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  • Testaments of Healing

    When most people hear the word ambassador, they think of someone educated, professional, and of high importance but no one really considers how they got to that position. The path of an Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) program Ambassador is not an easy one by any means.
  • Virtual Sports Goes International

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program has been hosting virtual sporting competitions this summer to help keep the Warriors physically fit and their mind busy, and there has been an amazing turn out for them. With this being a new way forward for the foreseeable future, AFW2 needed to step up their game in how these virtual events are produced and they did just that. The most recent event, Archery and Shooting, has gone international.
  • Mental Health Awareness Month: Resiliency, wellness

    The goal of the Wellness and Resiliency Program is to help ensure there is a resilient community being built and maintained throughout all areas of a wounded warrior’s life to include their physical, spiritual, mental and social fitness. During COVID-19, the team assists warriors, caregivers and staff cope with the mental stresses a pandemic can cause.
  • 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.
  • AF Rolls Out Beta Test to Help Meet Airmen's Wellness Needs

    Task Force True North (TFTN) is a Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force-chartered effort to enhance Airman and family well-being, increase resilience, and decrease negative outcomes (suicide, sexual assault, domestic violence and workplace violence). The Task Force underscores the Air Force’s commitment to the health, safety, and well-being of every Airman and their family members so they thrive in both their personal and professional lives. Inspired by United States Special Operations Command’s Preservation of the Force and Family Program, TFTN begins its three-year beta test this summer at Whiteman AFB, Minot AFB, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, and Beale AFB.
  • Air Force Wounded Warrior Program to host CARE event, training for 2018 DoD Warrior Games

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program is heading to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, April 16 - 20 for a combined Warrior CARE event and Department of Defense Warrior Games team training opportunity that will include about 180 wounded, ill, and injured Airmen. This will be the fourth year the AFW2 Program has brought these two events to Eglin AFB. 
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