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  • Training at a glance: Orthotics program

    The Air Force's only orthotics training program is conducted at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Established in the 1970s, the program is dedicated to providing the highest level of training and graduating world-class orthotics technicians. The course is accredited by the Community College of
  • Green Dot training hopes to decrease interpersonal violence

    Airmen are taking their first steps in a five-year strategy to decrease interpersonal violence across the service by attending Green Dot training.Green Dot is a community-based initiative the Air Force adopted to increase outreach and prevention. The goal is to provide violence-prevention tools to the entire Air Force over the next three years and
  • Victim advocates strive to make a difference for Andersen Airmen

     Andersen Air Force Base is currently home to 20 victim advocates who dedicate their time to ensure no sexual assault victim has to endure the recovery process alone. The Victim Advocate program, managed by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, ensures victim advocates provide effective and compassionate response for survivors, while
  • Training like we fight

    Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing conducted a multifaceted training mission by way of a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina to Ramstein Air Base, Germany this weekend.The mission focused on several objectives, which maintained the pilot’s qualifications in flying, the loadmaster’s proficiency in job tasks and the
  • 59th Training Group activates, joins medical wing

    The Air Force's largest medical wing just got larger with its latest addition - the 59th Training Group. The 59th Medical Wing took command of its seventh group during an activation ceremony held Jan. 4 at nearby Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.The new unit joins a consortium of Air Force health care professionals and educators dedicated to
  • SMART program keeps medics ready for any contingency

    Military medical professionals have to always be ready for war and for whatever contingency the future brings. They need to either improve or remain current in medical skills necessary for any future battlefield, with its host of wounds and injuries, and for humanitarian assistance or disaster relief missions.  To meet this challenge, the Air Force
  • Aerospace medicine school welcomes C-17 trainer, first in AF

    Sections of a C-17 Globemaster III fuselage, transformed into an aeromedical evacuation trainer by the 502nd Trainer Development Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, began arriving here May 18.
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