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  • Nellis Airman recognized as Angel of the Battlefield

    Senior Airman Linda Wilson, an aerospace medical technician with the 99th Medical Operations Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, was recognized at the 12th Annual Angels of the Battlefield Awards Gala on October 2, 2018 for extraordinary lifesaving efforts during the deadliest shooting in modern American History.
  • Robotics key to medical Airmen recruitment, retention, readiness

    With surgical robots becoming the standard of care across many specialties, the Air Force Medical Service is keeping up with the latest advancements to provide the best patient care and maintain Airman readiness.
  • AF deploys metrics, quantifies value of medical readiness

    As the Defense Health Agency assumes management of Air Force military treatment facilities, one of the most important challenges facing the Air Force is its ability to maintain the readiness mission hospitals and clinics support.
  • Exercise Ultimate Caduceus

    Exercise Ultimate Caduceus is an annual patient movement exercise designed to test the ability of U.S. Transportation Command to provide medical evacuation.
  • ANG medics maintain readiness with University of Kansas Health System

    Air National Guard Airmen are key to supporting Total Force readiness. Training agreements with civilian hospitals are vital to helping them achieve this support.
  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment. The impact of deployment on children is a key component of Airmen readiness. Knowing their family is well helps Airmen focus on the mission.
  • Operational Support Teams work inside “beating heart” of USAF

    Each squadron in the Air Force faces different stressors and health challenges that require unique solutions. General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, is leading an effort to revitalize Air Force squadrons.
  • Oregon Airmen respond to Hurricane Lane during summer training in Hawaii

    What started out as a typical summer training deployment for the men and women of the 142nd Medical Group (MDG), Oregon Air National Guard, turned anything but, when the Hawaiian islands were threatened by a category-5 hurricane, the week of Aug. 20, 2018.
  • Airmen provide care during Tropic Care Maui County 2018

    More than 350 Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen deployed to Maui, Molokai and Lanai, Hawaii this summer for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, an Innovative Readiness Training exercise to provide no-cost health services to local residents.
  • An AFMS look back: Air Force provides medical, humanitarian support after hurricane devastation

    The hurricanes that battered dozens of islands in the Caribbean and the southeast U.S. in 2017 left millions without power, food, safe drinking water and medical support. In the wake of the devastation, disaster relief efforts mobilized, with Air Force assets providing aeromedical evacuation, logistics support and medics from several military treatment facilities.
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