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June 13, 1959


JAMA. 1959;170(7):819-820. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010070059015

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Medical Aspects of Missile Operation Course.—  The Air Force Medical Service will train personnel from the three military services in the medical and occupational health problems occurring in missile launching operations. The 10-day Medical Aspects of Missile Operation course will be held at Cape Canaveral, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Five courses will be held each fiscal year with 25 students from the military services attending each course. This course is designed to meet the new environmental medical problems arising from the rapid advances of the missile development program and the associated revolutionary changes in military operations at missile sites.

Course in Space Medicine.—  In September the first advanced course in aerospace medicine for senior medical officers from allied nations will begin at the U. S. A. F. School of Aviation Medicine, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. The 27-week course will consist of academic aviation medicine, a physiological

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