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  • Get moving: Be more than ‘fit to fight,’ get yourself fit for life!

    The New Year is rapidly underway, and many of us are busy trying to keep our New Year’s resolutions of getting into shape, losing weight and eating better. Most people have great intentions, but unfortunately after two or three weeks, old habits are welcomed back and no long-term changes have been made. Why is this? I’m just as guilty of doing this
  • Deployments 101: how Team Ellsworth deploys

    Wouldn’t it be great if we could take a class on how to deploy a wing and have it all figured out? Sounds simple doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Although many people “see” a wing deployment as smooth or error-free, deploying a wing takes a lot of behind-the-scenes work. There are countless professionals checking and double-checking
  • Having what it takes to be a ‘new monkey’

    My boss sometimes calls me the new monkey. I hope that sentence has you asking, “What in the world does that mean?” And if it does, I can’t think of a better time to explain it, so here’s the story. Some scientists put three monkeys in a big cage. The monkeys are placed on one side of the cage without food, while some savory monkey snacks are