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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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From the battlefield to the football field: Air Force surgeon’s skills knows no bounds
February 7, 2023
— On Jan. 2, when many football fans were watching the game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals, Lt. Col. Valerie Sams, an Air Force surgeon, was on call at UC Health’s University of Cincinnati Medical Center not knowing what she was about to face...
Afghanistan CCATT mission a ‘not-so-routine’ operation
January 19, 2023
— Aug. 26, 2021, was a terrible day of bloodshed and destruction near Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, when a suicide bomber killed an estimated 170 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members. That same day, shortly after the bombing, U.S. Air Force Maj. (Dr.) Dominick Vitale, Brooke Army Medical Center critical care/trauma surgeon, and the remaining members of the Critical Care Air Transport Team, or CCATT, were on the first aircraft to land and evacuate the severely injured to Ramstein Air Base, Germany...
USTRANSCOM patient movement exercise at JBSA strengthens aeromedical skills, partnerships
March 9, 2022
— U.S. Transportation Command conducted Exercise Ultimate Caduceus at Joint Base San Antonio Feb. 23-March 8. The annual field training exercise is designed to test the ability of USTRANSCOM to move a large number of medical patients by air from overseas locations to treatment centers in the U.S...
59th Medical Wing performs first CCATT training mission
January 19, 2022
— The 59th Medical Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland performed the first-ever in-flight Critical Care Air Transport Team training mission Jan. 12...
All-female CCATT saves life of infant
October 27, 2020
— A 59th Medical Wing Pediatric Critical Care Air Transport Team from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland provided care to a five-month-old patient on board a C-17 Globemaster III headed to California Oct. 9. The patient and his family were traveling from the neonatal intensive care unit in Hawaii to Texas...
59th MDW CCATT team flys mother, baby home safely after 7 months in ICU
June 14, 2019
— Her anxious brown eyes stare large around her. The red jump seats, wires, oxygen masks, bare sheet metal and overall cold, dark interior of a C-130 Hercules are not comforting to the young mother whose 7-month-old son is out of an intensive care unit for the first time...
CCATT Pilot Unit sparks innovation in Chilean program
December 12, 2018
— Medical health officers from the Chilean Air Force visited the 59th Medical Wing on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Dec. 7 to gain a better understanding of Critical Care Air Transportation Teams...
59th Medical Wing's CCATT flight makes three point turn
July 25, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing executed three back-to-back aeromedical transport missions departing from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland July 19, making coast-to-coast stops before returning home two days later...