• Latasha Smith: Warrior against COVID-19

    Since Jan. 4, 2021, more than 37,000 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to Airmen and eligible beneficiaries, with the help of an astounding Airman.

  • More than medical care: EMEDS prescribes hope

    In less than 24 hours, medical and logistics personnel transformed Ramstein’s Southside Fitness Center Annex into an expansive Expeditionary Medical Support System during Operation Allies Refuge.

  • 435th AEW surgeon general office doesn’t skip a beat

    The human heart is a critical element - pumping blood throughout the body, delivering oxygen and nutrients to cells, and is absolutely needed in order to function and survive. Just as the heart is needed for the body to operate properly, the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing Surgeon General office is an

  • Airlifter of the Week: Dreaming big

    She’s done almost everything the 86th Dental Squadron has to offer; from scheduling patients for appointments to breaking and reassembling the jaws of her patients. What’s the next step for this Senior Airman?Running the squadron.Though the 86th DS dental assistant recently won the title of

  • Ramstein medics conduct Negatively Pressurized Conex training

    Since the start of COVID-19, people have had to overcome an array of situations and medics within the Kaiserslautern Military Community have done just that.On July 14, 2020, members of Air Mobility Command came to Ramstein Air Base to teach local medical instructors proper procedures for a number of

  • 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

  • Negatively pressurized conexes ready to save lives

    Air Mobility Command and Air Force Materiel Command leaders joined forces early April to invite creative materiel and non-materiel solutions to address a joint urgent operational need to move large numbers of COVID-19 patients should the need for that capability arise.

  • EMEDS maintains readiness posture

    Expeditionary Medical Support, an 86th Medical Group asset, remains postured and ready at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, should the capability be needed in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and saving lives.

  • Five simple words for our coronavirus heroes

    As service members, we are often approached by strangers who want to reach out and say, “thank you for your service.” This kind gesture is something I’ve always appreciated. Serving my nation is a source of pride and a way to be a part of something that is bigger than myself.

  • 86th AMDS takes aim at increasing force deployability

    The 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron will gradually roll out a primary care manager and patient restructuring from now until January 2020.For patients, the most significant change is aligning Airmen within the same squadron to the same primary care manager team. Dependents will be treated

  • TBI conference targets assessments, capabilities on front lines

    For centuries, head injuries have been a consequence of war and violence, sometimes leading to unexplained physical and behavioral changes in patients. Landstuhl Regional Medical Center’s Traumatic Brain Injury and Rehabilitation Clinic hosted medical professionals during a three-day TBI Champion

  • Military nursing exchange brings together 23 partner nations

    Representatives from 23 countries around Europe and Africa gathered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, this week to share and collaborate during the 2019 European African Military Nursing Exchange.The 4-day event brought together nurses and medical professionals to present and share best practices,