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Default Air Force Logo Airmen trust training, save child
It was chaotic. People were screaming. There was smoke coming out of the large sports utility vehicle that was smashed against a tree at the in front of a forest. A frantic woman clutching a child panics and cries for help near the vehicle. Miraculously, three Moody Air Force Base Airmen with life-saving medical knowledge were in the traffic caused by the accident and rushed in to help.
0 6/11
2018
U.S. Air Force Maj. Brittany Nutt (left), a women's health nurse practitioner at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, and consultant to the Air Force surgeon general for women's health, examines her patient's thyroid during a routine prenatal appointment. As more women join the Air Force, the role of women’s health care provider will become more important to female Airmen readiness and the health of mission. (U.S. Army photo by Gia Oney) Early screenings increase Airmen readiness
Staying current on screenings and addressing concerns early are key to female Airmen mission readiness.
0 6/11
2018
U.S. Army Air Forces nurses make their way down the ramp of their Landing Craft Infantry amphibious assault ship on the Mediterranean island of Pantelleria, Italy in 1943. The 34th Station Hospital on the island became the first Army Air Forces hospital truly attached to an Army Air Forces unit. (National Archives) This Month in AFMS History: First attached Army Air Forces unit hospital established 75 years ago
The 34th Station Hospital, attached to the 12th Air Force on Pantelleria Island in the Mediterranean Sea from June 18 to Sept. 21, 1943, was the first station hospital attached to an Army Air Force Unit.
0 6/08
2018
Raising a child with autism is a challenge for any family, especially for military families. The Air Force offers programs to help families cope with the frequent moves, deployments and other disruptions of military life, and therapies that can bring hope to parents that their child will reach their full potential. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Josh Mahler) Air Force offers hope for families of children with autism
Raising a child with autism is always a challenge, especially in the military. The Air Force offers many resources to help families face these challenges, and hope that children with autism can reach their full potential.
0 6/08
2018
Members of the U.S. Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Team (Pedicatics) assist Guatemalan medical personnel with loading critically injured patients on board a Mississippi Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster III. The aircrew from the 172nd Airlift Wing, transported six children from Guatemala to receive medical treatment in the United States for burns and other injuries sustained during the June 3, 2018 Fuego Volcano eruption. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Edward Staton) U.S. Air Force to airlift Guatemalan children injured by volcanic eruption
A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft will transport six Guatemalan children injured by the recent eruption of the Fuego Volcano to the United States June 6 to receive medical treatment.
0 6/07
2018
Senior Airman Rocquisha Locke inoculates Airman 1st Class Kadienne Simons during an Individual Medical Readiness activity May 24 377 Medical Group uses Squadron Innovation Fund to improve quality of care for Airmen
In February of this year, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein announced that Air Force squadrons would receive funding to be used for Airmen-led innovations that increase readiness, reduce cost, return time back to Airmen or enhance lethality of the force.
0 6/06
2018
Capt. Nikita Dunbar, an Air National Guard critical-care nurse from the 187th Fighter Wing CERFP in Montgomery, Ala., takes a patient's blood pressure at the Alabama Wellness Innovative Readiness Training at Monroe County High School in Monroeville, Ala., June 3, 2018. Air Guardsmen from Alabama and Wisconsin were part of the joint force participating in the two-week training that provided no-cost health care to the citizens of lower Alabama. (US Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Rand) Air National Guardsmen provide no-cost healthcare at Alabama IRT
Approximately 60 Air National Guardsmen from the 187th Fighter Wing in Montgomery, Ala., the 115th Fighter Wing in Madison, Wis., and the 128th Air Refueling Wing in Milwaukee, Wis. are receiving valuable deployment readiness training and providing no-cost healthcare to the citizens of lower Alabama during the 2018 Alabama Wellness Innovative Readiness Training Mission.
0 6/05
2018
Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General (U.S. Air Force photo) New Surgeon General sees readiness, innovation as keys to medical mission
Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg knows she has her work cut out for her as she leads the Air Force Medical Service during a time of transition. Newly appointed as the 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, Hogg is eager to address the challenges facing Air Force Medicine.
0 6/04
2018
U.S. Air Force Capt. Roxanne Buffano, an optometrist assigned to the 927th Aerospace Medicine Squadron, MacDill AFB FL, conducts an eye exam April 17, 2018 in support of Arctic Care 2018, at the Kivalina Clinic, Kivalina, Alaska. Arctic Care 2018 is an Innovative Readiness Training exercise comprised of a joint and multi-national force, providing medical, dental, optometry and veterinary care for underserved villages in the Maniillaq Service Area April 16-24. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Joe Simms) Air Force Medicine trains for deployment
The work of maintaining Air Force medical readiness never stops. To deliver medical support in combat theaters, disaster relief settings and other deployed environments, Air Force medics need to train alongside their operational counterparts.
0 6/04
2018
An aeromedical evacuation and critical care air transport team consisting of Airmen from the 375th AE Squadron, 18th AE Squadron, 673rd Medical Group, 36th Medical Group and 124th Medical Group, load a priority care patient onto a C-17 Globemaster III at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 17, 2018. The C-17 from Travis AFB, Calif., was configured by an AE aircrew to provide aerial transport of patients throughout the Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lan Kim) BEEliners enable AE mission
It’s a Sunday morning on Travis Air Force Base, California, and a flight line normally buzzing with activity is unusually void of the sounds one would expect from the busiest military air terminal in the United States. The lull does not last long.
0 6/01
2018
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