• USAFE to host first-ever 13 nation Partnership Flight Symposium

    The office of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Surgeon General will host the first-ever African and European Partnership Flight Aeromedical Evacuation Symposium to share best practices and enhance cooperation between allied and partner countries Jan. 16-19.

  • 455 EAES Airman provides critical care anywhere

    When injured Airmen need to be transported, medical care can’t stop mid-flight and it is the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron Airmen who make sure that doesn’t happen.

  • Aeromedical nurse directs complex missions to provide priority care

    Multiple patient movements occurred as three hurricanes made way through Texas, the Caribbean and Florida, Aug. 24 to Sept. 19, 2017. Maj. Terri Felder from the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, served as a medical crew director for these flights.

  • Air Force Medicine in the Korean War

    The Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) became independent from the U.S. Army in 1949, just four years after the end of World War II. The Korean War, just a year later, was the first opportunity for the new medical arm of the U.S. Air Force to demonstrate its value in a wartime situation. Many of the

  • Deployed med group keeps Airmen, Coalition members in the fight

    Military members across the various U.S. service branches are all expected to maintain certain physical fitness standards in order to be fit to fight. But what happens when those military members get injured or come down with an illness while deployed?

  • Aeromedical team at Scott AFB joins response to Hurricane Harvey

    Scott Air Force Base joined humanitarian relief efforts by mobilizing the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Aug. 30, 2017, in the wake of catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, which has caused historical and life-threatening flooding in the states of Texas and Louisiana.

  • Air Force medical research supports en route care mission

    Air Force Medicine is engaged in a wide array of health research and innovation projects to improve how we deliver care to the warfighter. One area where the Air Force Medical System is uniquely suited to conduct research, is improving the way we transport patients, a field where the Air Force has

  • Expeditionary aeromedical squadron creates mobile ICU

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The intensive care unit that the 455th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron operates out of the back of a C-130J Hercules is a different scene entirely. An intensive care unit is usually a sterile environment, white hospital walls, pristine floors, bright fluorescent

  • Enroute Patient Staging Facility gets warriors on the road to recovery

    In a small building tucked behind the hospital at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, the staff of the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group Enroute Patient Staging Facility care for patients from across the region transiting to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, or back to other home station locations

  • Detachment standardizes aeromedical qualification training for Total Force

    Airmen across the Air Force assigned to 31 aeromedical evacuation squadrons must complete vigorous training to provide life-saving in-transit care on fixed wing aircrafts.The 375th Air Mobility Wing’s newest Formal Training Unit, Detachment 4, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the

  • Air Force continues to improve care in the air

    The Air Force is committed to research and development for advancements in en route patient care.The AMC Command Surgeon and researchers across the Air Force, to include the 711th Human Resource Wing at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, have been working together to improve how the Air Force

  • First Enlistment of calendar year 2016 at 349th AMW:

    The 349th Air Mobility Wing Recruiting Squadron Flight logged their first enlistment of 2016 when Staff Sgt. Courtney Miller, 349th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron aerospace medical service apprentice, was sworn in by Lt. Col. Wil Link, 349th AMW process manager, Jan. 7, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo

  • PACAF Airmen show C-17 medical capability to Indian defense minister

    Pacific Air Forces Airmen showcased aeromedical evacuation capabilities of the C-17 Globemaster III as they hosted Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar and Arun K. Singh, the Indian ambassador to the U.S. on Dec. 7, as a part of a U.S. Pacific Command visit designed to enhance the U.S.-Indian