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  • 100 Black Women of Omaha inducts Offutt AFB Airman

    In her office, hangs a white board covered with hand-written personalized to-do lists for Airmen she has taken under her wing. Although she left the realm of counseling to serve her country, she continues to find ways to integrate it into her new life with one goal in mind – to guide the leaders of tomorrow.
  • Air Force dental tech gains 'once in a lifetime experience'

    Members of the 386th Expeditionary Wing dental team were given a unique opportunity to join forces with the Army veterinary clinic to provide support to the K-9 unit at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Dec. 8.
  • 96th MDG provides aid to Tyndall AFB after Hurricane Michael

    As Eglin returned to normal operations after Hurricane Michael, a team of 96th Medical Group Airmen packed their bags to leave. A five-person Preventative Medicine team deployed to aid Eglin’s eastern neighbor, Tyndall Air Force Base, with base recovery efforts.
  • DGMC doctors perform first Air Force Y-90 cancer treatment

    Two Air Force interventional radiologist at the Travis Air Force Base, California, perform the first Air Force-only liver cancer treatment on a patient with Y-90 radioembolization Sept. 7.
  • DoD, Air Force medical leaders visit JB Charleston

    Defense Health Agency leadership visited Joint Base Charleston, July 30, 2018, to better understand the unique mission sets of the base and the needs of beneficiaries served by the 628th Medical Group as it transitions to fall under DHA management.
  • AZ Guard Airmen train to operate patient decontamination station

    A community’s ability to cope with a mass casualty event depends on the capabilities of its first responders and public health professionals to handle a sudden surge in demand of patients with resource-intensive and specialized medical needs. For the members of the 161st Air Refueling Wing’s Medical Group, their ability to respond and support an impacted community is a responsibility they do not take lightly.
  • A peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

    Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating, but there are therapies that can reduce symptoms, improve quality of life, and help Airmen return to duty. One of the most effective therapies, practiced by many Air Force mental health professionals, is prolonged exposure therapy.
  • Baltimore C-STARS partnership prepares Airmen for battlefield medicine

    Civilian partnerships are a vital readiness resource for the Air Force Medical Service, refreshing medics on trauma skills and taking lessons learned to deliver life-saving trauma care downrange. The Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills program in Baltimore, Maryland, prepares medical Airmen for deployment through immersive training at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
  • Airmen trust training, save child

    It was chaotic. People were screaming. There was smoke coming out of the large sports utility vehicle that was smashed against a tree at the in front of a forest. A frantic woman clutching a child panics and cries for help near the vehicle. Miraculously, three Moody Air Force Base Airmen with life-saving medical knowledge were in the traffic caused by the accident and rushed in to help.
  • 86th AES exercises joint aeromedical evacuations

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Rachel Wilson (center), 86th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aeromedical evacuation technician, instructs Hellenic service members on the procedure of lifting a patient during an exercise Stolen Cerberus V training mission at Elefsis Air Base, Greece, May 9, 2018. Exercises such as these improve joint aeromedical
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