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Soldiers test new communication device designed to save lives

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Cpt. Sean McCoy, 541st Forward Surgical Team ER physician, conducted patient evaluations on each injured Soldier during training at USAARL. Evaluators denoted whether or not test participants completed specific critical actions in order for each patient treatment to count as criteria successes. (Photo Credit: Ashley [...]

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Soldiers outsmart the beast of winter during multinational exercise

1 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An American infantrymen assigned to Task Force Raider, Battle Group Poland, bounds through the snow during a react to contact training exercise for Operation Raider Lightning at Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland, Jan. 17. Raider Lightening is a series of live-fire training exercises, day and night, [...]

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Primary care behavioral health screenings to change

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 1st Lt. Audrey Poulton, nurse practitioner, Department of Primary Care, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, asks a series of health-related questions to Spc. Samuel Serrano at the Spc. Hugo V. Mendoza Soldier Family Care Center, Fort Bliss, Texas, April 13, 2018. (Photo Credit: Marcy Sanchez) VIEW [...]

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418th FLTS completes ‘banner’ year, now begins KC-46A Phase III testing

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) — The 418th Flight Test Squadron and Global Reach Combined Test Force had a busy and successful 2018. The squadron oversaw “revolutionary” flight control upgrades for C-17 Globemaster IIIs in landing and air refueling modes; the final parachute certification air drops of NASA’s new Orion space capsule; air launch [...]

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79th RQS Awarded Top Rescue Squadron of 2018

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. (AFNS) — (Editor’s note: The mention of the nonprofit organization That Others May Live does not constitute endorsement or affiliation by Davis-Monthan Air Force Base or the U.S. Air Force.) For the first time in its history, the 79th Rescue Squadron earned the That Others May Live Foundation Rescue Squadron [...]

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US Air Force Academy advertises new enlisted academic instructor positions

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AFNS) — For the first time in Air Force Academy history, enlisted Airmen will be deliberately hired for faculty teaching positions. The Air Force Personnel Center began announcing Jan. 23 the need for senior noncommissioned officers to fill enlisted academic instructor positions at the school. While enlisted, Airmen have been [...]

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Changes at HQ AETC focus on Force Development Efforts

Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs / Published January 29, 2019 Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas (AFNS) — Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast, commander of Air Education and Training Command, announced changes to Headquarters AETC and to 2nd and 19th Numbered Air Force organizations today, in order to refocus the headquarters on force development efforts. [...]

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Last chance for life: US, PAF airmen exchange egress ideas

By Staff Sgt. Anthony Small, Pacific Air Forces Public Affairs / Published January 29, 2019 U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Ed Edens, 113th Maintenance Squadron Egress system mechanic, left, and Philippine Air Force Tech. Sgt. Roderick Domingay, 430th Aircraft Maintenance Group Egress system supervisor, right, perform a visual inspection of a U.S. Air Force F-16 [...]

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97 AMW boom operators prepare for future KC-46 students

By Airman 1st Class Jeremy Wentworth, 97 AMW/PA / Published January 30, 2019 Instructors assigned to the 56th Air Refueling Squadron test the new KC-46 Pegasus PTT simulator, Dec. 20, 2018, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The KC-46 is the new in-air refueling aircraft purchased by the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force Photo [...]

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Virtual training platform maintains, improves military surgeons’ skills

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) — It is vital for medical Airmen to continuously maintain and improve their skills. To access more training opportunities, military surgeons are looking to virtual training platforms. The Air Force is working with sister services to study a virtual training platform called Crowd-Sourced Assessment of Technical Skills, or C-SATS. C-SATS provides [...]

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