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  • 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.
  • Air Force agreement will result in new product for recording missions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A new agreement between the Air Force Research Laboratory and an Ohio company will result in a new handheld audio recording system for military operations and training.The AFRL 711th Human Performance Wing recently signed a non-exclusive patent licensing agreement with B5 Systems LLC of Xenia, Ohio. Under the
  • 2 Airmen awarded the AF Achievement Medal

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Two Airmen in the 711th Human Performance Wing of the Air Force Research Laboratory were awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal for outstanding achievement when they worked together to save the life of a coworker who was choking.   Staff Sgt. Kerrine Leguin and Staff Sgt. Joshua Bevins, both assigned to the
  • Students showcase STEM projects, RC cars at Eldora Speedway

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Students from seven local high schools came together May 8 for the sixth annual Full-Throttle STEM® at Eldora Day in Rossburg, Ohio, hosted by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing. The students showcased their STEM-related projects, including their modeling and simulation-based
  • AFRL-AFLCMC collaborate on real-time air quality sensor

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When most think of hypoxia-like physiological events (PEs) some pilots have experienced in the cockpits of aircraft such as the recent propeller-driven T-6, the common assumption is an issue with the on-board oxygen generating system supplying oxygen to the pilot. But there are several other variables to
  • Medical Airmen recognized as 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine

    On May 3, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine recognized four distinguished medical Airmen for their dedication to our nation’s service members at the 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards held in Washington, D.C.
  • ‘Fastest Man on Earth’ started out as aeromedical researcher

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- After a run down a high speed test track aboard the Sonic Wind Rocket Sled 1 on Dec. 10, 1954, during which he reached a speed of 632 miles per, Col. John P. Stapp was dubbed the “Fastest Man on Earth.”The sled was stopped in 1.4 seconds, subjecting Stapp to 46.2 Gs -- equivalent to hitting a brick wall at
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