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Feb. 3, 2023

New text service offers military healthcare updates, information

The San Antonio Market has launched a text messaging service to keep TRICARE beneficiaries informed about their local military healthcare system.

Jan. 11, 2023

Air Force Fellows bring home 18th Win in National ACAAI Competition

The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium’s Allergy and Immunology fellowship program won this year’s Allergy/Immunology Fellows in Training Bowl held by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in Louisville, Kentucky, November 22, 2022.

Nov. 30, 2021

59 MDW: Art, medicine merge in patient care

In January 2021, Army Sgt.1st Class Randolph Adams was on leave in Chicago, Illinois before departing for his next duty assignment. The next chapter of Adams’ career was set to take place at the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Germany, and this visit to Chicago was a chance to reconnect with family before relocating more than 4,000 miles away.Adams left

Oct. 7, 2021

USECAF receives insight into COVID-19 vaccinations at Reserve wing

Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones visited the 433rd Airlift Wing here to meet with Reserve Citizen Airmen leaders on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination efforts, Oct. 2, 2021.

Oct. 5, 2021

Medical readiness training through the pandemic

The 59th Medical Readiness Training Center continues to provide the highest level of training for medics across the Air Force Medical Service prior to deployment as well as ensuring skills remain current.

Sept. 23, 2021

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 fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.

June 1, 2021

59th MDW medics assist Honduras hospital during Resolute Sentinel 21

CHOLUTECA, Honduras (AFNS) -- U.S. Air Force and Army military doctors were in Choluteca, Honduras, May 12-27, to assist a local hospital with urologic surgeries during Resolute Sentinel 21.

Sept. 21, 2020

Hero's Highway - thirteen years down the road

“Protect and return home,” was the motto for retired U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Patronis while serving as the Patient Administration Division lead at the Air Force Theater Hospital, once located on Joint Base Balad, Iraq.The large canopy tent hospital, had a massive American flag hanging from the ceiling that bridged the helipad to the emergency

Aug. 24, 2020

Air Force top officials visit JBSA missions for first combined trip

Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett was accompanied by newly sworn-in Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles Brown, Jr. and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne Bass to take a closer look at operations across Joint Base San Antonio during COVID-19.

June 17, 2020

SECDEF witnesses transformation, protection of citizens becoming Airmen at BMT during COVID-19

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper visited U.S. Air Force basic military training cadre and recruits, as well as members of the Air Force Recruiting Service, for a first-hand look at how the service transforms citizens into American Airmen here June 16, 2020. Esper, accompanied on the visit by the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Ramón Colón-López, observed how the 37th Training Wing, with the support of a tri-wing partnership with the 502nd Air Base Wing and 59th Medical Wing, has protected Airmen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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