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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Upcoming Closures In an effort to keep you informed, and to help you plan your trips to visit us, we are going to provide a monthly update of the upcoming closures. Please check our EVENTS page for the full list at any time! Jul 4 & 5 - HOLIDAY - CLOSED Jul 18 - closed at 1200 for training Aug 15 - closed at 1200 for training
Exercise 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
Compared to women, men are more likely to put off regular checkups and medical care. Prioritize your health this month and schedule a checkup today! #MensHealth http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/MTF/Fairchild/
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/
The 99th Medical Group’s #partnership with the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (@UMCSN) through the Sustained Medical and Readiness Training (SMART) 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.
Sickle cell trait is an inherited blood condition that affects about 3 million people in the U.S. People with sickle cell trait usually have no symptoms, but can develop dizziness, chest pain, shortness of breath, weakness, or muscle pain with extreme exertion or dehydration. Watch this video to learn how Airmen with the #SickleCell trait can prevent these health problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5JQpVE2We8
Did you know your lips have some of the thinnest skin on your body, making them more vulnerable to sun burns? Protect them from harmful sun rays by wearing a lip balm with SPF! #SummerSafetyTip
Today is World Blood Donor Day! Get info on how and where you can donate to save #military lives: http://www.militaryblood.dod.mil/Donors/where_to_give.aspx
Summer vacation is right around the corner and that means school will be out. Base residents and those bringing their children onto the installation are reminded about the Base Youth Supervision Policy. For questions about the policy, you may contact Family Advocacy at 247-2687.
Tune into the @TRICARE Facebook live today at 3:15 pm EST to ask questions and get the answers you need to #TakeCommand of your health.
Our equipment issues have been resolved and the elevators in the MDG are fully operational.
Due to non-planned equipment issues, the elevators in Bldg 9000 (92d MDG) are inoperable at this time. We hope to have them running by early afternoon. If you have an appointment on the 2d or 3d floors and are unable to use the stairs, please call the office you are to visit and ask to reschedule your appointment. We apologize for any inconvenience this non-planned outage may cause.
Cover up, seek shade, and drink fluids to reduce your risk of #heat related illness. #SummerSafetyTip
This month we highlight #MensHealth, sharing resources to minimize top health risks for men such as heart disease, cancer, and stroke. http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/Healthy-Living/Health-Month/June/Mens-Health-Toolkit/
Thank you for your patience and understanding. Full telephone service has been restored.
The phone service to the 92d Medical Group is currently experiencing technical issues. BWe are sorry for this inconvenience.l 911. If you have an acute issue, please call the Nurse Advice line 1-800-874-2273, option 1. We will post again once phone service has been restored. We are sorry for this inconvenience.
AFMS Global Health Engagement teams collaborate with allies, partners, host nations, and other government agencies to strengthen international alliances and #partnerships. More than 300 Airmen are assigned to GHE missions at MTFs around the globe, ready to build partner nation capabilities, and provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
#Readiness is key in all we do. To stand ready, the AFMS maintains #partnerships with civilian hospitals, like the University of Alabama at Birmingham (@UAB.edu), to keep our Airmen current, trained, and equipped to deliver a full spectrum of military medical operations. Read more about our partnership with UAB: http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1445743/sost-members-earn-bronze-star-medals/
Upcoming Closures In an effort to keep you informed, and to help you plan your trips to visit us, we are going to provide a monthly update of the upcoming closures. Please check our EVENTS page for the full list at any time! Jun 20 - closed at 1200 for training Jul 4 & 5 - HOLIDAY - CLOSED Jul 18 - closed at 1200 for training
It’s #MilitaryMedicineAppreciation month! Go out and thank an Air Force medical professional for their service and dedication!
Adult vaccines are available in many places, including doctor's offices, health departments & pharmacies. Visit the… https://t.co/88k7jsIEq2
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
Lt. Gen. Hogg & CMSgt. Cum visited @CannonAFB_ for the annual #EMTRodeo. “We want them to be put in a difficult pos… https://t.co/8vAk3QNqj8
SrA Christopher Aubuchon exemplified #TrustedCare by responding to a 2-car accident while off duty and providing me… https://t.co/f5YqkI9nNV
Four generations and 71 years later, the Cisna family carries on a legacy of #Airmen and #Medics serving their Nati… https://t.co/efaaxHhgzy
What was supposed to be a routine eye exam turned in a rare diagnosis thanks to keen eye of Maj. Carli Murphy, 436t… https://t.co/TiQc92ekrO
Survive and save lives! @AirForceReserve aerial porters with the 35th Aerial Port Squadron get tested on their abil… https://t.co/kBpISxrTnC
EMTs from 21 Air Force bases from around the world gathered at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., to participate in the 1… https://t.co/j2p78Odt9s
RT @DoDHealth: A true, total team effort from the @USAFHealth doctors and staff of Special Operations Command Forward North and West Africa…
RT @MilitaryHealth: #PreventiveHealthMonth is the perfect time to address your health, and @TRICARE covers many preventive health services…
Taking time away from work is beneficial to your mental health and well-being. Spend some time with your family at… https://t.co/Rp5nTLXgiW
An apple a day keeps the doctor away! Keep yourself healthy and #FitToFight by taking preventative health measures,… https://t.co/hNsdB9W1Yd
RT @AirmanMagazine: This hands-on training exposes Flight Nurse and Aeromedical Technician Course students to various types of wartime inju…
RT @CannonAFB_: Here are some of the many #mightymedics training hard during the EMT Rodeo here at Cannon... and some top quality acting pe…
Airmen from the 910th MDS maintain readiness with a variety of Comprehensive Medical Requirement Program readiness… https://t.co/furfQNb512
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