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Default Air Force Logo Sexual assault prevention: Own it!
When we talk about preventing the crime of sexual assault, we are talking about before the crime happens. We've all participated in sexual assault education through mass auditorium in-person programs, smaller focus group discussions and one-on-one interactions with your local Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC). Keeping that type of
0 2/13
2015
Default Air Force Logo Trading pain for a purpose
Every time I run a marathon, I cringe just a little bit as I contemplate the back half. I think about the back half a lot, and by back half I mean miles 17-26.2. I'm just an average runner, but marathons have taught me almost as much about spiritual growth as seminary training.In a marathon, the first 13.1 miles are somewhat euphoric if you have
0 2/06
2015
Default Air Force Logo Pins, posts, tweets: Social media etiquette
Basically everybody that's a part of Team Whiteman uses social media these days. Our folks are all over Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and probably dozens of other sites I don't even know about.Not a real news flash, right? Understood. But what you might not know is that our Air Force thinks that's a good thing!Social media and social networking sites
0 2/06
2015
Default Air Force Logo Overcoming failures
You will fail. The question is, how will you respond? This reminds me of a parable of the carrot, egg and coffee.A senior irman was distraught when he learned he did not make Staff Sgt. after his first time testing. His staff sergeant supervisor saw a teaching opportunity and the next day he filled three pots with water and placed each on the
0 1/22
2015
Default Air Force Logo Comprehensive Airman Fitness 2015: Spiritual fitness
Avengers ... step aside! Of recent it seems that Hollywood has become interested in the biopic stories of war heroes, such as Chris Kyle, Marcus Luttrell and Louis Zamperini. Certainly, they have not replaced the fictional characters of Iron Man and Thor who battle intergalactic war criminals. Yet, box offices around the country hint to the kinds
0 1/22
2015
Default Air Force Logo The Base Community Council: Serving those who serve
There are many aspects of Whiteman AFB that make it unique - like its mission and its ability to project power all across the globe.  And we all know that mission can't happen without the hard work and dedication of Team Whiteman. However, there are some members of Team Whiteman whose hard work and dedication is not focused primarily on the
0 1/15
2015
Default Air Force Logo MWR programs have historical lineage but uncertain future
As community partners, your continued support of Whiteman Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) programs is crucial. The MWR fund supports so many programs around the base, including the library, the club system, the child development center, the bowling alley, the golf course, the auto hobby shop, outdoor recreation, the archery range, and many
0 1/15
2015
Default Air Force Logo A new year requiring a new mindset
Happy New Year Team Whiteman!Welcome back and I hope you all had an enjoyable holiday season and have returned refreshed and ready to tackle the opportunities and challenges that we'll undoubtedly face in the upcoming year. I like to take a mental inventory early in the year, as I am sure many of you do, to reflect, to make some new resolutions and
0 1/06
2015
Default Air Force Logo Time is of the essence
Do you have enough time in your day to complete your core duties and responsibilities?  Does your shop, flight or unit have enough personnel to accomplish your core mission requirements?  I suspect your answer is no and depending on your perspective, you probably have a myriad of reasons why that is the case.I know that multiple personnel cuts,
0 12/19
2014
Default Air Force Logo AFGSC Veteran's Day message
We have a proud heritage, Strikers, one that each of you are a part of through your service. You carry on the great responsibility that Strategic Air Command dutifully accepted more than half a century ago: stand as a force to deter America's enemies and assure America's allies, exhibiting our strength through peace.SAC stood watch over the world's
0 11/06
2014
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