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  • EMT Rodeo 2018

    Emergency medical technicians from 21 Air Force bases from around the world gathered at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, to participate in the 11th annual EMT Rodeo 2018, a two-day competition testing their knowledge and readiness training during high-stress scenarios.
  • 910th MDS Airmen maintain readiness at Spangdahlem

    Seven Airmen from the 910th Medical Squadron, based at Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, went to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to supplement their active duty counterparts and receive training, July 5-19, 2018. The 15-day annual tour provided the Reserve Citizen Airmen invaluable insight and aided them in remaining current and qualified with in their medical career fields.
  • Healthcare training mission coming to Maui, Molokai, Lanai

    Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa, fourth from left, stands with military leaders and Maui County officials in June 2018 to plan Tropic Care Maui County 2018. About 350 Guard, Reserve, and active duty military members arrived in Maui, Molokai, and Lanai to set up no-cost healthcare clinics as part of the U.S. military Innovative Readiness Training
  • Ambulance services strive to keep you alive

    No matter the season, time or weather, a familiar sound can be heard from every corner of the base during an emergency – the wailing of an ambulance’s sirens en route to save a life.
  • Battlespace acoustics branch protects hearing, human performance

    Researchers from the Warfighter Interface Division, Battlespace Acoustics Branch, part of the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, focus on protecting Airmen’s hearing by studying existing devices used during various tasks and noise environments, and develop new ways to measure the impact of HPDs on mission performance.
  • USAFSAM instructors bring experience to classroom, ready Airmen to battlefield

    Deployed experience, subject expertise, and a passion to share lessons learned make instructors at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine a vital part of medical readiness, equipping Airmen with the skills to be successful. Celebrating its 100th year, USAFSAM is the leading platform for education, training, and research in aerospace and operational medicine.
  • AF tests in-flight respiratory monitoring

    To lower risks of in-flight breathing issues and protect the health and performance of aircrew, Air Force researchers rely on innovative technology to deliver advanced respiratory monitoring, without the added weight. Researchers with the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are working with a private company, Cobham, to develop VigilOX, an advanced sensor system designed for continuous in-flight measurement of aircrew breathing.
  • Deployment training reinforces critical skills

    On the grounds of the Air Force’s largest medical mobility mission, the 59th Medical Wing amplifies critical readiness and combat skills to enhance joint service integration downrange.
  • Ramstein takes to the skies for Thracian Summer 18

    Two U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft and about 60 Airmen from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived at Plovdiv, Bulgaria, July 10 and 11, to kick-off Thracian Summer 2018.
  • Readiness reform bolsters largest mobility mission

    Through the faint glow of night, a medic provides lifesaving care to a fallen teammate in Southwest Asia, doing everything in his power to stabilize the patient until the stretcher gets into a hospital. Four months prior, that same medic couldn’t have saved that life had it not been for the 59th Medical Wing’s readiness transformation.
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