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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
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Brandon Act aims to improve mental health support
May 8, 2023
— The Brandon Act aims at improving the referral process for service members seeking a mental health evaluation and allowing them to seek help confidentially, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness said...
Secretary of Defense presses ahead with recommendations from suicide prevention committee
March 17, 2023
— Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III has implemented the first of the recommendations made by the Suicide Prevention and Response Independent Review Committee to address and prevent suicide in the military...
Operation Resiliency aims to counter veteran suicides
December 15, 2022
— Operation Resiliency seeks to take advantage of the bonds forged in combat to help end the epidemic of suicides among U.S. veterans...
Active duty suicide rate drops; Austin says more work needed
October 21, 2022
— The Annual Report on Suicide in the Military for 2021 shows a decrease in the suicide rate for active duty service members and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III stresses the Department of Defense will not stop working to address the root causes of this issue...
Tough Conversation: Suicide, mental health awareness
December 23, 2021
— Brig. Gen. Caroline M. Miller, the 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Casy Boomershine hosted their “Tough Conversation” forum Dec. 14, 2021, where they discussed suicide awareness and mental health issues with 12 JBSA-Randolph members...
DOD: Suicide prevention is ongoing issue for all personnel
October 27, 2021
— The health and well-being of service members, Department of Defense civilian employees and families is paramount for force readiness, said the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness Gilbert R. Cisneros Jr. on Oct. 25...
Following report, DOD to redouble suicide prevention efforts
October 1, 2021
— Due to the "troubling" findings from the Defense Department Annual Suicide Report, the DOD will redouble its efforts to provide care and resources for all who need it and will work to reduce stigmas and barriers to care, the secretary of defense said...
Commentary: Listening and leadership can save lives
July 28, 2020
— Tech. Sgt. Daniel Rakowski knows what it feels like to lose a friend to suicide and never wants to experience it again. In 2012, a friend who had recently separated from the Army died by suicide. Rakowski saw firsthand how the Soldier’s death so deeply affected those around him – his family, his friends and Rakowski himself...
Brooke Army Medical Center Soldier ready to run to raise suicide awareness
May 21, 2020
— Sgt. 1st Class Maité Bengoa, the enlisted advisor to the deputy commander of health readiness at Brooke Army Medical Center, is prepared to run for a good cause...
Volunteers show commuters ‘We Care’ at JBSA-Lackland entry gates
December 19, 2019
— If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, please go directly to the Mental Health Clinic or to your closest emergency room. You can also reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Above all -- you matter and your Air Force Family cares about you. ...
Two days could mean a lifetime to a Wingman
August 6, 2019
— Airmen can find the courage to help from Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, or ASIST, a suicide intervention skills training offered every month at Joint Base San Antonio. ASIST helps participants become more willing, ready and able to intervene with someone at risk of suicide...
Your Life Matters with Kristen Christy
February 19, 2019
— The Joint Base San Antonio community is invited to meet with military spouse Kristen Christy, 2018 Armed Forces Insurance Air Force Spouse of the Year, as she shares her personal experiences on the rippling effects of suicide and hope. ...