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  • 919th to receive DoD Family Readiness Award

    Building a culture that embraces innovative programs and a proactive approach to supporting Duke Field families has earned a 919th Special Operations Wing unit one of the military’s most prestigious awards. The 919th Special Operations Force Support Squadron was recently selected as the 2017 Department of Defense Family Readiness Award recipient signifying it has one of the best programs for supporting military families. The 919th will receive the award at a Pentagon ceremony March 22.
  • Wellness for mission success – find meaning

    Airmen do not have to serve. They do it because they find meaning in serving, whatever that meaning may be.
  • Wellness for mission success – create balance

    Finding balance and fulfilling all of life’s demands can be difficult for anyone, but Reserve Citizen Airmen have an extra layer they weave into their lives. This layer involves giving away one of their weekends every month, completing rigorous training and being prepared for the potential to have to drop everything else to serve their country.
  • Life can be tough, PHAP makes getting help easy

    Brittney Snider began performing medical procedures on her dolls as a young child and started volunteering at her local hospital at age 13. “My mom said when I cared for my babies, I used to put band aids and fake IVs in them,” said Snider. “I just liked helping people, caring for people who are sick and seeing them get better. I don’t know, I guess it was my gift, my calling.”
  • RESILIENCY: One Airman’s story of faith and service

    Senior Master Sgt. Jon Rousseaux was like many children who grew up in a military family. The self-described man of faith and service followed his father, a retired chief, into the Air Force -- and after 19 years, he is still at it. In fact, he just reenlisted for four more years. Rousseaux’s years of service have strengthened his faith and
  • 10,000 and counting; DTC here to serve more re-deployers

    The Air Force Deployment Transition Center is continuing to push forth its mission to support the Air Force’s most valuable assets: Airmen.
  • Shock waves of suicide

    Shock waves produce violent changes. That’s what suicide does. “It's usually devastating to all concerned -- family, friends and coworkers,” said Maj. Jose Jasso, the 301st Fighter Wing suicide prevention program manager.
  • Finding help

    Last week I received devastating news. My wife and I were sitting on the couch, watching “The Voice” and perusing Facebook during commercial breaks, when I came across a status that shocked me to my core.A friend posted a status that our friend, Jeremy took his life. I couldn’t believe it. I had just seen Jeremy posting on social media not that
  • Red Sox pitcher attends resiliency luncheon at Robins

    Maj. Gen. Michael Kim, mobilization assistant to the commander, Air Force Reserve Command, and members of Team Robins discuss spiritual resiliency with Boston Red Sox relief pitcher, Craig Kimbrel, during a Spiritual Resiliency luncheon at the Wynn Dining Facility, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, Jan. 7, 2016. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. Kristin
  • New program prepares Airmen, families to bounce back after deployments

    Air Force services recently added a new tool to encourage service members and their families who are affected by deployments to participate in morale, welfare, and recreation programs and activities. The “Recharge for Resiliency” (R4R) initiative was designed to help Airmen readjust to life at home and also include families in their reintegration.
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