On behalf of all the civilian and military journalists who have contributed to the quality and success of our base newspaper, I can only say to our readers, Thank you. It’s been an honor producing the Northwest Guardian for you.
The command focuses on the ability to deploy, fight, sustain and win at a moment’s notice every day.
We take our mission of training, not just doctors but Army doctors, to heart at Madigan, knowing that when our doctors are deployed, they need to provide excellent care without the benefit of a full-sized military treatment facility behind them.
We are members of a profession, we support and defend the Constitution of the United States, and we serve our countrymen and brothers in arms with honor and treat them with dignity and respect.
What is this great thing I’ve learned in the last 20 years? It’s one of the simplest things you could imagine — you get out of something what you put into it.
We must be ready to support our Army and the joint force in any environment; ready to adapt and apply our full spectrum of Army Medicine capabilities from injury to recovery; ready to identify and apply innovative technologies; and ready to strengthen the physical and psychological well-being of our Soldiers, Soldiers for life and their families.
CommentaryPublished: 02:09PM May 3rd, 2018
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — Technology has revolutionized our lives and the Air Force. Our high-tech culture and military are capable of unprecedented effectiveness and agility. In many facets of our personal and professional lives, technology lets us communicate rapidly and accomplish a variety of tasks with minimal personal interaction.
CommentaryPublished: 03:21PM April 26th, 2018
Laptops, e-cigarettes, smart phones and hover boards — items that use lithium batteries for power — can create dangerous fire situations.
Throughout our history, the Air Force Reserve has always been there to answer the nation’s call. For 70 years, brave men and women have voluntarily left behind their families and jobs to serve their country with honor and courage.
Before hopping on that motorcycle, launching your boat, starting that grill or taking a family road-trip, please make sure that you consider safety precautions and have a PACE — Primary, Alternate, Contingency and Emergency — plan.
Like all things Army, readiness is about people. In evaluating our own performance, we’ve identified six key components to enhancing our personnel readiness.
With changes from the regional contractor to types of plans available to copays, one question many ask is why so many changes are happening at the same time.
CommentaryPublished: 02:05PM April 5th, 2018
315th Mission Support Group Commander
As the 7th Infantry Division continues to build and maintain readiness, we rest assured knowing our ability to get to the fight and the welfare of our families are in the capable hands of an equally-dedicated team of professionals.
January 16 marked the 25th anniversary of Desert Storm, the coalition effort to free Kuwait from the grips of an Iraqi invasion force.
OXON HILL, Md. When I think about being a good Airman first, there are two quotes that have framed my focus.
Only if Senior Leaders micro-manage them. Ben Barber
Kim and I left Charlotte, North Carolina 33 years ago and weve dreamed about the day we would return. With my retirement in August, that day is rapidly approaching with much anticipation.
Last month, the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Lancers, completed an extremely successful rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. At NTC, the Lancer Team fought a highly organized and well-equipped near-peer armored military force.
Weve gone to American Lake almost every weekend of the summer, for the past 3 years! Swimming, fishing, and boating are our favorite hot weather activities! Amanda Fletcher Dupont
Understanding the mission is essential for each one of us to define requirements for success. For Airmen in the 62nd Operations Group, we often think that launching aircraft and conducting global airlift is our mission. In fact, this task that you contribute to every day is the operational mission of our parent warfighting organization, the 18th Air Force.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Understanding the mission is essential for each one of us to define requirements for success and make decisions to allocate our effort, resources and time. For Airmen in the 62nd Operations Group, we often think that launching aircraft and conducting global airlift is our mission. In fact, this task that you contribute to every day is the operational mission of our parent warfighting organization, the 18th Air Force.
Not so much news, but I go on jblm mwr site to see what kind of free upcoming stuff there is, as well as general info like library hours, pool schedule, etc.
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. After taking time with family and friends during the holiday weekend, we must not lose sight of what Independence Day truly represents the birth of our great nation, as bold leaders stood up and declared our independence.
The biggest issue I see its drivers driving to fast," Katrina Tibik says.
As the Army Medical Department and the Military Health System continue to transform to a System for Health designed to meet the 21st century health care needs of service members, their families and retirees, we aim to maximize our ability to provide care directly to our beneficiaries.
Lieutenant General David Halverson and Command Sergeant Major Hartless remind everyone to focus on safety. The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to watch a public display by professionals.
SAN ANTONIO Lets talk about customer service. It is about the Golden Rule Do unto others as you would have them do unto you, and you must love Soldiers and families.
As much as I enjoy the summer, even the abbreviated Washington version, this is one of those annoying times for us curmudgeons when fools come out of the woodwork with fists full of sparklers. To the insane bang junkies who giggle at loud noises, I urge you to let people handle the fireworks who have more training than your crazy uncle gave you.