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  • Securing Airmen to help secure our world

    Have you ever thought about what you may be doing to secure our world? Think about it. As technology advances, what are you doing to protect yourself from online threats and malicious ransomware attacks?

  • The Importance of Exercises

    I remember several years ago during Operation Enduring Freedom, participating in a MOPP 4 exercise while being deployed. At the time, I thought it was pretty silly and redundant. I mean, wasn’t I already in a war zone? Why did I need to exercise “war?” What I couldn’t appreciate at the time was that

  • Message from the New Human Resource Advisor

    Greetings fellow Defenders of Freedom,I have recently been selected at the 182nd Human Resource Advisor. I am extremely excited for this opportunity and would like to thank my predecessor, Chief Marlon Burton, for laying the foundation of the HRA program that I will be building from!

  • Air Force Memorial turns 16

    Honoring the service of the personnel of the United States Air Force and its heritage organizations, the U.S. Air Force Memorial turns 16.

  • Happy Patriot Day

    First, a reminder that for open applications for the Human Resource Advisor position, please contact Maj. Grindel or me if interested.

  • Why do we focus on suicide prevention?

    “No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does goes on, and it will be better tomorrow.” –Maya AngelouSeptember is Suicide Prevention Month, and why do we focus on suicide prevention?

  • Easy ideas for reducing stress this summer

    While summertime is a time to relax and unwind, it can also pose a challenge for parents whose kids now have a lot more free time. For the stay-at-home parents, it might mean your child constantly seeks your attention or demands continuous entertainment. For working parents, it becomes the ultimate

  • After high school: Talking with your young adult about underage drinking

    High school students typically graduate in late May or possibly early June. While they’re wrapping up high school studies, high school seniors make important decisions about the rest of their lives. Some choose to pursue a college degree immediately, and others may decide to join the workforce or