Overcoming cancer, embracing life

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Nick J. DanielloLt. Col. Felicia Burks, the 92nd Medical Support Squadron commander, drops a pair of boxing...

I was abused, reasons I ignored it

Courtesy photoDomestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October, was established to raise awareness and reduce the numbers of those abused. MCCONNELL AIR FORCE...

A first sergeant’s 20-year journey from hardship to success

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Warren WrightFirst Sgt. Gina Aceves, the senior enlisted leader of Headquarters Headquarters Company, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team,...

Survivor shares harrowing acount of his attempted suicide

Army photograph by Paul LaraKevin Hines speaks of his life before and after his suicide attempt in 2000. Hines spoke at Thurman Auditorium...

Paralyzed vet goes from wheelchair to mountain bike

DOD photograph by EJ HersomIraqi Freedom veteran Army Staff Sgt. Carlos Labarca unclips his helmet after a mountain bike ride with the Warriors...

Airman seeks to rejoin pararescue team despite loss of leg

In July 2011, Staff Sgt. August O’Neill, a pararescueman, was sent to rescue a group of Marines pinned down in Afghanistan when enemy insurgents...

Art therapy provides lifeline for wounded warriors

WASHINGTON — Service members who take part in art therapy to soothe the symptoms of war’s invisible wounds display acts of courage and resilience to...

Choosing to live

I have worked for the federal government for 13 years and in each and every one of those years, I have been through suicide...

Quadriplegics share their strength at luncheon

Air Force photograph by Rebecca AmberAndrew Skinner and Angela Rockwood were honored for being the guest speakers at this year's 412th Test Wing...

Coping with PTSD

As a disabled Air Force veteran living with post-traumatic stress from military sexual trauma, I’ve had my good days and bad days but all...
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