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  • METC Student Spotlight: Airman 1st Class Amanda Cervantes

    How does a single mother set an example for her four children? She joins the Air Force! Airman 1st Class Amanda Cervantes, a student in the Medical Education and Training Campus Pharmacy Technician program on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, wants her children to follow her lead by serving in the military. “I’ve always wanted to
  • Air Force Medical Service seeks hero’s name for tech school dorm

    The Air Force Medical Service is seeking help from warrior medics to name the Air Force dormitory at the Medical Education and Training Campus on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston after an AFMS enlisted hero. Nominations are due by July 1, 2016.
  • Pacific Angel 15-2 underway in Timor-Leste

    Members of the U.S. Air Force and Navy, Falintil-Forças de Defesa de Timor-Leste (F-FDTL), and New Zealand army began humanitarian assistance operations as part of Pacific Angel 15-2 Sept. 7.   During the joint humanitarian and civic-military exercise, the PACANGEL team — made up of military doctors, dentists, carpenters, plumbers and planners
  • Combat casualty course provides life-saving training

    Airmen with the 302nd Airlift Wing and 21st Space Wing here participated in Tactical Combat Casualty Care training in August.Tech. Sgt. Bradley Belcher, 302nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron led the course. He is certified in combat casualty care through the National Association for Emergency Medical Technicians. The TCCC course introduces
  • Nellis Airmen pull passengers from burning vehicle

    For three Airmen assigned here, life is about lending a hand to those who need it most without expecting anything in return.On May 31, Capt. Lance Bacon, 99th Medical Operations Squadron emergency medicine physician; Senior Airman Gregory Tamuzza, 823rd Maintenance Squadron rescue specialist; and Senior Airman Jerome Coley, 99th Communications
  • Sim Center showcases latest medical technologies

    The 59th Medical Wing Simulation Center educated staff members and patients on the latest medical simulation equipment used around the Wing during an open house at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, April 14, 2015.During the all-day event, simulation specialists gave tours of the facility and described the Center's capabilities.Winston
  • BMET father graduates BMET son

    Growing up, Christian Frizzell showed little interest in what his father, Chief Master Sgt. Charles Frizzell, did as a biomedical equipment technician (BMET) in the Air Force. Throughout high school Christian participated in Junior ROTC and knew he wanted to join the military or attend a service academy. He was also very good at math, a sign to his
  • 22nd MDG mighty medics participate in Ultimate Caduceus 15

    Members of the 22nd Medical Group, and units from across the U.S., participated in Ultimate Caduceus 2015, giving them the opportunity to conduct aeromedical evacuation training, April 16 - 18, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, Louisiana.The Louisiana Air National Guard hosted the exercise, which involved evacuating more than 200
  • 59th MDOG commander talks 'Lean Daily Management' at UTSA

    Wilford Hall's 59th Medical Operations Group commander, Col. (Dr.) John Andrus, spoke of the importance of Lean Daily Management (LDM) to members attending a Continuous Improvement Professionals (CIP) meeting at the University of Texas San Antonio April 17.The monthly CIP meeting acts as a platform for continuous improvement practitioners in all