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  • Suicide and Mental Health Awareness

    Life is filled with obstacles and stressors amplified by uncertainty related to the pandemic. As children return to school and parents return to work, managing stress in both environments requires a team approach to transition back into these environments and overcome difficulties. During these times it is vital to assist service members with adjusting to the work environment, help manage stress and find ways to remain connected while social distancing as pandemic precautions fluctuate. While brief periods of stress motivate us to achieve goals and develop creative solutions; extreme and ongoing stress can lead to financial problems, relationship concerns, job issues, changes in sleep and eating patterns or health challenges.
  • Be Smart, Stay Safe, Protect our PII

    140th Wingmen,First and foremost in my thoughts is how each of you continues to serve your nation with distinction and honor every day.  Some particularly defining moments from this spring include the superior performance by our Airfield personnel during the AFSPC inspection in January, the selection of SrA Jonathan Smail, 233 SG, as not only the
  • Take Care of Our Greatest Resource

    140th Wingmen,Two weeks ago we said farewell to our people headed overseas for the TSP deployment. I want to say "THANKS" to everyone who played a part in making their departure as smooth and seamless as it was. Everyone is safely in country now and doing well due to your hard work and effort.In light of the deployment, I'd like to remind you of
  • Congratulations to the 140th CES

    140th Wingmen,I'd like to personally congratulate our 140th Civil Engineer Squadron for winning the 2014 Colonel William L. Deneke Award. This award is given each year to the Air National Guard civil engineer unit that shows the most outstanding accomplishments and achievements. As the ANG winner, the 140 CES competed with all Reserve Component top
  • 140th Wing Outstanding Unit Award

    140th Wingmen,This week I received the official notice from NGB that the 140th Wing was selected for the 2013 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for MeritoriousService between the dates of 1 November 2011 to 31 October 2013. During this period, the Wing received multiple "Outstanding" evaluation results,successfully passed numerous readiness and
  • Memorial Day Message

    140th Wingmen,With the long Memorial Day weekend approaching, I'm sure many of you are looking forward to some time off of work and fun with family and friends. However before the weekend begins, I'd like to take a moment to remember the reason we recognize this holiday...to honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave their
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    140th Wing,Each May, we take a moment to observe Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese people to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. On October 5, 1978,
  • 140th Wing Climate Survey

    "Unity is strength...when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved." Mattie StepanekTeamwork and collaboration go hand-in-hand. With that said, the 140th Wing Command Climate Survey (Our Survey!) is underway. As the collective 140th Wing Team, Col Dunstan is soliciting your participation in the Wing Survey to hear your
  • Commander's Veterans Day Message

    140th Wingmen,As we anxiously approach the long weekend, I want to take a moment to reflect on the importance of this upcoming holiday. Veterans Day gives us an opportunity to appreciate what it truly means to live in freedom and to honor the men and women, past and present, who have made great sacrifices in the defense of our liberty. Throughout
  • Message from Secretary Hagel on Suicide Prevention Month

    The Department of Defense has no more important responsibility than supporting and protecting those who defend our country and that means we must do everything possible to prevent military suicide. As we observe Suicide Prevention Month, the entire DoD community - Service members, civilians, members of our families and leaders at every level - must