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  • NPC completes first operational patient movement

    The NPC is the latest isolated containment chamber developed to transport individuals with infectious diseases, like the novel coronavirus. This operation brings the total number of patients retrieved by the mobility Air Force using an isolation containment chamber to more than 100 across 18 missions since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
  • USCENTCOM’s medical exchange supports global readiness

    “Injury Prevention to Rehabilitation, Enhancing Military Medical Capabilities” was the theme during USCENTCOM’s biennial Medical Security Cooperation Exchange, April 2 - 5. Senior medical officials from eighteen coalition and partner nations representing the Middle East and Central Asian regions, as well as Europe, attended the event to exchange information to enhance medical capabilities in support of missions including disaster response, humanitarian assistance, and combat and peacekeeping operations.
  • Medical Airmen, volunteers keep blood supply flowing

    Al Udeid Air Base’s Blood Transshipment Center is a one of a kind place. While it is the only blood transshipment center in U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, it also houses one of the few missions on base that regularly uses volunteers from other career fields.
  • Care Under Fire: Nurses provide medical, emotional support for those in need

    A doctor’s office can induce feelings of uncertainty and anguish, but those emotions quickly fade away when a warmhearted nurse greets you.
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