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  • SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Award winner fosters resilience, culture

    Mooneyham is proud of her Native American heritage which taught her resilience and enabled her to win the 2019 Society of American Indian Government Employees Military Meritorious Service Award for her dedicated work in her community as well as supporting the Defense Department mission.
  • This Month in AFMS History: February 2018 marks 75th anniversary of the first formal graduation of U.S. Air Force flight nurses

    Seventy-five years ago, on February 18, 1943, the School of Air Evacuation held its first formal flight nurse graduation. Organized at Bowman Field, Kentucky, on October 6, 1942, the school trained flight surgeons, flight nurses, and flight technicians to care for patients during aeromedical transport.
  • New commander takes AFMSA reigns

    Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark Ediger, the Air Force Surgeon General, passed command of the Air Force Medical Support Agency to Col. Dean Borsos during a change of command ceremony Aug. 30 at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Va. Borsos assumed command of AFMSA from Brig. Gen. James McClain.   “Under Gen. McClain's leadership, AFMSA has played