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The public health team assigned to the 97th Medical Operations Squadron. National Public Health Week
During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association (APHA) brings communities together to recognize the contributions of Public Health workers and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation. The theme of this year is “Changing Our Future Together”. Your Altus Air Force Base Public Health team is joining this campaign and stands ready to prevent disease, disability, and premature death of our base beneficiaries. We want to help “Change the Future” of your health!
0 4/02
2018
AFOSI Badge Fraud, Waste, and Abuse: A Core Responsibility of AFOSI
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) needs your help in identifying and reporting fraudulent activities.
0 3/29
2018
Default Air Force Logo Attributes to Leadership
"Try your best, Every day, with a great Attitude, to Make it better than you found it."The saying above is my own personal mantra--it encapsulates five key attributes that I believe are important to leadership--excellence, persistence/resiliency, attitude, continuous improvement, and team building.First, "Try your best" speaks to approaching every
0 1/13
2015
Default Air Force Logo Hygiene tips for the flu season
With the New Year upon us, there are new ambitions, new beginnings, and the cold and flu season.  Public Health's New Year's resolution is to keep the base population free and clear of illness, but to do so, we need your help.Germs can be spread in many ways, such as touching contaminated surfaces, consuming contaminated water and food, and through
0 1/12
2015
Default Air Force Logo Teamwork Leadership
Effective leadership can be enhanced with positive teamwork. Whether from within the unit or across an installation, teamwork can make a leader successful in meeting or exceeding unit goals.Team members must know what the mission is and embrace the "all in" mentality.Leaders can influence the mood and willingness of unit members by approaching
0 1/07
2015
Default Air Force Logo And a car that flies
Several years ago when my oldest niece started school, I used to tell her, "Have a great day! Learn a lot! Change the world.....and build me a car that flies."  I remember the first time I said this she gave me an odd look and said, "I can't change the world, I'm a kid."  When she considered the flying car request, I could tell from the look on her
0 1/07
2015
Default Air Force Logo It's time to dare and endure
Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II, once said, "This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure." The U.K. faced an existential threat during WWII, with the fate of Europe and the Asia-Pacific region hanging in the balance. While one can argue that current threats such as terrorism,
0 11/24
2014
Default Air Force Logo Next Airman Up
As my time comes to an end here as the interim Operations Group superintendent, I can't help but think of something I heard while watching sports the other night. The sports broadcaster was talking about an offensive line in football when he said, "When someone gets hurt or retires, it's just 'next man up,'" meaning that you always have to be
0 11/12
2014
Default Air Force Logo My Oath of Enlistment
It was upsetting news when I heard that an Airman was being denied reenlistment to the World's greatest Air Force due to their refusal to swear to God in the oath of enlistment. When I joined the military I knew there were certain standards I had to adhere to. I had to adjust to completely new ways of operating, lest I be separated for failure to
0 11/04
2014
Default Air Force Logo A Creed Worthy of Reflection
Former U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Michael Mosley introduced the Airman's Creed in 2007. His introductory message explained the Air Force valued the technical proficiency of its Airmen at the expense of our, "Mission focus and warfighting orientation." He was right.At that time, much like today, Airmen were engaged in contingency operations
0 10/22
2014
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