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Nov. 25, 2009

COMACC Holiday Safety Message 2009

Fellow Airmen,The holiday season gives us the opportunity to spend time with family and friends, reflect on the past year, and look forward to future opportunities. It is a time to remember those currently deployed around the world preserving peace and freedom. This year, as you take the time to celebrate the holidays, I hope you will join me in

Sept. 22, 2009

Think force protection: Beware of the dry run

 If your commander directed you to participate in a parade tomorrow, would you know exactly what you'd do or where you'd go? You'd probably need some practice. When terrorists get ready to attack, they never just go out and do it: they need practice. Sometimes, they'll use their real-world equipment and run though everything exactly like they would

Sept. 14, 2009

Thoughts on September 11th

Eight years ago, the world was a different place. Families would gather around the airport gate to welcome their loved ones home. Celebrities, crime, and the usual politics dominated the media coverage. The words "terrorism," "jihad," "fatwa," and "al-Qaida" were not in anyone's daily vocabulary. Liquids of all sizes were allowed on commercial