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  • Remember, ‘You Matter’ to Team Robins

    Have you thought about committing suicide? Do you know someone who has? Are you someone who has been affected by suicide? Chances are, you answered "yes" to at least one of these three questions. In the United States, some statistics show that up to one in five people have seriously thought about committing suicide. Furthermore, every year, 750,000
  • See Me, Save Me: 'I don't know you but I almost killed you'

    I don't know you, but I almost killed you this morning. That's right, I almost killed you and I don't even know who you are. This could have been my worst Christmas ever, possibly even worse than the Christmas my father died. I was in the morning traffic on Highway 247, about a mile past Sandy Run Road, on my way to work at the base. I am sorry to
  • Confidence in Our Team’s Performance

    The fantastic team here at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center just finished a challenging Operational Readiness Exercise that involved almost everyone across the Air Logistics Center. We exercised our ability to respond to Emergency Management scenarios, deploy, provide Wartime Materiel Support, and conduct operations while deployed. After
  • EARN THIS: Honoring 60 years of American Airmen

    In the summer of 1998, there was a lot of discussion in the media about the opening 10 minutes of the film "Saving Private Ryan" and how traumatic it might be for our greatest generation, those who actually stormed the beaches at Normandy and lived to tell us their tales. So as I sat in a very cold theater in the Pentagon City Mall in the midst of
  • AFSO21, 6S brings on new, improved U.S. Air Force

    Washington, D.C. Some would argue it's the seat of power for the entire free world. As I walk the streets in D.C. this month, attending a course at George Washington University, I walk past the World Bank, stroll the halls of Congress, and gaze on the Washington Monument from my hotel room every night, and I can't help but think of LEAN, which the
  • What makes a wingman?

    The single greatest characteristic of Americans is their willingness to accept a challenge. That statement in and of itself could venture down many paths, but take a moment to consider how often you've personally challenged yourself.Have you ever looked at a sudoku board, a crossword or a thousand-piece jigsaw puzzle and thought, "no problem," only
  • Thanksgiving and wingmen

    This Thanksgiving, many of us will be spending quality time with our families enjoying delicious food, watching parades and football games, and taking a well-deserved day or two off!We have so much to be thankful for: the freedom and liberties we enjoy each day, our thriving democracy, a secure and prosperous nation, and the blessings of family and