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  • Attitude of gratitude key to resiliency for disabled civil servant

    Former Airman who was paralyzed earns employment as commander's secretary after many obstacles and hardships.
  • Air Force Aid Society offers money for education

    Last year, the Air Force Assistance Fund awarded more than $6 million in grants and scholarships to Air Force dependents.
  • Retired Airman’s resilience sets leading example

    Karah Behrend’s tattooed arms and wild blue hair aren’t the only reasons she stands out on the rugby field. It’s a relatively new hobby for Behrend, though her practiced technique paints a different picture. She performs with the intensity, coordination and endurance of an experienced athlete.
  • Missed TRICARE Open Season? There’s still time to act!

    If you missed TRICARE Open Season, you still have time to enroll. For this year only, you can enroll in or change your TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select plan through Dec. 31, 2018 for coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2019. You may also change your type of enrollment, like switching from individual to family coverage.
  • Brain surgery to bear hugs: One Wounded Warrior’s story

    Born with a birth defect causing seizures, battling anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, and facing divorce and separation from a child, can be a lot for anyone to handle, but with a community of support things can get better. For retired Air Force Captain Rob Hufford, 55th Civil Engineering Squadron, no statement could ring truer. From an all-time low to bear hugging England’s Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, while in Australia to compete in the Invictus Games, things are looking up for Hufford.
  • One step at a time

    Senior Master Sgt. David Snyder put on his physical training uniform and fought the tension inside his chest. It was the day of his annual PT test. Like all his tests before, he had been preparing for months. But this time, he was a lot more nervous.
  • Maj. Gregory Harris: A story of resiliency

    An Airman’s journey to resilienceIn 2012, during Operation Enduring Freedom, Maj. Gregory Harris, then a captain, deployed to Bagram Airfield with the 41 Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron, 455 Air Expeditionary Wing, as the mission crew commander of an EC-130H. Serving as the mission crew commander, he was responsible for ensuring the flight
  • Major changes to medical policies good news for Reservists

    When Col. John Buterbaugh took the helm as the command surgeon at Air Force Reserve Command in late summer 2018, he wanted to make some bold changes to improve processes for the 70,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen serving across the nation and around the world.
  • Never apologize

    Tech Sgt. Robert Cowherd moves up the court during wheelchair basketball practice at the NE Region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Andrews, MD. He said he had avoided coming to these events because he felt he could not do what he use to be able to do. Two weeks prior to this event he tried to back out but Tim Griggs, his AFW2 Recovery Care
  • Resiliency as part of the healing process

    Resiliency programs are an important part of the AFW2 CARE events. This week we are beginning these programs earlier, allowing for all wounded warriors to access them for better restorative care.
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