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For the first time, U.S Air Force assets participated in Vigorous Warrior, NATO’s largest-ever medical exercise held in April. Vigorous Warrior is a biannual readiness event organized by the NATO Military Medicine Centre of Excellence, headquartered in Budapest, Romania. This year’s exercise involved more than 2,500 participants from 39 partner nations.
Military Health System leaders visited Dover Air Force Base May 3, 2019, to better understand the unique mission sets of the base and the needs of beneficiaries served by the 436th Medical Group prior to its transition to Defense Health Agency management this fall.
After an injury, military members have to face potential stressors like what to do about their physical training test, how to accomplish tasks at work without hurting themselves further, as well as how to recover and prevent further injury.
This month’s photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting the Air Force medical mission.
Last year, the 35th Medical Group implemented a new continuous process improvement peer review program, providing literal and figurative transparency and improving patient care for all Team Misawa members. Master Sgt. Fredrick Gumm, a 35th Surgical Operations Squadron sonographer, said the program allows technicians from other PACAF bases to access, view and evaluate exams in order to provide effective feedback and improve Airmen’s skillsets.

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