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  • Creating Lasting Impacts on Warriors & Families

    The Wellness and Resiliency (WAR) team have introduced a new event that is driving Warriors, and their families, on their feet and grooving to a brand new beat. Community In Motion, ComMotion, made its first ever debut during the Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program Virtual CARE Week and introduced Warriors to a new form of therapy through dance and movement.
  • SAPR, SHARP host ‘Got Your Six’ Glow Run

    As part of a campaign to spread awareness, show support and eliminate sexual assaults, the 379th Air Base Wing’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program and the U.S. Army’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention Program held a combined virtual 6K “Got Your Six” glow run centered around the Hashtag #notjustApril, Aug. 13 and 14, 2020, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Brig. Gen. Jolly talks diversity with Airmen

    Brig. Gen. Ronald E. Jolly made time to talk about his experiences as a Black man in the Air Force, as well as answer Airmen’s questions.
  • Take it SLO: 307th Bomb Wing offers free gun locks

    The Air Force continues to grapple with the problem of suicide in its ranks.  In 2019 alone, 137 active-duty, Guard, Reserve, and civilian Airmen attempted suicide, a 33 percent increase from the year prior.The Air Force recently launched a new initiative called Safes or Locks Outside the home (SLO) to decrease the number of suicide attempts and
  • WATCH: Seek to Understand, Microaggressions

    Air Education and Training Command launched the first installment of "Seek to Understand," a series of educational videos featuring defined terms and personal accounts from Airmen across the command. The series seeks to address racial disparity and foster understanding of the unique experiences of Airmen from all walks of life. (U.S. Air Force
  • Team Scott brings truth to perspective

    Team Scott members met for a virtual Diversity and Inclusion Panel Aug. 10, 2020.
  • VCSAF visits Tyndall, sees rebuild, recent successes

    U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson visited Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to check in on the recovery of the installation.
  • Academy cadets celebrate Acceptance Day

    The Air Force Academy welcomed the Class of 2024 into the cadet wing with a ceremony and parade at Stillman Parade Field here Aug. 10. Despite strict parameters to mitigate the coronavirus, including spatial distancing, mandatory wear of facemasks and a very limited audience, Acceptance Day held all the tradition one would expect at an event usually attended by thousands of friends and relatives.  
  • Academy cadets celebrate Acceptance Day

    The Air Force Academy welcomed the Class of 2024 into the cadet wing with a ceremony and parade at Stillman Parade Field here Aug. 10. Despite strict parameters to mitigate the coronavirus, including spatial distancing, mandatory wear of facemasks and a very limited audience, Acceptance Day held all the tradition one would expect at an event usually attended by thousands of friends and relatives.  
  • 159th Medical Group Assists With COVID-19 Testing

    We continue to assist our local and state partners with COVID-19 testing across the state. To date our Guardsmen have administered over 91,700 test across all 64 parishes.
  • Listening and Leadership Can Save Lives

    Technical Sgt. Daniel Rakowski knows what it feels like to lose a friend to suicide and never wants to experience it again.  In 2012, a friend who had recently separated from the Army died by suicide. Rakowski saw firsthand how the Soldier’s death so deeply affected those around him – his family, his friends and Rakowski himself.  At the time,
  • Turning adversity into opportunity

    While Han’s life and Air Force career started out with adversity, through positive mentorship and sought opportunities, he overcame his misfortunes.
  • Planting the Key Spouse program: Lawson family leaves their mark

    Helping set the foundation for the Key Spouse program here at the 913th Airlift Group, the Lawson family reflects on nearly 20 years of involvement with the program across assignments. Sharon Lawson believes “When it comes to helping, it is not about knowing all the answers, it is about knowing where to find the answers and ensuring the right resources are made available to our families and Airmen when they need them most.”
  • Regaining and Empowering the Concepts of Resiliency and the Wingman

    Have you ever said a specific word or repeated a word so often that you’ve forgotten its meaning, or you just cannot recall its meaning? Each of us have experienced this phenomenon at least once in our life time. This cognitive recognition of a word is temporarily lost. As time progresses, we cannot remember its meaning. Psychologist Leon
  • JBSA chapels offer virtual options during pandemic

    Religious freedom is an entitlement for service members guaranteed in Title 10 of the U.S. Code and the chaplains at Joint Base San Antonio are doing their best to ensure all service members, retirees, Department of Defense civilian employees, and their family members have options for practicing their faith during COVID-19.
  • Non-Medical Counseling for Youth Now Available by Video

    School closures and the general uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus disease 2019 have affected families everywhere. Children and teenagers who feel isolated from friends and activities may experience a particularly hard time.
  • Al Udeid service members ‘Talk, Heal and Change’ together

    The Grand Slam 5/6 counsil hosted a diversity and inclusion panel discussion, “Talk, Heal and Change Together,” at the Blatchford-Preston Complex Theater, July 19, 2020, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • AAFES reinvests dividends into Airmen morale

    Shoppers on Peterson Air Force Base generated over $478 thousand in financial support for military quality of life programs through purchases at the Army and Air Force Exchange Service base exchange between February 2019 and February 2020. Some of those funds will go to quality of life programs administered by the 21st Force Support Squadron.
  • Legendary Song Revitalizes Nationwide Patriotism

    The Singing Sergeants of the United States Air Force Band collaborate with Lee Greenwood in a stunning new cover of the hit song God Bless America.
  • Town hall opens dialogue about racial disparity

    Race remains one of the most difficult topics to discuss in the workplace. However, the Air Force has recognized that the need to have candid, respectful dialogue with colleagues on the topic has never been more crucial. At the 926th Wing, leadership hosted a virtual town hall meeting on racial disparity, June 11, 2020 from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
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