The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program (AFW2)
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Air Force's goal is to keep highly-skilled men and women on active duty. If this is not feasible, the Air Force will ensure they receive extraordinary assistance through the AFW2 Program.
Provide personalized support to Airmen who have a combat-related illness or injury.
- Retain combat-wounded, ill or injured airmen on active duty if possible.
- Coordinate benefits counseling and services provided by DoD, Department of Veteran's Affairs, Department of Labor, Social Security Administration and other helping agencies
- Facilitate federal employment for AFW2s with a 30% or higher disability rating.
- Ensure "warm hanf-off" at various stages of recovery
- No difference in care for any Total Force Member - Active, Guard or Reserve
The Air Force ensures wounded Airmen and their families have professional support and follow-up for life after seperation/retirement.
- Advocate for services on Airman's behalf
- Coordinate with closest Air Force Airman and Family Readiness Center for personal enhanced transition assistance services.
- Provide financial and family counseling, relocation assistance, resume writing and employment services, and more.
The AFW2 Program was created in 2005 as a DoD and Air Force initiative to provide personaliazed care to any Airman with a combat-related illness or injury requiring long-term care that will require a Medical Evaluation Board or a Physical Evaluation Board to determine fitness for duty.
Our AFW2 Airmen receive indicidualized guidance and support to lead them through the complex process of transition and returning to civilian life.