TMO specialist ensures military assets reach areas in crisis

1000w_q95SAVANNAH AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ga. — During Hurricane Maria relief missions, Tech Sgt. Cylethia Hunter’s expertise in managing complex supply systems aided the dramatic rise in military personnel, aircraft and cargo circulating through the Savannah Air National Guard Base. Continue reading “TMO specialist ensures military assets reach areas in crisis”

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ANG support key to media coverage of hurricanes

170926-Z-XV621-006“Communicating the military mission lets those affected by disaster know that they are not forgotten and help is underway.”

That’s what Kim Cornett, a senior producer at NBC News said Sept. 26 about working with the Air National Guard to bring national media coverage to the humanitarian disasters in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Continue reading “ANG support key to media coverage of hurricanes”

Disaster-affected process though Air Guard contingency team

170924-Z-XV621-053Waves of first responders and their families shuffled through a 165th Airlift Wing reception center here this weekend as part of Hurricane Maria relief processing and operations.

The wing’s personnel support for contingency operations (PERSCO) team staffed the 24-hour USO receiving area to provide relief for the relievers. Continue reading “Disaster-affected process though Air Guard contingency team”

Community of past and present Airmen welcome new generation

With less than one year of Guard experience under my belt, the paradigm shift I face as a transplant from the Air Force Reserves requires me to adapt to new missions and office dynamics while juggling blanket Air Force requirements. So far, it’s left me winded. Continue reading “Community of past and present Airmen welcome new generation”

Hearty inspections fuel healthy troops: PATRIOT North 17

VOLK FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Wis. – Service members and first responders on daring search and rescue missions, debris clearing assignments and other critical emergency relief efforts rely on a regulatory agency to ensure the food they consume meets U.S. military standards. Continue reading “Hearty inspections fuel healthy troops: PATRIOT North 17”

How Certified PA Donna Seton makes a difference

Donna Seton, PA-C, is the chief PA in hospice and palliative medicine at Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona where she provides critical end-of-life and advance care planning and also engages in strategic interdisciplinary planning. She is the only PA on the palliative care team at the Phoenix VA and has taken on a leadership role in education as a palliative and end-of-life care certified trainer, responsible for training other team members. Continue reading “How Certified PA Donna Seton makes a difference”

How Certified PA David Parsons makes a difference …

Between working full-time in a local emergency department and part-time at the Niagara County Jail, David Parsons, PA-C, finds time to provide free medical care to people of poverty stricken areas in Haiti. Continue reading “How Certified PA David Parsons makes a difference …”