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  • 315th wins Aircrew Excellence Award

    The skillful response and handling of an in-flight crisis by a 315th Airlift Wing crew leads to a national level award. On Aug. 17, 2018, an all Reserve Charleston-based C-17 crew, carrying medical evacuation patients, experienced a cabin pressure malfunction then, successfully completed their mission, despite poor weather conditions and emergency oxygen system malfunctions, earning the 2018 4th Air Force Aircrew Excellence Award.
  • Aeromedical Squadron recognized AFRC’s best

    The 446th Airlift Wing Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron was recognized as the Air Force Reserve Command’s Squadron of the Year, Outstanding AFRC Aeromedical Aircrew Officer of the Year and Outstanding AFRC Aeromedical Aircrew SNCO of the Year.
  • Air Force continues to improve care in the air

    The Air Force is committed to research and development for advancements in en route patient care.The AMC Command Surgeon and researchers across the Air Force, to include the 711th Human Resource Wing at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, have been working together to improve how the Air Force provides care in the air. The AMC/SG is responsible
  • Yellow Ribbon rescue

    Maj. Fred Pounds, flight commander of clinical management with the 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron here, went to Orlando to attend a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration seminar, expecting to unwind and adjust to life back home. Instead, he ended up averting a crisis and subsequently saving a stranger's life."Whether it happened at a Yellow Ribbon
  • Training like we fight

    Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing conducted a multifaceted training mission by way of a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina to Ramstein Air Base, Germany this weekend.The mission focused on several objectives, which maintained the pilot’s qualifications in flying, the loadmaster’s proficiency in job tasks and the
  • The AFMS in the Persian Gulf War and the need for critical care

    January 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Desert Storm, it also marks a turning point in Air Force Medical Service’s Critical Care Transport Teams (CCATT). “We were not serving the Army as well as we could have in the Air Force,” explained Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Paul K. Carlton, a former Air Force Surgeon General who had been working on the concept of
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