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Premiered at the 2018 AFMS Senior Leadership Workshop, this video highlights how Airmen from all 17 enlisted medical career fields are warfighters who should feel proud of their wartime service and responsibilities. They are the backbone of Air Force Medical Service and disruptive innovators, in which success or failure rests on their shoulders.
Deployed mental health providers work closely with leadership to help maintain warfighter resiliency and readiness. Service members are away from their usual support systems during deployment, and because the environment and stress puts them in unusual situations, they require innovative and flexible forms of mental health care.
Check out the highlights of what happened around the AFMS during November 2018.
As the Air Force Medical Service undergoes transformation, medical Airmen maintain an unwavering commitment to readiness and Trusted Care.

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Human Performance & Health Innovation Our mission is to advance in air, space, and cyberspace. We do this by providing Airmen innovative medical technology and science to improve readiness capabilities, vulnerabilities, and effectiveness. https://go.usa.gov/xQF62
💉Summer Blood Program💉 Consider cooling off this summer by making an appointment to donate blood or platelets at your local ASBP blood center. Find a center or drive near you: www.militarydonor.com
Secure Messaging @TRICARE online Patient Portal Secure Messaging makes communication with your Air Force doctor simple!
Skin Cancer Awareness☀️ Enjoy fun in the sun this summer, but make sure you're taking steps to reduce your risk of skin cancer: #summer Safety" target="_blank">https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/index.htm #summer Safety
Expeditionary Medicine🚑 Air Force Expeditionary Medicine brings leading-edge medicine directly into battle providing injured personnel care from the point of injury through transport to a medical facility. #TrustedCareAnywhere http://youtu.be/nMzUd_GtDIQ
FEDVIP Announcement The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program ends on Dec. 31, 2018. You can enroll in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) during this year&#39;s Open Season (Nov. 12 to Dec. 10) for coverage beginning in 2019. Visit: #TakeCommand" target="_blank">https://go.usa.gov/xQ3hZ #TakeCommand</a>
&#127878;Independence Day&#127879; Our nation&#39;s independence was made possible by the founding fathers who fought for it. Today the AFMS continues the fight to defend freedom. Wishing everyone a happy Fourth of July!
We are so excited to have Lt Col Shannon Phares as the new 460 MDG Commander. Welcome to the team Ma&#39;am! &#127881;
Integrated Operational Support We support Airmen before, during, and after operational missions by embedding medical support into operational environment. Click here to learn more: http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/Priorities/Integrated-Operational-Support/
AFMS Birthday!🎉🎉 The Air Force Medical Service is celebrating 69 years of delivering trusted care, anywhere!
Global Health Partnerships &#127758; Exercis New Horizon is an ongoing #globalpartnership in Meteti, Panama, providing training and experience to doctors and technicians from the 346th Air Expeditionary Group. Read More: https://go.usa.gov/xQNXU
Men&#39;s Health &#128526; Compared to women, men are more likely to put off regular checkups and medical care. Prioritize your health this month and schedule a check up today! #MensHealth
Team Buckley, The 460 MDG will be closed 4 July in observance of Independence Day and 5 July for our Family Day. Normal Operations will resume on Friday 6 July. Note that our immunizations Clinic will not be able to administer any TB tests (aka PPD tests) on 2 July due to 48 hour turnaround on results. Testing can be accomplished again on 3 July provided you return to the clinic prior to COB 6 July. If you have any questions contact Immunizations at 720-847-6553. URGENT CARE: As a reminder, Urgent Care referral requirements changed effective 1 Jan 18. ***All non-Active Duty beneficiaries no longer need a referral or authorization for urgent care*** TRICARE Prime Active Dury Service Members, not including TRICARE Prime Remote, must continue to contact their PCM or the NAL to schedule an appt or obtain a referral for urgent care services.
Team Buckley, Due to the upcoming holiday closures, Immunizations will not be able to administer any TB tests (aka PPD tests) on 2 July due to the 48 hour turnaround time for results. Testing can be accomplished again on 3 July provided you can return to the clinic prior to COB on 6 July. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact our Immunizations clinic at 720-847-6553. Thank you!
PTSD Awareness When it comes to #PTSD early intervention leads to more positive outcomes for your mental health, relationships, and #military career. Click here for more information and resources: http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/Your-Healthcare/Healthy-Living/Health-month/June/PTSD-Toolkit/
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U.S. Air Force Medical Service spread the word of our official opening on Buckley AFB! &#129321;&#127881;
Notification🚑 Our Appointment line (720)-847-WELL is currently experiencing technical issues that are being worked. There may be a delay in getting through until the issue is resolved. We appreciate your patience as we work to correct the problem.
Full Spectrum Medical Readiness The 99th MDG&#39;s #partnership with the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (University Medical Center of Southern Nevada) through the sustained medical and readiness training program saved hundreds of lives during the fatal shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. #Partnerships like this contribute to the community and ensure Airmen maintain clinical readiness. The Air Force values this partnership with UMCSN and is pleased that our clinicians were able to contribute.
&#128721;Summer Safety&#128721; Did you know your lips have some of the thinnest skin on your body, making them more vulnerable to sun burn? Protect them from harmful sun rays by wearing a lip balm with SPF! #Summersafetytips
Monday is the last day to enroll in a new TRICARE plan or change your current plan. The choice you make will take e… https://t.co/QReSEB71xd
In a deployed setting, mental health providers assist commanders with maintaining their Airmen’s overall health in… https://t.co/fkowyMEwlP
Only one week left to enroll in the 2019 TRICARE and Federal Benefits Open Seasons - don't delay! For more informat… https://t.co/4MwUSbAOpL
Winners from the #TrustedCare "How Do You C.A.R.E.?" contest were recognized by Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Maj. Gen. (D… https://t.co/FeDfOom0Qu
77 years later, Pearl Harbor endures as a symbol of American resilience and resolve. Today we remember our brave se… https://t.co/Lach1Btol8
Lt. Gen. Hogg addressed AFMS leaders at #SLW18. "Now is time to shape the future of AFMS. Be disruptive innovators… https://t.co/mtYGTim0bO
6th MDG Airmen & Coast Guard members participate in a joint service Tactical Combat Casualty Care course at MacDill… https://t.co/2bU0vRubJB
#TBT: A U.S. Army flight nurse checks on a combat litter patient as he is loaded aboard a Douglas C-47 Skytrain at… https://t.co/xikEkX5bGI
RT @TRICARE: DYK? The TRICARE Open Season ends Dec. 10, 2018. Learn more about the next TRICARE webinar on Enrollment Options After TRICARE…
RT @USAFRecruiting: Air Force #Career: Prosthodontist. These specialists’ expertise in oral prostheses corrects dental appearance and makes…
Being safe is one of the easiest things you can accomplish every day and has direct impact on your health. Here are… https://t.co/0G8JnOnbKj
Our culture of #TrustedCare depends on continuous innovation. "Our hope is that local leaders will leverage our Tru… https://t.co/KhhMQr41vR
We make a difference. We are warriors. We are disruptive innovators. We are Airmen from the 17 enlisted medical car… https://t.co/8Gjy20uPQw
Medical material Airmen are working together with the 1st Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron to help r… https://t.co/JGu1vcCC6I
U.S. Air National Guard A1C Cheryl Graham, a health services technician with the 118th Medical Group, was a high pe… https://t.co/0Vn7xPkch3
RT @DHADirector: As the @DOD_DHA continues to integrate hospitals and the services, it's important to keep everyone informed on what's to c…
RT @DoDHealth: Had a great opportunity to speak with @USAFhealth leaders today. I look forward to our continued partnership to achieve a mo…
To ensure an effective relationships between military working dogs & their handlers, the 380th MDG, 380th Security… https://t.co/nmNRfg3C9X
The 2018 AFMS Senior Leadership Workshop kicked off this morning with welcome remarks by Lt Gen. Dorothy Hogg and C… https://t.co/YGbo4427iA
Eccrine Systems is conducting research under an Air Force Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Tec… https://t.co/bE6Tpz0BYo
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