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  • Exercise Pac Angel 19-1 wraps up in Bangladesh

    Throughout that time, the U.S. and partner nations teamed up to provide medical care and engineering assistance as well as conduct subject matter expert exchanges with the Bangladesh Air Force and civil organizations, such as the Red Crescent and Ministry of Health.
  • Military to bring eye care to front lines with mobile app

    Eye injuries in a deployed setting can be a significant setback for any Airman, but new telemedicine capabilities are helping to keep them in the fight. With funding from the 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, Air Force and Army medical researchers are developing a HIPAA-compliant smart phone application to connect providers downrange with on-call ophthalmologists either in-theater or at a clinic.
  • Routine eye exam, rare diagnosis

    I recently made an appointment with the optometrist on base. It was my first eye exam in more than 10 years, and it couldn’t have been better timing.
  • Service Before Self

    U.S. Air Force airmen from the 133rd Medical Group, St. Paul, Minn., partnered with members from the 148th Medical Group, Duluth, Minn. and Reservists from around the United States to execute a two-week medical Innovative Readiness Training.
  • 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
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