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June 27, 1959


JAMA. 1959;170(9):1093. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010090083020

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International Air Show.—  The Air Force School of Aviation Medicine participated in the 23rd International Air Show in Paris in June. The air show celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first international exposition, devoted solely to aeronautical science, and Bleriot's first flight across the English Channel. Col. Robert H. Blount, deputy commandant of the school, attended with a display of the physiological instruments evolved by the school for use in advanced scientific projects.

New U. S. A. F. Hospital.—  The 100-bed United States Air Force Hospital at Forbes Air Force Base, Kansas, was opened in March. It will provide the following services: aviation medicine, general medicine, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and radiology. Col. Jack F. Burnett, U. S. A. F., M. C., is commander of the hospital.

School of Aviation Medicine.—  The Air Force School of Aviation Medicine will move from Randolph Air Force Base, near

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