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  • Bring them home: USAFSAM trains teams to treat, transport COVID-19 patients

    Medical professionals from the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine are training medics here on the use of the Transport Isolation System to move patients affected by COVID-19 aboard military cargo aircraft.
  • Transcom looks for ways to safely move COVID-19 patients

    U.S. Transportation Command was responsible for moving a patient with COVID-19 from Djibouti, Africa, to Landstuhl, Germany, for medical treatment. Moving a contagious patient isn't easy, Transcom's commander said, but efforts are underway to make it safer.
  • Twin newborns medically evacuated from Korea land at Joint Base Andrews to receive care at Walter Reed

    Twin newborns medically evacuated from Osan Air Base, South Korea, landed at Joint Base Andrews in a C-17 Globemaster III this evening. The pair were then transported to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for advanced neonatal care.
  • Serving in a time of need

    All across the nation, and all across Ohio, National Guard Airmen and Soldiers are supporting their communities and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, potentially facing exposure to the coronavirus themselves while serving their duties. As the men and women of the Ohio National Guard work to protect their communities, Air Force Lt. Col. (Dr.) Gary Katz, a flight surgeon assigned to the Ohio Air National Guard’s 178th Wing, is the man assigned to protect them and keep them healthy.
  • Possible military pharmacy changes due to COVID-19

    Do you use a military pharmacy? If so, there may be temporary limitations that result in s decrease in service or closure at your pharmacy due to COVID-19. To maintain patient and personnel safety, you may have to temporarily switch your prescription to TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or to a TRICARE retail network pharmacy.
  • Innovation is key to Michigan Guard member's COVID-19 response

    "All I've ever known my whole life is health care," says Air Force Capt. Brynt Ellis. "My dad was sick the entire time I was growing up - he had three kidney transplants before he died at the age of 46."
  • 92nd MDG on frontlines combating COVID-19

    In response to Coronavirus Disease 2019, Team Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group has implemented several health protection measures to ensure the safety of Airmen and patients. Precautions taken include a single point of entry into the MDG and a screening process every visitor must go through prior to entering.
  • Hill AFB satellite pharmacy curbside services going well

    The 75th Medical Group Satellite Pharmacy started providing curbside services March 23 in front of the Base Exchange shopping center to abide with “social distancing” recommendations and to increase efforts to mitigate further spread of the novel coronavirus.
  • 200 new doctors, advanced-practice nurses to join military medical ranks early

    More than 200 military medical students and graduate nursing students will be graduating early to support their colleagues in the U.S. military health system amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
  • 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.
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