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AIR. That fluid transparent substance which surrounds our globe.
     2. No property can be had in the air it belongs equally to all men, being indispensable to their existence. To poison or materially to change the air, to the annoyance of the public, is a nuisance. Cro. Cr. 610; 2 Ld. Raym 1163; I Burr. 333; 1 Str. 686 Hawk. B. 1, c. 75, s. 10; Dane's Ab. Index h.t. But this must be understood with this qualification, that no one has a right to use the air over another man's land, in such a manner as to be injurious to him. See 4 Campb. 219; Bowy. Mod. Civ. Law, 62; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 36 1; Grot. Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, liv. 2, c. 2, Sec. 3, note, 3 et 4.
     3. It is the right of the proprietor of an estate to enjoy the light and air that will come to him, and, in general, no one has a right to deprive him of them; but sometimes in building, a man opens windows over his neighbor's ground, and the latter, desirous of building on his own ground, necessarily stops the windows already built, and deprives the first builder of light and air; this he has the right to do, unless the windows are ancient lights, (q.v.) or the proprietor has acquired a right by grant or prescription to have such windows open. See Crabb on R. P. Sec. 444 to 479 and Plan. Vide Nuisance.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"I told him everything, gave him the number, and he said he would call until (the friend) picked up," Airman Gunterman said.
We must have leadership that is able to talk to every Airman about the realities and the challenges we face, because we need to keep our Airmen focused on the jobs before them.
It requires the rater to tell the Airman specifically how well he or she is doing in job knowledge, leadership skills, resource management, communication and more.
For instance, if a problem arises with the navigation equipment, a GATM troop like Airman Cardiges is present to ask follow-on questions.
Recently, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Moseley, released our new "Airman's Creed." General Moseley says this creed "articulate(s) fundamental beliefs and capture(s) the essence of our war fighting ethos." I think one phrase of the creed succinctly sums up the message of this short paper: "I will never leave an Airman behind." As part of our war fighting ethos, we would never think of leaving a Wingman in a "Wounded bird" alone over enemy territory, nor would we think of leaving a stranded convoy driver to face his attackers without cover.
In January 2010, Airman and Family Readiness Centers will be able to provide resources and referrals to bridge that gap.
Eagleson, one of the original Tuskegee Airman who passed away this year.
"It is a humbling experience to be in the presence of such aviation greatness as Colonel McGee and the other Tuskegee Airmen," said Senior Airman Marren Clay, a crew chief who attended the medal presentation.
But while Airman Cruz may not perform space walks or fly on dangerous missions to repair broken-down space stations, his contributions to the Air Force's ongoing endeavors in space are no less important.
Your commitment to protect and defend our people and resources, and enforce military law provides every Airman the fundamental element they need to be able to accomplish our Air Force mission - to fly, fight and win.
The circumstances surrounding a large majority of our preventable mishaps strike a personal cord in me, because a few years ago, I too was that same young Airman driving fast and hanging out with my own indestructible peers.