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  • Connect to Protect: Wounded Warrior shares personal story of suicidal thoughts, recovery

    Hanscom hosted a virtual Storytellers event Sept. 22 during Suicide Prevention Month. Hanscom senior leaders named suicide prevention as a top priority and emphasized the importance of being socially connected as a community as a means to combat suicide. The 2020 theme for the Air Force observance is “Connect to Protect.”
  • Month of the Military Caregiver: Hidden Heroes

    May is recognized as the Department of Defense’s Month of the Military Caregiver. This time is used to honor, commend and show appreciation for those that care for wounded, ill and injured service members. The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, known as AFW2, has a Caregiver Support and Family Program to assist caretakers in multiple ways,
  • Fighting the demons: A 'typical' Defender's story

    If there is a “typical” security forces Airman, retired Master Sgt. Dwayne Pyle says he was it. He loved his job and felt he was good at it, even though he did get into a little trouble during his first assignment in Germany.
  • Wounded warrior talks resiliency during tactical pause

    HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – A senior noncommissioned officer haunted for years by the grizzly images of a disastrous aircraft crash shared his personal story of resilience and recovery with Airmen during a training session at the base theater here, Aug. 22.In the wake of Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein’s Resiliency
  • DoD delays Post 9/11 GI Bill changes

    The implementation has been delayed until January 12, 2020, giving long-serving members more time to transfer their education benefits to spouses or dependents.

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