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  • Air Force medical entomology supports wide-reaching mission, seeks candidates

    Whether on the job at home station or during deployments, the medical entomology mission fulfills a large role in keeping Airmen safe. Operating with Public Health, medical entomologists, study various insects, pests, and the diseases they carry to determine how they could impact the health of service members.
  • Childcare providers continue to support Hill families using special guidelines

    Service members are critical to carrying out the Air Force mission, which is why the Child Development Center and School Age Care program at Hill Air Force Base have continued to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CDC and School Age Care program at the Youth Center are providing weekly care for children of personnel deemed missions-essential, which is generally tailored to their work schedules.
  • Public Health: The front line of preventative medicine

    The Public Health team tracks immunizations of deployers around the world, and educates the base community on healthy habits. They work hand-in-hand with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and monitor news from the World Health Organization, tracking hazards before they come through the gate. When the threat of COVID-19 became a reality earlier this year, the Public Health team was braced to fight it.
  • Two OAY medics share how they support USAF

    Two medical Airmen selected as the Air Force’s 2019 Outstanding Airmen of the Year award share their experiences, and how they support the Air Force both at home and abroad.
  • Researchers study factors influencing Airmen’s tobacco use during technical training

    The Air Force strictly regulates tobacco use during basic and technical training, but some Airmen still use it. Air Force researchers are working with the University of Virginia to uncover why Airmen use tobacco.
  • USAFSAM instructors bring experience to classroom, ready Airmen to battlefield

    Deployed experience, subject expertise, and a passion to share lessons learned make instructors at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine a vital part of medical readiness, equipping Airmen with the skills to be successful. Celebrating its 100th year, USAFSAM is the leading platform for education, training, and research in aerospace and operational medicine.
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