General Welsh's briefing to USAFA cadet wing

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  1. aggie83

    aggie83 Member

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    Here is a link to General Welsh's briefing to the USAFA cadet wing earlier this week. Our son said it was the best briefing since he has been at the USAFA. Be sure and watch the entire briefing. You will be glad you did.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFBpxB5zgnY&feature=share
     
  2. Dad

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    Awesome video. Thanks for sharing. :thumb:
     
  3. greentrees

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    nuensis USNA 2016

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    I second this. It's not often that I drop what I'm doing to sit and listen for fifty minutes; that was quite the captivating and inspiring speech.
     
  5. Bullet

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    Sitting around the table or gathering in the bar at the end of the week complaining that those in the highest ranks simply don't "get it" is an art form in the lower ranks, especially amongst fliers.

    Gen Welsh has long been known by the crews as one who does. When he was selected to lead USAFE, it was met with a lot of cheering by the troops. Many of us still hold out hope that he will go farther.
     
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    I'm glad a sat down and watched the full 50 minutes. Very inspiring.
     
  7. USAFA10s

    USAFA10s USAFA Class of 2012 WPAFB

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    It took me about 5 seconds to shift from the "another briefing to waste my time" mindset into "OH MY GOODNESS THIS IS AWESOME I AM SO LUCKY." Best speech in 3+ years at USAFA.
     
  8. LFry94

    LFry94 USAFA C1C '17

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    I watched this while I ate dinner last night. What an inspirational speaker!
     
  9. Jbodeau

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    Just wanted to bump this to the top. Amazing speech and anyone is a candidate/appointee should watch this!
     
  10. kalusafa

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    That was probably the best speech I ever heard. My wife and I both watched it after our C2C son told us about it last fall.

    Bill
     
  11. SamAca10

    SamAca10 Ensign - DWO

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    General Welsh Nominated as next CSAF

    I put this in the Academy news forum but no one responded.

    http://journalrecord.com/tinkertakeoff/2012/05/17/welsh-nominated-as-next-csaf/
     
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    Wow, I just watched the briefing. He has such clear insight, and he conveys it so well. I walk away from this video with a whole new outlook on what it would mean to be an Airman, and to what caliber an officer is expected to perform. I guess he is the embodiment of what we are all striving to be. Definitely adding him to my list of role models.
     

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