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    Sword and Shield Podcast

    Audio | 960th Cyberspace Wing

    About

    The official podcast of the 960th Cyberspace Wing, the only cyberspace wing in AFRC.



    Episodes


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 47: Introducing the 35th Combat Communications Squadron

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, speaks with the 35th Combat Communications Squadron leadership about their mission, April 8, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. 35th CBCS leadership consisted of Lt. Col. Monte Buchanan, commander, Lt. Col. Timothy Spink, director of operations, Chief Master Sgt. David Solis, superintendent, and Senior Master Sgt. James Letcher III, operations superintendent. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      05/02/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 45: Leadership perspectives on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention, Part 2

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Frances Martinez, 960th CW director of psychological health, continue to speak with Retired Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, former U.S. Air Force Academy superintendent, in this two-part episode about Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention, March 25, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      04/18/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 44: Leadership perspectives on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention, Part 1

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Frances Martinez, 960th CW director of psychological health, speak with Retired Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, former U.S. Air Force Academy superintendent, about Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention, March 25, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas, (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      04/12/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 43: Security clearances and mental health

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing Director of Psychological Health, John Covington, 960th CW Chief of Security, and Master Sgt. Andrew Mundy, 316th Training Squadron, discuss the reality of seeking mental health while having a security clearance March 4, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      04/05/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 46: CPI with Bud Beohnke

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, talks with Mr. Bud Boehnke, 960th Cyberspace Wing Continuous Process Improvement program manager, about the benefits of implementing CPI within an organization April 1, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      04/01/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 42: Career pathways and leadership destinations

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Wing acting command chief, and Capt. Jamillah Gonzalez, 960th CW executive officer, talk about their respective career pathways to leadership March 22, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      03/22/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 41: What can your Career Advisor do for you?

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Wing acting command chief, speaks with Master Sgt. Amanda Helberg, 433rd Airlift Wing and 960th CW career assistance advisor, about what career advisors do and options available to wing members March 18, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      03/18/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 40: Introducing the 426th Network Warfare Squadron

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, speaks with leadership in the 426th Network Warfare Squadron about the unit's mission March 11, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      03/11/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 38: Cultural Diversity and Mental Health

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks with Melody Montano, San Antonio Counseling and Behavioral Center, about how cultural diversities effect mental health Feb. 25, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      02/25/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 39: Shedding light on self-harm

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing Director of Psychological Health, discusses self-harm with Dr. Henry Polk and Sara Broussard from the San Antonio Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Feb. 25, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      02/25/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 37: We're in this together

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, discuss recent stressors and offer their perspectives on coping Feb. 21, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      02/21/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 36: Touch-point Leadership

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, talk about touch-point leadership and its positive effects Feb. 4, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      02/04/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep 35: Command chief's farewell

      Chief Master Sgts. Brian Bischoff, 960th Cyberspace Wing command chief, and Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, discuss Bischoff's time as the first AFRC cyberspace wing command chief as he offers parting words of wisdom Jan. 31, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      01/31/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 34: Innovation Culture and Leadership

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, speaks with Brig. Gen. Bradley Pyburn, 16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) deputy commander, about innovation culture and leadership Jan. 25, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      01/25/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 33: It's a big cyber world out there

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, discuss cyber Airmen's role in defensive cyber operations in the Air Force Reserve Jan. 21, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      01/21/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 32: Unit Cohesion and Trust

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, have an in-depth discussion on trust and how it ties into unit cohesion Jan. 14, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      01/14/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 31: Let's talk about human trafficking

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing Director of Psychological Health, talks with Joana Licon and Jasmine Chavira from the city of San Antonio Rape Crisis Center about human trafficking Jan. 7, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      01/07/2021


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 29: Strategic Alignment

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, talks with Mr. Bud Boehnke, 960th CW continuous process improvement program manager, about the wing's strategic alignment Dec. 17, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      12/28/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 30: It's a new year for the wing!

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, discuss what 2021 holds in store for the wing Dec. 22, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison

      12/28/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 28: Holiday Blues

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing Director of Psychological Health, speaks with Yendi Cardenas, a licensed clinical social worker in the Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Mental Health Clinic, over the phone about holiday blues and ways to manage and overcome it Dec. 9, 2020, Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      12/20/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 27: Accelerate change or lose

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, discuss the Accelerate Change or Lose initiative and how it applies to the wing Dec. 11, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      12/13/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 26: Wing year in review

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Bischoff, 960th CW command chief, discuss events over the past year and their impacts on the wing Dec. 6, 2020, Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      12/06/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 25: The commander's inspection program

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Master Sgt. Reggan Greene, 960th CW Inspector General superintendent, discuss the commander's inspection program and what it entails Nov. 9, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      11/29/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 24: Cyberspace and Space Force

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, and Maj. Jeremy Leader, 50th Network Warfare Squadron commander, talk about the Space Force and Leader's civilian role in helping to shape the new service Nov. 8, 2020, Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      11/22/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 23: Mental health crisis intervention

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing Director of Psychological Health, discusses suicide and mental health with Ernie Stevens, a police officer who works in the San Antonio Police Department Mental Health Crisis Unit, Oct. 29, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      11/11/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 22: The importance of R-EDP and MyVector

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas, speaks with Chief Master Sgt. Billie Baber, Air Reserve Personnel Center command chief at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., about the importance of the Reserve Enlisted Development Plans and MyVector Oct. 23, 2020. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      11/08/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 21: Social media engagement

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, speak with Samantha Mathison, 960th CW Public Affairs, about social media engagement Oct. 28, 2020, Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      10/28/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 20: Airman development and the future of cyberspace

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, talk about Airman development and how it fits into the future of Air Force cyberspace Oct. 15, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      10/15/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 19: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing director of psychological health, discusses domestic violence Oct. 7, 2020, with Mr. Steve Mayfield, violence prevention integrator at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      10/07/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 18: How to commission in the 960th CW

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, talks with Capt. Nicholas Nava and 2nd Lt. Adriene Anderson from the 426th Network Warfare Squadron about the 960th Cyberspace Wing commissioning process Aug. 20, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      10/04/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 17: A personal experience with Breast Cancer

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, discusses Breast Cancer with 2nd Lt. Adriene Mallow, 426th Network Warfare Squadron, and how it's affected her life Sept. 24, 2020, Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      09/24/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 15: A key spouse's story of resiliency

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing director of Psychological Health at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas, speaks with this episode's special guest Kristen Christy, an Air Force key spouse in the 53rd Network Operations Squadron, Sept. 16, 2020, about how suicide directly effected her family and the impact it has had. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      09/16/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 16: Surviving suicide

      Frances Martinez, 960th Cyberspace Wing Director of Psychological Health at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas, speaks with retired Lt. Col. Robert Swanson, a two-time survivor of suicide, Sept. 8, 2020. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      09/08/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep 14: Leadership discussion on suicide

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, talks with Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, about suicide in the Air Force and it's impact Sept. 3, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      09/03/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 13: Introducing Frances Martinez, the new Director of Psychological Health

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, speaks with Frances Martinez, the 960th Cyberspace Wing Director of Psychological Health, August 25, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      08/25/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 11: Women's Equality Day at the 960th CW

      Samantha Mathison, 960th Cyberspace Wing chief of Public Affairs, discusses Women's Equality Day with Capt. Jamillah Gonzalez, 960th CW executive officer, and Tech. Sgts. Elspeth Moleno and Tiffany Paddock, 52nd Network Warfare Squadron cyber analysts, Aug. 24, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      08/24/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast leadership profile ep. 9.1: Col. Richard Erredge

      In this special edition of the Sword and Shield, Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, profiles Col. Richard Erredge August 12, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. Erredge recently assumed command of the 960th Cyberspace Wing. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      08/12/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast leadership profile ep. 9.2: Col. Silas Darden

      In this special edition of the Sword and Shield, Col. Richard Erredge profiles Col. Silas Darden, the 960th Cyberspace Wing vice commander, August 8, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      08/08/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 12: Three chiefs speak WoW!

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, has words of wisdom with Command Chief Master Sgts. Jeremy Malcom, 10th Air Force, and Brian Bischoff, 960th Cyberspace Wing, Aug. 8, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      08/08/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast leadership profile ep. 8.2: Col. Thaddeus Janicki

      In this special edition of the Sword and Shield, Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, profiles Col. Thaddeus Janicki August 7, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. Janicki recently assumed command of the 860th Cyberspace Operations Group. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      08/07/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast leadership profile ep. 8.1: Col. Mark Estlund

      In this special edition of the Sword and Shield, Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, profiles Col. Mark Estlund August 4, 2020, who recently assumed command of the 960th COG at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      08/04/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 10: Two Units, One Goal

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Wing acting command chief, talks with Chief Master Sgt. Shana Cullum, 433rd Airlift Wing command chief, about the relationship between the two units July 30, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio - Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      07/30/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 6: Professional Development

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th Cyberspace Wing acting command chief, talks with Senior Master Sgt. Kevin Hunter, 960th CW Professional Development Committee member, and Tech. Sgt. Anthony Luna, 960th CW training manager, about avenues in which members can access professional development classes and courses July 21, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio - Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      07/21/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 5: Key Spouse Program

      K.C. Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing key spouse, guest-stars in this episode of Sword and Shield July 14, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio - Chapman Training Annex, Texas. K.C. Erredge talks with Col. Richard Erredge, 960th CW vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Chief Howard, 960th CW acting command chief, about the benefits of the Key Spouse Program of the only cyberspace wing in the Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      07/14/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 7: The O.G. Commander

      Col. Lori Jones, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, guest-stars in this episode of Sword and Shield July 10, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio - Chapman Training Annex, Texas. Jones talks with Col. Richard Erredge, 960th CW vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Chief Howard, 960th CW acting command chief, about her experience as the first commander of the only cyberspace wing in the Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force audio by Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison)

      07/10/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Episode 4: Cyberblock

      Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th CW acting command chief, discusses Cyberblock and RTS travel vouchers with Master Sgt. Jeanett Vielman, 960th CW Cyberblock technician, July 7, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio - Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      07/07/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 3: Enlisted Development

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th CW acting command chief, discuss enlisted development June 25, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio - Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      07/02/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 2: Enlisted Promotions

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th CW acting command chief, discuss enlisted promotions June 25, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio - Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      06/25/2020


    • Sword and Shield Podcast Ep. 1

      Col. Richard Erredge, 960th Cyberspace Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Howard, 960th CW acting command chief, discuss why they've initiated a podcast for the wing June 19, 2020, at Joint Base San Antonio-Chapman Training Annex, Texas. (U.S. Air Force audio by Samantha Mathison)

      06/19/2020