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Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Roosevelt Allen became the new commander of the 79th Medical Wing during a ceremony June 30, 2014.Prior to this assignment, General Allen, a board-certified comprehensive dentist, served as the deputy command surgeon of Air Education and Training Command at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. 79th Medical Wing welcomes new commander
Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Roosevelt Allen became the new commander of the 79th Medical Wing during a ceremony
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Col. (Dr.) Douglas B. Curry is the Assistant to the Air Force Surgeon General for Military Health System Governance. He recently graduated from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School (ES) for National Security and Resource Strategy (school previously called ICAF) at the National Defense University, Washington, D.C.  This is one of our nations Senior Service Schools (SSS) for PME.  

Curry was the ES Class President for 306 students (including students from all of the services, Coast Guard, governmental agencies, industry, and 26 international military students). He was one of the students in the inaugural Health Strategy concentration program.  Curry graduated with a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy. (Official AF Photo)
Two senior AFMS leaders graduate from the National Defense University

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Tech. Sgt. Aaron Parkinson, 440th Expeditionary Advisory Squadron, C-130 Hercules crew chief, performs a pre-flight inspection, Kabul, Afghanistan, May 19, 2014. Parkinson and aircrew assigned to this C-130H1, are preparing the aircraft to transport Afghan Nation Army human remains. Parkinson, an Atlanta,Gerogia, native, is deployed from the 314th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Little Rock, Arkansas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.) Afghan Air Force learns self-sustaining casualty evacuation care
The flight line is filled with aircrew and the C-130 Hercules engines are starting up for another
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Airmen from the 337th Airlift Squadron load an ambulance and two fire trucks onto a Westover C-5, at Joint Base Charleston, SC, June 9. This Denton Amendment mission delivered the vehicles to Managua, Nicaragua June 10 on behalf of the Wisconsin/Nicaragua Partners of the Americas Incorporated. (U.S. Air Force photo/SSgt. Kelly Goonan) Westover airlifts 26 tons of aid to Nicaragua
A training mission doubled as a humanitarian relief effort for Reserve Airmen from the 439th Airlift
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Monthly Message Medical Health System MHS June Message - Global Health/Afghanistan
Military Health System Team,Last month, the five of us embarked on a visit with medical units and
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"Whole blood for the First U.S. Army being loaded on evacuation aircraft returning to Normandy beachhead from the Membury airfield, Jun. 14 1944. (credit U.S. Army)
D-Day for the 816th
From The Story of Air Evacuation 1942-1989, published by the World War II Flight Nurses Association,
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U.S Air Force 1st Lt. Kevin Stuessy (left), and 1st Lt. Christopher Gomez, Interservice Physician Assistant Program students, enter at the beginning of their graduation ceremony at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, June 6, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Graduates of the IPAP are commissioned as First Lieutenants, if they are not already officers, and receive a Master Physician Assistant Studies diploma from the program’s affiliate, the University of Nebraska Medicine Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler) Nellis graduates newest Physician Assistants
Two of the newest graduates of the Inter-Service Physician Assistant Program graduated and
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Nurses of first air evacuation flights on D-Day: l-R: Irene Schultz, Helen Rarick, Vangie Comeaux, Mable Strube, Helen Morison, Betty Williamson, Vee Moss, Mary Bell Fraser, Winnie Plutz of 813th - Le Bourget, Paris , France.  (Photo credit: WWII Flight Nurse Association, History of Air Evacuation, 1942-1989) Aeromedical Evacuation from Normandy
Aeromedical Evacuation from NormandyThis article is the first in a series of three that looks at the
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Senior Airman Taylor Renfro, 628th Medical Group, is seen here while on deployment in Southwest Asia in 2013. Renfro received the Purple Heart, the Army Combat Action medal and the Air Force Action medal for her service in Afghanistan. She recently received the Angels of the Battlefield award during the 8th Annual Angels of the Battlefield Gala, March 26, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C., for providing life-saving treatment and demonstrating extraordinary courage during her career as an Air Force medic. (Courtesy Photo) Angel of the Battlefield: One year later
More than 2,000 service members have died and almost 20,000 have been wounded fighting in
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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Lt. Gen. Thomas Travis, Air Force Surgeon General, listens to an operations brief inside the altitude chamber during his visit to the 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron May 22. Travis toured various areas of the 21st Medical Group where he learned about 21st MDG plans, interacted with Airmen, addressed concerns and learned about specific jobs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Golembesky) Top Air Force doc visits Peterson AFB medical group

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