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(U.S. Air Force graphic/2nd Lt. Brittany Curry) Wichita County and Sheppard join forces to combat flu
The 82nd Medical Group and the Wichita County Public Health District are partnering to conduct a joint flu line on Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Community Activity Center on Sheppard. Vaccinations will be available at no cost for civilian and contractor personnel with Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO. For those who have no health insurance, flu vaccinations will be available for a flat rate of $20.
0 11/15
2016
Senior Airman Gustave Bromme, 82nd Medical Support Squadron radiology technician, leads his team from the 82nd Medical Group in the Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, firefighter challenge, Oct. 14, 2016. This challenge demonstrates various tasks firefighters might have to perform in order to fight fires and save lives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese) 82nd MDG extinguishes the competition
Two Sheppard teams competed for the championship title during the Sheppard Fire Fighter Challenge, Sept. 14, 2016.
0 10/17
2016
Airman 1st Class Haleigh Knox and Airman 1st Class Hailey Salyers, 82nd Medical Operations Squadron mental health technicians, were driving to a coworker’s wedding when a truck ahead of them swerved, overcorrected and drove into the median and began flipping. The two Airmen sprung into action, using self-aid buddy care techniques to aid the injured driver until paramedics arrived. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Robert L. McIlrath) Sheppard Airmen help rescue man after car crash
A pair of Sheppard Air Force Base Airman helped rescue a man from a car crash outside of Henrietta, Texas, Aug. 19, 2016.
0 9/08
2016
The Air Evac Lifeteam 34 team departs from Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, Aug. 3, 2016, after a familiarization tour and air evacuation-training session. Airmen from both the 82nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire department and 82nd Medical Group listen to Chris Whitmus, an Air Evac Lifeteam 34 pilot as he trains them in preparation for Sheppard’s 75th anniversary air show celebration. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyle E. Gese/Released) Preparation Air Evac: Building Partnerships
For those who have stared death in the face, survival often came down to a single moment – and it’s frequently the skill of emergency responders that made the difference.
0 8/04
2016
Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month.  (AF Graphic) Preventive measures lead to a healthier Air Force
Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month. Preventive Health extends beyond health care at an individual level, concentrating rather on the health of individuals, communities and specific populations to help groups reduce their risk
0 7/27
2016
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