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  • Sun sets on Air Force Academy-hosted 2018 Warrior Games

    As the sun sets behind the Colorado Springs mountaintops, the flame lit ceremoniously a week earlier to signify the official start of the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games is extinguished, bringing to close the eighth annual iteration of the Games on June 9.

  • Roll for recovery: Office of the Warrior Advocate hosts outreach event

    The Office of the Warrior Advocate gathered 25 Wounded Warriors and disabled veterans for a bowling event at Offutt Air Force Base Dec. 21, 2017The adaptive bowling event aimed to strengthen the community of injured active duty service members and veterans the office has been building since it was

  • Air Force Wounded Warrior takes flight with Thunderbirds

    Air Force Maser Sgt. Benjamin Seekell, Air Force Wounded Warrior and 343rd Training Squadron security forces apprentice course flight chief, flew with the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” Nov. 2 at JBSA-Kelly Field.

  • AFW2 talks program at A/TA Convention

    Steve Nelson, Air Force Wounded Warrior Program (AFW2) Outreach Coordinator, talks to Airmen attending the 2017 Airlift/Tanker Association convention in Orlando, Florida. The convention is an annual event featuring a technology exposition and symposiums for ATA and Air Mobility Command. The team

  • Invisible wounds: Finding a voice

    Air Force leadership and wounded warriors came together to speak out on invisible wounds during a panel discussion at this year’s Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2017.

  • Through tragedy, loss, amputation, Airman learns ‘new norm’

    “My leg looked like a boomerang.”Those were the words of Staff Sgt. August O’Niell, an Air Force pararescueman, to members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center when the combat warrior visited the base to discuss resiliency during the center’s Combat Airman Fitness Day.

  • Healing from invisible wounds

    On Jan. 15, 2008, Senior Airman Christopher D’Angelo, a heavy equipment operator, was the lead gunner in an armored vehicle convoy on a road near Baghdad. The sun was shining and the air comfortable. His unit had just transported construction materials to forward operating bases and was currently