Top comments on “Caption This” photos

By Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie Air Force Social Media A day without laughter is a day wasted.” - Charlie Chaplin With the “Caption This” posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages we strive to bring some joy to everyone’s day. In these posts, you, the fans, share thousands of comments to create comedy gold. Thousands of comments are typed in and we had a tough time whittling it down to our top picks. It was a tough job, but everyone on the Air Force Social Media team compiled their favorites from … [Read more...]

Physical therapy: Changing my outlook

By Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr. Air Force Social Media Have you heard of Airman Snuffy? Airman Snuffy is an Airman who’s used as the example for almost everything in the Air Force. Let’s say Airman Snuffy has an injury, but doesn’t want to get medical treatment because of the misnomer that “you’ll get kicked out of the Air Force if you’re broken.” What Airman Snuffy didn’t know was letting an injury go untreated can cause greater medical issues in … [Read more...]

One big Air Force

By Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr. Air Force Social Media It’s not a foreign principle in the Air Force to understand that we participate, train, educate and support one another as fellow Airmen. In my opinion, it’s truly part of what makes us the world’s greatest Air Force. But what does that really look like? Over the last few years, I’ve had the opportunity to work side-by-side with members of the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard. I’ve seen firsthand that there … [Read more...]

Airmen and the almighty dollar

By Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie Air Force Social Media These tips will help you succeed in avoiding some of the financial management pitfalls many Airmen experience when they join the Air Force. Work with your local Airman and Family Readiness Center to discuss other financial issues. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff. Sgt. Carlin Leslie/Released) As part your initial training when you join the United States Air Force, you attend briefing after briefing and complete numerous computer-based … [Read more...]

Air Force Cycling Team takes on RAGBRAI

By Senior Master Sgt. Larry Gallo Air Force Cycling Team I just went back and re-read my daily post from a year ago when we were on the road to the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. Life seems to come full circle as I’ve done the same things at the same time for the last 10 years like attending RAGBRAI. The only things that change are the faces of the people sitting behind me in the van. This year, we have 17 people who are riding with us in a convoy, and only three … [Read more...]