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Maj. Shane Runyon (right), Baltimore’s Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS) program deputy director, and Master Sgt. Sean Patterson, a respiratory therapist and superintendent of C-STARS Baltimore, set up for patient arrival at the Trauma Resuscitation Unit (TRU) at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, June 13, 2018. The U.S. Air Force’s C-STARS Baltimore program partners with the R Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center to ensure medical Airmen train on the latest trauma care techniques. These techniques prepare medical Airmen to treat trauma patients in a deployed setting. (Courtesy photo) 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.
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Peterson Clinic Gopal Pudasaini Medical Airman’s resiliency saves family from across the world
Responsibilities for Staff Sgt. Gopal Pudasaini, 21st Space Wing Family Health medical technician, are not limited to those in the Air Force.
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Default Air Force Logo 7 Ways to Get Smart About TRICARE
When you need information about your TRICARE health care benefits, turn to TRICARE.mil. In addition to this website, there are a number of resources to help you learn about your coverage and important health issues.. Take a look at seven ways to get smart about TRICARE: Handbooks, Guides and Booklets: When you have questions about TRICARE
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A 1st Fighter Wing F-22 Raptor taxis before take off at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., July 11, 2017. The wing conducted night flying training missions to keep pilots current on skills needed to operate in the dark. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson) AF Week in Photos
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
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Tech. Sgt. Christopher D’Angelo, right, a 490th Missile Squadron missile alert facility manager at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont., poses for a photo with his wife, Chanda, son, Jace and daughter, Brittyn at their home in Great Falls, Mont., June 7, 2017. D’Angelo was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after he was injured by an improvised explosive device Jan. 15, 2008. He said his wife has been very supportive with helping him cope with his PTSD. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Chad Thompson) Healing from invisible wounds: The other side of the story
Chanda D’Angelo was in a frenzy; she quickly washed all the clothes in her home, zoomed the vacuum across every floor, wiped down every surface, cleaned out the refrigerator and stove and scrubbed the windows and mirrors until they were spotless. Exhausted, she had just enough time to get her hair and nails done – everything had to be perfect for her husband’s return.
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The Air Force has selected 35 active-duty enlisted Airmen for the 2017 Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program. Airmen selected will attend nursing school full-time this fall, allowing them to focus on their education. (U.S. Air Force photo) Enlisted Airmen selected for 2017 nursing program
Almost three dozen active-duty enlisted Airmen have been selected for the 2017 Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program following the April 17-19, 2017, selection board at the Air Force Personnel Center.
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