HomeNews

News Search

News

Results:
Tag: training
Clear
  • Operation Bobcat provides 13,000 hours of training for troops, $1 million in healthcare to residents of Eastern Kentucky

    Marita Moore came bearing gifts. The Beattyville resident arrived here at Lee County High School on Wednesday with trays full of homemade cookies, brownies and fudge. It was her way of saying “thank you” to the Air National Guardsmen and U.S. Navy reservists who set up healthcare clinics in four Eastern Kentucky communities this month to train while serving local residents with no-cost medicine, dentistry and eyeglasses.
  • AZ Guard Airmen train to operate patient decontamination station

    A community’s ability to cope with a mass casualty event depends on the capabilities of its first responders and public health professionals to handle a sudden surge in demand of patients with resource-intensive and specialized medical needs. For the members of the 161st Air Refueling Wing’s Medical Group, their ability to respond and support an impacted community is a responsibility they do not take lightly.
  • C-STARS visit highlights trauma training

    Assessing and treating critically injured warfighters is no easy task for Air Force medics with two feet firmly planted on the ground. At 35,000 feet in the air, the ability to provide care is even more of a challenge, requiring in-depth, realistic training and readiness for medic team success. The C-STARS is a joint partnership between the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the Air Force, with the mission to provide hands-on, realistic training for military medical personnel in trauma and critical care.
  • Air Force Medicine trains for deployment

    The work of maintaining Air Force medical readiness never stops. To deliver medical support in combat theaters, disaster relief settings and other deployed environments, Air Force medics need to train alongside their operational counterparts.
  • Maxwell Airman contributes to saving a life during New Horizons 2018

    You won’t have to look hard to find numerous accounts of heroes who stated their mind went blank during stressful situations and their bringing a person to fall back solely on the training they received whether it be a first-responder, lifeguard or, in this case, U.S. military members.
  • Air Force ramps up flying ICU teams

    When the U.S. military needs to transport critically injured patients by air, it calls on Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Teams. The Air Force is increasing CCATT capabilities to meet the needs of the warfighter.
  • Care in the air: USAFSAM’s Flight Nurse and Aeromedical Evacuation Technician Course grounded in reality

    At 1420, Jan 29, 2018, the situation aboard a C-130H, configured for Aeromedical Evacuation and cruising at 20,000 feet was uneventful. The two teams, each comprised of two flight nurses and three technicians, attended to their six patients varying needs in the dim green glow of the aircraft’s cargo bay.
  • RAF Lakenheath train in real-world exercise

    The air is dense with a mixture of fear and stress. It’s cold and brisk with an unrelenting breeze slowly numbing the feeling in their hands and feet. The cries for help from patients seem to quietly echo around the parking lot while the blood from their injuries slowly stains the ground.
  • Air Force Research Lab studies trust between surgical teams and robots

    The Air Force Research Lab, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, has been studying how surgical teams gain trust in new robotic surgery technology to improve training, and expand the adoption of improved surgical techniques.
  • Keesler Air Force Base’s robotic surgery training program aims at improving patient outcomes

    As the use of surgical robotics increases, the Air Force Medical Service is training its surgical teams in the latest technology, ensuring patients have access to the most advanced surgical procedures and best possible outcomes.
RSS