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  • Patriot Warrior: More than an exercise

    More than 600 Reserve Citizen Airmen from 42 installations have descended upon three different military installations as Patriot Warrior 2019 kicks off.
  • 8th MDG hosts physical therapy class for South Korean AF pilots

    Pilots from the 111th FS participated in the class and learned about exercises that focus on aches and pains associated with flying fighter jets.
  • Scott aeromedical Airmen respond to emergency on commercial flight

    Staff Sgt. Ashley Shirley was just 1 ½ hours into a commercial flight in June when she suddenly turned around and yanked the earbuds out of Capt. James Bickel’s head. “There’s an emergency in the back of the plane,” she quickly explained to him while motioning toward a passenger who was having an allergic reaction.
  • Air Guard physician serves on Mercy ship

    One of the primary missions of the Air National Guard is to serve the community, state, and nation; and for Lt. Col. Glenn Mandeville, a physician assigned to the 181st Intelligence Wing Medical Group, this commitment goes beyond his Air Force service and into his everyday life as a general surgeon. Mandeville recently returned from a two week volunteer mission with the Africa Mercy hospital ship that has just finished its year long berth in Conakry Guinea. Mandeville operated as a general surgeon throughout the length of his service.
  • GuardCare 2019

    Members of the Ohio Air and Army National Guard teamed together with local medical personnel from Tuscarawas County Aug. 10-11, 2019, at the Buckeye Career Center, New Philadelphia, Ohio, to provide free health services to the surrounding area as part of GuardCare 2019.
  • CMSAF Wright talks resiliency and readiness at all call

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright discussed resiliency and readiness with Tinker Airmen during an All Call held at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center.
  • Transition Spotlight: Col. Beatrice Dolihite, Keesler AFB

    The 81st Medical Group at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, transitioned to the Defense Health Agency on October 1, 2018, one of the first military treatment facilities to transfer to DHA management. The U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs Office spoke with Col. Beatrice Dolihite, the 81st MDG director and service commander to reflect on her experience as the commander of one of the first MTFs to move to DHA. Dolihite also offered some advice for other commanders and medical Airmen as their MTFs prepare for the transition.
  • U.S., Mongolian forces improve crisis response capabilities

    The exercise was the final phase of emergency medical practice exchanges occurring between U.S. Air Force, MAF and Nepali Army subject-matter experts during PAC ANGEL 19-3 and gave teams a chance to employ skills they learned.
  • 78th MDG squadrons reform to focus on readiness, efficiency

    The 78th Aerospace Medicine Squadron and the 78th Medical Operations Squadron were redesignated to the 78th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and 78th Health Care Operations Squadron, respectively, Aug. 1, 2019, by order of the Secretary of the Air Force. They underwent a redesignation ceremony Aug. 8, at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
  • FEDVIP provides vision coverage to TRICARE beneficiaries

    If you need more robust coverage, including glasses, you may also qualify to purchase vision coverage through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).
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