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July 19, 2021

Preparing for the next step after active duty

When an individual decides to separate from active duty service, the Transition Assistant Program is available to help them succeed with their next step in life.

Feb. 5, 2020

In the danger zone; Airmen provide emergency care to wounded personnel

Dragging a bloodied body away from the sound of firing bullets, the Airmen struggle to provide life-saving care. Working quickly, they prepare to evacuate the danger zone, when one of them gets hit, their vest covered in yellow paint. This isn’t a real-life combat zone. This is the Tactical Combat Care Course. A new program being implemented across the entire U.S. military, TCCC teaches advanced life-saving skills through hands-on training in realistic environments.

Oct. 18, 2017

Success in sobriety: Soldier overcomes battle with alcohol

“A lot of people are ashamed of it; I was ashamed of it,” he said. “It was the only way that I knew how to numb my mind.” After U.S. Army Private 1st Class Alex Hogan’s mother passed away, he found solace in the same addiction as his mother—alcohol. Not wanting to follow her same path, he found support through the U.S. Navy’s Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program.