Post Tagged with: "Deployment Transition Center"


AF DTC assists, supports redeployers

by Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Deployments can be rewarding, challenging, stressful and even life-changing experiences for service members worldwide. Packing up and leaving family members and all things home for several months can take a toll on a person.

January 28, 2016 ×


A redeployer going through the Air Force Deployment Transition Center gazes over the landscape at Heidelberg Castle Oct. 24 in Heidelberg, Germany. Redeployers go on an experiential outing during their time at the DTC to help them transition back into less threatening environments before going back home.

Making transition home easier

Story and photo by Senior Airman Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The deployment comes and goes. New experiences were had. Feelings, both expected and unexpected, came up throughout the entire process. There may be uncertainty about how to behave once back in the “familiar.”

November 6, 2014 ×