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  • Air Force medics welcome Afghan evacuees, provide medical support

    When a crisis emerges, the nation can rely on medical Airmen to quickly lend their capabilities to support a whole-of-government response. Amid Operation Allies Welcome, these Airmen are playing a critical role in providing medical care to more than 50,000 Afghan evacuees.

  • EMEDS maintains readiness posture

    Expeditionary Medical Support, an 86th Medical Group asset, remains postured and ready at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, should the capability be needed in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and saving lives.

  • Vigorous Warrior 2019: Strengthening readiness and building partnerships

    For the first time, U.S Air Force assets participated in Vigorous Warrior, NATO’s largest-ever medical exercise held in April.Vigorous Warrior is a biannual readiness event organized by the NATO Military Medicine Centre of Excellence, headquartered in Budapest, Romania. This year’s exercise involved

  • Deployment training reinforces critical skills

    On the grounds of the Air Force’s largest medical mobility mission, the 59th Medical Wing amplifies critical readiness and combat skills to enhance joint service integration downrange.

  • AFNORTH wraps up EMEDS exercise

    Air Forces Northern Surgeon General’s office members wrapped up their evaluation of an Expeditionary Medical Support (EMEDS) confirmation field exercise, April 20.

  • AFNORTH surgeon general team evaluates DSCA medical response capabilities

    Two members of Air Forces Northern’s Surgeon General’s office are watching months of their planning efforts unfold here during an Expeditionary Medical Support confirmation field exercise, April 16-21, as they evaluate the 81st Medical Group’s response to simulated tornado aftermath.

  • EMEDS team deploys to support hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

    As Puerto Rico continues to reel from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, Air Combat Command deployed medical assets Oct. 18 to provide relief to the community and supplement teams that have already begun relief efforts.The 633rd Medical Group from Joint Base Langley-Eustis has one of the

  • AF medics deploy to Puerto Rico, aid hurricane relief efforts

    Approximately 87 members assigned to the 633rd Medical Group departed Joint Base Langley-Eustis to set up and operate a 25-bed Expeditionary Medical Support field hospital in support of hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Oct. 15-17, 2017.