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  • Care beyond duty: Discovering resiliency through mentorship

    It was a Tuesday that changed the trajectory of Bronwen Gulledge’s life.
  • What it means to Care Beyond Duty

    Most every organization has a motto creating the driving force behind all they do. Motto’s summarize the purpose or beliefs of an organization and often creates the culture.  The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program’s motto is to “Care Beyond Duty” and each staff member has their own way of incorporating that motto into what they do.I believe
  • We Are Wingmen: An Everlasting Bond

    The relationships an Airman creates throughout their time in the Air Force can lead to endless support in their career and a long-lasting network. The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program is an extension of the Air Force family, serving as Wingmen for wounded, ill, and injured warriors, caregivers and their families. The assistance and care
  • Confidence and Connections in a Journey to Recovery

    Lt. Col. (ret) Kim Boehm joined the Air Force in 1997 as a Registered Dietician in the Biomedical Services Corp. then cross-trained into Force Support. Throughout her career, she has received twenty different medals including the Bronze Star and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal.In 2017, Boehm was diagnosed with a rare spinal cord tumor. Upon
  • Honoring AFW2 Women: Caregiver Strength

    Many say that being a military spouse is one of the hardest jobs in the military. They handle house and home while their loved ones are on deployments and temporary duty assignments. They are the ones who must find new jobs every time their family moves to a new duty station and have to find new support systems with every move. They are also the
  • Honoring AFW2 Women

    Women have been a part of the military since 1775, where they served as nurses, cooks and took care of mending and washing uniforms. Some even joined under false names so that they could go into combat. Now, none of that is necessary, especially in the United States Air Force where more women serve than in any other branch.Although times were hard
  • Wounded Warrior’s personal account helps commanders take care of Airmen

    The 332nd AEW hosted an Air Force Wounded Warrior program for commanders, first sergeants and others who focus on taking care of Airmen, Feb. 8, 2021. This virtual meeting featured the story of active-duty explosive ordnance technician, Staff Sgt. Guadalupe Corona, who goes by Wally. He walked the audience through much of his career explaining both the highs and the lows, ultimately explaining how he recovered from injury, both physical and mental, and was able to return to active service.
  • A warrior's newfound hope

    The events that occur in one’s life can form a ripple effect that can lead to fresh opportunities, transformations, and a newfound purpose. It challenges people to create different perspectives on how they ultimately choose to overcome life’s adversities. For many warriors enrolled in the Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program, the realities they
  • Shift Back to Normal: How Master Sgt. Michael Myers Found Resilience through Humility and Helping Others

    After fighting for a decade with his invisible wounds, Master Sergeant Michael Myers recognizes the need for Airmen to seek treatment at an early stage. Now, as a Superintendent for the Office of the Warrior Advocate (OWA) and an Ambassador for the Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) program, Myers has dedicated his life to helping others overcome their invisible wounds and calling all Airmen to speak openly about their mental health.
  • AFW2 Virtual Open House

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program hosted its first ever Virtual Open House to kick off the New Year. During this two-day event, attendees learned about all of the programs within AFW2 that are available for Warriors, Caregivers and their families.This event allowed for every program to briefly discuss their mission, goals and provide