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The Langley Chapter of the Air Force Association has answered a call to action from the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright with combating an unprecedented suicide rate in the Air Force. AFA Langley chapter members retired CMSgt John Thompson and MSgt Timothy Tanbonliong begin an episodic journey to create Airmen Connections to support a Service culture of help-seeking and resiliency as well as identifying and highlighting leadership challenges and opportunities. This podcast is designed to tackle the issues head on with full transparency and direct communications with Airmen, senior leaders, and healthcare professionals to ensure that every Airmen knows they are valued.

The Langley Chapter of the Air Force Association has answered a call to action from the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright with combating an unprecedented suicide rate in the Air Force. AFA Langley chapter members retired CMSgt John Thompson and MSgt Timothy Tanbonliong begin an episodic journey to create Airmen Connections to support a Service culture of help-seeking and resiliency as well as identifying and highlighting leadership challenges and opportunities. This podcast is designed to tackle the issues head on with full transparency and direct communications with Airmen, senior leaders, and healthcare professionals to ensure that every Airmen knows they are valued.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Langley Chapter of the Air Force Association has answered a call to action from the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright with combating an unprecedented suicide rate in the Air Force. AFA Langley chapter members retired CMSgt John Thompson and MSgt Timothy Tanbonliong begin an episodic journey to create Airmen Connections to support a Service culture of help-seeking and resiliency as well as identifying and highlighting leadership challenges and opportunities. This podcast is designed to tackle the issues head on with full transparency and direct communications with Airmen, senior leaders, and healthcare professionals to ensure that every Airmen knows they are valued.

Twitter:

@langley_afa

Language:

English


Episodes

Battling PTSD: One Airman's Journey part 2

3/23/2020
Retired Airman Patrick Sims from Langley's Invisible Wounds Peer Support Group sits down with John and Timothy to chat about a multitude of topics surrounding mental health and leadership in the Air Force. You simply MUST 'strap in' and listen to Sim's unfiltered, insightful, and thought provoking story as well as leadership lessons that are interwoven throughout. Welcome to part 2 of the fourth installment of the Langley Chapter's efforts to shed light on real issues effecting the culture...

Duration:00:50:34

Battling PTSD: One Airman's Journey

3/23/2020
Retired Airman Patrick Sims from Langley's Invisible Wounds Peer Support Group sits down with John and Timothy to chat about a multitude of topics surrounding mental health and leadership in the Air Force. You simply MUST 'strap in' and listen to Sim's unfiltered, insightful, and thought provoking story as well as leadership lessons that are interwoven throughout. Welcome to part 1 of the fourth installment of the Langley Chapter's efforts to shed light on real issues effecting the culture...

Duration:00:53:00

Not Alone: Air Force Wingman Outreach

3/7/2020
Ian Bush from the Air Force Wingman Outreach Facebook page sits down with John and Timothy in a phone interview to chat about their sometimes controversial but always raw social media platform for Airmen. Sit down, buckle up and listen to the third installment of the Langley Chapter's efforts to shed light on real issues effecting the culture and mental health of America's Airmen. Air Force Wingman Outreach FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/351270515792318/ Cast Interviewer: John...

Duration:00:40:12

Senior Leader Connection: Command Chief Walker Weighs In

1/26/2020
Command Chief Master Sergeant Walker from the 480th ISR Wing sits down with John and Timothy to discuss his unit's unique circumstances and approaches to mental health and leadership issues. Listen in on our second episode as the Langley Chapter of the Air Force Association gets after real issues in a frank discussion with a transparent and inspirational senior Air Force leader. Chief Walker's video with SSgt Murphree: http://tiny.cc/gih7iz Cast Interviewer: John Thompson Interviewee:...

Duration:00:35:39

Coping with Depression & Anxiety: One Airman's Journey

1/7/2020
Master Sergeant Stephanie sits down with John and Timothy to share the story of her trials and tribulations with depression and anxiety. Stephanie puts all her cards on the table and there are plenty of laughs and maybe a tear or two as the conversation turns very serious when discussing the increasing number of suicides in the Air Force this year. Listen in on this inaugural episode as the Langley Chapter of the Air Force Association gets after real issues with mental health and leadership...

Duration:00:58:13