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  • Department of the Air Force remains focused on suicide prevention

    In 2019, the Department of the Air Force suicide count and rate were the highest in recent history.
  • Negative for Covid-19

    The Negatively Pressured CONEX and NPC-Light. A solution of transforming existing 40-foot CONEX containers into air-mobile biocontainment isolation wards.
  • 379th EMDG Airmen work to complete MedicX skills certifications

    Medical personnel with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group have been learning how to swab for COVID-19 testing as part of the Air Force Surgeon General’s MedicX initiative, which is meant to train non-clinical Airmen to perform simple medical tasks relevant to real-world threats.
  • 86 MDG COVID-19 task force keeps KMC safe

    Since March 2020 the 86th MDG has worked hard to keep the Kaiserslautern Military Community healthy.
  • 48 years in uniform

    When Craig Thomas enlisted as an Aerial Port Squadron Technician in the U.S. Air Force in December 1971, he never imagined he would become a doctor, let alone that he would go on to serve for over 48 years. “It’s been quite a journey,” said Thomas.
  • ACC Command Surgeon, Mental Health Branch Chief, address Covid-19 reluctance 

    Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, command surgeon of Air Combat Command and Lt. Col. Michael McCarthy, ACC mental health branch chief, virtually discussed staying remote and ready, with ACC Public Affairs, Oct. 6, 2020. A few of the primary topics that were discussed with Bannister and McCarthy are the reluctance of reporting when having symptoms related to COVID-19 and testing availability, and, with flu season approaching, how do we determine one over the other.
  • Air Force updates travel screening process for EFMP families

    Members selected for an assignment will automatically receive an email with a link to MyVector to begin the screening process. Medical clearance is required for all Exceptional Family Member Program families preparing to PCS, and for those members selected for an overseas assignment.
  • Military medical heroes honored for service above and beyond

    Some awards are meant to be put on a resume; the reasons for those given to real heroes should be seared into the collective memory.
  • Patriot Express travel at BWI, SEATAC to require on-site, rapid COVID-19 testing

    To mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and to meet long-standing commitments to U.S. allies and partners, the Department of Defense began rapid, on-site COVID-19 testing for passengers departing Baltimore Washington International Airport and Seattle Tacoma Airport aboard Patriot Express flights for official duty at overseas locations.
  • Travis AFB hosts clinical research for NASA’s newly developed medical technology

    The E-Nose Breathanalyzer, under development at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, will have the capability of analyzing compounds found within a person’s breath to diagnose a battery of illnesses and abnormalities including respiratory illnesses, infectious diseases and cardiovascular conditions.
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