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  • Sword Athena 2021 drives positive change for servicewomen, families

    A coalition of volunteers from across Air Combat Command came together to identify, tackle, and propose solutions to female- and family-centric barriers to readiness during the second annual Sword Athena 2021. The group focused on two key efforts to normalize support for nursing mothers: allowing Bluetooth-enabled breast pumps in secure facilities and compensating ACC civilians for nursing breaks.
  • Air Force releases cardio and strength fitness assessment alternatives, new online capabilities

    The Air Force will provide Airmen five physical fitness assessment alternatives - three for the cardio portion and sit-up components and two for the push-up component of the physical fitness assessment beginning in early 2022.
  • PTSD, What You Should Know

    According to the National Center for PTSD-Department of Veterans Affairs, PTSD is a mental health issue that one may develop after witnessing or experiencing a life-threatening event such as a natural disaster, combat, sexual assault, or car accident. They also specify that anyone can develop PTSD and at any time in their life after a traumatic event.
  • AF surgeon general visits Striker Nation

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Office of the Surgeon General medical enlisted force and enlisted corps chief, visited Barksdale, March 10, 2021.
  • 379 EFSS operates COVID-19 transient town

    In response to the coronavirus pandemic that hit Qatar in late February, the 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron established the first Transient Town in an effort to minimize the spread of the virus.
  • Disaster Mental Health Team supports AUAB through COVID-19

    To combat the stressors of novel coronavirus and improve the overall well-being of service members of Al Udeid Air Base, helping agencies assigned to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing stood up the Disaster Mental Health team in accordance with a Department of Defense mandate.
  • Keeping his feet on the ground to put planes in the sky

    The feeling of the rumble of the B-52H Stratofortress is a highlight for some maintainers who work tirelessly to keep them flying, but for one Airman, the excitement in the pit of his stomach was replaced by an inexplicable pain.
  • 378th EMDS train for rapid heat injury response

    With the average temperature in the south Kingdom of Saudi Arabia being 113 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer months, heat related injuries are the number one non-combative danger for all personnel deployed to the austere environment. The 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron and the 378th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, are working together to decrease response times to heat injuries; as well as, training to treat those injuries when they arise.
  • COVID-19 ops: AEOT provides lifesaving support, transfer to positive patients

    Airmen assigned to Air Force Reserve Command from various locations within the United States arrived at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to assist with coronavirus disease 2019 operations from May 2-3.
  • Luke Public Health team maintains Airmen medical readiness

    A variety of factors can hinder Airmen from successfully completing the mission or deploying, whether it be sickness, poor eating and sleeping habits or unfamiliarity with the job. Airmen in the 56th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Public Health unit help mitigate those factors, thus ensuring safety of the community and ensuring Airmen are ready to deploy.
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