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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The 39 MDG will be closed today until 1100 for the Wing Change of Command. For Emergencies, dial 0112. For Ambulance Services, dial 676-6554
*Moving this Summer? Your TRICARE Options May Change* Are you starting a new adventure in a new location soon? If so, that's a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE). A QLE is a major life change, like moving, getting married or divorced, or becoming eligible for Medicare. Moving doesn't change your TRICARE eligibility. But moving may change your TRICARE health plan options. Read the full article here: https://tricare.mil/CoveredServices/BenefitUpdates/Archives/06_27_18_Moving_QLE
Incirlik Triathlon: Public Service Announcement (PSA) - Avoid NSAIDs for Endurance Races. The 39 MDG recommends that participants avoid Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) at least 1 day before/during/1 day after the upcoming Incirlik Triathlon on Sat, 23 June. These may include Motrin (ibuprofen), Aleve (naproxen), Advil (ibuprofen), Aspirin. You may use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for mild aches/pains otherwise. Drink plenty of fluids with electrolytes to avoid dehydration. If you have any questions, please ask your PCM. 676-6666
Reminder: Clinic will be closed tomorrow for training day, but Ambulance Services is available for urgent care. For emergencies, dial 676-0112.
Normal appointment line is back up and operational. Please call 676-6666 to book or cancel appointments.
Our appointment line is currently down, please call 676-3141 to schedule or cancel an appointment.
Clinic will be closed until 1230 Friday 8 June for MDSS Change of Command and 39 MDOS Assumption of Command. Ambulance services is available at 676-6554. For emergencies, dial 676-0112.
Farewell Chief McClelland. Thank you for your mentorship and wisdom. Is there a medic in the house? Hell Yeah!!! #TitanMedic
Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May. This year it is celebrated on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Thanks to President Harry S. Truman, it’s a day to pay special tribute to the men and women of the Armed Forces. President Truman led the effort to establish a holiday in order for citizens to unite and to honor our military heroes for their patriotic service in support of the United States of America. Although, originally, there were single day celebrations for each branch of the military, the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force; this format changed on August 21, 1949, when Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of Armed Forces Day. Stemming from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense, the annual celebration now commemorates all branches of the military during one solitary day.
The 39 MDG Change of Command Ceremony is tomorrow. Walk-ins and normal operations will begin at 0930, with scheduled appointments starting at 1000. For Emergencies, call 0112. Ambulance Services and on call providers will be available for urgent medical needs, and can be reached at 676-6554.
Happy Nurse and Medical Technician Appreciation week from Major General Dorothy Hogg, Deputy Surgeon General and Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps, and Chief Master Sergeant Mark Vazquez, Aerospace Medical Service and Surgical Service Career Field Manager! #ThankUNurses #NurseWeek2018
Join the #AFMS as we celebrate #NurseAndTechWeek from May 6-12! Take a moment to thank the many inspirational, innovative, and influential nurses and medical technicians who play a monumental role in providing #TrustedCareAnywhere
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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
"A traditional stethoscope is essentially useless during en route care because of the noise,” says Tamara Averett-B… https://t.co/li0Sj3UdhB
Did you know Air Force medical researchers developed the gold visors used by the #Apollo astronauts? The gold visor… https://t.co/O9Y8iQRa2p
En route to participate in the 2018 #TropicCare Innovative Readiness Training, Airmen from the Indiana & New Jersey… https://t.co/bDSAesQbA4
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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
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
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