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Invisible Wounds Initiative helps build a supportive culture for Airmen, Guardians, and families through focused leadership
January 27, 2022
An invisible wound is a cognitive, emotional, or behavioral condition that can be associated with trauma or serious adverse life events.

Through good days and bad: A caregiver supports wife's recovery from invisible wounds
May 10, 2021
TSgt Justin Goad

Month of the Military Caregiver: Hidden Heroes
May 20, 2020
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 (AFW2) has a Caregiver Support and Family Program to assist caretakers in multiple ways,

Check your ego at the door, be your own advocate
May 21, 2018
The Invisible Wounds Initiative (IWI) was created by Air Force senior leadership to successfully support Airmen and their families coping with Invisible Wounds (IW) by developing an expected environment of understanding, trust, and open discourse among Airmen, their families, their peers, and their Leadership. The goal is to eliminate real and perceived structural, social, internal, and external barriers to care and treat Airmen with dignity throughout the recovery process.

Airmen feedback critical to future Air Force
March 13, 2018
The 2018 IWI Culture Assessment Survey and the 2018 Invisible Wounds Needs Assessment are confidential, voluntary surveys that will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.