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  • Eifel Health Consortium: More than 20 German doctors examine base healthcare

    The Spangdahlem Military Treatment Facility staff here held an Eifel Health Consortium on base Oct. 27 for more than 20 German doctors from four major, local hospitals in Bitburg, Trier, and Wittlich, Germany.The event marked the first executive-level, healthcare collaboration event of this magnitude at a U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces
  • EMT Rodeo 2016

    U.S. Air Force Emergency Medical Technicians gathered to compete in the 9th annual Air Force Medical Service EMT Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 24-27, 2016.The two and a half day competition involved 24 EMT teams from across the Air Force, both CONUS and OCONUS installations challenging one another for the title of the “Best of the
  • AF, Army medical exercise concludes at Misawa

    Airmen from the 35th Medical Group and Soldiers from the 228th Combat Support Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, completed a joint medical exercise here Aug. 26.
  • In the Deep End

    Airmen from the 5th Medical Operations Squadron train to enhance water extraction skills at the base pool at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 10, 2016. The water extraction training involved performing emergency medicine on a simulated patient in a water environment. The purpose was to practice for the EMT Rodeo, an Air Force-level competition held
  • Handcrafting dental readiness

    Whenever U.S. Air Force combat airlifters need dental work, they often count on a small team of specialists at the 19th Medical Group Clinic. The unit works behind-the-scenes crafting unique dental prostheses as part of the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron dental laboratory element. They assist dentists by correcting dental conditions that
  • Saber Strike turns to medevac mission for C-17 aircrew

    After a C-17 Globemaster III aircrew from the 21st Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, took off June 10 for exercise Saber Strike 16, they ended up on a real-world emergency medical mission to help a fellow Airman.
  • 59th MDW brings normalcy to wounded patients

    Most people have no idea what “maxillofacial” means, but to wounded warriors with traumatic injuries the word inspires hope. Disfigured by circumstances while abroad or at home, maxillofacial prosthodontics gives wounded warriors, veterans and civilians a chance at living a normal life.
  • Detachment standardizes aeromedical qualification training for Total Force

    Airmen across the Air Force assigned to 31 aeromedical evacuation squadrons must complete vigorous training to provide life-saving in-transit care on fixed wing aircrafts.The 375th Air Mobility Wing’s newest Formal Training Unit, Detachment 4, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the only hub for this distinctive training. The unit
  • AF has openings for civilian medical professionals

    The Air Force is looking for qualified civilian medical professionals to work with the Air Force Medical Service.
  • Eglin pathology lab probes for answers

    On any given day, the pathology and histology lab professionals at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, handle about 125 patient specimens from livers, prostates to tonsils. They evaluate, prepare and transform tissue onto microscope slides studied by pathologists. These doctors study tissues to make a diagnosis or determine the stage of a disease.
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