Researchers with the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, evaluate the noise-immune stethoscope on mock patients, Sept. 15, 2016. Prior to noise-immune stethoscope technologies, traditional stethoscope would not function properly due to the dynamic, high-noise environment of an aircraft. (Courtesy photo)
Pararescue specialists from the 103rd Pararescue Squadron, Westhampton Beach, New York, execute a rescue training mission for Northern Strike 18, Aug. 10, 2018. (Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Tiffany Clark)
Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, speaks to a crowd during the opening ceremony for the Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 7, 2018. Hogg’s visit overlapped with the base’s annual Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo, giving her an up-close look at the skill-building competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane Plummer)
Col. Alden Hilton, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine commander, Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, Maj. Gen. William Cooley, Air Force Research Laboratory commander, and Brig. Gen. Mark Koeniger, 711th Human Performance Wing commander, cutting the ribbon during a ceremony in USAFSAM to mark the full operational capability of the Department of Defense’s only human-rated centrifuge, Aug. 2, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Richard Eldridge)
Tech. Sgt. Ricardo Lemos Rodriguez, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Force Health Management Branch, mentors the Public Health apprentice students to prepare them for the operational Air Force. He discusses how they can navigate the Air Force Portal to locate information on Air Force priorities, career development and education. (U.S. Air Force photo by Richard Eldridge)


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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
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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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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
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Col. Laurel “Buff” Burkel speaks to the 105th Airlift Wing, the same group that flew her back the U.S. via a 105th… https://t.co/ln92dbDOsK
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“It is rare to have a family member in the same career as you. It is even rarer for active-duty family members to b… https://t.co/UbIWxJb0Xt
#TropicCare2018 was off to a smooth start when a patient, who came in for a vision screening, began to say that som… https://t.co/uFdNog8z1b
A new transition cell was recently stood-up to coordinate and support ongoing transition efforts related to the NDA… https://t.co/wxrZC0NeHB
#TBT Air Force Airman First Class Eugene L. Fletcer, a preventive dentistry specialist assigned to the 3rd USAF Dis… https://t.co/wukbDiH5TO
Don’t forget! On Aug 22 from 2-3 pm EST the Air Force Medical Service and DHA Immunization Healthcare Branch are ho… https://t.co/eJFLNo4iNx
Before any of the patients and procedures, Aeromedical Evacuation Technicians have to first configure their hospita… https://t.co/gInlDM6phH
When a military working dog injures a tooth, it’s up to a team of dentists and veterinarians to ensure their bite r… https://t.co/VwM6jMKKR0
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Did you know Air Force medical researchers developed the gold visors used by the #Apollo astronauts? The gold visor… https://t.co/O9Y8iQRa2p
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Congratulations to all the Emergency Medical Technician winners of this year's #EMTRodeo! This competition gives th… https://t.co/AxKpnKK3mK
There’s still time to enter our C.A.R.E. contest! Send in a video or essay explaining how you strive to reach our c… https://t.co/BoGvuwS8Rf
To protect the health of your child, their classroom, and your community, send your #MilKids back to school with th… https://t.co/9E1cuazxyI
The 87th MDG is working with AR-MEDCOM to handle the influx of over 1,000 soldiers due to Operation #ColdSteelII. T… https://t.co/edgwPlUjAS
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