Post Tagged with: "86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron"


Tech. Sgt. Jessica Roofe, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron NCO in charge of epidemiology, prepares a tick to be sent for testing Sept. 9 on Ramstein. Ticks brought to the office by KMC members are tested for Lyme disease.

86 AMDS keeps track of Ramstein’s health

Story and photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Just as parents are concerned about the health and safety of their children, leaders within the Air Force care about the well-being of Airmen. Negligence with personal health not only affects individuals, but it also puts everyone around them at risk.

September 22, 2016 ×


86th AMDS optometry Airmen keep Ramstein sights clear

86th AMDS optometry Airmen keep Ramstein sights clear

Photos by Senior Airman Larissa Greatwood
June 30, 2016 ×


Photo by Airman 1st Class Larissa Greatwood
Senior Airman Allen Cherry, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron public health technician, inspects meat patties June 29 at the meat distribution center on Ramstein. Cherry was officially announced one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year on July 27.

Cherry on top of AF career

by Senior Airman Timothy Moore 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Air Force officials recently announced the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2015, and for the second year in a row, Ramstein Air Base is home to one of the Air Force’s best.

July 30, 2015 ×


Nutrition month — what’s for dinner?

by 1st Lt. Lindsey Leitz
86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron

When the topic of nutrition comes up, many of us automatically think about our own individual nutrition goals. However, since March is National Nutrition Month, I’d like to direct our focus toward a larger theme — the family meal.

March 26, 2015 ×


It’s not too late to vaccinate

by Capt. Marilou Mote and Staff Sgt. Maria Rodriguez
86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Public Health

The flu vaccine is still available to active-duty members and eligible beneficiaries through the Ramstein immunizations clinic.

February 5, 2015 ×


Senior Airman Lloydon Balili, 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron ophthalmic technician, uses an auto-refractor to determine a patient’s baseline prescription Sept. 30 on Ramstein. As U.S. Air Forces in Europe’s largest optometry clinic, they treat ID cardholders for anything from retraining physicals to school screenings.

Optometry office provides insight

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

Not being able to see can mean the difference between life and death in the military. Aiming a weapon effectively, parachuting out of an aircraft or even patrolling the base would be incredibly difficult without a healthy set of eyes.

October 9, 2014 ×


Airman 1st Class Chandler Marshall (right), 37th Airlift Squadron aviation resource management and certified physical training leader, trains with her unit during a workout session Jan. 17 on Ramstein. PTLs perform mock PT tests for their units, lead squadron-approved fitness programs, and they can provide assistance in the Fitness Assessment Cell to provide official testing to the installation.

PTLs: helping Airmen achieve fitness goals

Story and photo by Senior Airman Hailey Haux
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Physical training leaders have the potential to be the bubbly and energetic Richard Simmons’ of the Air Force. Replace the short shorts, sparkling tank tops and leg warmers with PT gear and you have enthusiastic PTLs assisting Airmen on their road to a fantastic physique.

January 23, 2014 ×


Photo by Senior Airman Hailey HauxAirman 1st Class Eric Roberts, 86th Aerospace Medical Squadron bioenvironmental engineer journeyman, goes through decontamination after leaving a crime scene during a biological response exercise on Ramstein. The squadrons train quarterly to stay prepared for real-world situations.

Surveying sites, saving lives

by Senior Airman Jose L. Leon
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Whether in a person’s workplace or in response to an emergency, the 86th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering flight is there to ensure the safety of Airmen executing their mission by identifying and eliminating threats in the workplace.

January 9, 2014 ×