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Col. Gary Walker, commander, 455th Air Expeditionary Medical Group, Bagram Airfield, leads the visiting joint team, from left, Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr.; Rear Adm. Forrest Faison III, Navy Deputy Surgeon General; Maj. Gen. Nadja West, Joint Staff Surgeon to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Maj. Gen. Mark Ediger, Deputy Air Force Surgeon General; and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Dr. Jonathan Woodson during their visit to Bagram Airfield in May.  The team visited several medical facilities during their tour of the AOR May 3-10 to talk with front-line medical teams and observe medical operations.   Medical leaders visit Afghanistan as operations transition
As the war draws down and coalition forces continue to withdraw from Afghanistan, joint medical
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Senior Airman Brent Erolla draws blood from a patient in the 10th Medical Group Clinic at the Air Force Academy Sept. 25, 2013. The Academy's lab was named the best in the country in the April 2013 issue of Advance Magazine, a trade periodical serving medical professionals. Erolla is a lab technician with the 10th Medical Support Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Don Branum) Air Force Academy lab wins national award
Most businesses would envy a 97-percent satisfaction rate, but it's even more amazing for an
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Judith Taylor, Air Force Medical Service historian, talks with retired Air Force Master Sgt. Tony Garcia and his wife, Gracie, about the medical history display May 21, 2014 at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.  This display was built so that patients and visitors to the WHASC could learn about the AFMS history and its contributions to the Air Force and military medicine. (U.S. Air Force photo/Harold China) AFMS historian seeks to preserve military medical history
A modest display that occupies what was once a flower shop at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical
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Default Air Force Logo Keesler physicians, dentists graduate from internship, residency training
Twenty-four physicians and dentists will graduate from internship and residency training at 10 a.m.,
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Singer Kellie Pickler, left, and Staff Sgt. Baily Zimmerman, an aircrew aerospace medical craftsman assigned to the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Pope Army Airfield, Fort Bragg, N.C.,  perform onstage during ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Getty Images/ Courtesy of Academy of Country Music) Pope Airman sings with Kellie Pickler at Academy of Country Music's salute to troops
Staff Sgt. Baily Zimmerman sang with recording artist Kellie Pickler April 7 during the taping of
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Rebecca Buffalini, medial inquiries specialist, Congressional and Public
Affairs Office, Air Force Surgeon General, receives the Spirit of Service
award May 7 from Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work (left), and
Undersecretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning during the awards ceremony at
the Pentagon courtyard. 
AF Surgeon General civilian earns Spirit of Service award
An Air Force Surgeon General employee was among 34 civilians selected to receive the prestigious
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Air Force Health Promotion Aiming to Build a Culture of Health (AF Graphic) Air Force Health Promotion aiming to build a culture of health
Air Force Health Promotion will undergo significant changes over the next year. Many Airmen equate
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Senior Master Sgt. David Smith, 22nd Force Support Squadron career advisor, gives an acceptance speech after receiving the 2014 Heroes of Military Medicine award, May 1, 2014, Washington, D.C. Smith was recognized for helping revise the Advanced Medic Course lectures, lab procedures, and patient simulation scenarios which prepared more than 300 special operations medics. (courtesy photo) McConnell medic earns Heroes of Military Medicine award
A Team McConnell medic received the 2014 Heroes of Military Medicine award, May 1, in Washington,
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Default Air Force Logo Nurse's and medical technician's week celebrated
In observance of National Nurses Week 2014, Air Force Medical Service and the 66th Medical Squadron
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Airman 1st Class Leslie Wilson, 60th Dental Squadron dental technician, demonstrates cleaning her tools at the David Grant USAF Medical Center dental clinic earlier this year. Wilson, a lesbian, entered the service after the 2011 repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." (U.S. Air Force photo by Nick DeCicco) Airman serves with pride, joins Air Force after "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
This feature is part of the "Through Airmen's Eyes" series on AF.mil. These stories focus on a
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