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  • 22nd MDG partners with local medics

    With the upcoming 2018 Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow scheduled for September 8, and the expectation to keep the large amount of visitors safe while they are having fun, the 22nd Medical Group and their local civilian medic counterparts are forming partnerships.
  • 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.
  • Canadian nurse partnered with USAF to save lives in Afghanistan

    Maj. Steven Pirie was assisting with brain surgery on a young Afghan girl at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, when the early alert siren went off. An enemy rocket was closing in.Pirie, a Canadian Armed Forces nurse, and the neurosurgeon he was assisting, had to choose a course of action. They could move into a bombproof shelter, lie prone on the
  • Readiness, trauma at heart of C-STARS Baltimore partnership

    The Air Force Medical Service partners with civilian trauma centers to provide additional opportunities for Air Force medics to maintain readiness and clinical currency on skills needed during deployment. One such partnership is with the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland, through the Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills.
  • ANZAC Day: A time for honoring partnerships

    Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day is a time to honor members and reflect on the long-lasting partnership between ANZAC and the Air Force Medical Service, which reaches back to the Korean war when ANZAC and AFMS members worked together as allies. Pictured above, Australian flight nurse Nathalie Oldham, on temporary duty with the U.S.
  • Top doc checks up on Keesler Medical Center

    Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, toured the Keesler Medical Center, Oct. 17, exploring their mission and meeting the personnel who accomplish it. During his tour, he visited more than 10 different units in the 81st Medical Group to include mammography, emergency department, radiology & oncology, genetics and the clinical research lab. Since Keesler Medical Center sustained damage in 2005 from Hurricane Katrina, they have taken huge steps in patient care and their capabilities.
  • Little Rock AFB stages aeromedical evac support for Hurricane Harvey

    Airmen from the 19th Maintenance Group from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, offloaded a C-17 Globemaster III from Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina, carrying supplies from Pope Field, North Carolina, Aug. 31, 2017.
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