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Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin released a memo directing urgent actions to address suicide in the military community.
Mental health plays a large role in how Airmen think, feel, and act. Nurturing physical and mental well-being is important to maintaining readiness in a world marked by unforeseen challenges and ceaseless change. During Suicide Awareness Month, it is important to recognize the toll that mental
The Department of the Air Force’s top officials provided a series of keynote speeches and panel discussions at the Air and Space Forces Association 2023 Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 11-13.
“This article was originally published in the New York Times Magazine Sept. 10, 2019. To view the original article, you can visit https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/10/magazine/air-force-suicide-prevention.html.”Suicide is the No. 1 killer of active-duty airmen in the United States Air Force. In
U.S. and coalition service members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing came together for a coalition worship event at the chapel at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Sept. 13, 2023. U.S. and partner nation forces shared an evening of song and prayer to bolster their spiritual fitness and cultivate
JB MDL hosted a Suicide Prevention Day with a 5K run, sports and activities to help promote suicide awareness and prevention, and connect service members with available resources.
National campaign reinforces Airmen, civilian awareness about driving dangers
Members of the SL24: UnLocke the Light Foundation, an organization that connects college and high school students with mental health resources, visited Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Aug. 29, 2023, and spoke with Airmen about important mental health topics such as stress, depression and suicide
Medals are displayed on a table before a marathon event at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 9, 2023. The Ramstein Northside and Southside Fitness Centers hosted a half-marathon including 1km, 5km and 10km runs giving Kaiserslautern Military Community members the opportunity to compete in various
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Six new chaplains joined the 51st Fighter Wing Chaplain Corps to fulfill an essential role in providing spiritual support, religious services, and guidance to Airmen and leaders of all faiths at Osan.
This joint pledge serves as a powerful testament to their dedication to supporting victims of sexual assault and their determination to eliminate such incidents from their ranks.
September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month
Leaders from the 374th Airlift Wing and 374th Medical Group met with the Yokota community Aug. 31, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, to discuss the transition to MHS GENESIS, the new electronic health record for the Military Health System.The Yokota community gathered at the base officers’ club to learn
If you want to understand how the Air Force instills resilience into every uniformed member, think back to your time at basic military training, basic cadet training, field training or officer training school. Through grit and determination, you overcame many challenges to become an Airman, and
Steffanie Sargeant is a licensed clinical social worker at Basic Military Training's Human Performance Squadron. She explains the mission of the True North clinic and the challenges they face while caring for military training instructors.
New to training Military Training Instructors, Tech. Sgt. Nigel Cotton shares the challenges he faced while acclimating to the new environment and the experience he had seeking mental health services.
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