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  • Making Risk Decisions – “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should”

    One of the key principles of risk management is making risk decisions at the appropriate level. So, what does that mean to you as a 108th Wing member?
  • Commander's Column July 2017

    Colonel Andrew P. Keane 108th Wing commander writes this edition of wing tips Commander's Column, a monthly commentary by a different 108th commander.
  • 108th Welcomes New Human Resource Advisor

    I would like to take a few minutes and introduce myself to those of you may not know me, and who may not know that I am now serving as the Wing’s HRA. Most of you are probably wondering what exactly a Human Resource Advisor does. The first thought that comes to the minds of many when asked if they know what the HRA does is, ‘Oh, that’s the person
  • The Cornerstore of our Military

    As members of the New Jersey Air National Guard we are subject to many different and increased obligations than our non-military civilian counterparts. We are different in the way we dress, in our conduct, our appearance, our job performance, and the sacrifices we may have to make because of our military affiliation.We are all familiar with the
  • Fitness/Activity Trackers are Not Authorized to be Worn in Classified Areas

    Many of you may have seen the memo from the Air Force Enterprise Authorizing Official authorizing the wear of personal wearable fitness devices within and around collateral classified information, up to and including secret. Within the campus of the 108th Wing, our Wing Commander, Col. Andrew Keane, has decided that the risks outweigh the benefits
  • The National Guard Members’ Journey: Expanding Capacity and Maintaining Balance

    The life of a military member is a never ending challenge of balancing responsibilities, prioritizing goals and finding time to actually 'have a life.' Understanding this challenge, the 108th Wing has several offices and programs designed to educate and help our members optimize performance and overall well-being.   The 108th Wing's support
  • Narcotics Disposal: Protect Yourself and Your Family

    Do you know it's illegal to take prescription medications that were not prescribed for you? That's right, the hydrocodone or oxycodone that your family member takes daily is only for your family member! Do you know that if you take a prescription pain medication that is not prescribed for you, you are jeopardizing your military career? I guarantee
  • Thank you for a job well done!

    I wanted to start May's drill weekend with a few thoughts and a lot of "thank you" for an outstanding April unit training assembly.First, the thoughts!We talk a lot about resiliency these days and for good reasons - operational tempo doesn't decline, money is tight, more is asked, and more is expected. However, if you want to observe resiliency in
  • The inside story of rightful recognition

    It was deeply gratifying for me to watch as the first 80 of what will end up being around 2,300 of my fellow New Jersey National Guardsmen received the Humanitarian Service Medal during a ceremony May 3, at the National Guard Armory in Lawrenceville.As a member of the 108th Wing Public Affairs office, I tell stories about my fellow Airmen; that's
  • Airmanship: A Mindset to Live By

    Well it's been a few months and the dust has finally settled with the appointment of a new State Command Chief! I am very excited to be your State Command Chief and look forward to working for you. I would like to start off my tenure highlighting the term "Airmanship". What does this word mean?It is a mindset. You feel a sense of certainty in
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  • Making Risk Decisions – “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should”

    One of the key principles of risk management is making risk decisions at the appropriate level. So, what does that mean to you as a 108th Wing member?
  • Commander's Column July 2017

    Colonel Andrew P. Keane 108th Wing commander writes this edition of wing tips Commander's Column, a monthly commentary by a different 108th commander.
  • 108th Welcomes New Human Resource Advisor

    I would like to take a few minutes and introduce myself to those of you may not know me, and who may not know that I am now serving as the Wing’s HRA. Most of you are probably wondering what exactly a Human Resource Advisor does. The first thought that comes to the minds of many when asked if they know what the HRA does is, ‘Oh, that’s the person
  • The Cornerstore of our Military

    As members of the New Jersey Air National Guard we are subject to many different and increased obligations than our non-military civilian counterparts. We are different in the way we dress, in our conduct, our appearance, our job performance, and the sacrifices we may have to make because of our military affiliation.We are all familiar with the
  • Fitness/Activity Trackers are Not Authorized to be Worn in Classified Areas

    Many of you may have seen the memo from the Air Force Enterprise Authorizing Official authorizing the wear of personal wearable fitness devices within and around collateral classified information, up to and including secret. Within the campus of the 108th Wing, our Wing Commander, Col. Andrew Keane, has decided that the risks outweigh the benefits
  • The National Guard Members’ Journey: Expanding Capacity and Maintaining Balance

    The life of a military member is a never ending challenge of balancing responsibilities, prioritizing goals and finding time to actually 'have a life.' Understanding this challenge, the 108th Wing has several offices and programs designed to educate and help our members optimize performance and overall well-being.   The 108th Wing's support
  • Narcotics Disposal: Protect Yourself and Your Family

    Do you know it's illegal to take prescription medications that were not prescribed for you? That's right, the hydrocodone or oxycodone that your family member takes daily is only for your family member! Do you know that if you take a prescription pain medication that is not prescribed for you, you are jeopardizing your military career? I guarantee
  • Thank you for a job well done!

    I wanted to start May's drill weekend with a few thoughts and a lot of "thank you" for an outstanding April unit training assembly.First, the thoughts!We talk a lot about resiliency these days and for good reasons - operational tempo doesn't decline, money is tight, more is asked, and more is expected. However, if you want to observe resiliency in
  • The inside story of rightful recognition

    It was deeply gratifying for me to watch as the first 80 of what will end up being around 2,300 of my fellow New Jersey National Guardsmen received the Humanitarian Service Medal during a ceremony May 3, at the National Guard Armory in Lawrenceville.As a member of the 108th Wing Public Affairs office, I tell stories about my fellow Airmen; that's
  • Airmanship: A Mindset to Live By

    Well it's been a few months and the dust has finally settled with the appointment of a new State Command Chief! I am very excited to be your State Command Chief and look forward to working for you. I would like to start off my tenure highlighting the term "Airmanship". What does this word mean?It is a mindset. You feel a sense of certainty in
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