Resilience News

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  • Long Ranger Resilience: Airman thrives on carrots and community

    Carrots are a big deal to Staff Sgt.Danielle Johnson.  It isn’t the crunchy vegetable she craves, it’s a figurative type that motivates one to overcome adversity.The Aircrew Flight Equipment technician has had a military career riddled with setbacks. Each one was overcome by sheer determination and focus on something bigger than herself.Johnson, an
  • Long Ranger Resilience: Col. Dennis Britten

    As part of an on-going series of features and interviews on resiliency, we highlight a Reserve Citizen Airman of the 307th Bomb Wing who has overcome obstacles to improve themselves and the Air Force. This month, we feature Col. Dennis Britten, 307th Medical Squadron commander whose work ethic and never-say-quit attitude have been instrumental in shaping his career and the careers of those around him.
  • New DOD Program Leaves Sexual Predators Nowhere to Hide

    A new Defense Department program called Catch a Serial Offender, or "CATCH," aims to make it more difficult for perpetrators of sexual assault to evade identification and capture by law enforcement. While the new tool isn't good news for offenders, it's expected to allow victims making a restricted report of sexual assault — a reporting mechanism that allows a victim to remain confidential — to help investigators do a better job of finding wrongdoers and bring them to justice.
  • Reserve suspends fitness assessments

    Air Force Reserve is suspending Fitness Assessments through the month of August to comply with changes to the Fitness Screening Questionnaire that are effective immediately. Changes were made to the FSQ to improve the safety, health, and welfare of all Citizen Airmen. Suspending the FA for AFR members in July/August affords members the opportunity
  • Heart of the Team

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, FLA — Eleven spouses gathered in the 927th Air Refueling Wing Headquarters June 1, to participate in a Key Spouse Training. These 11 people were selected and appointed in writing by unit commanders to be official unit representatives for the U. S. Air Force Key Spouse program. The program strengthens family resilience and