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The “High Bay” at the USAFSAM lab at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, April 25, 2018. The 711th Human Performance Wing trains new Critical Care Air Transport Team crew members using two C-130 and one C-17 training airframes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Richard Eldridge) Air Force ramps up flying ICU teams
When the U.S. military needs to transport critically injured patients by air, it calls on Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Teams. The Air Force is increasing CCATT capabilities to meet the needs of the warfighter.
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The “Trusted Care” badge serves as a reminder for the entire U.S. Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) to provide exemplary patient-centered care at every level. In order to ensure the patient is placed at the center of their care, Trusted Care has teamed up with the Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to develop an effective training program. Training is aimed at fostering a culture of safety from front-line providers to senior leaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt Jensen Stidham) Strengthening Trusted Care culture in Air Force medicine
On October 26th, 2017, over 130 leaders across various health care organizations gathered to listen to Lt. Col. Christian Lyons and Lt. Col. Michael Fea speak on Trusted Care’s aim of positioning the Air Force Medical Service as a high reliability organization.
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ATTC coming to Middle Georgia Air Force Advanced Technology and Training Center in Middle Georgia
Scientists, engineers, technicians and educators in Middle Georgia will have a state-of-the-art facility to help revolutionize future manufacturing technologies by late 2018.
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(Shutterstock image) Supervisory Refresher Course Changes announced
The Supervisory Refresher Course was launched three years ago, and it’s time to complete the requirement again.  The course meets a directive requiring supervisors to be complete refresher training at least once every three years. To make it easier for those needing the training, the format of the five-week course has changed. Employees now have
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Tech. Sgt. Thomas Bryan, a 5th Combat Communications Group Combat Readiness School student exits a
vehicle rollover trainer at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ed Aspera) Rock and Rollover: 5th MOB School helps airmen come full circle with MRAP training
There are just inches to spare. As you’re sitting in a confined space that can be oppressive and daunting, precious seconds can mean the difference between life and death. But you’re not sitting alone. Facing five other body-armor protected Airmen, with a driver and passenger who are out of sight, you collectively wait for the signal. Then it
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