Healing deployed wounded warriors

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 7/31/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Established in 2008, the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group’s Intra-Theater Care Program here ensures no service member is sent home from the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility before having a chance to get back in the fight. “We’re hereContinue reading “Healing deployed wounded warriors”

Listen to your buds: Preventing hearing loss

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/28/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — After a long day of work, the last thing you might want to hear is your neighbor’s favorite screaming rock band, but when fellow Airmen use their earbuds on the highest volume setting, no one gets to enjoy the silence. Music technology cameContinue reading “Listen to your buds: Preventing hearing loss”

Maintenance chaplain makes big impact

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/23/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — With the blinding sun baking down on the hot tarmac, maintenance crews strive to keep aircraft strategically poised to support troops on the ground in the area of operations. The work isn’t easy, the days are long and nerves can be frayed. ThatContinue reading “Maintenance chaplain makes big impact”

Day on the Job: Nurse, medical technician

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/9/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — The Air Force Medical Service and 379th Expeditionary Medical Group celebrate Nurse and Medical Technician week May 6 – 12. This year’s event is themed, “delivering quality and innovation in patient care.” Traditionally, the week is devoted to highlighting the diverse ways inContinue reading “Day on the Job: Nurse, medical technician”

Fairchild Airman receives Bronze Star

A Fairchild physician was awarded the Bronze Star Medal here recently for her service during Operation Enduring Freedom at Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul from June 2011 to March 2012. When asked about her medal, Capt. (Dr.) Leslee Kane, a Bozeman, Mont., native humbly said, “I was just doing my job like everyone else.” The captainContinue reading “Fairchild Airman receives Bronze Star”