'Developing Mach-21 Airmen' explores Pilot Training Next 2.0
March 19, 2019 - The fifth episode of "Developing Mach-21 Airmen," Air Education and Training Command's podcast series, was released March 18. In the episode, Lt. Col. Paul Vicars, the director of Pilot Training Next, sits down to discuss the second iteration of AETC’s innovative and experimental approach to learning, based at the Armed Forces Reserve Center near the Austin-Bergstrom (Texas) International Airport.
Collaborative medicine saves BAMC sickle cell patient
March 19, 2019 - Imagine being alone at home lying in bed, your loved one hundreds of miles away and you’re experiencing debilitating pain in both legs. You call 911 for help and crawl down a flight of stairs so paramedics don’t have to break down the door. This is exactly what happened to 36-year-old Alexis Piper, who has been battling sickle cell anemia since she was 7 years old.
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston celebrates Women’s History Month
March 18, 2019 - The director of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Advisory Committee on Women Veterans was guest speaker for a Women’s’ History Month event led by Navy Medicine Training Support Center’s Diversity Committee and Soldiers assigned to the 106th Signal Brigade at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 13.
Salt Lake City educators visit Army South
March 18, 2019 - U.S. Army South hosted 10 educators from Salt Lake City at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 6-7 to learn about the educational opportunities the Army provides to medical Soldiers. The Salt Lake City U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion brought the educators to JBSA-Fort Sam Houston.