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  • Travis AFB Airmen prepare for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

    A joint assessment team from the 821st Contingency Response Group out of Travis Air Force Base, California, departed to Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, early morning on Sept. 4 in support of Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Additionally, at the request of civil authorities, four critical care air transport response teams made up of personnel from the 60th Medical Group are preparing to respond and have been tasked to stage at Scott AFB, Illinois, and MacDill AFB, Florida.
  • My cancer is not my crutch

    “I’ll never forget the day the doctor came into the waiting room, looked through the window of my soul and said, ‘you have cancer’. Four days later I was on the surgery table so he could save my life.” Those are the three words that Master Sgt. Christofer Galbadores, 821st Contingency Response Support Squadron security forces training and logistics superintendent at Travis Air Force Base, California, thought he would never hear.
  • Super Galaxy: AE’s biggest ally

    During a cold, gloomy first week of December, total force Airmen teamed up at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to test the capability of the Air Forces largest aircraft to perform aeromedical evacuation during a proof of concept event. The goal was to establish the C-5M Super Galaxy as part of the universal qualification training program for AE forces. If successfully certified, the C-5M will have the capability to move three times the current capacity in one mission compared to other AE platforms.
  • DGMC achieves third meritorious distinction

    The David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base has been recognized for a third year as a meritorious performing hospital by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
  • David Grant Medical Center tests advanced cancer treatment

    The Y-90 radioembolization is an advanced and minimally invasive method utilized for this disease by delivering millions of tiny radioactive beads inside the blood vessels that feed a tumor. The high dose of targeted radiation prospectively kills the tumor while sparing normal tissue. This was the first time the treatment was performed at David Grant Medical Center.
  • Robotics key to medical Airmen recruitment, retention, readiness

    With surgical robots becoming the standard of care across many specialties, the Air Force Medical Service is keeping up with the latest advancements to provide the best patient care and maintain Airman readiness.
  • NASA visits Travis for potential collaboration

    Representatives from NASA visited David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base, California, June 1, 2018, in hopes of establishing research collaboration leading to advances in medical support for deep space missions as well as warfighters.
  • BEEliners enable AE mission

    It’s a Sunday morning on Travis Air Force Base, California, and a flight line normally buzzing with activity is unusually void of the sounds one would expect from the busiest military air terminal in the United States. The lull does not last long.
  • Check your ego at the door, be your own advocate

    Master Sgt. James Stalnaker always thought going to mental health was a deal breaker for your career; that mental issues make you a weaker person. It took encountering struggles of his own to change those views.
  • DGMC and NorthBay partner to save patient’s life

    Evelyn Staley remembers very little about the condition that landed her in the David Grant USAF Medical Center emergency room at Travis Air Force Base, California, Dec. 15, 2017.
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