News Search

FILTER:
readiness
Clear

News Comments Updated
U.S. Air Force Special Operations Surgical Teams practice integrated operations during a Special Tactics exercise, Hurlburt Field, Fla., Oct. 16, 2015. Air Force Medicine is adapting the SOST model for battlefield care, to provide additional support for future combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Callaway) Ready today, ready tomorrow - Air Force prepares for the future of medical readiness
The future of warfare is uncertain, and tomorrow’s conflicts may not look like today’s. To prepare for this uncertainty, the Air Force is assessing how it prepares its medical forces to support the warfighter.
0 4/23
2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Fiscal Year 2019 budget addresses great power competition
The Air Force budget request of $156.3 billion for fiscal year 2019 builds on the progress made in 2018 to restore the readiness of the force, increase lethality, and cost-effectively modernize.
0 2/13
2018
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.
0 2/12
2018
Air Force Special Operations medics delivered care and rebuilt infrastructure after Caribbean hurricanes Air Force Special Operations medics delivered care and rebuilt infrastructure after Caribbean hurricanes
In the wake of the devastation left by Hurricane Irma this September, disaster relief efforts mobilized across the Caribbean as soon as the storm returned to sea. Small teams of Air Force Special Operations medics from the 27th Special Operations Wing were among the first disaster relief teams on the ground, executing a mission for which they are uniquely suited.
0 11/29
2017
Mental health readiness Good mental health critical to readiness
Mental health is a critical part of every Airman’s medical readiness. Although many service members worry that seeking mental health care will negatively effect their career, the opposite is usually true. With early identification and the right treatment by a medical professional, most mental health issues get better quickly without any negative career impact.
0 11/20
2017
Deployed Pharmacy Air Force pharmacists support deployed missions
When most people think of pharmacists, they imagine a local drug store or the pharmacy counter at their military treatment facility. Those are common locations to encounter pharmacists, but many people might not know that Air Force pharmacists also provide critical deployed medical support, offering their medication expertise in deployed theaters around the world.
0 11/15
2017
Staff Sgt. Jeremy Smith (left) and Airman 1st Class Nicholas Stuthard work on stacking a B-52 brake at a Hydraulics Centralized Repair Facility assigned to the 2nd Maintenance Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. Repair Network
Integration, a Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command-led program, has increased Air Force agility by establishing a networked support structure that provides organizations, like the bomber CRF pictured here, an Air Force-level view of available maintenance manning and equipment for select off aircraft repair activities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Kristopher Smith)
AFMC Repair Network Integration program delivers service-wide benefits of aircraft readiness, improved supply
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Air Force Materiel Command’s goal of increasing the Air Force’s agility recently reaped another success when a Headquarters AFMC-led program yielded increased aircraft readiness and improved supply availability.The Repair Network Integration, or RNI, program, managed from within the AFMC Directorate of
0 3/06
2017
RSS