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  • 165th AW Airmen participate in first Northern Strike 21 medical exercise hosted at Air Dominance Center

    More than 85 Air National Guard Airmen from multiple medical units across the United States and its territories attended the first ever, all Air National Guard mobile medic training during Northern Strike 21 at the Air Dominance Center located at the 165th Airlift Wing in Savannah, Georgia, August 2-8, 2021.
  • Airman overcomes series of challenges relying on superb resiliency

    It was the first night in a while that she’d slept so soundly. Unfortunately, it was the one night she wishes she hadn’t. Murphy’s Law continued a long streak of unfolding in Janelle’s life. One incident after another. It was enough to yank the cheer right out of the average person, but not her. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Janelle Vicente is a seasoned veteran when it comes to mental resiliency.
  • U.S. Air Force delivers SOUTHCOM-donated field hospital to Suriname

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft transported a large mobile field hospital from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, to Suriname July 16 that will be donated to the country’s Ministry of Health to help the South American nation deal with COVID-19 and other health emergencies.
  • San Antonio military medical community becomes 7th medical 'Market'

    The San Antonio Military Health System became the San Antonio Market in a ceremony at Brooke Army Medical Center - the seventh such medical market in U.S. military medicine.
  • Showcase medics, relieving fears - offering hope

    The 375th Medical Group deployed 39 medics between April and June 2021 to the Community Vaccination Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and the Minneapolis-Saint Paul as the Advanced Operational Node team members in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency response to battle COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 pandemic not over, concerns over Delta Variant growing

    Nearly 68% of active duty personnel have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose. But that still leaves many service members vulnerable to the delta variant of the virus, health officials at the Pentagon said.
  • New COVID-19 Delta Variant: What you need to know to stay safe

    A new and increasingly dangerous variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is rapidly sweeping across the globe. This new variant appears to spread faster, cause more severe disease and is more likely to result in hospitalization. Also, younger people appear to be more susceptible to the new strain, known as the Delta variant, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Oregon Guardsmen participate in Emergency Preparedness Exercise

    Hundreds of Guardsmen gathered the week of June 13, 2021 at Camp Rilea, Oregon, on the North Coast, to step up to train during a multi-day emergency preparedness exercise to sharpen their skills in case another large-scale disaster impacts Oregonians or their neighbors.
  • Resilient and fit despite COVID-19

    On July 1, 2021, the Air Force will resume its physical fitness testing, following months of delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, Airmen of all ranks, ranging from new arrivals to those in the senior tier, have had to find different ways to maintain a healthy level of fitness despite obstacles presented during this unprecedented situation.
  • Nevada Air Guard’s ‘Baby Doc’ a leader in pandemic battle

    Undeterred by a rare health condition early in life, Nevada Air Guard 1st Lt. Caleena Longworth is now on the front line of health care in southern Nevada during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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