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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice something new. A Mental Health Assessment will now be part of every annual PHA, to help ensure that Airmen suffering from undiagnosed mental health issues are referred to the necessary care. Mental health issues are a serious problem for U.S. Armed Forces
0 7/19
2017
The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
0 7/06
2017
U.S. Air Force Col. William Fecke, the 354th Medical Group commander, passes the 354th Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS) guidon to Lt. Col. Valerie O’Brien, the new 354th MDOS commander, June 8, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. O’Brien took command from Col. Mark Anderson, who will go on to serve as the 55th MDOS commander at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac Johnson) 354th MDOS Change of Command
U.S. Air Force Col. William Fecke, the 354th Medical Group commander, passes the 354th Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS) guidon to Lt. Col. Valerie O’Brien, the new 354th MDOS commander, June 8, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. O’Brien took command from Col. Mark Anderson, who will go on to serve as the 55th MDOS commander at Offutt Air
0 6/09
2017
Great American Smokeout Quitting to win
Smoking is a hard to break habit for a substantial amount of people, and often times people who smoke wait until their health is at risk to quit smoking. Those among the seven out of 10 smokers who plan to quit can do so during the Great American Smokeout with help from the Health and Wellness Center or their primary care manager.
0 11/17
2016
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Gay Veale, the 11th Air Force command chief, and Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach, the 11th Air Force commander, walk through the Central Heat and Power Plant (CHPP) Oct. 13, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The CHPP uses coal to provide heat and power throughout Eielson, which is vital for sustainment in extreme cold-weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson) 11th Air Force commander visits Eielson
Lt. Gen. Ken Wilsbach, the newly appointed 11th Air Force commander, toured Eielson Air Force Base on Oct. 12 to visit the Iceman Team. Wilsbach, who took command in August, learned more about the base, the Airmen stationed here, and Eielson’s mission.
0 10/18
2016
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Yomarly Rosario Torres, a 354th Medical Operations Support Squadron dental technician, takes a brief break Sept. 23, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Rosario Torres said her mother is her inspiration because she is a hard worker and has sacrificed everything to make Torres the woman she is today. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson) Iceman in Action: Senior Airman Yomarly Rosario Torres
Rank and Name: Senior Airman Yomarly Rosario Torres Duty Title: Dental Technician, 354th Medical Operations Support Squadron Hometown: Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico
0 9/26
2016
Emergency Medical Technicians from Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., treat a car accident trauma patient during the 2016 EMT Rodeo Aug. 25, 2016, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Cannon’s EMT Rodeo tests the skills of medical professionals from across the Air Force through a series of innovative high-pressure scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams/Released) EMT Rodeo 2016
U.S. Air Force Emergency Medical Technicians gathered to compete in the 9th annual Air Force Medical Service EMT Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 24-27, 2016.The two and a half day competition involved 24 EMT teams from across the Air Force, both CONUS and OCONUS installations challenging one another for the title of the “Best of the
0 9/06
2016
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roxanne Lawrence, a 354th Medical Operations Squadron nurse technician, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, helps stabilize a simulated casualty while it is lifted up to a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during medical evacuation training Aug. 12, 2016, outside Hangar 6 at Ladd Army Airfield on Fort Wainwright, Alaska. The simulated causality had to travel 60 feet up to the helicopter during this part of the training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson) 354th MDG train for EMT Rodeo

0 8/18
2016
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Terence Greenhill, a 354th Medical Group mental health technician, takes a quick photo break Aug. 3, 2016, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Greenhill said his favorite part of his job is engaging in outreach to each individual unit on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson) Iceman in Action: Airman 1st Class Terence Greenhill Jr.
Rank and Name: Airman 1st Class Terence Greenhill Jr. Duty Title: Mental health technician, 354th Medical Group Hometown: Radcliff, Kentucky
0 8/04
2016
Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month.  (AF Graphic) Preventive measures lead to a healthier Air Force
Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month. Preventive Health extends beyond health care at an individual level, concentrating rather on the health of individuals, communities and specific populations to help groups reduce their risk
0 7/27
2016
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