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Department of the Air Force to review discharges of veterans with mental health conditions, experiences of sexual trauma
September 28, 2023

Air Force secretary talks PTSD, mental health with medical leaders
June 30, 2022

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.

Tough Conversations: Dealing with the effects of PTSD
July 1, 2021
Brig. Gen. Caroline Miller and Command Chief Master Sgt. Wendell Snider listen as a participant shares their experiences dealing with PTSD.

Living with PTSD: Family Style
June 30, 2021
Master Sgt. (ret) Jonathan Session stands with his wife, Shevina Session. Jonathan, an Air Force Wounded Warrior Ambassador, witnessed many tragic moments throughout his military career and was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in 2018. Learning, coping and living with PTSD is hard on the person diagnosed and their family, but with the right resources and tools, conversations and understanding it can still be an amazing life. Remember to reach out when help is needed, to take a step back and never forget that you are loved and cherished. (Courtesy Photo)

Brooke Army Medical Center Soldier ready to run to raise suicide awareness
May 21, 2020
Sgt. 1st Class Maité Bengoa (kneeling in blue running shoes), the enlisted advisor to the deputy commander of health readiness at Brooke Army Medical Center, and the members of her team, called “Don’t Get in a Van with Strangers,” pose before a practice run.

5th Medical Recruiting Battalion hosts PTSD lecture in New Orleans for physician residents
August 30, 2019
Dr. (Lt. Col.) Christian Schrader, Army psychiatrist and program director of Carl R. Darnell Army Medical Center’s Psychiatry Residency at Fort Hood, Texas, conducted a didactics lecture Aug. 9 on post-traumatic stress disorder for medical residents affiliated with Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Medicine at Ochsner Medical Center, Kenner, Louisiana.

Service dog rescues veteran from despair of PTSD
June 29, 2018
Ryan Kaono's work area at the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center clearly shows his cube mate and service dog Romeo belongs there too.

Living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; a veteran's story
June 22, 2018
Ryan Kaono, a support agreement manager with the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, shares a laugh with a videographer during an interview while his service dog Romeo keeps a steady eye on the photographer. Romeo helps Kaono quickly recover from bouts of anxiety and night terrors related to enemy attacks while he was deployed to Saudi Arabia and Iraq.

A peek behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas
June 21, 2018
Those that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are consistently trying to regain some sense of the normalcy they had before events that caused pieces of themselves to go missing. Misconceptions and stigmas surrounding PTSD get in the way of successful recovery and the ability to return to duty.

Former undercover detective to speak about resiliency
November 21, 2016