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  • Take TRICARE with you as you travel over the holidays

    Many people travel this time of year. Don’t forget that TRICARE goes with you.  There are multiple, convenient online and telephone customer service options for when you have questions about your health care benefit.Be sure to download the contact wallet card to have stateside and overseas contacts in one place – your wallet.  The rules for getting
  • Airman achieves lifelong dream of becoming pro bodybuilder

    The technical sergeant stood on the 2015 National Physique Committee National Bodybuilding Championships stage, Nov. 21, in Miami, Florida, in front of thousands of people. The blazing spotlights were on him as the announcer read off the winners -- the moment when his dream came true.
  • PACAF Airmen show C-17 medical capability to Indian defense minister

    Pacific Air Forces Airmen showcased aeromedical evacuation capabilities of the C-17 Globemaster III as they hosted Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar and Arun K. Singh, the Indian ambassador to the U.S. on Dec. 7, as a part of a U.S. Pacific Command visit designed to enhance the U.S.-Indian partnership.
  • Air Force Surgeon General accepts Afghanistan painting

    Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger received a one-of-a-kind painting honoring Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) medical personnel in Afghanistan at a ceremony at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Va., Nov. 27. The artwork, painted by Ms. Judy Blomquist, depicts an incident in Kandahar from June 6, 2012, when AFMS medical
  • Air Force Medical Service History Office recognized for excellence

    Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger honored the Air Force Medical Service History Office by presenting two awards to senior Historian Judith Taylor, Nov. 16 during the 2015 Senior Leadership Workshop at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Va.The History Office earned the Brig. Gen. Brian S. Gunderson Excellence in History
  • USAFE offers knowledge to Polish flying doctors

    Members of the Polish Air Force aeromedical evacuation team visited Ramstein Air Base’s AE units during a four-day familiarization tour Dec. 1-4.
  • SMART program keeps medics ready for any contingency

    Military medical professionals have to always be ready for war and for whatever contingency the future brings. They need to either improve or remain current in medical skills necessary for any future battlefield, with its host of wounds and injuries, and for humanitarian assistance or disaster relief missions.  To meet this challenge, the Air Force
  • Scott AFB, Pope Field team up for C-17 aeromedical training

    Aeromedical evacuation experts from Scott Air Force Base recently teamed up with AE crews from Pope Field, North Carolina, for a collaborative Air Mobility Command training initiative Nov. 16-20.
  • Air Force Fencers Find the Unexpected in Philidelphia

    On Nov. 21, the Air Force Academy fencing team was in Philadelphia for the 2015 Elite Invitational. The day of the competition, the team and coaching staff were preparing to set out for the competition as the unexpected happened. As competitions go, the morning started off normally for the Air Force fencing team. Wake up, meet for breakfast, and
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