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  • January Chaplain's Reflections

    “When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?” – Psalm 8: 3-4

  • July Chaplain's Reflections

    Have you ever thought you were made for a special moment in time or a particular event that occurred in your life which enabled you to be successful? You worked hard to condition your mind, spirit, and physical abilities; along with keeping track of your training and skills. After all of those

  • April Chaplain's Reflections

    At the beginning of 2020, I was deployed to Central Asia in my role as a Religious Affairs Airman. Little did I know that January would prove to be quite the preview for what the rest of 2020 would turn out to be like. During that month alone, myself and the chaplain who was my Religious Support

  • January Chaplain's Reflections

    Hello Swamp Foxes! Welcome back after a month filled with festivities, food, and fellowship. If your December was like many, it was a blur and now 2022 is upon us. There are expectations and desires to look forward to with the coming of the New Year, a chance to reboot, reflect, and re-center

  • December Chaplain's Reflections

    In your life, did you ever wish you could go back and start over? I remember a few times when I assembled a piece of furniture and put the wrong side together or used the wrong screw and partially disassembled the unit and started again. Or when I took a wrong turn that increased my travel time

  • November Retiree's Corner

    This will be my 11th Desert Storm article honoring all Desert Shield/Storm Call Ups, and the eighth of ten articles honoring the 169th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. I have expanded more key personnel listings, and my goal is to name and honor as many people as I possibly can in this

  • November Chaplain's Reflections

    The Muslim call to prayer greeted the morning sun as the F-15s returned victorious to the tiny undisclosed base. The chaplain, careful not to wake his snoring roommate in their 8x12 sleeping container, rose early for his 30 second “combat shower” in radioactive water. Stepping into the cold, it took

  • October Chaplain's Reflections

    Have you thought that this moment in time is particularly made for you? You’ve worked hard to condition your mind, spirit, and physical abilities; along with keeping track of your training and skills. After all of those items, do you still consider that you were made for such a time as this?  In a

  • September Chaplain's Reflections

    Do you have moments in your life you can recall vividly?  Maybe it was the moment you graduated basic training. All of those hours of sweat, determination, pain and yelling.  All those early mornings and late evenings, the marching, the formation, the "Yes Ma'am" "Yes Sir", the pushups and sits ups