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AFW2 Live Facebook Events 5-9 October

Weekly virtual calendar for October 5-9. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Melissa Espinales)

Weekly virtual calendar for October 5-9. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Melissa Espinales)

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The theme for October is one of connectedness; maintaining the connections with wounded, ill and injured Airmen and veterans as well as their families and caregivers. It is an opportunity for us to continue the relationships we built throughout the year and to further enhance the bond that will help us get through these difficult times.  It is vital, as we transition from Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month we continue the connections we’ve made further expanding the message to include how to seek help and who to call in situations that are beyond our control.

Tuesday – October 6 - 11:00 a.m. CDT - Ambassador Testimony with Staff Sgt. (ret.) Jaime Medina

Wednesday – October 7 - 11:00 a.m. CDT – A Conversation on Mentoring featuring Chief Master Sgt. Kevin James and Master Sgt. (ret.) Chris Jachimiec

Thursday – October 8 - 2:00 p.m. CDT – Shoe Show with Dexter Alejandro

Friday – October 9 - 2:00 p.m. CDT – Operation Motorsports hosted by Jason Leach, U.S. Military Liaison & Recovery Programs Ambassador

During October we will begin building towards the conversation of Warrior Care Month in November. The topic of connectedness will blend right into that conversation, allowing us to further expand the connections we have made.

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The indoor rowing challenge is LIVE! Tune in and cheer on your fellow warriors! 💪 https://t.co/tHesG7P3j0
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Warrior athletes showed no signs of slowing down during the second day of the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Chal… https://t.co/zhKN8s9GH4
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This #WarriorWednesday we recognize Major Jesse Bogart who serves as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer. In 2015, Jess… https://t.co/Q8S54yV5bG
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Wheelchair Basketball challenge is LIVE! Check out the event here: https://t.co/0Cuwvu6pKm
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Who's ready for some wheelchair basketball?? 🏀 In the next hour, we will be LIVE with the last adaptive sports ch… https://t.co/6y5JMeJHlv
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We have the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challenge shooting results coming at you LIVE in the next hour! Tune… https://t.co/InJ6YtJW01
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Cycling challenge is now LIVE! Tune in to the AFW2 Facebook page and show your support! https://t.co/166TXwE9eL
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Check out the video below to see a recap of yesterday's events during the Military Adaptive Sports Virtual Challeng… https://t.co/thVuZaih5v
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