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  • Suicide Leaves Bruises: Final 24

    A porch is a place where families gather to greet each other after months of being apart, a place where people sit to enjoy their drinks and watch their neighbors pass by, a place where hugs and love is spread throughout the hearts that gather there. Does anyone ever think that their porch is where they would spend their last hours thinking about
  • AFW2 Live Facebook Events 28 September-2 October

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program (AFW2) continues to provide virtual services to wounded, ill and injured servicemembers and veterans as well as their caregivers and family members. The goal is to educate the audience on the programs offered, while highlighting specific ways to increase resiliency and help in recovery. The following are live
  • Suicide Leaves Bruises: Stay Connected

    There are many people walking around the world today, who at one point in their life, were ready to end it all…then they felt a connection. No matter who the connection came from; family, friend, coworker, therapist, it changed their life forever. Some connections happen unexpectedly, while others choose it as their job. The Air Force Wounded
  • Air Force Aviator Offers Advice on Finding the Right Counselor

    Capt Casey Ross is an Air Force aviator with the 120th Airlift Wing of the Montana Air National Guard, stationed at Great Falls Air National Guard Base at Great Falls International Airport in Great Falls, Mont. After she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to childhood trauma, finding the right counselor was a critical
  • The Journey to Seeking Help for Multiple Traumas

    “We all experience traumas in our lives. Life is stressful by itself—and there are members in uniform and their families dealing with additional stressors that the civilian population might not understand.” Retired Master Sgt. Adam Boccher finishes this thought, “I would tell people, it’s normal to seek help when you experience a traumatic event.
  • AFW2 Live Facebook Events 22-25 September

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program (AFW2) continues to provide virtual services to wounded, ill and injured servicemembers and veterans as well as their caregivers and family members. The goal is to educate the audience on the programs offered, while highlighting specific ways to increase resiliency and help in recovery.
  • AFW2 Virtual CARE Week: Warrior Care Month

    Staying connected through virtual platforms has become an adopted lifestyle people have implemented in their everyday lives. With the ever-changing events taking place around us, the Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program embraces the virtual bonds between wounded warriors, caregivers and their families. This connectedness is the foundation that drives the program’s mission forward, which is why AFW2 is gearing up to host its second Virtual CARE Week, November 16-20.
  • Social Media Cry for Help

    When someone has made the decision to try and take their own life, they start living in a way that sends subtle messages and clues that something is off. During this time of physical distancing and the future being unknown, our community needs to be more diligent in recognizing these signs.
  • AFW2 Live Facebook Events 15-18 September

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program continues the conversation on Suicide Awareness and Prevention throughout the remainder of September. The emphasis is on telling people to #BeThere for each other; connecting with those who may need help the most. According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, suicidal thoughts can affect anyone, leaving
  • AFW2 Fit Games: Taking virtual fitness by storm

    Tune in to our AFW2 Facebook page on 18 September at 2pm CDT and watch the Fit Games go live! Be sure to also tune in to the virtual events taking place on our Facebook page and come interact with our warriors and staff members. To refer an Airman, or learn more about the AFW2 Program, visit www.woundedwarrior.af.mil  for additional information and resources.
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