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2nd Lt. Taylor O’Neil, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences medical student, poses in front of an F-16 Fighting Falcon prior to take off at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., July 28, 2017. Members from the 54th Fighter Group hosted USU medical students during the summer operational experience program, which is for first-year medical students transitioning to their second year of medical school. Future flight surgeon hopefuls were given familiarization flights as part of an inside look into what pilots go through in order to better provide care for pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chase Cannon) 54th Fighter Group pilots fly future flight surgeons
Members from the 54th Fighter Group at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., hosted students from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, M.D., during the week of July 24, 2017. The four students that visited Holloman are studying to become Air Force aerospace flight surgeons.
0 8/07
2017
Col. Houston R. Cantwell, 49th Wing commander, takes the 49th Medical Group guidon from Col. Paul A. Willingham, 49th MDG outgoing commander, during a change of command ceremony at Club Holloman, June 23, 2017. During the ceremony, Willingham relinquished command of the 49th MDG to Col. Paul R. Brezinski. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ilyana A. Escalona) 49th Medical Group change of command
During the ceremony, Col. Paul R. Brezinski took command of the 49th MDG from Col. Paul A. Willingham, 49th MDG outgoing commander.
0 6/23
2017
An Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airman prepares to evacuate a simulated casualty during a Tactical Combat Casualty Care exercise at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., on April 31, 2017. The training focuses on individual trauma, tools, techniques, and treatment procedures. The exercise also included the use of moulage, non-lethal training munitions, trained role-players, and a multitude of other artificial stressors. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Chase Cannon) EOD receives Tactical Combat Casualty Care training
With a pop, whiz and disorienting bang, the action begins. The nature of an EOD Airman's career carries with it certain risks that many others may never have to face. It is important that they have basic knowledge on treating trauma-based injuries.
0 6/06
2017
Default Air Force Logo Commentary: Eustress, Distress, What’s stress?
Let’s be honest, despite our best planning, our best day never goes exactly as planned. Life throws us curves when we least expect it. Our response to those stressors show our resilience and true strength of character.
0 5/25
2017
There are many options available to Airmen who are going through a rough time. Seek out a chaplain, a Military Family Life Consultant at the Airman and Family Readiness Center or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1 (800) 273-8255. “Admitting to yourself that you need help is one of the most difficult but beneficial things you could do,” said Airman 1st Class Alexander, a 49th Medical mental health technician at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. “Remember that suicide doesn’t end the pain, it just passes it off to someone else.” (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force illustration by Senior Airman Aaron Montoya) Alcohol and Drug abuse prevention and treatment
“There is a national problem with alcohol and substance abuse,” said Capt. Kyra Santiago, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Treatment program manager. “If people are having issues with alcohol, then they need to have a program that can help get them treatment.” Providing treatment for individuals is exactly why the Air Force offers ADAPT to its active duty Airmen.
0 5/18
2017
A Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilot flies a training mission during Top Knife, Feb. 9, 2017 at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. During Top Knife, flight surgeons, physiologists, psychologists and chaplains from across the Air Force came to Holloman and were taught about the current challenges facing the RPA community. They also observed an RPA flying mission to gain firsthand knowledge of challenges RPA personnel face on a daily basis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Emily Kenney) Holloman holds annual Top Knife course
Their eyes are fatigued. They’ve been fixated on the same screens for eight straight hours. The moment comes -- the time to strike. With the sensor operator locked onto his target, the pilot releases the hellfire missile to meet its fate. The target they’ve been watching for days is destroyed, taking enemies’ lives with it. The crew breathes a
0 2/16
2017
Matilda Smith, a retiree and pharmacy regular, and Maj. Rebekah, the 49th MDG pharmacist, unveil the pharmacy’s new medication return container, known as a MedSafe. It will assist in preventing medication abuse, accidental poisonings and environmental contamination from unusable or unwanted medications from patient’s homes. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Rosine.) 49th MDG unveils medicine drop-box
(Editor's note: Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements) Holloman’s 49th Medical Wing pharmacy unveiled its newest option for patients to dispose of unused medications at a ceremony in the pharmacy at 7:15 a.m. Oct. 14, 2016.   The new medication return container, known as a MedSafe, will assist in preventing medication abuse,
0 10/17
2016
The 49th Medical Group's Public Health Office offers some tips for Holloman Airmen to stay informed about the West Nile Virus. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Aaron Montoya) Holloman Public Health traps first West Nile mosquitoes of season
Although mosquito season is coming to a close, the risk of vector borne disease still exists. Recently, Holloman threat assessments for mosquitoes have confirmed a positive presence of the West Nile Virus in some mosquitoes on base. The mosquitoes collected are sent to a DoD entomology laboratory for testing.
0 10/11
2016
A member of the 49th Medical Group applies a bandage to an Airman on Oct. 4, 2016 at the base’s drive-thru immunization clinic. The 49th MDG set up the clinic in a lot across the street from the 49th MDG building to make it easier for active duty Holloman Airmen to obtain their annual flu shot. The 49th MDG staff administered the influenza vaccine to 720 Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexis P. Docherty) Drive-thru flu clinic
The 49th Medical Group set up a drive-thru immunization clinic to make it easier for active duty Airmen to obtain their annual flu shot Oct. 4, 2016. The 49th MDG staff administered the influenza vaccine to hundreds of Holloman Airmen throughout the duty-day.
0 10/05
2016
Staff Sgt. Scott, a 49th Materiel Maintenance Squadron heating, ventilation and air conditioning craftsman, fills out a sign-up sheet to donate blood here May 17. Participants register themselves then answer some questions about their health and travel history during a private interview. Donors make their donation and have a snack before they leave. Donating blood is a simple process that can save lives in an emergency. (Last names are being withheld due to operational requirements. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Randahl J. Jenson) Donate blood, save lives
A blood drive hosted by the Armed Services Blood Program was held here May 17.
0 5/18
2016
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