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  • Celebrate 75 with the 96th

    Birthdays can not go with out a celebration! And just like my own birthday I think we can celebrate the 96 Airlift Squadron Birthday all month long. The 96 AS was constituted (that’s a big word for formed) May 25, 1943, that makes them 75 years young! It is truly incredible the amount of history this squadron holds. The 96 AS began as the 96
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month--changing the culture

    Approximately two years ago, the Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services, the Surgeon General of the Air Force, and the Director of the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response published a paper on the prevention of interpersonal and self-directed violence and how a change was needed. It was determined the Air Force’s
  • Combatting trafficking in persons important for all

    Combatting Trafficking in Persons (“CCIP”) is an important consideration for all of us. DoDI 2200.01 requires each service to formulate policy and guidance to educate and inform service members on CTIP in order to increase awareness so they can better identify and report suspected trafficking.AFI 36-2921 sets forth the parameters of the Air
  • 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
  • Honor and Respect Among Airmen

    Every Airman deserves to be treated with respect, and every Airman is expected to act with honor.
  • 934th Airlift Wing not to acquire 440th Airlift Wing nomenclature

    As you may know, the 934th Airlift Wing is a direct descendant of the 440th Airlift Wing. As such, the 934th Airlift Wing has been investigating the possibility of re-capturing its original unit heritage, which dates back to WWII, by re-integrating the history of the 440th Airlift Wing with that of the 934th Airlift Wing. Major units of our
  • Veteran's Day Message from the Commander

    At the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month of 1918, an armistice was signed by leaders representing the Allies and Germany, ending what we now refer to as World War I. Armistice Day was commemorated in the years following, and became a legal federal holiday in the United States in 1938. After the largest mobilization in our nation’s
  • Customer service defines success

    Most people do not think of a military organization as being focused on customer service. That is a mistake. All occupations have customers and satisfying those customers defines their success, we are no different. The fact that the military is not a for-profit entity does not alleviate the need for a strong focus on the customer. Every airman
  • Combating trafficking in persons important for all

    Combatting Trafficking in Persons ("CCIP") is an important consideration for all of us.  DoDI 2200.01 requires each service to formulate policy and guidance to educate and inform service members on CTIP in order to increase awareness so they can better identify and report suspected trafficking.  AFI 36-2921 sets forth the parameters of the Air
  • Commander sends holiday message

    Airmen, Family and Friends of the Global Vikings:As 2015 draws to a close, I would like to thank you for your hard work and dedication over the past year as members of the 934th Airlift Wing family.  I truly appreciate all that you have accomplished this year, and I hope you take advantage of some well-earned rest this holiday season. I know we ask
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