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  • Gyms Closed: Work out anyway

    Fitness centers across the United States have closed their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fitness center at Travis AFB shut down operations March 15 to help prevent the spread of the virus.

  • Ride-share Tips: Advice for riding with strangers

    Sara climbed into the backseat of a sport utility vehicle unaware of what’s happening around her. After a night of drinking at a bar in Vacaville, California, she requested a ride home through Uber. Before entering the vehicle, she failed to confirm who the driver is and whether or not she was

  • Leadership: There's an A.R.T. to it

    The common theme I’ve noticed in the leaders who’ve guided me is their understanding that leadership is an A.R.T. Most of us have heard at least once that leadership is a skill that most of us are not born with. My take is that leadership is a mindset; focused on attitude, relationships and

  • My Journey: South Korea to the United States

    I was born in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and I lived there until I graduated from college. I also served in the South Korean army as an assistant operations officer for two years to fulfill my duty to my people. I was responsible for disseminating command level information to subordinate units.

  • Hold the line

    I grew up in China as an only child. Six years ago, I moved to the United States because my mother wanted me to get the best education. I promised myself that while I pursued my education, I would make a difference worthy of crossing the Pacific Ocean.

  • Time management does not exist

    Time management is a concept that many people have become preoccupied with over the years.There are dozens of books available on the topic and many bases offer professional development courses on how to effectively manage time. However, when creating the professional development curriculum here at

  • From the darkness to the light

    September 9, 2017, was a day my close friends and family remember as a day of sorrow for me. My beloved wife of 12 years was taken from me by cancer.

  • Tankers: The Bass-Players of the Air Force

    I’ve been a tanker pilot for almost my entire 18-year military career. I am also an avid bass player. It occurred to me that there are many similarities between these two passions.

  • Embassy life: Challenge accepted

    Opportunities come at all stages in your life; it’s what you do with them that often shapes your future.While stationed at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, and at 22 years of service, I received an e-mail from my assignment team that was just that—an opportunity.

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