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  • 711th Human Performance Wing focuses on the Base Operational Medicine Clinic

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Management of the Base Operational Medicine Clinic effort has transferred from the Air Force Medical Service to the 711th Human Performance Wing, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory.The transition brings a reinvigorated focus and an acquisition process approach, according to Brig. Gen. Mark Koeniger,
  • Only DOD human-rated centrifuge gains full operational capability

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Aug. 2 in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing here to celebrate the full operational capability, or F.O.C., of the only human-rated centrifuge in the Department of Defense.The equipment allows students to experience up to 9 Gs, or nine times the
  • “School of Air Evacuation” celebrates 75th anniversary

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The School of Air Evacuation marked its 75th anniversary Aug. 2 and 3 at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing.The two-day event -- part of USAFSAM’s larger centennial celebration -- honored the past, present, and
  • USAFSAM instructors bring experience to classroom, ready Airmen to battlefield

    Deployed experience, subject expertise, and a passion to share lessons learned make instructors at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine a vital part of medical readiness, equipping Airmen with the skills to be successful. Celebrating its 100th year, USAFSAM is the leading platform for education, training, and research in aerospace and operational medicine.
  • Air Camp: An intro into aviation like no other

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Young minds experience a summer camp program unlike any other. From across the United States, 150 kids participated in interesting and hands on activities here on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as part of the Air Camp program.For a week, children in groups of about 50 were able to visit locations on base
  • New Jersey company commercializes Air Force technology for the warfighter

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two new licensing agreements are helping a New Jersey company grow its product line while providing needed technology to the warfighter.Newcomer Arms, LLC recently licensed two technologies from the Air Force Research Laboratory 711th Human Performance Wing with the intent to manufacture and commercialize the
  • Louis Bauer exemplar among exemplars at USAFSAM

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Because of its 100-year history, the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has connections to a tremendous number of notable people. Few advanced early aviation medicine, however, like Maj. (Dr.) Louis H. Bauer.From 1919 until 1925, Bauer served as the first commandant of USAFSAM in its
  • The School of Air Evacuation to hold 75th anniversary in conjunction with USAFSAM’s centennial celebrations

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The School of Air Evacuation is celebrating their 75th anniversary August 2 and 3 at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine.    “As part of USAFSAM’s centennial celebration, the two-day event will honor the past, present and future of aeromedical evacuation,” said Elizabeth Miller, Deputy
  • USAFSAM’s centennial celebration still going strong

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Mid-way through its centennial year, the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing here, is still celebrating. On June 21, USAFSAM hosted an Air Force Medical Service Appreciation Extravaganza to celebrate the AFMS
  • C-STARS visit highlights trauma training

    Assessing and treating critically injured warfighters is no easy task for Air Force medics with two feet firmly planted on the ground. At 35,000 feet in the air, the ability to provide care is even more of a challenge, requiring in-depth, realistic training and readiness for medic team success. The C-STARS is a joint partnership between the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the Air Force, with the mission to provide hands-on, realistic training for military medical personnel in trauma and critical care. One of three C-STARS training platforms in the U.S., the Cincinnati C-STARS trains more than 250 military critical care air transport teams (CCATTs) annually, evaluating and certifying that casualty care teams are capable and ready to provide emergency treatment to seriously injured patients at point of injury so they can be transported to military treatment facilities for further care.
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