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  • Get in the wheelbarrow

    After completing a highly dangerous tightrope walk over Niagara Falls in appalling wind and rain, 'The Great Zumbrati' was met by an enthusiastic supporter, who urged him to make a return trip, this time pushing a wheelbarrow, which the spectator had thoughtfully brought along. The Great Zumbrati was reluctant, given the terrible conditions, but
  • A salute to first impressions

    Ever heard the saying, "You never get a second chance to make a good first impression?" Do you ever think about the first impression you make walking around the base? Most of you will probably be thinking about how your uniform looks. But have you ever thought about the impression you leave on another person when you exchange salutes?The salute is
  • Fighting through difficulties of war

    Tears rolled down my face. The casket was heavy and the slow walk up to the C-17's cargo ramp seemed much longer than it was. We all knew his name, but it didn't matter. He was an Airman. He was one of ours.To say I was honored to carry the flag-draped casket of Senior Airman Adam Servais would be understating what all of us felt that day.Serving