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  • CARE Event spotlight: Paula Pareja

    Recent statistics published by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimate that roughly 7.7 million Americans age 18 and older suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Combine that with the fact that women are twice as likely to develop this over men and that those who

  • CARE Event spotlight: DeMarcus Garrett

    “I never considered myself a wounded warrior… at least not immediately after I was injured. I was not blown up like my brother who served in the Army; my injuries were not combat-related. And while I may never feel like I earned this title, I finally see that I am worthy.”  Senior Airman DeMarcus

  • Behind the scenes: Ambassador Workshop

    Voice is more than simply speaking; it engages the entire self – the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual selves. The act of giving a personal story voice however, can be an extremely disarming or even feared act.  The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program Ambassador Workshop provides

  • CARE Event spotlight: Kwan Kohanbani

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program is currently hosting the northwest region Warrior CARE Event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. More than 120 wounded, ill or injured service members from across the nation are participating in introductory restorative care events focusing on

  • 2018 AF Warrior Games team announced

    The U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program (AFW2) is proud to announce the 2018 Air Force Warrior Games team. Forty primary and ten alternates were selected by a team of coaches and staff at the 5th Annual Air Force Trials on Nellis, AFB, in late February. The 40-person team will go on to compete at

  • 2018 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

    More than 150 wounded warriors from the Air Force, Army, Great Britain and Australia gathered today to officially open the fifth annual Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base.