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  • More than 770 AF Reservists called up providing medical support

    More than 150 additional Air Force Reserve medical specialists were mobilized in the latest Air Force Reserve call-up in support of COVID-19 relief efforts with most Reservists set to assist medical staff in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

  • Deployed medics restructure mission to support pandemic response

    A 96th Medical Group surgical team deployed to Niger, Africa, found itself with a challenge as a result of COVID-19. The challenge reinforced the need to remain agile and adjust to prepare for a range of circumstances faced on the African continent.

  • Medics rehearse trilateral casualty scenarios at Cope North 2020

    Together, the United States Air Force and Navy, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, and Royal Australian air force raced against the clock in a realistic exercise scenario to save 24 patients from a bus rollover. They worked alongside Guam’s Army National Guard and local police and emergency medical

  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Cannon

    Air Force Medical Service leadership paid a multi-day visit to Cannon Air Force Base, Aug. 7-9, 2018.U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg and the Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Chief, Chief Master Sgt. George Cum timed their visit to overlap with the base’s annual Emergency

  • Joint, total force enhances MacDill EOD training

    For the first time, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, used its semiannual training as the foundation for something more.The 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Communication Support Element and the U.S. Army’s 5-159th

  • 22nd MDG partners with local medics

    With the upcoming 2018 Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow scheduled for September 8, and the expectation to keep the large amount of visitors safe while they are having fun, the 22nd Medical Group and their local civilian medic counterparts are forming partnerships.

  • Their brothers' keepers: Medics & corpsmen in Vietnam

    Beloved by their fellow grunts, corpsmen and medics are the first responders for Marines and soldiers wounded on the battlefield. Here are the first-hand accounts of three decorated “Docs” who provided life-saving aid in Vietnam.

  • "A real good kid"

    On Jan. 30, 1966, 20-year-old Army medic Thomas Cole was in a muddy trench in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. Though wounded himself, Cole continued providing first aid to the wounded and dying around him.

  • Deployed med group keeps Airmen, Coalition members in the fight

    Military members across the various U.S. service branches are all expected to maintain certain physical fitness standards in order to be fit to fight. But what happens when those military members get injured or come down with an illness while deployed?

  • AF Reserve medics stay sharp with Exercise Avian

    Nearly 100 Citizen Airmen from the 413th Aeromedical Staging Squadron out of Robins Air Force Base, Ga., traveled to Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., from Aug. 4-6 to participate in the first-ever Exercise Avian 2017.The exercise trained 413th ASTS members on their ability to medically and

  • Air Force, Army medics come together for MEDEX 16

    More than 60 U.S. Army Soldiers from the 228th Combat Support Hospital, U.S. Army Reserve unit arrived at Misawa AB Aug. 16, to participate with Airmen from the 35th Medical Group in the joint exercise MEDEX 16.  MEDEX 16 will afford Army and Air Force medics the opportunity to integrate and train

  • Air Force Fencers Find the Unexpected in Philidelphia

    On Nov. 21, the Air Force Academy fencing team was in Philadelphia for the 2015 Elite Invitational. The day of the competition, the team and coaching staff were preparing to set out for the competition as the unexpected happened.