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  • 76 years ago: Remembering medical support for Operation Torch

    Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa, hit the beaches 76 years ago on Nov. 8, 1942, including an American force led by Maj. Gen. George S. Patton that invaded the French protectorate in Morocco. With Patton was Lt. Samuel T. Moore, a flight surgeon with the 81st Fighter Group, who kept a diary of his actions.
  • Great American Smokeout emphasizes why to quit

    Health personnel at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, advocate tobacco and electronic cigarette users kick the habit for good in recognition of the Great American Smokeout Nov. 15. The American Cancer Society established The Great American Smokeout as a day to encourage tobacco cessation throughout the U.S.
  • Air Force surgeon general visits 386th AEW

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, visiting and speaking with Airmen of the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group. As surgeon general, Hogg is responsible for recruiting, organizing, training, and equipping military personnel to support worldwide medical service missions.
  • Chief surgeon at Air Force Academy receives ‘Patriot Award’ for actions during deployment

    The chief surgeon at the Air Force Academy received an award from a national defense group Nov. 2 for his actions in Afghanistan earlier this year.
  • True North reaches beyond installation gates

    The Task Force True North (TFTN) program effort goes beyond just in-processing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. It spans across oceans – literally – to help build a culture of engagement and resiliency.
  • Dental highlight

    Highlight video of Airmen in the 56th MDG Dental squadron working hard and providing the best care
  • ‘Tis the season to be resilient

    Building resiliency is one of the best ways we maintain our commitment to delivering Trusted Care, Anywhere.
  • Cadets earn bronze medal at genetic research competition in Boston

    Cadets took the bronze medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition in Boston, Oct. 24-28.
  • Surgeon innovates with FlexDex

    A urologist assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing Medical Group at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, has found a way to save the U.S. Air Force millions of dollars in operating room costs using surgeon-powered robotics.
  • 920th RQW Airmen prepare for human spaceflight

    To prepare for the arrival of human space flight tests next year, the 920th Rescue Wing along with the DoD Human Space Flight Support Office, NASA and SpaceX personnel joined forces to plan and execute a realistic medical evacuation exercise at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Oct. 25.
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Seventy six years ago this month, Operation Torch, an allied invasion of north Africa, hit the beaches. Led by Maj.… https://t.co/b8Qc5FYqUO
Our mission would not be possible without the support of Air Mobility Command. From bringing home wounded warriors,… https://t.co/jY6bC7UpYC
The Great American Smoke Out (#GASO) is a week away and Schriever AFB is gearing up to help Airmen quit. Have ques… https://t.co/DBlj690A4d
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The Task Force True North (TFTN) program is going beyond in-processing to help build a culture of engagement and… https://t.co/qn1jFIFrUT
RT @USAFRecruiting: Air Force #Career: Anesthesiology. These specialists are responsible for administering anesthetics during a procedure a…
Please help us congratulate Lt. Col. Jared Clay, chief surgeon at the @AF_Academy! Lt. Col. Clay received the Patri… https://t.co/ddacJHymKb
RT @PeteAFB: Our Medical Group does more than you know! From taking care of kids, Airmen and retirees, giving immunizations to running a fu…
RT @TRICARE: Open Season is the only time of the year you can change TRICARE plans, outside of a Qualifying Life Event. Open Season starts…
Ms. Kristen Rumley, the 149th Fighter Wing's Director of Psychology Health, gives our Gunfighters some tips on how… https://t.co/aWvYs0UsII
Respiratory conditions have a serious impact on your life and military career. Hear real patients tell their storie… https://t.co/26SNWmvcz2
Airmen in the 56th MDG Dental squadron are working hard and providing the best care for airmen and civilians at Luk… https://t.co/4Fr7gayQ69
Since #HurricaneMichael made landfall at #TeamTyndall, multiple major commands have mobilized relief assets in an e… https://t.co/4pfxfhpkK5