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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Employee Assistance Program provides range of assistance for civilian employees
The Air Force Materiel Command Employee Assistance Program at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is developed to provide civilian employees confidential resources to help manage normal, everyday life challenges that may affect job performance and personal well-being. EAP services are also available for dependent and other household family members to assist with any life challenges, no matter how large or small, that adversely affect their ability to function successfully in their day-to-day operations.
0 6/14
2018
Default Air Force Logo Application deadlines approaching for Air Force youth camps
The summer adventure season is about to start, and there’s still time for Air Force youth to apply for more than 20 camps available at locations across the United States.
0 5/07
2018
Noah Mockovciak, Team Shaw child, lies in his bed at a hospital at Charleston, S.C., after open heart surgery, circa February 2017. Little guy, big fixed heart: part II
When Ashley and Tech. Sgt. Ben Mockovciak, 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 202 F-16 tactical aircraft maintenance instructor, learned their son Noah, barely one month old, had experienced a heart attack, their world was turned upside down.
0 5/02
2018
Ashley Mockovciak, Team Shaw spouse, left, and Tech. Sgt. Ben Mockovciak, 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 202 F-16 tactical aircraft maintenance instructor, lean over their son Noah’s bed at a hospital at Charleston, S.C., circa February 2017. Little guy, big fixed heart: part I
When Ashley and Tech. Sgt. Ben Mockovciak learned they would soon be parents, they were overwhelmed with the exciting idea of welcoming a healthy, beautiful child into their family.
0 5/02
2018
Default Air Force Logo Yesterday’s Air Force: Operation Santa
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) – What started as a simple typo, turned into yearly tradition where every year the North American Aerospace Defense Command helps children all over the world track Santa. Track Santa this year at www.noradsanta.org.Yesterday's Air Force is a history and heritage featurette series profiling significant people and
0 12/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFPC offers follow-on option to Airmen taking short tours
Airmen selected for a dependent-restricted short tour for their second or later assignments can voluntarily apply to participate in the Follow-On assignment program, providing them greater flexibility in the assignment process and greater stability for their families.
0 11/15
2017
Trusted Care Hero Airman saves newborn minutes from death
After severe weather left many with property damage, and even more without power, a patient missing an appointment might have been easily overlooked. But for Senior Airman Taylor Scherff, 55th Medical Group Pediatric Clinic medical technician, something didn’t sit right. She knew she couldn’t wait for the normal call-back to happen, so she took it upon herself to reach the family.
0 9/15
2017
Default Air Force Logo Parent groups reach out to cadets from hurricane-struck Gulf Coast
When Hurricane Harvey struck Texas, the North Texas Parent Club “got mobilized” and organized a dinner Sept. 1, 2017, at a Colorado Springs, Colorado restaurant for cadets from the Gulf Coast.
0 8/31
2017
Iceman born abroad: Tech. Sgt. Ivan Alandzak Iceman born abroad
(This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series on AF.mil. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting their Air Force story.) Driving in the dead of night, 5-year-old Ivan Alandzak remembers seeing soldiers laying in ditches, random check points and tanks everywhere.
0 8/17
2017
Tech. Sgt. James Hodgman, of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, shares what being a military father means to him and encourages all military parents to cherish every moment with their children. (U.S. Air Force photo) Cherish every moment
It’s 4 a.m., and a car parks outside the family home. Inside, a proud father of two takes one last look at his daughter and son before hugging his wife and walking out the door. As the car drives off, he stares out the window, hoping his wife and children will be all right for the next six months. This scene was my reality in September 2015 when I left for my most recent deployment, a day before my son’s third birthday.
0 7/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo Family programs highlighted at AFA conference
Programs geared toward assisting caregivers and helping children of military families with resiliency skills were highlighted during the Air Force Association’s Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition Sept. 15 in Washington, D.C.
0 9/15
2015
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michial Smith, left, and Senior Airman Brandon Smith, 386th Expeditionary Aerospace Ground Equipment technicians, are deployed together as father and son at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 11, 2015. The Smith duo is stationed at Pittsburgh International Airport Air Reserve Station in Pennsylvania. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Racheal E. Watson/Released) Father, son spend Father’s Day in deployed location
Father and son duo, Tech. Sgt. Michial Smith and Senior Airman Brandon Smith, were able to spend Father’s Day with each other while deployed to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
0 6/22
2015
Staff Sgt. Dana Walker uses a kestrel meter to gauge wind and temperature readings from the official observing location, the most unobstructed view of the airfield, painted on the runway at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Dec. 28, 2014. Walker is a weather forecaster assigned to the 3rd Operations Support Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Robert Barnett) Airman continues the family business
Staff Sgt. Dana Walker is from a family focused on science. Her father and her siblings have careers in different science fields and Walker herself chose to become a meteorologist in the Air Force.
0 1/09
2015
Default Air Force Logo Family Dynamics: CMSAF, wife Athena talk about AF life at home
In a special edition of CHIEFchat, the Air Force’s senior enlisted leader and his wife sat down with a group of Airmen and their dependents for a candid conversation about family life in the force.
1 12/03
2014
Senior Airman Paul Stewart  and his wife, Lindsey, pose with their daughters, Anna, left, and Emily. Stewart delivered the couple's second daughter, Emily, July 20, 2014, when they were unable to make it to the hospital in time. Stewart is a 509th Maintenance Squadron low observable structural maintainer. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester) Airman delivers under pressure
Most baby delivery stories seem to follow the same storyline. In the early stages of labor, the mother begins her contractions and heads to the hospital, then some odd amount of hours later, the baby is born.
0 9/04
2014
Airman 1st Class Nana Sefa is deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. Following this deployment, Sefa, a native of Ghana, will see his wife for the first time after being apart for two years. Sefa is a 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management analysis craftsman. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez) Airman's service helps unite his family
Being away from family is nothing new to Airman 1st Class Nana Sefa, who is currently deployed to Afghanistan on a six-month tour; after all, it's only a quarter of the time he has spent away from his wife. Sefa, a 455th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle management analysis craftsman, deployed from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, understands that being away from family is difficult, as he has experienced separation his entire life. Growing up in Ghana, his father left for America when he was only four years old. After his father was gone, Sefa constantly moved around Ghana taking turns living with his mother, grandparents and at boarding schools.
0 9/03
2014
Default Air Force Logo Service members receive RAND military workplace survey
About 580,000 service members have begun receiving emails or letters inviting them to participate in the first RAND Military Workplace Study, Defense Department officials said.
1 8/18
2014
Capt. Michael Davault, left, and Airman 1st Class Chris Elszasz, military volunteers from Maxwell Air Force Base, Fla., prepare to help pageant participants off a carriage ride July 26, 2014, at the Alabama Angels Pageant. Davault, Elszasz and approximately two dozen other Maxwell service members volunteered for the special needs pageant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) Airmen make 'Angels' day
Tears masked her cheeks. Her mother tried to calm her, but her expression didn't change until Damarius Pettway walked up to her. The day would soon become special.
0 7/29
2014
Default Air Force Logo AF Assistance Fund may not hit 2014 goal
In spite of persistent economic difficulties, active-duty and retired Airmen have contributed more than $6 million to the Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, during this year’s fund drive.
2 7/28
2014
Retired Staff Sgt. Elbert Scott places his hand over his heart during the playing of the national anthem at a medal presentation ceremony in his honor, July 21, 2014, in Goldsboro, N.C. Scott was presented six medals for his service during World War II and the Korean War. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Brittain Crolley)
Three-war veteran recognized, honored nearly 60 years after service
"The two most powerful warriors are patience and time." - Leo Tolstoy
1 7/23
2014
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