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  • Hill Airmen return from Middle East deployment

    The 729th Air Control Squadron welcomed home more than 120 warriors from a seven-month deployment to the Middle East. While deployed the 729th ACS members provided aircraft control and an air surveillance picture across 1.1 million square miles of U.S. Air Force Central Command airspace.
  • Air Force adopts USAJOBs as civilian deployment application platform

    Civilian Airmen who wish to volunteer for a deployment now have the benefit of using USAJOBs to submit their applications, which enhances their ability to pursue expeditionary civilian opportunities.
  • Medical Airmen work to improve efficiency in patient care in Afghanistan

    Medical professionals at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield are working to make positive impacts during their deployment so future patients and providers can benefit. The current trauma resuscitation documentation and data collection process in Afghanistan is very similar to the process stateside. A five-page paper form, a trauma resuscitation record, is used to document patient care and is hand-written by healthcare teams. The T6 Health System mobile device application is a high resolution, digital documentation system, that is a multi-dimensional data and point-of-care analytics system that opens up the possibility of precision and predictive trauma care to theater if CJTH staff can explore the feasibility of using this technology in routine care of trauma patients, mass casualty situations, point of injury and en-route care.
  • Mental health providers, leadership partner for deployment resiliency, readiness

    Deployed mental health providers work closely with leadership to help maintain warfighter resiliency and readiness. Service members are away from their usual support systems during deployment, and because the environment and stress puts them in unusual situations, they require innovative and flexible forms of mental health care.
  • Deploying mental health care downrange

    Deployed mental health providers play a vital role in delivering medical care downrange, ensuring the health of the warfighter and the mission. Even though service members who deploy are medically ready, both physically and mentally, the rigors of deployment can take a toll.
  • 726th Air Control Squadron returns from deployment

    Over 100 Airman from the 726th Air Control Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, returned from a 6-month deployment October 27, 2018. The 727th EACS is the Department of Defense's largest Control and Reporting Center, responsible for 24/7 tactical Command and Control of over one million square miles of Central Command airspace.
  • JBLE Airmen return from frontline

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing and the 192nd Fighter Wing returned to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, from a deployment to the Middle East on Oct. 9, 2018.
  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment. The impact of deployment on children is a key component of Airmen readiness. Knowing their family is well helps Airmen focus on the mission.
  • World record holder carries skateboarding values into Air Force

    “I guess they thought it was just a phase,” said U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas Whitehurst, thinking back to how wrong his parents were when they bought him his first skateboard as a Christmas gift.
  • Expanded childcare options support deployed, remote Airmen

    The Air Force expanded the number of hours it will provide free child care for families of military members deployed or on remote assignments starting April 1, 2018.
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