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  • Resiliency Toolkit: The power of a positive thought

    Many of you have probably been in a situation where nothing seems to be going right and every step you move forward, something hits you in the face, knocking you two steps back. In these moments, your biggest adversary becomes your own mind.
  • Innovation: Fad or Foundation?

    To launch the Air Force Materiel Command Year of Innovation campaign, Air Force Maj. Gen. Carl Schaefer, AFMC deputy commander, offers his perspectives on innovation and the innovation culture required to research, develop, test, field and sustain Air Force systems and platforms to outpace the adversary.
  • Commentary: 'Dear Alcohol ...'

    Dear Alcohol,   I’m sure you’ve been wondering where I’ve been the last few years. And although I know you feel you deserve an explanation, it’s none of your business. Even so, here you go. There’s no denying that you’ve always been there for me. In fact, you’ve been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Regardless whether it was a
  • Perspective: Go long ... Don't take the easy route

    Our collective failure to lead boldly and teach others to do the same has led us towards the end of our runway. Airmen are watching. Young military leaders vicariously learn the easiest path to promotion is through conservative decisions, and a single mistake may cost a career.  In light of these realities, too many noncommissioned officers and
  • Social Connections, Get Connected-Stay Connected

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio -- Comprehensive Airman Fitness defines “Social Fitness” as the ability to engage in healthy social networks that promote overall well-being and optimal performance. We have often heard that resilience essentially means the ability for one to bounce back from challenges and adversity. Often times we primarily focus on
  • Veterans Day Message from AFSC commander

    The following is a message from Lt. Gen. Lee Levy III, Air Force Sustainment Center commander.Fellow Airmen,  Veterans Day is a time to honor American veterans of all wars.  Each year we set aside this special day to remember those who have served in our armed forces.  From those brave service members who fought and died in the trenches of World
  • The importance of Veterans Day

    In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a bill establishing Nov. 11 as Veterans Day. He stated, “I do hereby call upon all of our citizens to observe Nov. 11 as Veterans Day. On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly on the seas, in the air and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of
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