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  • AFICC delivers innovative VR suicide prevention training to save lives

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – With a rise in suicides across the service, the Air Force Installation Contracting Center is helping leaders fast-track a pilot program at Air Mobility Command to help save lives.The virtual reality suicide training being tested at Scott AFB, Illinois, and Travis AFB, California, offers a new, more effective
  • DoD tests VR suicide prevention training at Scott, Travis AFBs

    Leaders from across the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis took part in a suicide prevention, virtual reality training test phase Feb. 17 – 19. The 30-minute training is aimed to help Airmen’s comfort in engaging with others to prevent suicide.
  • Virtual reality brings new dimension to suicide prevention training

    Leaders from across the 375th Air Mobility Wing stepped into a virtual reality-inspired test phase Jan. 12 for a new training effort targeted to help Airmen feel more comfortable about engaging with others to prevent suicide.
  • Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. --  September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a