The Department of the Air Force is still working on a first-of-its-kind suicide analysis that is meant to help the service refine its prevention and response efforts. Originally due in the spring, the Standardized Suicide Fatality Analysis report is taking longer than expected because this ...
Minot Air Force Base, N.D., is investigating after three of its Airmen died in October. The base could not provide further details on the incidents, but officials said they worked with higher headquarters to make extra chaplains, counselors, and mental health professionals available for grieving ...
A week after publishing a report on unhealthy and unsafe living conditions found in military barracks across the services, the Government Accountability Office released a follow-up study on improving oversight of conditions for both government-owned barracks and privatized housing.
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass outlined several efforts the service is planning to address suicide and Airmen’s mental health and promised to reveal more in the coming weeks during a livestreamed discussion with Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall on Aug. ...
The “Leadership Library” of Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr. got a lot bigger April 28, as the Air Force announced seven new pieces of media the CSAF has recommended for Airmen. The seven selections—three books, three podcasts, and one documentary—mark the largest addition ...
U.S. military pilots avoid health care or misrepresent and withhold health information from their flight surgeon at greater rates than civilian pilots out of fear they might lose their flying status, according to a new study conducted by Air Force and civilian medical experts. Though ...