• DGMC trains medics on TCCC, boost readiness for next battle

    Medics at David Grant USAF Medical Center on Travis Air Force Base, California, are being trained monthly during a week-long course on tactical combat casualty care in an Air Force-wide initiative to standardize medical readiness training for all service members.

  • New training prepares Airmen to save lives

    Airmen are “arming up” their life-saving skills with Tactical Combat Casualty Care, also known as TCCC.TCCC is a standardized course created to equip every Airman, Soldier, Sailor and Marine with the basic skills to save lives in combat operations.Replacing the Air Force’s Self Aid and Buddy Care

  • Stop the bleed

    Everybody has the capacity to help somebody. That singular concept is the launching point for the “Stop the Bleed” campaign, a joint effort between the federal agencies and civilian organizations in response to Presidential Policy Directive 8.

  • Fairchild Airman saves two children

    Master Sgt. Joshua O’Brien was walking with his family around Medical Lake, enjoying an unseasonably-warm Washington winter day. As they made their way toward the waterfront, O’Brien noticed two young girls walking out onto the frozen lake when the girls suddenly fell through the ice into the water