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  • 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
  • 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
  • Preventative medicine in deployed environment is top priority for ‘Bio’ Airmen

    Here at Al Udeid, the occupational hazards, due in large part to the extreme weather conditions, pose a greater risk to service member health than a typical duty location.  Bioenvironmental Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Support Squadron take that challenge seriously through preventative medicine.  Just a few weeks ago,
  • Preparing for the grim and training the best; MFST and ECCT ready to save lives downrange

    “I love my job; taking care of the people out there fighting for us. Being able to take care of people that may be on the brink of death, and then see them get up and walk out is the best part,” said Staff Sgt. Cody Rothlisberger, Mobile Surgical Field Team respiratory technician. In the last decade the military has continuously supplied men and
  • Expeditionary Optometry sees the mission in a new light

    The need to provide specific medical care for deployed members as well as dependents alike is growing here. With minimal outside medical resources in the area, Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group optometry clinic look to do more with less.   Since 2003, coalition numbers have grown.  Words and phrases such as “dependent” and
  • BLUE Episode 6: Brain Stimulator

    Air Force TV here released the latest episode of the Air Force's flagship television program, BLUE. This edition delves into the ground breaking research Air Force scientists are using to evolve the most important technology used by the military today -- the human brain.
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