• Drawing people together: JBLE Chalk the Walk

    In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the national event named “Chalk the Walk” has become an example of hope during the social distancing order. On Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, U.S. Army Soldiers and their families participated in the event April 24, 2020 by taking to their sidewalks and creating works of art with chalk.
  • Barksdale AFB B-52 bombers, LANG F-15s to fly over New Orleans and Baton Rouge in salute to COVID-19 essential workers

    Barksdale Air Force Base and Louisiana Air National Guard pilots are scheduled to fly over medical facilities in New Orleans and Baton Rouge May 1, to honor and express gratitude for all medical and healthcare professionals, essential employees and volunteers in the fight against COVID-19 as part of the Air Force Salutes program.The flyover will
  • Virtual Zumba: Fitness instructor gives new meaning to ‘SELFish’

    Staying physically active is extremely important and challenging, especially in times of social distancing caused by the coronavirus pandemic. One Zumba instructor at the Robins Air Force Base Fitness Center took her class virtual.
  • Airmen urged to maintain healthy dental habits during COVID-19 pandemic

    In March, the U.S. Air Force began deferring routine and non-urgent dental care to slow the spread of COVID-19. In alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Dental Association and Department of Defense policies, most dental care has been deferred, with the exception of emergencies, cases considered medically necessary, and care for deploying and deployed personnel.
  • Chaplains get creative to inspire during COVID-19 restrictions

    With restrictions in place to keep people safe and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, base chaplains channeled their creativity into finding new ways of inspiring Airmen and offering innovative methods to support Team Dover’s spiritual resilience.
  • Suicide survivor helps Airmen, families battle adversity during pandemic

    Airmen and families assigned to the Air Force Technical Applications Center here participated in an online video chat with suicide survivor Doug Monda to discuss resiliency as the nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. Monda was joined by 92 members of the nuclear treaty monitoring center who dialed in to hear about Monda’s battle with
  • Alcohol Awareness Month: You are not alone

    The month of April is Alcohol Awareness Month. The inability to control your alcohol consumption can cause trouble in many aspects of your life. Alcoholism and its related problems can potentially burden a person physically, emotionally, financially and mentally. It's better to be proactive in educating yourself on alcohol use and how it relates to you, your friends and family.
  • Chaplains alter methods to remain connected

    The 1st Fighter Wing Chaplain Office provided lunch for 1FW members at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, April 22, 2020.
  • ‘Combat’ interpersonal conflict during quarantine

    As family members and partners spend more time together during quarantine, the odds of interpersonal conflict may increase. While this may not be the case for all, being aware of the possibility and knowing ways to prevent and healthily manage interpersonal conflict during quarantine can be beneficial.
  • SAPR Office remains open through COVID-19

    Every year the Department of Defense recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This year’s theme is “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission,” and while April 2020 is significantly different than years prior, people are still the top priority of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing.
  • Wing plugs resources for mental health, resilience

     HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – As the Air Force emphasizes the importance of resilience in recent years, the need to look after one’s mental health has become even clearer as Airmen face the effects of COVID-19 in both their professional and personal lives.LeeAnn Gossett, the 419th Fighter Wing’s director of psychological health, said there are
  • COVID-19 ops: SAPR office continues to raise awareness

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and even during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office is finding ways to raise awareness.
  • Air Force promotes home safety, offers free firearm cable locks

    The Department of the Air Force is contributing to home safety is by offering free cable locks for personally-owned firearms, which are a first line of defense for safe storage and unintentional use.
  • Stay mentally fit during COVID-19

    The 86th Medical Group is available to help with any stressors, including those related to COVID-19. The group established a COVID-19 Stress Line April 6.
  • Military OneSource’s resources during COVID

    Military OneSource remains a wealth of information, resources, and support for military members and their families regardless of status. The services are provided at no cost and are designed to help servicemembers and their families remain mission ready.
  • Tackling COVID-19, one mask at a time

    Team Mildenhall always puts the health and safety of our Airmen, families, local national members and community first while ensuring the mission is accomplished. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have global impact, the Department of Defense has issued guidance that instructs Airmen and base community members to wear protective face masks when physical distancing of 6 feet or more cannot be maintained.
  • Standing Strong: Robins celebrates military children’s resiliency

    April was designated as Month of the Military Child by former Secretary of Defense, Caspar Weinberger, in 1986, to honor military children for the sacrifices they make and the strength and resilience they display each and every day.
  • Spouses Club delivers protective gear to Airmen, hospital

    Approximately 700 face masks and 300 face shields were donated to Team Eglin members in April.
  • How Leaders Helped Maj. Harmer Find the Support to Overcome His Invisible Wounds

    “I found a leader I could trust,” says Maj. Chris Harmer, as he recounts how fellow Wingmen helped him find the support to overcome his invisible wounds.Harmer left an abusive childhood home and joined the Air Force in 2004 to be part of something larger than himself. He quickly found a new home in the AF Medical Community and flourished both at