Airmen Connections 1UP!

Battling PTSD: One Airman's Journey

March 23, 2020 AFA Langley Chapter Season 1 Episode 4
Airmen Connections 1UP!
Battling PTSD: One Airman's Journey
Chapters
00:01:27
Langley Invisible Wounds Support Group
00:10:15
The start of Patrick's journey
00:17:30
Patrick finds a home with the Navy Seals
00:24:15
Patrick tries to get back to the U.S.
00:29:45
Patrick IDs issues post deployment
00:31:30
Racism in the unit
00:41:00
Worse than PTSD?
00:44:00
Patrick talks about his PTSD in detail
00:48:00
AF mental health involved
Airmen Connections 1UP!
Battling PTSD: One Airman's Journey
Mar 23, 2020 Season 1 Episode 4
AFA Langley Chapter

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 and mental health of America's Airmen.

Langley Invisible Wounds: https://www.facebook.com/groups/961851487535445
   
**Part 2 of this episode: https://www.buzzsprout.com/801068/3088552

Cast

Interviewer: John Thompson
Interviewee: Patrick Sims
Sound Engineer and Music: Timothy Tanbonliong

Socials
Website: http://amncxn1up.buzzsprout.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Langleyafa/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/afalangley
Insta: https://www.instagram.com/afalangleyva/
YouTube: https://bit.ly/2IrQwKv

The Air Force Association is a volunteer-led non-profit organization connecting brave Airmen who commit their lives to protecting the greater good of our country.

Show Notes Chapter Markers

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 and mental health of America's Airmen.

Langley Invisible Wounds: https://www.facebook.com/groups/961851487535445
   
**Part 2 of this episode: https://www.buzzsprout.com/801068/3088552

Cast

Interviewer: John Thompson
Interviewee: Patrick Sims
Sound Engineer and Music: Timothy Tanbonliong

Socials
Website: http://amncxn1up.buzzsprout.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Langleyafa/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/afalangley
Insta: https://www.instagram.com/afalangleyva/
YouTube: https://bit.ly/2IrQwKv

The Air Force Association is a volunteer-led non-profit organization connecting brave Airmen who commit their lives to protecting the greater good of our country.

Langley Invisible Wounds Support Group
The start of Patrick's journey
Patrick finds a home with the Navy Seals
Patrick tries to get back to the U.S.
Patrick IDs issues post deployment
Racism in the unit
Worse than PTSD?
Patrick talks about his PTSD in detail
AF mental health involved