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Battlefield acupuncture shows promising results in alternative pain management downrange Battlefield acupuncture shows promising results in alternative pain management downrange
Air Force providers are using acupuncture as an effective holistic treatment option for pain relief, even in combat settings.
0 12/08
2017
Take command with TRICARE changes Take command: Enroll now for 2018 TRICARE coverage
On Jan. 1, 2018, there are a number of changes coming to your TRICARE benefit. This includes a change to the current TRICARE regions. The current three regions (North, South and West) will become two regions (East and West). There will be new regional contractors for the new East and West regions.
0 11/09
2017
The 386th Expeditionary Medical Group, with support from the 386th Expeditionary Operation Group, expanded mental health services to Airmen at an undisclosed location supporting ongoing operations in Syria, Oct. 24 and 25. Mental health heads down range
Senior Airman Brittany Edwards, the noncommissioned officer in charge of mental health, deployed from the 96th Medical Operation Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida., puts on her helmet will visiting Airmen stationed at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia., Oct. 25, 2017. The 386th Expeditionary Medical Group, with support from the 386th Expeditionary Operation Group, expanded mental health services to Airmen at an undisclosed location supporting ongoing operations in Syria, Oct. 24 and 25.
0 11/09
2017
Airman 1st Class Rachael O’Keefe, 21st Medical Support Squadron radiology technologist, has been in the Air Force the shortest amount of time in her office but she doesn’t let that stop her dedicated professionalism and eagerness to serve patients at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. O’Keefe is one of 10 radiology technologists on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dennis Hoffman) Top to Bottom: Airmen of all ranks contribute to Radiology success
Airman 1st Class Rachael O’Keefe, 21st Medical Support Squadron radiology technologist, has been in the Air Force the shortest amount of time in her office, but she doesn’t let that stop her dedicated professionalism and eagerness to serve patients.
0 8/24
2016
Staff Sgt. Corey Czajka, 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron independent duty medical technician, attaches a neck brace to a mock patient with a possible critical spine injury during a long backboard  training exercise at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., July 29, 2016. The mission of an IDMT is to provide traditional medical care like diagnosing, treating and prescribing, but also conduct the same duties alone while in the field and with limited resources. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rose Gudex) Airman draws on training, aids accident victim
It was after leaving a restaurant that a lazy Sunday drive July 17 turned into a race to save a complete stranger’s life. Staff Sgt. Corey Czajka, 21st Aerospace Medicine Squadron independent duty medical technician, was driving home with his wife and coworker Staff Sgt. Shandy Villani when a vehicle plowed into the intersection, broadsiding the car directly in front of theirs.
0 8/02
2016
innovations team (AFMS photo) AFMS Innovations team creates portal for new ideas
In September, Airmen will be able to submit innovative health care ideas and existing health care system challenges to the Innovations Knowledge Exchange Web Portal, a new way for the Air Force Medical Service Innovations team to capture potential ideas. The AFMS Innovations office already collaborates with medical institutes and universities to
0 7/25
2016
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