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  • 378 EMEDS improve COVID detection, response

    The 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron recently installed new COVID-19 test equipment at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Airman protects lives, receives medal

    Late in the evening of early May, one Airman jumped into action, remembering his training, after spotting the luminous flash of a burning house in Valdosta, Georgia. Tech. Sgt. Johnathan O’Connor, 23d Operations Support Squadron NCO in charge of the combat intelligence cell, responded without hesitation, saved two lives and received an Air Force Commendation Medal to commend his efforts.
  • 4th Fighter Squadron wraps up three weeks of training in Alaska

    The 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron, along with Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing, returned Saturday after three weeks of training in Alaska, including Red Flag 20-3 at Eielson Air Force Base. Red Flag is a large force combat exercise that takes place several times each year at both Eielson and Nellis AFB, Nev., where a friendly “Blue Force” takes on an enemy “Red Force” over several days in a variety of taxing, combat-realistic scenarios.
  • Determined Airman helps others while forging future path

    Inspired to join the Air Force by her grandfather, Senior Airman Kadaija Hill, 380th Expeditionary Medical Group physical therapy technician, explored her options while looking for ways to fund her goal of becoming a doctor.
  • Course developed at Hill AFB speeds training for new F-35 crew chiefs

    Crew chiefs newly-assigned to the F-35 have direct access to professional development thanks to a course recently created at Hill Air Force Base, which may be implemented throughout the Air Force. The first class of Airmen graduated Friday from the F-35 Crew Chief Upgrade Training course, which was developed jointly by the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 3, and the 388th Maintenance Group, to help alleviate the training backlog for new maintainers.
  • 378 EMEDS Public Health keeps PSAB healthy

    The 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron Public Health section is here at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to assist the base community to maintain health standards and stop diseases from affecting the population.
  • Leah Esper visits Team Nellis Spouses

    Leah Esper, wife of Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper (left), visited Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, on Aug. 21, 2020. During her visit, Esper held an open-forum to discuss the resources available to Nellis Airmen and families.
  • VFA-41 provides close air support during Green Flag 20-9

    Photo Essay: FA-18F Super Hornet fighter jets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41, Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, participated in the Green Flag 20-9 training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 20, 2020. FA-18Fs are able to perform multiple missions in the tactical spectrum, including air superiority, day and night strike with precision-guided weapons, fighter escort and close air support and suppression of enemy air defenses.
  • New ID cards being issued for military family members, retirees

    Defense Department began issuing Next Generation Uniformed Services Identification Cards July 31, the first time since 1993 that changes to the card have been made.
  • Late summer pests: Staying safe both on and off duty

    As Airmen look to the outdoors for physically distant activities, the risks of pests impacting those activities increases. It is vital Airmen and their families know what to look out for and know how to stay safe. Mosquitoes pose a potential risk to Airmen both at home and while deployed. Aside from being a nuisance, mosquitoes also spread disease, with West Nile virus being the leading threat in the U.S. Many diseases that are spread from mosquitoes or ticks, such as West Nile virus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Lyme disease, can mimic other common illnesses like the flu or current COVID-19 symptoms.
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