Trusted Care Heroes

Trusted Care Heroes

News Comments Updated
1 2
Staff Sgt. Jeffry Ally, 99th Medical Group surgical technician, right, Juan Sanjuan, Ally’s neighbor, and his son, Chava, pose for a photo in Las Vegas, Nev., April 4, 2017. Ally saved the child’s life when Sanjuan ran to him for help. His trauma and CPR experience allowed him to properly expel food that was obstructing the child’s airways. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver/Released) 99th MDG Airman saves neighbor
On March 28, he heard his neighbor banging on his front door, shouting for help.
0 4/17
2017
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Hubbard, a 354th Medical Operations Squadron optometry technician, poses for a photo April 5, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Hubbard served in the Air Force for 11 years as an optometry technician. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eric M. Fisher) Keeping an eye out for patients
Eyes are one of the most useful tools humans have. They allow people to interact with the world in a way nothing else can and without vision many lives would change forever. Luckily there are skilled individuals ready to safeguard eyesight at a moment’s notice. Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Hubbard, a 354th Medical Operations Squadron optometry technician, spoke with a young woman while ordering his morning coffee. During this time, he noticed a few symptoms that could have led to permanent vision loss.
0 4/10
2017
Senior Airman Brandon Culpan, a health services manager with the 1st Special Operations Medical Group, is nominated to become a Trusted Care Hero at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Feb. 8, 2017. Culpan has been nominated to become a Trusted Care Hero, an Air Force award that recognizes Air Force medical personnel that embody the values of the Air Force Medical Service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Dennis Spain) Air Commando recognized as Trusted Care Hero
“My main goal was to keep him alive. I knew every time I stopped, his chances of living were slimmer
0 3/01
2017
This patient, who had recently buried her husband who was a WWII POW vet, said she started wearing one of his rings in memory of him, in addition to the four rings she already wore. Unfortunately, this fifth ring contained nickel, causing an allergic reaction and severe swelling in her. This prevented her from taking off any of the rings and risked cutting off all circulation to her finger. Trusted Care: Duty to Speak Up to Make a Difference
An elderly patient came to the Emergent Care Center  at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery
0 2/21
2017
Dustie Davis, 55th Medical Operations Squardron, looks over files in her office at the Ehrling Bergquist Clinic on Offutt AFB, Nebraska, Feb. 2.  Recently, Davis made it her duty to speak up when she identified a risk in a patient, a decision that potentially saved the patient’s life. (U.S. Air Force photo by Charles Haymond) Speak Up to Save a Life
Recently, a 55th Medical Support Operations Squadron administrative assistant, Dustie Davis,
0 2/08
2017
Senior Airman Bianca Mares, 4th Medical Support Squadron pharmacy technician assures all prescription medicine is inventoried and dispersed according doctor’s orders September 9, 2016 at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. Mares has been stationed at Seymour Johnson AFB for two years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Miranda A. Loera) Not all heroes wear capes
Attention to detail is a vital part of every Airman’s day-to-day work. However, one Airman recently
0 9/12
2016
Col. Douglas Curry, 375th Medical Group commander presents Lt. Col. Steven Fisher with the Purple Heart during a ceremony on Aug. 12, 2016 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. On Oct. 17, 2011 Fisher was injured in the line of duty during a rocket attack while deployed to Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman Daniel Garcia) 375th MDG medic receives Purple Heart
Lt. Col. Steven Fisher, a medic with the 375th Medical Group, received the Purple Heart Aug. 12
0 8/19
2016
Senior Airman Paul Alkoby, 27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, stands just outside the clinic March 2, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Alkoby has come to the aid of those in need both on and off duty time and time again, solidifying his status as a trusted care hero amongst Air Force medical professionals; he credits his upbringing and the Air Force’s integrity-first mindset for his inability to standby while others are in need. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz) Cannon EMT proves to be trusted care hero
From the first time Airmen lace up their combat boots to the last time they kick them off, the Air
0 6/13
2016
Airman 1st Class Edward Urtiaga, 31st Dental Squadron technician, x-rays retired Col. Dennis Pearman’s teeth during Retiree Appreciation Day at Aviano Air Base, Italy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Matthew Lotz) SSgt. Matthew Aldridge selected as Trusted Care Hero after identifying risk mitigation for prevention of harm
“Every Airman, every day, a problem solver.” SSgt. Matthew Aldridge, Air Force Reserve Command,
0 4/19
2016
Senior Airman Allen Elbo, Vance AFB (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force) Trusted Care Hero of the Week
Senior Airman Michael Allen Elbo is this week’s Air Force Medical Service Trusted Care Hero. An
0 12/02
2015
1 2
RSS