Be Bold – Col Samantha "Combo" Weeks Part 1 Grow Her Wings

From realizing she wanted to fly fighter jets at a young age to flying with the USAF Thunderbirds to commanding an Air Force Flying Wing, Samantha "Combo" Weeks has done it all and much more.  Currently retired from active duty Air Force, living and working in Colorado with her husband and two young boys, Sam joins us to share her stories and share advice with all of us, especially the next generation of aviators looking to join us in the skies.  We discuss being bold, growing grit and the work yet to be done. This episode is shared in two parts — Tune in for both as we learn about how she realized she wanted to fly fighter jets and how she achieved those dreams along with advice she has learned along the way.  Also find her at: Athena's Voice (
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Join us for a special panel we gathered to discuss personal emotions and thoughts surrounding the death of George Floyd. Carrie and Jenn host colleagues Ryan Garlow, Brendan Epps, Willie Allen and Rashad Howard (of in a series we call “Making Space to Talk” as we discuss our personal experience of the event, the reaction to it, institutionalized racism, and the true need of authentic discussion and accountability.

WARNING: Some of the discussion is disturbing to some. Viewer and listener discretion is advised.

DISCLAIMER: None of the views expressed in this discussion are representative of the Department of Defense, US Air Force or any other official office.

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