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  • NASCAR driver visit highlights human performance research at Air Force Research Laboratory

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Airmen in the United States Air Force often encounter extreme physical demands in the performance of their duties and must be in peak physical shape to meet mission requirements.In much the same way, NASCAR drivers also must maintain top physical condition and demonstrate long periods of endurance during
  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment. The impact of deployment on children is a key component of Airmen readiness. Knowing their family is well helps Airmen focus on the mission.
  • Operational Support Teams work inside “beating heart” of USAF

    Each squadron in the Air Force faces different stressors and health challenges that require unique solutions. General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, is leading an effort to revitalize Air Force squadrons.
  • SAPR empowers, supports Airmen

    Sexual assault can be a deeply traumatizing event in anyone’s life. Across the Air Force, Airmen and their families have access to Sexual Assault Prevention and Response or Family Advocacy Program resources to get support and guidance on how to move forward.
  • Plastic surgery clinic now offers cosmetic services

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Medical Group plastic surgery clinic at Wright Patterson Medical Center now offers a full range of cosmetic procedures to complement their reconstructive surgery services. All procedures are performed by board eligible or board certified plastic surgeons who have extensive training in both general
  • Urology Clinic serves veteran population with innovative technology

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The urology clinic of the Wright-Patterson Medical Center is a surgical specialty that provides services to TriCare beneficiaries and an increasing veteran population.The clinic serves 1,728 patients per year and performs approximately 400 surgeries annually. They treat medical issues such as kidney stones,
  • 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,
  • “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.
  • 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