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  • 88th Medical Group celebrates its radiology team

    National Radiologic Technology Week is an annual celebration to recognize the critical work of medical-imaging professionals in delivering safe care to our patient population and commemorate the X-ray’s discovery.

  • Victory in the infinite healthcare game

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Oh. -- As a leader, it’s an honor to deliver healthcare benefits in the second largest medical group in the United States Air Force here at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Despite the COVID pandemic and several deployment operations in the continental U.S. and

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Wright-Patt After Dark: 88th Medical Group always on call for quality care

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- On Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the national anthem plays at 5 p.m. to mark the end of another workday for the vast majority of personnel here. However, illness and injury do not always keep to that same schedule and can often show up at the most

  • Air Force cancels 2020 Marathon, offers virtual option

    Numerous scenarios were explored to produce an event that was safe for all and met the high event standards. All scenarios led the marathon team to conclude the event would be unable to proceed in a manner that participants have come to expect.

  • A peek behind the curtain: Prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD

    Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating, but there are therapies that can reduce symptoms, improve quality of life, and help Airmen return to duty.One of the most effective therapies, practiced by many Air Force mental health professionals, is prolonged exposure therapy.

  • Baltimore C-STARS partnership prepares Airmen for battlefield medicine

    Civilian partnerships are a vital readiness resource for the Air Force Medical Service, refreshing medics on trauma skills and taking lessons learned to deliver life-saving trauma care downrange.The Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills program in Baltimore, Maryland, prepares

  • Detachment standardizes aeromedical qualification training for Total Force

    Airmen across the Air Force assigned to 31 aeromedical evacuation squadrons must complete vigorous training to provide life-saving in-transit care on fixed wing aircrafts.The 375th Air Mobility Wing’s newest Formal Training Unit, Detachment 4, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the