According to the Air Force Medical Service
, over the past two years, 91 percent of medical waivers for Battlefield Airmen have been approved.
Air Force Medical Service
Snapshot," AF/SG, Washington DC, 2010, 1.
The Air Force medical service
is working to make one available for each COCOM, in addition to filling Air Force-specific requirements.
I cannot overstate my appreciation for this opportunity to address such a special group of professionals, and to join you in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the venerable Air Force Medical Service
. In my view, the medical profession is one of the noblest endeavors to which generous and motivated individuals devote themselves.
Airman Magazine: Could you explain what constitutes Invisible Wounds and what is the Air Force Medical Service
's role in IW research?
She most recently served with the Air Force Medical Service
, where she led the strategic transformation to a continuous learning and improving organization promoting safety and high reliability.
The opinions and assertions expressed are the private views of the authors and are not to be construed as official or as reflecting the views of the US Air Force Medical Service
or the US Air Force at large.
(9.) Headquarters US Air Force, Assistant Surgeon General for Operations, United States Air Force Medical Service
2008 Capabilities Review and Risk Assessment: Operatzonalize Human Performance for All Airmen (Washington, DC: Department of the Air Force, 31 March 2008).
It caused us to think rather differently in terms of how we were configured, in terms of our capabilities and, for we in the Air Force medical service
, how we supported our Air Force Line in terms of support of the National Military Strategy objectives.
This study recommends that the Air Force Medical Service
consolidate EMEDS and aeromedical evacuation UTCs at KeIIyUSA, the Air Force Medical Service
(AFMS) should request that Air Force Manpower Standard 5530 be recomputed for the management of medical WRM, and the Air Force Medical Service
should task AFMLO to report readiness on EMEDS UTCs located at KellyUSA.
In all, there are six Air Force Medical Service
members on the support team.