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  • U.S. Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers, team up for joint MEDEVAC exercise

    Military working dog liaison officers with the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Airmen with the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group and Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 159th General Support Aviation Battalion, Camp Buehring, Kuwait, conducted joint medical evacuation and UH-60 Black Hawk acclimation training with over 15 U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force MWD teams in the Central Command area of responsibility at Ali Al Salem Air Base, September 9.
  • International medics tackle Tactical Combat Casualty Care

    Nearly two hundred medics from the U.S. Air Force and Army, as well as partner countries Australia, New Zealand and Canada, underwent Tactical Combat Casualty Care training during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019, Sept. 12-15.
  • U.S. builds bonds in Papua New Guinea during Pacific Angel 19-4

    Approximately 70 U.S. and 20 multilateral service members participated in Pacific Angel 19-4, enhancing Papua New Guinea defense force’s humanitarian assistance and disaster relief capabilities while providing medical outreach services.
  • McConnell's first EMT Rodeo

    McConnell’s 22nd MDG held its first Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo, which provided medical personnel an opportunity to practice different types of tactical combat casualty care techniques.
  • Operational Hospital Support Unit Bremerton trains with Air Force

    Activated Reserve Sailors assigned to Operational Health Support Unit (OHSU) Bremerton were joined by their Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) counterpart for joint exercise Tropic Halo alongside U.S. Air Force 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) members at Joint Base Lewis McCord in Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 5-15, 2019.
  • Robotic surgery training takes on 100th surgical team

    The Institute for Defense Robotic Surgical Education program celebrated a significant milestone, training the 100th team on robotic surgery at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, on July 23. This milestone is significant for Keesler’s InDORSE program, showing how far the curriculum has come since the program first stood up in March 2017 with just one robot. Now, InDORSE has acquired a second robot, allowing them to train more military surgical teams across the Department of Defense (DoD), as well as Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA).
  • NATO-IHS collaboration proves valuable for building partner capability and interoperability

    The U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa International Health Specialist team has partnered with the NATO Center of Excellence for Military Medicine to improve interoperability with partner nations and increase force readiness. Since 2017, the two organizations have collaboratively produced a First Responder Train-the-Trainer program designed to navigate language barriers between trainers and trainees. The FRTT course provides medical personnel with the skills needed to train others at varying levels to administer emergency medical care as first responders.
  • 104th Medical Group Airmen further their education, expertise

    Staff Sgt. Kelley McLean, Staff Sgt. Jonathan Duncan, Senior Airman Daniela Rizzari and Senior Airman Ana Decarvalho, 104th Medical Group aerospace medical technicians, recently graduated college with degrees related to the medical career field. The training the four aerospace medical technicians received through the Air National Guard helped prepare them for their studies, and their desire to further their education helps make them more confident and competent with their ANG medical duties.
  • Kentucky medical staff share knowledge with Djiboutian hospital

    Soldiers and Airmen from Kentucky National Guard medical units joined together to offer their expertise to the military medical staff at the Ah-Bashir Military Hospital March 29-Apr. 4 as part of the National Guard State Partnership Program. Several times a year Kentucky Guardsmen visit the small African country building rapport and share training opportunities with the local nationals.
  • Medical logistics Airmen enable enhancement of lifesaving skills at NATO exercise in Romania

    Approximately 50 Airmen from the 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived April 3 at Cincu Military Base, Romania, to participate in the NATO-led medical exercise Vigorous Warrior 19.
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