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  • What's in a badge?

    When out and about on the base, I’m often asked the meaning of my Air Force Inspector General Badge. More often than not, when I tell someone I work for the 81st Training Wing IG office, the common response is a raised eyebrow. This look obviously indicates some are leery or do not fully understand

  • First term Airman, first time father: And the baby is. . .

     (This commentary is part 2 of a 3 part series about my wife and I’s journey to becoming first-time parents in the Air Force.)Another three months has passed and gosh is the time flying by. Erin and I are about to enter the final stretch, the third trimester, in about a week and we will soon be

  • Special Olympics Mississippi – The perfect community partnership

    It takes attributes like dedication, loyalty, honesty, collaboration, and trust to nurture a relationship for 30 years--it’s no easy feat. The difficulty of the task is even represented by a rare gemstone, a pearl, on a couples’ 30th wedding anniversary. Over the past three decades, dedicated Airmen

  • 334th TRS hosts local youth

    Every day as a training squadron commander is an awesome day!  Sure, some days can be stressful, but there are always moments that just down right make me proud to be an Airman. As the commander of the 334th Training Squadron “Gators”, I could write about many of these daily events, or "feel good"