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Space Base Delta 3 Commander, Colonel Mia Walsh, and SBD 3's Senior Enlisted Leader, Chief Master Sgt. Sarah Morgan, join Space Systems Command and SBD 3 service members and civilians to participate in a suicide awareness demonstration on September 1, 2022. Participants held posters with slogans for personnel to read as they drove through the front gate to work.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – There is a new number in town, it’s 988On July 16, 2022, the U.S. transitioned from a 10-digit phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to the easy-to-remember three-digit 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Since then, there has been a 45 percent
From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Americans observe Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the history and remarkable contributions that people of different cultures and backgrounds have made across the nation.
The Hawk’s Cove members are pleased to announce the grand opening of the new Integrated Resilience Center at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which marks a time to raise awareness and promote discussion of this often taboo and stigmatized subject.
Chaplains’ offices are a safe space. Chaplains have a higher level of confidentiality and are not allowed to share private conversations held in counseling sessions, and as a spiritual advisor, ensuring everyone’s right to confidential counseling.
Originally training for total fitness, Tech Sgt. Phillip Whitley's six-month training plan evolved to ensure the memory of three Wingmen lost to suicide, kept running.
No one fights alone.332d Fire and Emergency Services were the first deployed unit to be completely outfitted with the Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Initiative’s Suicide Awareness patch. In total 45 firefighters received a patch, and they also sold
As a way to give back to Airmen who support the mission during the night hours, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing leadership hosted a night shift barbecue at Creech Air Force Base. The event began at 10 p.m. on Sept. 15 and ended at 2 a.m. Sept. 16.
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. – Team Minot welcomed Chaplain Lt. Col. Dallas Little as he was appointed as the Wing Chaplain at Minot Air Force Base, Sept. 13, 2022.
September is a time of healing. Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst recognized Suicide Prevention month to raise awareness on suicide prevention in continuing to improve the community’s mental health and wellness. During the month, the Suicide Prevention Awareness Office hosted various events and
The DoD now has a framework in place to track the implementation and effectiveness of its efforts to stop sexual assault and harassment, which includes regular progress reviews through senior leadership forums.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Matthew Klimis, True North 355th Maintenance Group Chaplain, Col. Clarence McRae, 355th MXG commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Raul Torres, 355th MXG command chief, hosted a morale event to chat with their Airmen about Suicide Awareness while the 355th Munitions Production flight
The collection spans decades showcasing major Air Force events, achievements and accomplishments that Airmen reached on the battlefield while overcoming social and economic obstacles.
This infographic lets you know what the 908th Airlift Wing Chaplains can provide for you if you find yourself in a situation where their services could be of benefit to you. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Juliana Todd)
Growing up, hard work, respect, honesty and a sense of honor were instilled in me. To always be the best that I could be, no matter what I was doing. Every day, I come to work I bring this with me, and I try to teach my students the same. I am a first-generation child from immigrant parents, and in
Airmen assigned to the 633d Medical Group rose to the challenge of low manning and in the process became effective leaders. The Airmen of the Optometry Clinic were thrown into leadership positions and succeeded in making the clinic thrive during a time where there were no non-commissioned officers.
Hispanics, Latinos celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15
Staff Sgt. Jasmin Walker updated the mural rock in front of the Oasis September 4, 2022. The Oasis is a quiet place for Airmen to relax and enjoy snacks, massage chairs, magazines, calming music and other amenities.
What began as a concern about reporting sexual assault from an U.S. Air Force Academy cadet is now being put into action as policy for all service members within the Department of Defense. The Safe-to-Report policy removes a significant barrier for reporting sexual assaults by giving survivors the
Chief Master Sgt. Robert Holt, the Aircraft Maintenance Superintendent with the 157th Maintenance Group, Chief Master Sgt. Bernard Cho, the senior enlisted leader with the 157th MXG and Don Roussel, the director of psychological health with the 157th Air Refueling Wing, chose similar depictions of
Maj. Clouse had no desires to join the military when he finished college in his early twenties. Shortly after entering seminary, Clouse experienced what he referred to as his generations Pearl Harbor.
The 111th Attack Wing Chaplain Team, headquartered at Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham, Pennsylvania, hosted a group of more than 100 Airmen and their family members for a free family training retreat in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, from August 12-14.Two dozen of the Wing’s families
For the Airmen of the 607th Air Control Squadron, high-paced training environments can induce immense levels of stress. In addition to training the newest Control and Reporting Center operators, the squadron prides itself in its mission to improve the well-being and working environment of its
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