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Default Air Force Logo Suicide prevention is everyone’s responsibility
Suicide prevention starts with recognizing the risk factors and warning signs, which allows for conversations to open up. Providing support services, talking about suicide, reducing access to means of self-harm and following up with loved ones are actions people can take to help others.
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2017
Senior Airman Alexis Lopez, dental assistant with the 319th Medical Group, currently works at the medical treatment facility on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. He previously was stationed at Oshawa Air Base, Japan, and hopes to cross-train to become a pararescueman. Dental assistant prevents dental disaster
Prior to anesthetizing a tooth for drilling, about two months ago, Maj. Jon Federspiel, chief of dental services with the 319th MDG, incorrectly identified which tooth to drill. Luckily, Lopez spoke up, correcting the mistake and avoiding irreversible action on the wrong tooth.
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2017
An Airman with the 319th Security Forces Squadron, far right, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent, and officers with the Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department form up outside of Carl Ben Eielson Elementary School in preparation to enter an active-shooter scenario Aug. 10, 2017, on Grand Forks Air Force Base. The training exercise was held to allow the members to practice room clearing procedures, rear security and communication in order to apprehend potential shooters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez) 319th Security Forces Airmen participate in active-shooter training
Several Airmen with the 319th Security Forces Squadron and other law enforcement agencies participated in classroom and hands-on training dealing with active shooter scenarios here, Aug. 8, 9 and 10, 2017.
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2017
Pierre Evans, a motivational speaker, coach and author, speaks to an audience of civilians, military spouses, Canadian Armed Forces and Airmen from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., and Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 17, 2017, at a resiliency conference hosted at Canadian Forces Base, Winnipeg, Canada. The conference included four national and international guest speakers who shared their experience and tips for being mentally, spiritually, physically and emotionally resilient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elora J. Martinez) Grand Forks AFB Airmen attend resiliency conference
More than 50 civilians, military spouses, Canadian Armed Forces and Airmen from here, Minot Air Force Air Force Base, N.D., and Cavalier Air Station, N.D., attended a resiliency conference Aug. 17, 2017, hosted by the Canadian Forces Base, Winnipeg, Canada.
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