• JBA's EMEDS training prepares medical personnel for deployments

    Military medical personnel from across the United States participated in the final day of an Expeditionary Medical Support System exercise at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 12, 2022. The entire exercise allowed for the military personnel to hone their skills in a controlled environment so they are

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • Air Force medics bring Army Special Forces background to 501st

    A setup of two separate medical clinics under one wing – the 501st Combat Support Wing – is a unique aspect to an already unique mission. But even more unique are the two commanders who lead them and the similar backgrounds they share.Lt. Col. Elizabeth Hoettels, commander of the 423rd Medical