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  • Midnight Sun Guardian aerospace medicine Airman impacts the mission

    Impact. Defined as yielding an effect, having an impact is the singular goal Senior Airman Loida Torres Román had in mind when she joined the Alaska Air National Guard’s 176th Wing. Impact can also be defined as the striking of one object against another, and that is exactly what happened in a humanitarian sense when Torres Román was out on a drive in Anchorage. She spotted a man who fell down on the side of the road, and something told the Airman it was more serious than a clumsy slip on the ice. She recalled there was something odd about the way he fell. When she got to the man, she found he was unresponsive and had no pulse.
  • Medical logistics Airmen enable enhancement of lifesaving skills at NATO exercise in Romania

    Approximately 50 Airmen from the 86th Medical Group, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, arrived April 3 at Cincu Military Base, Romania, to participate in the NATO-led medical exercise Vigorous Warrior 19.