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  • Highest highs, lowest lows: Hanscom Airman shares personal story of resiliency

    Paths through life can be treacherous. Winding, slippery and uncertain, obstacles along the way can derail a journey completely and stop it in its tracks. Tech. Sgt. Corey Nowell, noncommissioned officer in charge of movement support at the Joint Personal Property Shipping Office Northeast, has forged his own roadmap from his failures and achievements.
  • 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.
  • AFMC launches new holistic resiliency effort

    The Air Force Materiel Command has launched a new initiative that aims to increase unit cohesion and connectedness by emphasizing a culture that holistically builds mental, physical, social and spiritual fitness across the enterprise. Driven by the Air Force Resilience Tactical Pause held in fall 2019, the AFMC Connect effort focuses on the importance relationships and communication in a resilient culture. Monthly training topics with tools and implementation guidance center on deliberate, leader-driven meaningful discussions.
  • Florida resilience chief gets look at Tyndall rebuild

    Florida’s first Chief Resilience Officer Dr. Julia Nesheiwat visited Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to see first-hand the Tyndall Program Management Office’s plans to develop and rebuild a resilient “Installation of the Future.” The main responsibility of the CRO is to prepare Florida for the environmental, physical and economic impacts of sea level rise and develop resilience goals that will help protect coastal communities. The Tyndall leadership team briefed Nesheiwat on the current state of the installation and the commitment to incorporate resiliency, innovation and technology as main components of the rebuild plans.
  • Resiliency, drive keeps Airman focused on future goals

    Natural disasters and civil war: two life-altering events that would equate to monumental challenges for almost anyone. But for 23-year-old Team Edwards member Senior Airman Prince Jarbo, not only did he fight through those challenges, but he has also thrived and saw those events as opportunities to improve himself.
  • Wright-Patt takes strides to remember cost of 9/11

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Community members and active duty personnel of all branches, ages, and ranks ran to commemorate the attacks that level all Americans to the same heartbreak and pride for the heroes who sacrificed most for it.Nine-hundred runners and walkers gathered in Area B on the morning of Sept. 11 to make the sixth
  • Edwards takes tactical pause for resiliency

    The Resilience Tactical Pause is an ongoing opportunity for leaders at all levels to respond to the matter of suicide. The current trend of suicides in the Air Force have surpassed last year’s numbers at the same point in the year. The Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein, asked leaders at all levels across the Air Force to use this 45 day window, between Aug. 1 and Sept. 15, to discuss this issue with their Airmen and civilians and to report back what can be done differently to address and reduce suicides, said Julie Wilbanks, the base community support coordinator.
  • Against all odds: Air Force family overcomes adversity

    The Giles were presented with a spectrum of possibilities of outcomes for their tiny newborn daughter. They finally were able to determine she had suffered a brain hemorrhage and was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy (CP). The Giles were faced with a future of uncertainties for the health and wellbeing of their first-born child.
  • 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
  • Arnold engineer recounts how he overcame homelessness

    Although Robert Duff is still settling into his new job at Arnold Air Force Base, he is eager to see what opportunities await him.“I’m really excited to start wrapping my mind around new challenges,” he said. “It excites me and inspires me.”Taking on challenges is nothing new for Duff.During the two years he spent pursuing his associate degree from
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