Air Education and Training Command News

  • Columbus AFB medical Airmen ensure readiness through TCCC

    The 14th Medical Group held the Wing’s first on-site Tactical Combat Casualty Care All Combatants course July 16, 2020, at the Kortiz Clinic, training 10 medics from Columbus Air Force Base. The course provides medics with life-saving skills in addition to tactical field care, tactical evacuation

  • Commentary: pouring from an empty cup

    Air Force medics are on the front lines against COVID-19, and maintaining their mental well-being is critical to keeping them in the fight. One of the biggest risks for providers is burnout, or compassion fatigue.

  • Laughlin XLer of the Week Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Nelligan

    Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Nelligan, 47th Healthcare Operations Squadron NCO in charge of radiology services, was chosen by wing leadership to be the “XLer of the Week”, the week of June 8, 2020, at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. The “XLer” award, presented by Col. Lee Gentile, 47th Flying Training Wing

  • 17th Medical Group prioritizes active duty care

    U.S. Air Force Col. Lauren Byrd, 17th Medical Group commander, has made the decision to reprioritize medical resources to ensure the greatest access for the active duty population on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, March 24, 2020.

  • September Medic of the Month

    Senior Airman Adan Ramirez, 17th Medical Group aerospace medical technician, received the September Medic of the Month Award for exceeding his leadership’s expectations.

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