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  • 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.
  • Medical Group couples make NCO rank together

    Two 96th Medical Group couples have twice the reason to celebrate after Air Force officials released the staff sergeant promotion list Aug. 24.
  • Eglin medical Airmen win emergency medic competition for the second year

    A team of medical technicians from the 96th Medical Group won the Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico for the second consecutive year.
  • 59th Medical Wing airman named Outstanding Airman of the Year

    Senior Airman Nicole Moore, 59th Medical Wing medical technician, was recognized as one of the Air Force 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2017, July 7th, 2017. An Air Force selection board at the Air Force Personnel Center considered 36 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and Headquarters Air Force. The board selected the final 12 Airmen based on superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements.
  • Portraits in Courage: SOST

    While deployed in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE, this Special Operations Surgical Team (SOST) provided care for more than 750 patients, managed 19 mass casualty events, performed 16 life-saving surgeries, and cared for casualties exposed to chemical weapons.The team moved by ground convoy through unsecure territory to an abandoned residence
  • CSAF announces CMSAF #18

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein named Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright to serve as the 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Nov. 16, 2016.
  • Hispanic Heritage Springboards Ability to Foster Relations with Partner Nations

    During National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 to October 15, the Department of Defense recognizes the contributions made by and the important presence of Hispanics in the United States military, and celebrates their heritage and culture.  The Air Force Medical Service salutes its own Hispanic Airmen who contribute to the mission of the Air
  • AFMS International Health Specialists Train to Further Health Security Goals

    In August 2016, 22 of the newest Air Force Medical Service International Health Specialists gathered at McGuire Air Force Base, NJ, for the 2016 IHS Orientation course. “I felt the course was very good and covered many topics that I will be building into our three to five year planning processes,” said Maj. Tyler Grunewald, an International Health
  • Cannon EMT proves to be trusted care hero

    From the first time Airmen lace up their combat boots to the last time they kick them off, the Air Force’s core values are ingrained in them. They are taught to put integrity first, doing what is right when no one is looking. They know they must put service before self, forsaking personal desires for the good of the team. They are expected to
  • Enlisted medic to blast off to nuclear missile operations

    When the job gets done, most folks can breathe a sigh of relief and head home to unwind after a hard day’s work. For others, it means mustering up energy to start their second job: schoolwork. For one Mighty Ninety medic, the extra effort has paid off.Staff Sgt. Alex Larson, 90th Medical Operations Squadron flight and operations medicine