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10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Yates, a phase dock coordinator with the 442d Maintenance Squadron, salutes Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander, after being coined during a visit from 10th Air Force leadership to the Air Force Reserve wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 15, 2019. Yates’ supervisors nominated him to be recognized for his courage to share his personal struggle with mental health to a group of approximately 300 Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James Loper, 10th Air Force command chief, discusses mental health wellness with Airmen of the 442d Maintenance Group during a visit to the Air Force Reserve wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 15, 2019. Loper shared one of his favorite quotes, “you can’t pour from an empty cup,” and described how it reminds him to keep a healthy work-rest cycle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. James Hamby, left, petroleum, oil and lubricants flight chief with the 442d Logistics Readiness Squadron, discusses the POL mission with 10th Air Force leadership during their visit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 14, 2019. POL is responsible for the handling, monitoring, tracking and distributing of fuel for the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander, discusses the importance of checking on each other during his visit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 15, 2019. Borgen said, “being nosey is a good thing,” and that he appreciates when others check-in on him. He encouraged the Airmen to get to know each other and commended them for maintaining a balance between their military service, civilian job, and family. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Yates, a phase dock coordinator with the 442d Maintenance Squadron, receives a coin from Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander, during a visit from 10th Air Force leadership to the Air Force Reserve wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 15, 2019. Yates’ supervisors nominated him to be recognized for his courage to share his personal struggle with mental health to a group of approximately 300 Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander, walks through the vehicle maintenance bay at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 14, 2019. Borgen visited Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 442d Fighter Wing and toured the medical and logistic readiness squadron facilities as well as the maintenance group 5-bay hangar. Senior leaders of the 442d discussed Total Force Integration with Borgen and Loper including some of the benefits of working closely with active-duty and guard partners at Whiteman. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James Loper, right, 10th Air Force command chief, shares a story with 442d Fighter Wing senior leaders during a visit to the Air Force Reserve wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 14, 2019. The leaders discussed issues ranging from resource constraints to current national security threats and how the Air Force Reserve is accelerating readiness in order to execute its mission to provide combat-ready forces to fly, fight and win. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Joshua Burr, a vehicle operations specialist with the 442d Logistics Readiness Squadron, introduces himself to 10th Air Force leadership at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 14, 2019. Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. James Loper, 10th Air Force command chief, visited with Airmen of the 442d Fighter Wing and discussed the lean operating status of the Air Force with the wing’s senior leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander, shakes hands with Emma Vanney, a unit program coordinator with the 442d Logistics Readiness Squadron, during his visit at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 14, 2019. Vanney manages an array of programs that impact the acquisition of resources and mobility of personnel in the squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

10th Air Force leadership visits 442d FW
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Emma Vanney, a unit program coordinator with the 442d Logistics Readiness Squadron, smiles during a visit from 10th Air Force leadership at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 14, 2019. During the visit, Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander, presented Vanney with a challenge coin in recognition of her ability to improve the multiple programs she manages that directly impact resource acquisition and the mobility of personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- U.S. Air force Master Sgt. Chris Yates, a phase dock coordinator with the 442d Maintenance Squadron, salutes Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen, 10th Air Force commander, after being coined during a visit from 10th Air Force leadership to the Air Force Reserve wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., September 15, 2019. Yates’ supervisors nominated him to be recognized for his courage to share his personal struggle with mental health to a group of approximately 300 Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Missy Sterling)