Resilience News

  • RESILIENCE SPOTLIGHT : “Ladies Retreat” proves therapeutic for MTIs

    Chaplain Larry Spencer, 37th Training Group, JBSA-Lackland, a True North Chaplain, hosted a Ladies Retreat for female Military Training Instructors (MTI). The retreat was an opportunity to connect with each other and look at how to prioritize the many circumstances they face in life through a

  • RESILIENCE SPOTLIGHT : True North Warriors Training Program

    At Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, active-duty Airmen, Department of Defense civilians and family members build connection and endurance through the 91st Security Forces Group and 5th Maintenance Group True North Warriors Training program.

  • Connecting Airmen, Guardians, family members to care

    Connect to Care is a new approach to providing support for Airmen, Guardians, and their families in which all providers, regardless of area of responsibility, will personally guide each individual or group to the support services they need. This new approach is in response to the 2021 Independent

  • Resilience Trainers welcome a new policy on their Duty Identifier Tab

    A new policy announced in September allows Master Resilience Trainers (MRT) and Resilience Training Assistants (RTA) continuous wear of an Authorized Duty Identifier Tab with the approval of the local program manager.  Prior to that, Airmen and Guardians who were resilience trainers could only wear

  • New reporting options for sexual harassment victims

    Uniformed Airmen and Guardians who experience sexual harassment now have the option to file a restricted or unrestricted report with the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) office to access advocacy services and supportive referrals. This change now allows members to seek support services

  • Safe to Report initiated at USAFA

    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

  • Vandenberg sees promise in Co-Location Pilot

    Walking into Hawk’s Cove, the new Integrated Resilience Center at Vandenberg Space Force Base, is a little like walking into a living room. A comfortable sofa and set of chairs sit in the reception area of the 6000 sq. ft. space where clients may have their first contact with support personnel who

  • SOAR helps teen rise to challenges of military life

    Christeen Greenwell is an Airman, military spouse and the mother of a teen. She’s also one of the founders of a resiliency program for teens at Edwards Air Force Base called Support, Outreach, Action, Resilience.SOAR was created in the aftermath of two teen deaths by suicide in 2020 – one of whom