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  • Osan medics train for battlefield care

    Medics from the 51st Medical Group participated in multiple two-day Tactical Combat Casualty Care training courses recently at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. TCCC is a joint training course that provides medical personnel with capabilities to serve in hostile combat conditions.
  • No effort spared to bring home seriously wounded Soldier

    Over four days, three aircraft, 18 medical specialists, more than 24,000 gallons of fuel, and 100 liters of blood were committed across an 8,000-mile journey to a single goal – saving the life of one Soldier.
  • Global patient movement: Moving America’s ill and injured warfighters safely, securely, and soundly

    Serving as the Department of Defense’s single manager for global patient movement, one of its five Unified Command Plan responsibilities, U.S. Transportation Command executes this critical mission through the U.S. Air Force’s aeromedical evacuation system, which provides safe, secure, and sound in-flight health care to the ill and injured transiting the skies.
  • North Carolina Air National Guard embarks on life-saving mission amidst conversion

    As the North Carolina Air National Guard has oriented its mission with C-17 Globemaster III aircraft over the past two years, the 145th Airlift Wing and 156th Airlift Squadron have gained a real-world mission that positively impacts those in need across the globe.
  • Air Force, Army medevacs 30 patients

    Chaos ensues on the flight line as 30 battered and bruised patients ail from injuries suffered during simulated wartime contingencies. Responsible for rapidly responding and stabilizing the situation, a special crew of U.S. Air Force and Army medical professionals rush to the scene with one objective: to safely care and transport Army soldiers onto a C-130J Super Hercules en route to a medical treatment facility at Yokoto Air Base. Utilizing Osan Air Base’s flight line for its patient staging capabilities, the 51st Medical Group and Fort Shafter, Hawaii’s 18th Medical Command jointly operated in Operation Ascending Eagle, Aug. 28, with their mission to enhance their rapid treatment of traumatized patients in a large casualty emergency.
  • 167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron mobilizes for Hurricane Dorian support

    Six members of the 130th Airlift Wing’s 167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron mobilized today to support Hurricane Dorian relief efforts over the next two weeks.
  • AFRL tests life-saving tool to add to aeromedical tool kit

    Stethoscopes are acoustic medical devices designed to listen to the internal sounds of the human body such as the heart, lungs, intestines, or the blood flow in arteries and veins. According to medical experts in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, this is a go-to tool for early diagnosis and can save lives.
  • Operational Hospital Support Unit Bremerton trains with Air Force

    Activated Reserve Sailors assigned to Operational Health Support Unit (OHSU) Bremerton were joined by their Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) counterpart for joint exercise Tropic Halo alongside U.S. Air Force 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) members at Joint Base Lewis McCord in Tacoma, Wash., Aug. 5-15, 2019.
  • 130th Airlift Wing Airmen provide aeromedical mission expertise on newest Air Force refueler

    Two members of the 130th Airlift Wing’s 167th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron based at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, West Virginia, recently traveled to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, to offer expertise and feedback on outfitting the KC-46A Pegasus for the aeromedical evacuation mission.
  • W.Va. Air National Guard medical personnel receive valuable, joint training during Sentry Storm 19

    Members of the West Virginia Air National Guard participated in a CASEVAC, or casualty evacuation, exercise during Sentry Storm 19, held July 20 at the Raleigh County Memorial Airport.
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