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  • An AFMS look back at July 2020

    This month’s photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting the Air Force medical mission.
  • Top Air Force enlisted medic retiring after three decades, praises Airmen

    For the past three years, Chief Master Sgt. G. “Steve” Cum has served as the Chief, Medical Enlisted Force, bringing with him three decades of Air Force service, leadership, and dedication to the success of the 34,000 enlisted medical Airmen and the Air Force Medical Service.
  • DoD launches effort to collect 8,000 units of COVID-19 convalescent plasma

    Patients who have recovered from COVID-19 may hold treatment in their veins that could help others who are critically ill with the respiratory infection.
  • An AFMS look back at June 2020

    This month’s photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting the Air Force medical mission.
  • Air Force Surgeon General authorizes 5-year shaving waivers

    In a memorandum dated June 18, 2020, Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg authorized five-year shaving waivers for Air and Space Professionals diagnosed with Pseudo Folliculitis Barbae, effective immediately. Driven by feedback from the field, the change is intended to provide more time for skin to heal and prevent recurrence.
  • An AFMS look back at May 2020

    This month’s photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting the Air Force medical mission.
  • A passion for helping and leading: Nurse leads Air Force Medical Service

    A profession that faces disease and trauma and requires long hours on their feet may deter some, but for nurses, this profession was chosen to serve and ensure the health of those who live in their communities.
  • Nurse and tech week: Heroes among us

    Air Force nurses and medical technicians are answering our nation’s call, and now more than ever, during this pandemic, we know they are heroes one and all.
  • An AFMS look back at April 2020

    This month’s photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting the Air Force medical mission.
  • Airmen must resist complacency, adhere to social distancing guidelines

    The COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world. One-in-five cases in the U.S. requiring hospitalization are people between the ages of 20 and 44. A portion of Department of Defense cases are in the hospital. All Airmen are vulnerable, and overcoming this threat requires our entire Air Force working together. Airmen must do everything possible to protect themselves, others in their local community, and their Wingmen.
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