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  • How will you react to change?

    Summer is here, school is out and families are planning their camping trips, visits to national parks, amusement parks and taking time to enjoy the outdoors and beautiful weather here in Wyoming. Summer is also our typical permanent-change-of-station season and over these next couple of months we

  • Eighth Air Force commander sends holiday greetings

    Mighty Eighth,As 2011 comes to a close, I would like to wish everyone happy holidays and express my sincere gratitude for all the hard work and dedication you provide to our Air Force and our nation. It has been an extremely busy year for Eighth Air Force, and we should be proud of our historic

  • Eighth Air Force commander sends Veterans Day message

    Mighty Eighth,On Veterans Day, may we all take pause from our busy lives to recognize veterans from all branches of service who have sacrificed, both in war and in peace, to protect America and the American way of life. Here at the Mighty Eighth, we are approaching our 70th Anniversary as a Numbered

  • Eighth Air Force commander's Note to Airmen - New START Inspections

    Mighty Eighth, In early February, the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) was ratified. The treaty requires both the United States and Russia to reduce their deployed nuclear weapons to 700 each. On April 1, the Mighty Eighth was given its first opportunity to show our nation's

  • Eighth Air Force Commander sends holiday message

    Mighty Eighth,The holiday season is a time to celebrate the people in our lives that bring us happiness and joy throughout the year. In addition to some much needed time off with family and friends, it's my hope that the holidays will also provide an opportunity for reflection about achievements

  • Holiday successes and a new year of promise

    The year 2010 witnessed many successes for Air Force Global Strike Command. As the first full year of the Air Force's newest major command comes to a close, the new year awaits with the promise of even more opportunities and challenges ahead.You, the men and women of Air Force Global Strike Command,

  • Thanksgiving: A time to give thanks

    Mighty Eighth,As the Thanksgiving holiday season and start of 2011 approaches, it's a good opportunity for us all to stop and reflect on the family, friends and co-workers in our Air Force family and local community -- and give thanks for the freedoms that we share. In addition to giving thanks for

  • Eighth Air Force command chief thanks you for your service

    I hope this finds the men and women of the Mighty Eighth all doing well as we enter this holiday season! With Thanksgiving upon us and the mad rush for Christmas and the New Year quickly approaching, I wanted to take the time to let you know how much I appreciate your sacrifice and dedication to

  • Veterans Day: A day to honor, remember and reflect

    When President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Nov. 11, 1919, as the first Armistice Day, he was celebrating the signing of the armistice that ended World War I on Monday, Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. He also dedicated the holiday as a day to remember and honor "... the heroism of those who died in the