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A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care

by Shireen Bedi
Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs

Perhaps the most difficult part of seeking help for post-traumatic stress disorder is making that first appointment, since Airmen are often unsure of what to expect.

July 20, 2018 ×

Health

Ramstein ‘RESET’ improves patient, provider healthcare

Ramstein ‘RESET’ improves patient, provider healthcare

by 86th Medical Group

Historically, in military medicine, failure to align leadership priorities with clinical metrics and expectations has resulted in inefficient work processes, poor access, and decreased staff and patient satisfaction.

July 20, 2018 ×

Health

Community Corner — July 20, 2018

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise. MONDAY Transition GPS: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. TUESDAY Transition GPS: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY Transition GPS: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Base […]

July 20, 2018 ×

Health

A peek behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

A peek behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

by Shireen Bedi
Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better. These stigmas and misconceptions create perceived barriers, preventing Airmen from seeking care. Delaying treatment can cause the […]

July 12, 2018 ×

Health, Lifestyle

Community Corner — July 6, 2018

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise. MONDAY No Classes TUESDAY Key Spouse Refresher Training; 1 to 2 p.m. WEDNESDAY Newcomers Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Enlisted Club Reintegration Briefing: […]

July 5, 2018 ×

Health, Sports

BICYCLE SAFETY

BICYCLE SAFETY

by Thomas Burns
(USAF CMSGT Retired) Supervisory Logistics Management Specialist / Senior Logistics Management Specialist DoD Civilian, NATO Support and Procurement Agency Capellen, Luxembourg

Now that the weather is warming up most of you bicyclists have probably already tuned up your bikes and are out on the bike trails … not without your helmet.             

June 14, 2018 ×

Health, Lifestyle

Community Corner — June 15, 2018

Airman & Family Readiness Center For details, call 480-5100 or 06371-47-5100. Bldg. 2120, Ramstein Air Base. All training is held at A&FRC unless stated otherwise. MONDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. German Culture Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. TUESDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 […]

June 14, 2018 ×

Health

4 tips to avoid slips, trips & falls

4 tips to avoid slips, trips & falls

by Seth Dyer
Installation Management Command Safety

OfficeThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported 5,190 workers were killed on the job in 2016, and one of the leading causes of work-related deaths was falls. The sad part is these tragic deaths were preventable.

June 14, 2018 ×

Health

Retirees Activities Office keeps retirees connected

Retirees Activities Office keeps retirees connected

Life in the military is an adventure. Service members become family with the strangers around them and form bonds with the people they might not normally, but when their careers come to a conclusion, the transition to retired life can be difficult. That’s where the Retirees Activities Office comes into […]

June 8, 2018 ×

Health

Supervision guidelines for KMC children

Supervision guidelines for KMC children

by Captain Kavakcioglu-Anderson
Family Advocacy Program Manager

The last day of school is approaching and summer break is just around the corner. During summer, outdoor activities naturally increase for children in the military community. Therefore, parents, sponsors and adults are asked to familiarize themselves with the KMC Supervision Guidelines for preventive measures to protect children from neglect and injuries. Some examples of child neglect are inadequate supervision, a failure to protect from harm, abandonment, or leaving children unattended in the car.

June 8, 2018 ×