• Knowing the rules before you post: a social media guide for personal accounts

    Finding a work life balance is critical and at the end of the day we all have an identity that extends beyond the uniform that we wear. Often we enjoy sharing who we are with friends and family through the use of social media, but how much information is too much and where is the line between personal identity and misrepresentation? While there is
  • National Suicide Prevention Week

    National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 10-16. Our Air Force Reserve mission is to provide combat-ready forces to fly, fight and win. We know our reservists constantly and consistently train to be mission ready -- ensuring their own knowledge, skills and abilities and then combining them with team training to be successful in battle. However, not all battles are fought on the battlefield, and sometimes we keep our battles to ourselves -- a practice that in and of itself, can be part of an individual’s challenge. Why?
  • Rainier Wing ramping up speaking engagements

    A Speakers Bureau is essentially a roster of volunteers from the wing that Public Affairs can pull from to arrange speaking engagements with community organizations. The Public Affairs office often gets requests from groups interested in learning more about the jobs Rainier Wing Airmen perform.
  • Time is of the essence for Air Force warfighters

    Our squadrons are doing things to make our Air Force better, safer and more efficient at the tactical level.
  • Your readiness supports JBLM’s base-wide mission

    You’re one of the 40,000 service members and 14,000 civilian employees who make Joint Base Lewis-McChord and its important operational missions the unqualified successes they are.
  • Employer Orientation Day Aims to Educate

    The 446th Airlift Wing's Employer Day is Saturday, June 3, 2017.
  • Farewell RODEO, Welcome Exercise Mobility Guardian

    For many years Air Mobility Command was proud to host the AMC RODEO—an international competition meant to showcase our collective Mobility Air Force skillsets in an atmosphere of friendly rivalry and esprit d ’corps.  RODEO was always a popular event, and did well to further build relationships and international partnerships while motivating units
  • Jimmy Stewart: True American Patriot

    Jimmy Stewart once said, “What’s wrong with wanting to fight for your country? Why are people reluctant to use the word patriotism?”
  • No fight should be fought alone, especially loneliness

    In my family, Christmas time has always represented happiness, togetherness and caring for one another. In the warm embrace of our loved ones, we treasured what we had in our lives and tried our best to show our compassion for each other by spending time and sharing gifts with one another.
  • A Counsellor's Thoughts on Suicide Prevention Month

    The Air Force is not immune to the causes of suicidal thoughts and behaviors. People commit suicide for a number of reasons including feelings of hopelessness, guilt, or overwhelming stress or sadness. At times, a suicide attempt is an impulsive gesture following a stressful incident that is perceived as being insurmountable.