- Published: 24 January 2011
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1/24/2011 - LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The Alamo Chapter of the Air Force Association awarded 1st Place to the 59th Medical Wing's Critical Care Air Transport Team booth during the Air Education and Training Command Symposium held Jan. 20-21 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The annual symposium featured more than 90 seminars on a variety of education, training and innovation topics by experts from across the Air Force. The AFA hosted an exposition in conjunction with the symposium that included more than 90 military and civilian booths. Displays highlighted leading-edge capabilities, technologies and information that relate to recruiting, training and educating Airmen. Members of the 59th MDW participated in the exposition, setting up booths displaying information about CCATT's, Adult and Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Warrior Rehabilitation, Advanced Post traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment, the Running Improvement Program and the Use of Thermogard, Intravascular Temperature Management. The Lackland Bloodmobile was also parked in the exhibition area allowing individuals to donate blood and register for the C.W. Bill Young Department of Defense Marrow Donor Program.
By Sue Campbell
59th Medical Wing Public Affairs