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  • Air Force stands up new division to enhance customer service for EFMP families

    The Department of the Air Force stood up a new division at the Air Force’s Personnel Center to integrate three Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) components -- medical, family support and assignments.
  • Offutt Pharmacy fills need for exceptional patient

    Born 1-pound, 4-ounces, Emma Waechter’s delicate frame stays warm within the confines of a neonatal intensive care unit’s isolette bed - its protective enclosure would be her world for the next four-months.
  • Sweet lessons: 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift

    The end of World War II brought on a new, different conflict - a cold war. An immediate battleground became the divided country of Germany. The Allies divided the defeated Germany with the French, British and Americans taking the western half of the nation spreading the ideals of democracy, and the Communist Russians taking the eastern half of Germany, but was still looking for more. In June 1948, Russian forces blockaded the Allied-controlled areas of Berlin, shutting off food, coal and medicine to two million Germany citizens.
  • Be with those who are suffering, give them hope

    As the Florida sun beams down on a U.S. Air Force base flightline, a group of people form a circle in front of boxes carefully stacked on pallets. The group, gathered in prayer, hoping their words of hopefulness and their love are packed tightly between the supplies stored in the boxes.
  • Airmen provide humanitarian relief to Caribbean Islands

    Airmen across the United States came together to support the relief effort for Hurricane Irma, September 12, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. 437th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III crew members traveled to Mountain Home to transport a mobile air traffic control tower to the Caribbean islands affected by Hurricane Irma.
  • AF Global response force training tests readiness

    The 633rd Medical Group’s Expeditionary Medical Support tested their rapid support capabilities with a medical global response force training mission Oct. 17 through 21 at Langley Air Force Base’s, Raptor Town, which is a small deployment compound nestled behind the flightline.
  • Healing bodies, winning hearts and minds

    JTF-Bravo has been conducting MEDRETEs throughout Central America since 1993 to provide a variety of medical services to local residents who otherwise would be unable to receive regular medical care. In 23 years, more than 330,000 patients have been treated during MEDRETEs. On Sept. 22 and 23, the JTF-Bravo MEDEL team conducted a two day MEDRETE in the village of Bacadilla, Olancho district, Honduras.
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