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Commander's Commentary

  • Change ...

    Change is inevitable. Change is uncertain. Change may be uncomfortable. However, it is often necessary because the risks of complacency are too great. In April, the Chief of Staff unveiled the Air Force's new mission statement. These eight words are a mandate to continue our journey as an institution because, as Airmen, we understand that good enough today will inevitably fail in tomorrow's security environment.
  • Developing Resilient Leaders

    As a command team, one of our strategic priorities is to focus on how we develop resilient leaders. We recognize the importance of leaders who have a high degree of emotional intelligence at all levels, as technical competence alone will not guarantee our future success.
  • 2021: FORWARD TOGETHER

    As a command team, improving the lives of Reserve Citizen Airmen has been our guiding principle. To that end, we laid out our three strategic priorities: prioritizing strategic depth and accelerating readiness, developing resilient leaders, and reforming the organization. As we move into 2021, we will continue to accelerate our actions to achieve our objectives, setting our strategic priorities up for long-term sustainment.
  • 2020 IN HINDSIGHT

    This past year has tested us all, both as individuals and as a team. In the face of each challenge, you have inspired the Command Chief and me with your seemingly endless reservoirs of resilience.
  • PHASE THREE: ACCELERATING OUR STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

    September marks my second anniversary in command. As a command team, the command chief and I continue to be amazed with your accomplishments despite every challenge that has emerged over the past year. 
  • BUILDING TRUST IN A TIME OF UNCERTAINTY

    "Discussing our different life experiences and viewpoints can be tough, uncomfortable and therefore
  • Ready to Respond ... to Any Scenario

    The reason the Air Force Reserve exists is to provide manpower and capabilities to support and defend this nation. This mandate spans the entire spectrum of operations, so we must be prepared to respond to any potential scenario.
  • OUR PLAN AHEAD

    Heroes of the Air Force Reserve, I want to share our plan ahead for the Air Force Reserve as we help our country respond to and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. As you know, the president announced a national emergency on March 13, due to the Novel coronavirus. As your commander, I want you to know my commander’s intent going forward.
  • Diversity Makes Us Stronger

    The Air Force Reserve is one of the greatest military organizations in the world. Our diversity is one of many factors which contribute to our greatness.
  • Strengthening Your Team, Supporting Your Family

    Heroes of the Air Force Reserve,Being part of an outstanding team is an amazing feeling. I am
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