Post Tagged with: "86th Medical Group"

Tech. Sgt. Mariah Pike, 86th Airlift Wing self aid and buddy care adviser, explains to attendees of the 29th annual Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO Science and Technology Organization Technical Course some of the capabilities of human simulators March 10 outside the Hercules Theater. Pike also demonstrated how the simulators are used to train Airmen.

Human simulators featured at international medical summit

Story and photo by Tech. Sgt. James M. Hodgman
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa Public Affairs

More than 170 members of the international medical community from 16 nations filled Ramstein’s Hercules Theater March 10 for the first day of the 29th Ramstein Aerospace Medicine Summit and NATO Science and Technology Organization Technical Course.

March 20, 2014 ×
Tech. Sgt. Renelyn Pagan, 86th Medical Operations Squadron medical technician, performs CPR on a cardiac megacode simulator during the Advanced Cardiac Life Support course Feb. 7 on Ramstein. This two-day course offered by the 86th Medical Group helped sharpen Airmen’s skills when performing advanced life support procedures for cardiac arrest and arrhythmias.

Airmen hone cardiac life support skills

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Performing CPR on a patient who needs immediate medical attention sometimes isn’t enough. What are you to do if CPR isn’t working and the ambulance hasn’t arrived yet?

February 27, 2014 ×
Old scars mended by a dream

Old scars mended by a dream

by Airman Larissa Greatwood
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

There are pivotal moments in a person’s life that lead them to where they are today. Some moments test peoples’ abilities, emotions and strengths to the extreme, making success all the more triumphant. The mature decisions Ebony Shannon, 86th Medical Group training instructor, had to make at a very young age have validated her strength.

January 23, 2014 ×
Master Sgt. Jay Peavley, 435th Construction and Training Squadron first sergeant, helps serve food to Airmen and their families at the Rheinland Inn Dining Facility.

Preparing, eating your food the healthy way

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Coming into the new year, some people make a resolution to eat healthier. Picking the right foods to eat is only part of the process. Knowing how to prepare and store foods correctly can mean the difference between a healthier lifestyle and getting sick from under-prepared food.

January 16, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoAirman 1st Class Alex N. Kolesar, a medical admin technician, and Tech. Sgt. Erik S. Papp, a biomedical engineer, volunteer at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center Europe in Pirmasens.

Airmen volunteer to support Army humanitarian assistance program

by Doris Crittenden
U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center Europe

When medical equipment for U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center Europe’s humanitarian assistance program needs to be cleaned, inspected and prepared for shipment, Airmen from the 86th Medical Group volunteered for the job.

December 19, 2013 ×

MiCare: new online secure medical messaging system

Courtesy of 86th Medical Group

The 86th Medical Group on Ramstein will begin patient registrations for enrolled beneficiaries into MiCare, the military’s online confidential secure medical messaging service.

December 12, 2013 ×
Drug Take-Back Day

Drug Take-Back Day

by Capt. Richard Smith
86th Medical Support Squadron

The 86th Medical Group pharmacy will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center food court.

October 24, 2013 ×
Airman 1st Class Christopher Blount, 86th Medical Group public health technician, inspects spices Oct. 1 at the dining facility on Ramstein to ensure they are properly stored. Members of the food safety and sanitation office help ensure military members and their families are eating properly made food in clean and safe facilities.

Breaking the chain of infection, injuries

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Medical Group public health flight is the first line of defense from the world’s smallest insurgents — viral and bacterial terrorist in the form of communicable disease. Keeping the public from receiving infections or diseases is its main priority.

October 10, 2013 ×
Tanya Hockensmith, 86th Medical Group medical support technician, hands Master Sgt. Charles Higgins, 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing NCOIC air transportation operations, a prescription verification form after he signed in for an appointment 
Sept. 5 at the family health clinic on Ramstein. The 86th Medical Group family health clinic recently won Air Force best supporting team by the surgeon general for their highest improvement scores for the quarter.

86th MDG health clinic wins AF best supporting team by surgeon general

Story and photo by Airman 1st Class Holly Mansfield
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The 86th Medical Group family health clinic recently won Air Force best supporting team by the surgeon general.

September 12, 2013 ×
Photo by Airman 1st Class Dymekre AllenAirmen from the 86th Medical Group process a simulated chemical decontamination checkpoint station during training Monday on Ramstein. The medical group conducts training on base to test the group’s readiness.

Medical group conducts training

June 20, 2013 ×