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  • When leading, be a conductor, not a virtuoso

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Some years ago, I came across this quote on mature leadership and wrote it down as a reminder of what excellent leadership looks like: “Remember, you’re the conductor — not the virtuoso.”All of us are doers, managers and leaders, depending on the situation,

  • Sharing IV: A chance to learn from each other

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – In this month’s AFMC Connect story on “Sharing,” Col. Patrick Miller, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, introduced a series of questions answered by wing leaders to facilitate small-group conversations across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as

  • Align your efforts with passion along career path

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The Air Force has been very good to me. After completing my bachelor’s degree in music, I took the advice of a good friend and auditioned for the Air Force Band of Flight in the spring of 1999.I was absolutely thrilled when I got accepted. I felt like I had

  • Sharing III: A chance to learn from each other

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- In this month’s AFMC Connect story on “Sharing,” Col. Patrick Miller, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, introduced a series of questions answered by wing leaders to facilitate small-group conversations across Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

  • Sharing II: A chance to learn from each other

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - In last week’s AFMC Connect story on “Sharing,”, Col. Patrick Miller, the 88th Air Base Wing and installation commander, introduced a series of questions answered by the wing leaders to facilitate small-group conversations across Wright-Patterson Air Force

  • ASPIRE program primes future FSS ambassadors

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Five 88th Force Support Squadron civilian employees have wrapped up the 12-week ASPIRE program, which exposed them to the FSS portfolio, preparing each participant for future leadership roles.Part of an Air Force Materiel Command initiative, the ASPIRE

  • New leaders equipped for command at AFMC Squadron Leader Orientation

    More than 50 first-time AFMC commanders and materiel and civilian leaders attended the 2019 Spring Squadron Leader Orientation, an intense five-day training, which included briefings, panel discussions, mentorship sessions and workshops on topics ranging from AFMC mission expectations to