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Finding Hope and Resiliency

Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, poses for a photo in the Samurai Fitness Center Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, assigned with Lackland Air Force Base, TX, poses for a photo in the Samurai Fitness Center Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Williams was the guest speaker for the Finding Hope and Resiliency kickoff event. He shared the story of how he lost his leg to an improvised explosive device while in Afghanistan as a military working dog handler. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, speaks about resiliency Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, speaks about resiliency Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Williams spoke about losing his leg to an improvised explosive device while in Afghanistan and the importance of being resilient. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, right, and Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, left, exchange salutes in the Samurai Fitness Center Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, right, and Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, left, exchange salutes in the Samurai Fitness Center Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Williams was the guest speaker for the Finding Hope and Resiliency kickoff event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, explained the rules of sitting volleyball Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, Lackland Air Force Base, TX, explained the rules of sitting volleyball Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Williams is a member of the 2018 U.S. Air Force Wounded Warriors Games team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

Yokota Air Base, Japan -- Master Sgt. Brian Williams, 341st Training Squadron operations superintendent, assigned with Lackland Air Force Base, TX, poses for a photo in the Samurai Fitness Center Sept. 26, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Williams was the guest speaker for the Finding Hope and Resiliency kickoff event. He shared the story of how he lost his leg to an improvised explosive device while in Afghanistan as a military working dog handler. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)