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  • “School of Air Evacuation” celebrates 75th anniversary

    The School of Air Evacuation marked its 75th anniversary Aug. 2 and 3 at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing.
  • Lighter, leaner, lifesaving: AF tests wearable medical tech

    Wearable medical technology is helping the Air Force bring advanced deployed medical capabilities further forward on the battlefield. Researchers from the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are advancing wearable medical technology to offer new types of care in deployed environments, and improving care downrange and during medical evacuations.
  • AF tests in-flight respiratory monitoring

    To lower risks of in-flight breathing issues and protect the health and performance of aircrew, Air Force researchers rely on innovative technology to deliver advanced respiratory monitoring, without the added weight. Researchers with the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are working with a private company, Cobham, to develop VigilOX, an advanced sensor system designed for continuous in-flight measurement of aircrew breathing.
  • Baltimore C-STARS partnership prepares Airmen for battlefield medicine

    Civilian partnerships are a vital readiness resource for the Air Force Medical Service, refreshing medics on trauma skills and taking lessons learned to deliver life-saving trauma care downrange. The Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills program in Baltimore, Maryland, prepares medical Airmen for deployment through immersive training at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
  • Employee Assistance Program: One-stop resource for support

    The Air Force’s new Employee Assistance Program provides civilian employees and their families with free, confidential resources and support to help manage normal everyday life challenges that may affect job performance and personal well-being.
  • Air Force Wounded Warrior Program provides an array of services for wounded warriors

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, here at the 88th Medical Group ensures wounded, ill or injured post 9/11 service members (combat /non-combat related) and their caregivers receive assistance as they transition into civilian life.
  • Air Force delivers doctors, aid to Florida

    Three C-17s from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina and Dover Air Force Base, Delaware flew more than 300 doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to Orlando, Florida, Sept. 9, 2017, in anticipation of Hurricane Irma’s landfall Sept. 10.
  • AF Marathon registration to open Jan. 2

    Registration for the 2017 Air Force Marathon will begin Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. EST. Registration will open with special New Year’s resolution discounts, and participants who register Jan. 2 will receive $10 off the full or half-marathon and $5 off the 10K or 5K.The change from the traditional Jan. 1 date is driven by customer service, said Rob Aguiar,
  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Wright-Patterson

    Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Air Force Surgeon General, visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Jan. 13-14. As part of his visit, Lt. Gen. Ediger toured the Wright-Patterson Medical Center, where he received various briefings on hospital services and capabilities. He also held an All Call for hospital personnel and recognized several of them for their
  • Aerospace medicine school welcomes C-17 trainer, first in AF

    Sections of a C-17 Globemaster III fuselage, transformed into an aeromedical evacuation trainer by the 502nd Trainer Development Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, began arriving here May 18.
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