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  • Air Force medical recruiting up while recruiters, applicants serve their communities

    The COVID-19 global pandemic has thrown obstacles into everyone’s path, but Air Force Health Professions recruiters and their applicants are overcoming these challenges and motivating their colleagues and communities to step up to help others.
  • A passion for helping and leading: Nurse leads Air Force Medical Service

    A profession that faces disease and trauma and requires long hours on their feet may deter some, but for nurses, this profession was chosen to serve and ensure the health of those who live in their communities.
  • COVID-19 ops: AEOT provides lifesaving support, transfer to positive patients

    Airmen assigned to Air Force Reserve Command from various locations within the United States arrived at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to assist with coronavirus disease 2019 operations from May 2-3.
  • Command Surgeon team leading AFGSC’s fight against COVID-19

    When most Americans think of the Air Force and warfighting, they probably picture fighter jets engaged in dogfights in the skies above a hostile country, or in the case of Air Force Global Strike Command - bombers and Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles wreaking havoc on the enemy. However, in the current battle America is fighting - one against the unseen enemy COVID-19 - it is the Air Force’s medical personnel who are fighting on the front line.
  • Medical, dental elective procedures will be postponed 60 days due to COVID-19

    As of March 31, all military treatment facilities and dental treatment facilities will postpone elective surgeries and procedures for 60 days, the Department of Defense announced today. The policy applies to all beneficiaries: active duty service members and their families, retirees, and Reserve and National Guard service members on active duty or a delayed effective date active-duty order.
  • Guard helps medical professionals combat COVID-19

    From staffing informational phone banks to administering tests for COVID-19, many of the more than 9,000 National Guard members on duty in response to COVID-19 are assisting state and local medical professionals.
  • 377th Medical Group improves readiness with new radiology clinic

    The Kirtland Air Force Base 377th Medical Group held a ribbon cutting ceremony, Feb. 12, 2020, to celebrate their newest capability, a radiology clinic, that will enable a quicker turnaround time for specific mission readiness requirements and ensuring Airmen are fit for duty.
  • Goodfellow AFB's 312th TRS modernizes emergency medical responders course

    The 312th Training Squadron at Goodfellow Air Force Base recently acquired new and improved HAL Manikins as a training tool in the Emergency Medical Responders course.
  • Laboratory: Heart of 20th MDG clinic

    Tucked away in a corner of the medical clinic, Airmen donned in white lab coats scrutinize data smaller than the human eye can see - information trapped in vials of blood, cups of urine, swabs of skin and containers of other substances not often mentioned in polite conversation. These laboratory technicians spend their days delving into scientific processes and analyzing hundreds of samples to generate results sometimes in as little as a few hours.
  • Japanese Surgeon General visits Travis

    All the bells and whistles of the U.S. west coast mobility mission were on full display during a visit from Japanese Maj. Gen. Shinya Bekku, Japanese Air Self-Defense Force Surgeon General, Dec. 9, 2019, at Travis Air Force Base, California.