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  • Are we the best leaders we can be

    Many of us struggle with the question "are we the best supervisor and/or leader we can be?" After all, we have a tremendous responsibility to train those who will take our place and to maintain our status as the greatest military on the planet. I've thought about leadership many times in my nearly 28 years of service and there are a few things I
  • Think abou the positive aspects in life

    How many times have you walked down a hall and overheard somebody say, "I hate this place," or "This place stinks," or some other phrase expressing their dislike for their current assignment? Maybe you have expressed this type of sentiment yourself. It's perfectly normal for everyone at one time or another to have these feelings, and even to
  • Serving in the Air Force 8th SWS style

    Did you know that a large percentage of the 460th Space Wing's operational mission is conducted by Guardsmen and Reservists? Air Force Space Command's newest wing, the 460th SW was designed out of the Total Force approach from the ground-up. This construct makes the 460th SW unique among other AFSPC wings due to its designed concept of operations
  • Customs, courtesy reminders in the Information Age

    Have you ever told your supervisor that you challenge his or her integrity and refuse to comply when they give you a direct order? How about skipping echelon management when you hit a brick wall -- you immediately escalate the issue four rungs up the chain? Neither example is acceptable. Both circumvent time-proven established business