Post Tagged with: "86th Medical Group"


86th MDG pharmacy offers prescription refill options

Courtesy of 86th Medical Group

The 86th Medical Group Pharmacy offers two prescription refill pick-up options. Refills can be picked up at the Ramstein Pharmacy or at the Kaiserlautern Military Community Center via the ScriptCenter.

June 26, 2014 ×


MCL – Maximum Contamination Level	AL – Action Level	Range – Range of actual measured results
Note: Gray area indicates numerous parameters of listed groups that are identified in the report.

2013 annual drinking water quality report summary

by 86th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight

The 86th Medical Group Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight presents Ramstein’s annual drinking water quality report.
This report, which is required by Air Force Instruction and mirrors the Consumer Confidence Report required by the EPA in CONUS, is designed to inform residents about the excellent water and services delivered over the past year.

May 22, 2014 ×


Photo by Senior Airman Jonathan StefankoStaff Sgt. Loura Shouldis, 86th Medical Group surgical technician, is pelted with water during the Joint Combat Dining-In May 16 on Vogelweh. The dining-in welcomed all U.S. service members to attend, strengthen esprit de corps, build friendships and working relationships, and create an atmosphere of good fellowship away from work.

Combat rains down during dining-in

May 22, 2014 ×


May is National Osteoporosis Month

by Maj. Shamana Stevens
86th Medical Group

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by the thinning of the bones and affects the lives of many Americans. The word itself actually means “porous bone.” A person with osteoporosis typically has low bone mass, poor bone quality and fragile bones. Approximately 10 million Americans already have osteoporosis, and 34 million are at high risk due to low bone mass.

May 15, 2014 ×


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 ×