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  • Finding breast cancer: The mission of the Mammography Clinic

    A small clinic on the third floor of David Grant USAF Medical Center provides an important service to Tricare beneficiaries: Finding breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second leading cancer-associated death for women in the United States, according to the website, About one in

  • Staff sergeant shows resiliency in fight with cancer

    “You have stage two unfavorable Hodgkin’s lymphoma.”Those were the words Staff Sgt. Teresa Monteon heard her doctor say on October 19, 2015. The weight of those words hit her hard and she cried.“I was scared,” said Monteon. “My whole world just shifted. I was so excited to come to Travis and work in

  • Against the odds: A cancer survivor’s journey back to the cockpit

    “Why are you here?”The question came from Col. Corwin Pauly, 60th Air Mobility Wing vice commander at Travis Air Force Base, California. It was June 2015, and he had just arrived at Travis as the incoming vice commander. One of the first Airmen he met was Maj. Matt Bartomeo, a C-5M Super Galaxy