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Air Force Military Treatment Facilities pilot medical readiness
August 10, 2017
AFMS MTFs Pilot Medical Readiness

11 MDG uses line dancing to encourage exercise and help prevent childhood obesity
July 26, 2017

Melanoma: the 'ugly duckling' lesion
July 24, 2017

11 Medical Group warfighter eye center restores vision with cataract surgery
July 21, 2017

Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center Readiness Training Day – August 10
July 20, 2017

New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
July 19, 2017
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement began July 31, 2017. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Steve Thompson)

New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
July 6, 2017
The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones.

MGMCSC Independence Day Closures
June 26, 2017

79th Medical Wing inactivates, 11th Medical Group continues mission
June 19, 2017
Maj. Gen. Darryl Burke (left), Air Force District of Washington commander, receives the 79th Medical Wing guidon from Col. Sharon Bannister, former 79th Medical Wing commander, during an in-activation ceremony June 16, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Bannister had led the wing since assuming command 2015 and its approximately 1,500 Air Force health care professionals operating in eight locations and providing Air Force medical forces for expeditionary deployment, homeland defense operations and operations worldwide. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Yanik)

Air Force Medical Home improves the patient experience
June 14, 2017
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Day, 366th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medicine technician and 1st Lt. Stephanie Doane, 366th MDOS clinical nurse, care for a patient at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. Primary care physicians, nurses and medical technicians make up the core team under Air Force Medical Home care model, and are joined by specialty care providers when needed.

Fight the bite
June 9, 2017
Airman 1st Class Kofi Adansi, 779th Medical Group public health technician, inspects mosquitos with a microscope at Joint Base Andrews, Md., June 8, 2017. The mosquitoes are then sent off to a lab where they are tested for diseases native to the area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariah Haddenham)