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The Air Force on Tuesday sent out invitations to airmen and spouses to take the 2011 community assessment survey. “In its 20-year history, the community assessment has been instrumental in determining the strengths and needs of Air Force communities and tailoring programs at the installation, major command, and Air Force levels,” said Lt. Gen. Charles Green, Air Force surgeon general. Topics covered in the survey include personal and family adjustment, individual and family adaptation, community well-being, deployment, resiliency, post-traumatic stress, and help-seeking stigma. Survey officials are inviting approximately 160,000 active duty airmen, all randomly selected, along with an equal number of active duty spouses, 40,000 reservists, and 10,000 spouses of reservists, to participate. The Web-based survey is anonymous and will be available through March 25. This survey is different from the caring for people survey that ended Dec. 31. (San Antonio release)