month is, “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission.”