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  • 445th medical units provide health care to Georgia residents

    More than 160 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines arrived in Georgia June 6 for the 2021 East Central Georgia Medical Innovative Readiness Training with a mission to provide no cost health care services to four counties in rural Georgia.

  • How medics earn their wings

    As the only training unit for the aeromedical evacuation career field, the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Training Squadron instructs all active duty, Guard and Reserve Airmen in the upgrade process to become flight nurses and AE technicians. The training culminates in a check-ride, on board an

  • VaANG medic serves both: Commonwealth & community

    On a sunny, December afternoon, Thomas Massa walked from under the overhang at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia. He’d finally been able to get a break in between patients during a 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. shift where he works as a medical technician in the hospital’s emergency

  • 48 years in uniform

    When Craig Thomas enlisted as an Aerial Port Squadron Technician in the U.S. Air Force in December 1971, he never imagined he would become a doctor, let alone that he would go on to serve for over 48 years.“It’s been quite a journey,” said Thomas.

  • Reserve, Guard train for aeromedical evacuation operations

    Reservists from the 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and Mississippi Air National Guardsmen from the 183rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron collaborated for a three-day training event to work as one team, focused on patient care and handling, during a simulated air evacuation of injured service

  • Serving in a time of need

    All across the nation, and all across Ohio, National Guard Airmen and Soldiers are supporting their communities and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, potentially facing exposure to the coronavirus themselves while serving their duties.As the men and women of the Ohio National Guard work to

  • Guard helps medical professionals combat COVID-19

    From staffing informational phone banks to administering tests for COVID-19, many of the more than 9,000 National Guard members on duty in response to COVID-19 are assisting state and local medical professionals.

  • Nevada Guardsmen battle COVID-19 as civilian medical professionals

    While the Nevada National Guard has not been activated, some members of the state’s military force are among those already on the front line battling COVID-19.1st Lt. Sparkle Mccuiston, 152nd Medical Group, Nevada Air National Guard, said she's come in contact with three confirmed cases while

  • Midnight Sun Guardian aerospace medicine Airman impacts the mission

    Impact. Defined as yielding an effect, having an impact is the singular goal Senior Airman Loida Torres Román had in mind when she joined the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing.Impact can also be defined as the striking of one object against another, and that is exactly what happened in a

  • TCCC prepares Airmen for domestic response

    Sixty Airmen from multiple Air National Guard units took part in a two-day Tactical Combat Casualty Care as part of the PATRIOT South 2020 exercise between Feb. 29-Mar. 3, 2020, at the Combat Readiness Training Center located in Gulfport, Mississippi.

  • Public health, it’s everyone’s responsibility

    Where there is an emergency event, there are public health professionals. These professionals work hard to ensure the conditions of the community are healthy and conducive to preventing the spread of infection, contamination and disease.To ensure healthy conditions for hundreds of displaced citizens

  • Guard and Reserve crucial to CCATT expansion

    CCATTs augment aeromedical evacuation crews that turn the back of an aircraft of opportunity into a flying intensive care unit. Made up of a three-person medical team, CCATTs provide advanced care, transporting severely injured or ill patients to higher levels of care.The Air Force is increasing the