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During Operation AGILE Medic, communication is key
January 16, 2024
Airmen approach a UH-60 on Dec. 6, 2023, at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, during Operation AGILE Medic. This joint force medical training exercise immerses medics in the seamless process of transporting patients from the Expeditionary Medical Support unit to the En Route Patient Staging System team, and onwards to Air Evacuation and Critical Care Air Transport Teams, and vice versa. The hands-on experience ensures medics gain a comprehensive understanding of communication protocols, the critical timing for patient preparation, and the intricacies of the entire process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody Bordeaux)

59th Medical Wing: Our team, our fight against the flu
January 5, 2023
The importance of the annual flu campaign is to support the mission, reduce the overall impact of contagious respiratory illnesses and protect patients from preventable diseases allowing a ready and fit force.

Air Force medics continue deployments to civilian hospitals and care facilities
March 1, 2022
Air Force medics continue deployments to civilian hospitals and care facilities

Air Force medics continue deployments to civilian hospitals and care facilities
February 25, 2022
Military medical team supports hospital in Oklahoma City

Service members support COVID-19 operations in California hospitals
July 28, 2020
Image of U.S. Air Force Capt. Ashley Ritchey instructing Staff Sgt. Ryan Sheldon of the California Army National Guard on proper application of medical personal protective gear.

Taking care of military medical frontline providers
June 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic can challenge the mental wellness of health workers and contribute to provider burnout. Air Force medics are cautioned to be alert for signs of numbness in themselves or colleagues, and make time for self-care and recharge.

Air Force surgeon general speaks to JBSA medics
January 14, 2020
U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg speaks to doctors, nurses and technicians Jan. 9, 2020 during a visit to Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. Airmen from BAMC and Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center gathered for a town hall to hear Hogg’s perspective on the future of military medicine and ask questions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Katherine Spessa//Released)