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  • Invisible wounds of war battled with Airman’s help

    Airmen try to voice their injuries after returning home from combat. With the help of Senior Airman Erika Peralta, 90th Medical Group mental health technician, healing from these invisible wounds is more likely. “The Invisible Wound Program is in place to look at the psychological wounds from warfare and to see what programs can be opened for their
  • Good mental health critical to readiness

    Mental health is a critical part of every Airman’s medical readiness. Although many service members worry that seeking mental health care will negatively effect their career, the opposite is usually true. With early identification and the right treatment by a medical professional, most mental health issues get better quickly without any negative career impact.
  • Faces of the Mighty Ninety: Fitness Assessment Cell

    The 90th Force Support Squadron Fitness Assessment Cell has a unique mission of administering fitness assessments to 90th Missile Wing active duty personnel to ensure that they maintain fitness standards.Although they may not be everyone’s favorite, they ensure that everyone is fit to fight.“In my job, there is not much margin for error,” said
  • BLUE: Testing the Minuteman

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – Air Force TV has released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE.Nuclear deterrence has been a mainstay in keeping America safe from nuclear threats for decades. One group of Airmen carry the awesome responsibility of ensuring the country's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile fleet
  • AFGSC announces Global Strike Challenge scores

    Air Force Global Strike Command announced the winners of the sixth Global Strike Challenge during a score posting event here Nov. 15.The 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, won the Fairchild Trophy for the Best Bomb Wing, while the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom AFB, Montana, won the Blanchard Trophy for the best ICBM Wing. Other
  • Health is more than physical

    Behavioral health—it may not be exactly what you think it is. Tucked away inside the F.E. Warren Medical Clinic is a gem in which everyone can benefit.Dr. Earl Faulkner, 90th Medical Group integrated behavioral health consultant, is the psychologist in charge of the Behavioral Health Optimization Program. BHOP is a solution-focused program that
  • First Stop Initiative improves access to mental and behavioral health care

    Navigating a complex healthcare system and seeking out a mental health specialist can be overwhelming and time consuming. As a result, many are reluctant to address treatable mental health concerns. To make it easier for patients, the Air Force has implemented a program called First Stop Initiative, making the primary care clinic the first stop for all mental and behavioral health concerns.
  • Air Force pharmacists support deployed missions

    When most people think of pharmacists, they imagine a local drug store or the pharmacy counter at their military treatment facility. Those are common locations to encounter pharmacists, but many people might not know that Air Force pharmacists also provide critical deployed medical support, offering their medication expertise in deployed theaters around the world.
  • Frontier Foodie: Demystifying Meal Planning

    With children heading back to school, summer travels wrapping up, and temperatures cooling down, September is an ideal time to reset habits and replace less than desirable routines with ones that bring us closer to our goals. One step that you can take to maximize your diet and feel your best is to adopt the habit of meal planning.    What is meal