Helping Airmen is the singular philosophy driving everything at Air Force Aid Society. More than 37,000 assists. Nearly $21.4 million in direct help through emergency financial assistance, education support and community programs.
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After suffering two injuries, one while deployed in Afghanistan, doctors determined that he would need reconstructive surgery on both knees and told him he would probably never run again. MSgt Guinn had a difficult, painful, and long recovery process over the course of several years. His recovery and life changed when he learned of the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program (AFW2) and the Warrior Games.
“I was so afraid of anyone thinking I was a bad Airman, but I finally realized asking for help isn’t a weakness; it’s a ladder that pulls you up,” SSgt Clarke shared.
The Lingenfelters have never been more grateful for their Air Force family. “Without you, we would not have found the hope to forge ahead and keep pushing to recovery.” Paying it forward, MSgt Lingenfelter says he and his family have chosen to stay in the area to support their military and local community, positive that both Tyndall and the community will recover.