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  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Innovation keeps frontline medics better protected from COVID-19

    Team Travis Airmen prototyped personal protective equipment April 17 to help base medics safely treat and transport potential coronavirus patients. Members of the 60th Medical Group emergency department at David Grant USAF Medical Center joined forces with the 60th Maintenance and the 60th

  • Japanese Surgeon General visits Travis

    All the bells and whistles of the U.S. west coast mobility mission were on full display during a visit from Japanese Maj. Gen. Shinya Bekku, Japanese Air Self-Defense Force Surgeon General, Dec. 9, 2019, at Travis Air Force Base, California.

  • Baltimore C-STARS partnership prepares Airmen for battlefield medicine

    Civilian partnerships are a vital readiness resource for the Air Force Medical Service, refreshing medics on trauma skills and taking lessons learned to deliver life-saving trauma care downrange.The Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills program in Baltimore, Maryland, prepares

  • DGMC outpatient pharmacy strives for continual improvement

    On any given day, David Grant USAF Medical Center’s outpatient pharmacy bustles with a constant hum of barcode-scanning beeps, pills rattling in their bottles and storage bins with patients’ prescriptions hitting counters. Those sounds are the outpatient pharmacy staff filling more than 1,000

  • BHOP provides immediate care to behavioral health

    It is common for military members to experience stress that can compromise life at work and at home. Family members also can experience a decline in functioning as they deal with the stress that comes from supporting a loved one who is serving our country. The Air Force recognizes the need to