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Maj. Shane Runyon (right), Baltimore’s Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (C-STARS) program deputy director, and Master Sgt. Sean Patterson, a respiratory therapist and superintendent of C-STARS Baltimore, set up for patient arrival at the Trauma Resuscitation Unit (TRU) at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, June 13, 2018. The U.S. Air Force’s C-STARS Baltimore program partners with the R Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center to ensure medical Airmen train on the latest trauma care techniques. These techniques prepare medical Airmen to treat trauma patients in a deployed setting. (Courtesy photo) Baltimore C-STARS partnership prepares Airmen for battlefield medicine
Civilian partnerships are a vital readiness resource for the Air Force Medical Service, refreshing medics on trauma skills and taking lessons learned to deliver life-saving trauma care downrange. The Center for the Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills program in Baltimore, Maryland, prepares medical Airmen for deployment through immersive training at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
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Stop the Bleed Stop The Bleed
Recognizing the importance of responding to a potential mass trauma event, JBA became the first installation in the Department of Defense to make bleeding control kits and training available installation wide on March 29, 2018.
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Airmen hold DFPs 11th WG Airmen step up ATSO training
11th Wing Airmen participate in the Ability to Survive and Operate exercise.The ATSO exercise was comprised of several stages, including holding DFPs, applying self-aid buddy care, properly donning mission oriented protective posture gear, and identifying and cordoning off unexploded ordnances. The ATSO was designed to be as realistic as possible to increase quality of training.
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Staff Sgt. Brian Sollis, 811th Security Forces Squadron executive aircraft security member and instructor, leads an exercise during Fly-Away Security Team training, nicknamed “Pre-Raven,” at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 24, 2017. This quarterly-held course determines whether applicants can perform the Raven mission of providing discrete, low‐visibility security that ensures protection for Air Force aircraft transiting airfields where security is unknown or deemed inadequate to counter local threats. This includes training in the realm of teamwork, leadership, legal considerations, Redman qualification fights, baton maneuvers and verbal judo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordyn Fetter) Pre-Raven; Do you have what it takes?
 Battle cries pierce the air as 10 Army and Air Force security forces and military police members perform baton maneuvers in unison to the beat of their instructor’s orders.  These Airmen and Soldiers have taken the first step to becoming Fly-Away Security Team certified and possibly moving on to earning the title of “Phoenix Raven,” specially
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Default Air Force Logo Malcolm Grow projects Training Day closures
BENEFICIARIES NOTICE:Members of the 779th Medical Group participate in mandatory training on the second Thursday of each month for staff to accomplish mandatory readiness training. All clinics, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology will be closed on: August: 11September 8October 13November 10December 8The Emergent Care Center will remain open to
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An 11th Security Support Squadron Combat Arms instructor shoots a Barrett M107 rifle at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., July 15, 2016. Joint Base Andrews combat arms instructors shot two weapon systems to familiarize themselves with the weapons to instruct other service members requiring sniper training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant) Weapons systems training
Joint Base Andrews 11th Security Support Squadron combat arms instructors familiarized themselves with the M24 sniper weapon system and the M107 Barrett 50 caliber sniper rifle at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, July 26, 2016.
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