• Conquering Denali Through the WEAR Program

    In a remarkable display of determination and teamwork, U.S. Air Force Capt. Mikayla DeMers, an aircraft maintenance officer assigned to the 525th Fighter Generation Squadron and a mountaineer, along with a group of fellow climbers embarked on a challenging expedition to conquer the mighty Denali,

  • High-altitude, high-achievement leadership

    "The rope team leader is the one who sees the obstacles first, and he also sets the pace. He needs to be very aware of what other people on the rope team are walking over or around, and adjust the pace of movement. If he goes too fast and someone’s going around an obstacle, it can become a point of