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The members of the Air Force Association 2007 Team of the Year pose for a photo during their five-day visit to Washington , D.C. The expeditionary medics chosen for the annual AFA award are, in the front row from left, Master Sgt. Michelle Rootes, Master Sgt. Faith Elmore and Tech. Sgt. Crystal Gomez, and in the back row are Col. (Dr.) Jay Johannigman, Capt. Shaun Westphal, Master Sgt. Kory Rivera and Senior Airman Robert Zuniga II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cohen A. Young) AFA Team of the Year features medical Airmen
They saved lives performing miracles in the sky, on the ground and outside "the wire" during missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.Senior Airman Robert Zuniga from the 82nd Medical Operations Squadron at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, helped save the lives of 120 people injured in car bombs and mortar attacks in Iraq. Capt. Shaun Westphal from the 59th
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Default Air Force Logo DOD receives Independent Review Group report
The Independent Review Group established by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates provided DOD with its assessment of rehabilitative care and the administrative processes at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the National Naval Medical Center April 16.The department intends to quickly evaluate the recommendations in order to establish an action
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Default Air Force Logo Upcoming survey to assess post-deployment health care
A telephone survey of ill or injured service members who have returned from operational deployment will begin May 1 to examine post-deployment health care experiences. This health care survey is being conducted in response to the Secretary of Defense's request to comprehensively assess the quality of health care service members receive since
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As Airmen continue to serve on the front lines of Iraq and Afghanistan , the Air Force continues to serve its wounded warriors and their families, even years after their combat duty. This dedicated service comes from the Palace HART program, which means Helping Airmen Recover Together. AF has HART for its war wounded
As Airmen continue to serve on the front lines of Iraq and Afghanistan , the Air Force continues to serve its wounded warriors and their families, even after their combat duty.This service comes from the Palace HART program, or Helping Airmen Recover Together."The Air Force will provide the same level of loyalty and commitment in the care of those
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Lt. Col. Dr. Charles McDannald 'Portraits in Courage' features AF medic
Lt. Col. Dr. Charles McDannald's 20 years of experience as a medical professional were tested while deployed as part of a Special Operations Surgical Team to Ramadi, Iraq, in the Al Anbar Province. The five-person surgical team deployed with special operators where the flow of patients was unending, their wounds life threatening, and the surgical
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Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Bruce Green, Air Force deputy surgeon general, (far left) stands with members of the data modeling and analysis team. Pictured  from Green's left are: Lt. Col. Jerome Hyzy, Maj. Ted Woolley, Mr. Rick May and Master Sgt. Cris Coerbell. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) AFMS team claims Healthcare Innovation Award
Microsoft Healthcare Users Group and Microsoft Corp., has selected the Air Force Medical Service's data modeling and analysis team as a winner in their 10th annual MS-HUG awards.The team won first place in the "Best Use of Outcomes Reporting" category.Members of the team include: Lt. Col. Jerome Hyzy, Lt. Col. (Dr.) Sean Moore, Maj. Ted Woolley,
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