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Austin Smith: Life is full of second chances
June 3, 2021
Man pulling arrow from target

Total force exercise sharpens combat-ready skills
February 7, 2019
Airmen from the 433rd Medical Group perform a litter carry from a CH-47 Chinook assigned to the Texas Army National Guard, during a training exercise at Martindale Army Airfield, San Antonio, TX, Feb 1, 2019.

Local Air Force Reserve doctor leads life-saving medevac mission
December 21, 2017
Dr. (Maj.) Jeffrey DellaVolpe, an Individual Mobilization Augmentee, works to place a Navy explosive ordnance disposal technician on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy, or ECMO for short. The procedure, which artificially oxygenates the blood, stabilized the sailor's body, allowing him to be transported directly from Baghdad to the San Antonio Military Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

Introducing the new Wilford Hall Eye Center
November 6, 2017
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Stephan Alvarez)

59th MDW opens new hyperbaric medicine facility on JBSA
June 20, 2017
Col. Michael Richards gives an opening speech during the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic ribbon cutting June 16, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

From San Diego to San Antonio: Medics provide consistent care in the air, on the ground
October 20, 2016
Senior Airman Arlinda Haliti, a medic with the 559th Medical Group En-Route Patient Staging System team, looks on as the 59th Medical Wing’s Acute Lung Rescue Team preps a patient for transport at Kelly Airfield, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Oct. 15, 2016. The patient, a Navy Sailor, was flown onboard a C-130J Super Hercules from the Navy Medical Center in San Diego to San Antonio for treatment at the San Antonio Military Medical Center in nearby JBSA-Fort Sam Houston. The Acute Lung Rescue Team medics tended to the patient for the duration of the flight. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla)

National Safe Sleep Hospital Certification Program recognizes SAMMC
March 4, 2016