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  • Battlespace acoustics branch protects hearing, human performance

    Researchers from the Warfighter Interface Division, Battlespace Acoustics Branch, part of the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, focus on protecting Airmen’s hearing by studying existing devices used during various tasks and noise environments, and develop new ways to measure the impact of HPDs on mission performance.
  • Trusted Care Heroes are all of us

    Trusted care. Two words, that when spoken could have a meaning vastly different from one person to another.
  • Pediatric Nurse speaks up, exemplifies Trusted Care

    Trusted Care is a core component of Air Force medicine. There are nine principles, one of which is speaking up. This is a critical principle, as exemplified by attending pediatric nurse practitioner, Capt. Kelsey Pilcher, in the case of two newborns recently brought into her care.
  • Offutt Airman saves newborn minutes from death

    After severe weather left many with property damage, and even more without power, a patient missing an appointment might have been easily overlooked. But for Senior Airman Taylor Scherff, 55th Medical Group Pediatric Clinic medical technician, something didn’t sit right. She knew she couldn’t wait for the normal call-back to happen, so she took it upon herself to reach the family.
  • Wright-Patterson medical Airman named Trusted Care Hero

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  “I remember hearing something from my sergeant in tech school and it just clicked in my head right away,” Airman Justin Morris said, reflecting on working sick call one day as a dental assistant technician apprentice, preparing to go through a set of sterilized mouth mirrors as care providers worked their
  • Air Force Medical Service asks “What’s your Why”

    The Air Force Medical Service launches the “What’s Your Why” campaign on August 1, 2017.  The campaign’s goal is encourage AFMS Airmen and patients to share their own Trusted Care story. Each Airmen and patient has a unique “why”. Knowing what drives others is important and can be helpful to teammates, patients, and senior leaders as the AFMS
  • Air Force Academy medical group civilian named Trusted Care Hero

    Ian Bernard works at a flight that may be compared to a police department’s investigative unit. They try to find perpetrators wreaking havoc on their victims but at a microscopic level. He is part of the 10th Medical Group’s laboratory flight at Air Force Academy, Colorado, which provides accurate, reliable and timely diagnoses to providers
  • Respiratory therapist now battlefield medic

    An explosion near his quarters while he was deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on Nov. 12, 2016, set Senior Airman Joshua O’Sullivan into motion.There was no hesitation from the respiratory therapist from the 88th Medical Group, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, who was attached to a Critical Care Air Transportation Team at Bagram, and there
  • JBER medical group focuses on heart and lungs

    The Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Hospital Cardiopulmonary Clinic is a specialty clinic concentrating on the heart and lungs.
  • Ramstein Airman saves life acting as Trusted Care Heroes

    There are select Airmen who are given great titles: commander, first sergeant, chief… But there is a relatively unknown title for those who save lives, they are Trusted Care Heroes.“Trusted Care Heroes are all of us,” said Col. Brent Johnson, former 86th Medical Group commander. “The motto is, ‘Trusted care begins with me,’ we talk about that