• IDMT, the art of medicine

    Hippocrates said, "Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity.”

  • Nothing can stop an IDMT

    The Air Force is full of medical specialists who dedicate their lives to one specific aspect of care in order to ensure the well-being of service members and their families. There is one medical career field, however, that really does it all: that of an Independent Duty Medical Technician.

  • 343rd TRS Airmen soar in joint air operations

    Airmen from the 343rd Training Squadron/Operating Location-A teamed with National Guard Soldiers and Air Force Reservists to strengthen their warfighting skills and joint partnerships with a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) exercise Jan. 9 and a sling load exercise Jan. 27.

  • The mountain’s medical team

    When you wake up on a work day and you’re not feeling too great, it’s pretty easy to walk into the base military treatment facility to get yourself taken care of. However, when you hold a position that puts you at a minimum of 30 minutes away from an MTF, that can provide a bit of a challenge.Tech.

  • Airmen trust training, save child

    It was chaotic. People were screaming. There was smoke coming out of the large sports utility vehicle that was smashed against a tree at the in front of a forest. A frantic woman clutching a child panics and cries for help near the vehicle. Miraculously, three Moody Air Force Base Airmen with

  • 347th OSS Airmen reinforce skills through TCCC

    Two independent duty medical technicians from the 347th Operations Support Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., completed a tactical combat casualty care (TCCC) course, Sept. 21-22, here. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jose Oregon and Senior Airman Michael Triana learned advanced instructor techniques

  • IDMT: Not your regular medics

    In 1947, when the Air Force separated from the Army, only 1,480 service members were permitted to transfer to the Air Force Medical Service Corp. Shortly after, the service recognized the need to develop and train its own medics and established training at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base,