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  • Reinforce an ‘attitude of gratitude’ and thankful heart

     WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- American author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said, “Of all the ‘attitudes’ we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing.”As we quickly approach the holiday season, I wanted to share my

  • Airman shares resilient journey to overcoming suicide

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Enjoying dinner at a Waikiki restaurant with great friends sounds like an amazing night in Hawaii. That is exactly what Master Sgt. Veronica Tannery was doing on a beautiful September night in 2019 before she received news that would change her life forever.It

  • Speaker shares poignant story of hope, resilience

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Motivational speaker and writer Kristen Christy shared a powerful message of enduring hope, compassion and the importance of community last week during special resiliency and professional development sessions at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.The 88th Air

  • Air Force Employee Assistance Program widens resource umbrella

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The variety of resources available to Air Force EAP users will increase with the revamping of the programs’ coaching and financial services, which go live May 1.The EAP is expanding the level of support to members by encompassing “positive” engagements like

  • Avoiding Burnout

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The tank is running on empty.Over the past year, many of us have had to learn new ways of working, of caring for our families, and trying to remain connected with others.The COVID-19 pandemic may make you feel like you’re just waiting – life on hold – feeling

  • AFMC Connect continues focus on resiliency, connectedness for 2021

    The Air Force Materiel Command will continue to focus on resiliency in 2021 through the AFMC Connect program. The initiative, launched in January 2020, provides monthly training topics for leaders to use for facilitating deliberate and meaningful discussions with teams in an effort to increase unit

  • 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