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  • 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.
  • 460th MDG celebrates massing of medics completion

    Many gathered for the official celebration of the grand opening of the 460th Medical Group June 13, 2018, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado.
  • Air Force supports Guatemala volcano relief efforts

    Volcán de Fuego (Spanish for "Volcano of Fire") erupted in Guatemala, near the village of San Miguel Los Lotes, on June 3, 2018, leaving more than 100 dead, 200 injured, and thousands displaced and in need of support. Air Force medical personnel and aircraft from many units are involved in relief efforts, offering medical care and aeromedical evacuation to people injured in the eruption.
  • Emerging infectious disease training event bolsters medical readiness

    A team of U.S. military doctors, public health specialists and members of various other career fields participated in a week-long Emerging Infectious Diseases Training Event June 4-8. The event, aimed at enhancing attendee cultural competencies and professional knowledge, consisted of briefings, lectures, and a day of field study.
  • Early screenings increase Airmen readiness

    Staying current on screenings and addressing concerns early are key to female Airmen mission readiness.
  • 377 Medical Group uses Squadron Innovation Fund to improve quality of care for Airmen

    In February of this year, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein announced that Air Force squadrons would receive funding to be used for Airmen-led innovations that increase readiness, reduce cost, return time back to Airmen or enhance lethality of the force.
  • 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.
  • Hearing conservation protects Airmen, readiness: Are you at risk?

    Air Force hearing conservation programs work to minimize hazards for Airmen working in high-risk environments.
  • A day in the life: Mental health supports Airmen, readiness

    As with any Air Force healthcare provider, Capt. Daniel Gibson, a clinical psychologist with the 92nd medical group, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, relies on a collaborative, patient-centered approach to care.The mental health clinic at Fairchild Air Force Base uses a collaborative approach to ensure the best patient care.
  • 59th Medical Wing executes five missions at once

    The 59th Medical Wing orchestrated five air transport missions simultaneously during the week of April 16th through the 20th. The Air Force's premier healthcare, medical education and research, and readiness wing flexed global capability by delivering expert healthcare to patients in multiple regions of the globe.
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