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  • Airman delivers under pressure

    Most baby delivery stories seem to follow the same storyline. In the early stages of labor, the mother begins her contractions and heads to the hospital, then some odd amount of hours later, the baby is born.
  • Medical equipment maintainers support warrior care

    Whether it is medical imaging equipment, defibrillators, surgical or clinical laboratory machinery go down, a team of experts take action to get the technology back up and running.
  • Defense Health Agency makes progress

    As the Defense Health Agency approaches its one-year anniversary Oct. 1, it has already saved money and standardized health care in the Defense Department, said Dr. Jonathan Woodson, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs.
  • Medical, medical service corps officers will not meet RIF board

    Air Force medical corps and medical service corps officers slated to meet the reduction in force board in October are no longer eligible for RIF consideration, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Aug. 11.
  • Air Forces Southern medics arrive in Belize to facilitate obstetrics course

    Three international health specialists and three nongovernmental organization personnel supporting the 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern, or AFSOUTH, arrived in Belize recently to facilitate the Global Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Instructor Course.
  • AF doctor leads medical team in Belize

    Lt. Col. (Dr.) Steven Acevedo found himself tasked as the lead for a team of medical providers during the New Horizons Belize 2014 medical readiness training exercise, in the southern Toledo district in Belize. In Belize, Acevedo and his team of doctors, nurses, technicians and educators from Belize, Canada and the United States provided free medical care to Belizeans. Half of the team's training exercise was spent at a well-established polyclinic in Toledo district taking every available room, chair and bed to bring in patients. The other half of the training exercise was spent in two remote villages far from main roads and hospital comforts.
  • Surgeon general testifies before Senate on budget request

    The medical capabilities honed from 13 years of war must continue to expand for future needs, the three military surgeon generals’ told Senate Appropriations Committee’s subcommittee on defense April 9.
  • AF selects 5 enlisted Airmen for medical prep school

    Five enlisted Airmen have been selected to participate in the inaugural Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program, Air Force Personnel Center officials said April 8.
  • USAFE-AFAFRICA, NATO host 29th Aerospace Medicine Summit

    Medical professionals from 16 nations attended the Ramstein Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO Science and Technology Organization Technical Course here March 10-14.
  • DOD's top doc outlines medical advances

    The Defense Department's top doctor says the innovations and technology in military medicine derived from more than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan have led to advances in caring for the sick and injured.
  • New apps provide Airmen mobile medical education and tools

    Two free mobile applications produced by the Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia, or CEMM, are now available for Airmen and all military health system beneficiaries.
  • AF Medical Service 2013 award winners announced

    The Surgeon General's Medical Force Development Directorate recently announced the winners of the Air Force Medical Service Annual Award competition.
  • AF selects 87 for medical squadron command

    More than 80 officers from five medical career fields have been selected for squadron command, Air Force Personnel Center officials announced.
  • New Defense Health Agency to streamline functions

    The government shutdown did not stop the official opening Oct. 1 of the Defense Health Agency, a major streamlining of military medicine that has been in the works for three decades and signed into law earlier this year.
  • Team works to heal, help injured ARC Airmen

    Air Reserve Component members who are injured or develop an illness while on active duty orders now have a centrally located team of specialists working to help them get well, get their benefits, and get back to their life.
  • Airmen asked to participate in DOD anti-tobacco video competition

    The Department of Defense, Health Affairs, has recently announced a new countermarketing video competition that aims to target tobacco as an enemy of the military that degrades service members' health, fitness, mission readiness and work productivity. The competition entitled, "Fight the Enemy," will run until Oct. 15 and is open to all uniformed
  • Through Airmen's Eyes: Lieutenant follows father's path to silver wings

    Second Lt. Jon Koritz graduated from undergraduate pilot training Aug. 16, joining a long list of military aviators, including his late father, Maj. Tom Koritz.
  • Enlisted Airmen may be eligible for medical prep school

    Active-duty enlisted Airmen who qualify can now apply for a new pilot program designed to prepare them for medical school, but "intent to apply" emails must be submitted no later than Sept. 6, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Aug. 12. The Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program offers enlisted members a chance to attend medical prep
  • Changes to BE WELL mean more choices for Airmen

    The BE WELL program, an Air Force-wide program designed to provide Airmen and Air Force leaders with resources to optimize fitness and health, now offers more choices and increased flexibility, thanks to a revamp that went into effect July 1.The Balanced Eating, Work Out Effectively, Living Longer, or BE WELL program, was redesigned based on input
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