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JBA bolsters Airman combat skills
December 2, 2022
A Joint Base Andrews Airman retrieves a gas mask during a Airman Combat Skills Training exercise at JBA, Md., December 2, 2022. The semi-annual training included a refresher course in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear and Mission-Oriented Protective Posture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Isabelle Churchill)

Baltimore C-STARS partnership prepares Airmen for battlefield medicine
July 17, 2018
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)

Stop The Bleed
April 6, 2018
Stop the Bleed

Medically ready to be mission ready
January 5, 2018
Air Force Col. (Dr.) Kimberly Pietszak, interim chief, Department of Quality Services, and assistant chief, Department of Medicine, examines Air Force Col. Patrick McCain at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Aug 26, 2015.  Getting regular checkups are vital step in maintaining one’s Individual Medical Readiness and aids an Airman’s ability to support the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Corey Toye)

Good mental health critical to readiness
November 20, 2017
Mental health readiness