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  • Air Force's first Invisible Wounds Center opens

    The 96th Medical Group held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Air Force’s first Invisible Wounds Center Aug. 30.
  • 59th MDW opens new hyperbaric medicine facility on JBSA

    Designed from the ground up to provide outstanding patient care, the 59th Medical Wing’s new, state-of-the-art facility near the San Antonio Military Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston expands the wing’s capability to provide hyperbaric medicine and wound care.
  • Air Force officer leads SAMMC Emergency Department

    “Trauma team to the trauma room; trauma team to the trauma room.”
  • Meet AUAB medical group's MacGyver

    “You’re like MacGyver,” the doctor enthusiastically told Tech. Sgt. Kristoffer Bruce, a biomedical equipment repair technician with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron, after he was told by Bruce a broken piece of dental equipment could be repaired.The doctor was comparing Bruce to a popular American action-adventure television
  • Deployed preventive health series: Strengthening mental health on a deployment

    When you pass by what looks like a small home in the Coalition Compound by the 24-hour-coffee-shop, you will see the words ‘mental health’ on the barrier with a the mythical phoenix flying out of fire. Some service members might have the wrong idea that a visit to the mental health clinic will ruin their career, but the 379th Expeditionary Medical
  • Carter Announces 12 Weeks Paid Military Maternity Leave, Other Benefits

    The Defense Department is increasing military maternity leave and instituting other changes in an effort to support military families, improve retention and strengthen the force of the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today.Women across the joint force can now take 12 weeks of fully paid maternity leave, Carter told reporters at the
  • Preventative medicine in deployed environment is top priority for ‘Bio’ Airmen

    Here at Al Udeid, the occupational hazards, due in large part to the extreme weather conditions, pose a greater risk to service member health than a typical duty location.  Bioenvironmental Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Support Squadron take that challenge seriously through preventative medicine.  Just a few weeks ago,
  • Preparing for the grim and training the best; MFST and ECCT ready to save lives downrange

    “I love my job; taking care of the people out there fighting for us. Being able to take care of people that may be on the brink of death, and then see them get up and walk out is the best part,” said Staff Sgt. Cody Rothlisberger, Mobile Surgical Field Team respiratory technician. In the last decade the military has continuously supplied men and
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