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Joint Base Andrews
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79th Medical Wing
11th MDG closures
August 26, 2019
— In an effort to focus on resilience issues and explore viable solutions, the 11th Medical Group will provide limited services at times during the month of September...
Active-duty only clinical teams in Family Health clinics
June 24, 2019
— The entire Air Force Medical Service, including the 11th Medical Group, is in the midst of a significant change – change that is expected to enhance many of the services patients receive from medics...
Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center Readiness Training Day
June 3, 2019
— Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center will have limited routine care available until 12:00 p.m., on Jun 13, due to monthly readiness training...
Network outages at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center
May 28, 2019
— Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center is currently experiencing network outages that are affecting telephone and computer systems and may prevent patients from contacting a specific office...
Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center Memorial Day holiday hours
May 21, 2019
— Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center services will have limited hours on Fri, May 24, 2019 for a Family Day...
Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics, Surgery Center to participate in 11 WG exercise
April 3, 2019
— Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center will be participating in a 11th Wing readiness exercise here on 11 Apr 19...
Take command: Urgent care now easier to access
January 1, 2018
— As of Jan. 1, 2018, most TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer need a referral for urgent care visits and point-of-service charges no longer apply for urgent care claims. This change replaces the previous policy, which waived referrals for the first two urgent care visits per year...
America’s Airmen welcomes AFDW commander
October 19, 2017
— 1st Lt. Patrick Noyes, left, 11th Force Support Squadron sustainment flight chief, pulls Maj. Gen. James A. Jacobson, Air Force District of Washington commander, during an 11th FSS group physical training session at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 12, 2017. Jacobson experienced an immersion tour to become more familiar with the multiple missions of...
Unveiling of Maj. Gen. Allen's portrait
June 5, 2017
— On Friday June 2, Major General Roosevelt Allen, Jr. attended an unveiling of his portrait that will hang in the executive hallway of the 79th Medical Wing on Joint Base Andrews...
AF Nurse receives bronze medal
May 12, 2017
— Sixteen years ago, after making his decision to join the Air Force, Maj. James O’Neill never expected he would receive a Bronze Star Medal. O’Neill alongside seven members of the Air Force Mobile Field Surgical Team were honored here for their meritorious achievement for saving lives while deployed recently.O’Neill, a 779th Surgical Operations...
USAF family light it up blue
April 27, 2017
— Michael Christi is a three-year-old who loves animals, enjoys playing outside and adores school. He is like any other child who learns new subjects and socializes, but he performs differently due to having autism spectrum disorder, a developmental condition that is characterized by difficulty with social communication and a display of repetitive...
From Recruited to Recruiter
April 21, 2017
— Kaitlynne Anzur was a small town girl with a decent career, but her bigger dreams lead her to her local Air Force recruiting office.“I could take the job, become a manager, keep working a ton of hours for not enough pay or I could jump out of the cycle, leave a small town behind and do something bigger,” said Staff Sgt. Kaitlynne Anzur, 779th...
Andrews celebrates BHM with award-winning film
February 28, 2017
— Base members attended a showing of the movie "Hidden Figures" in celebration of Black History Month at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 24, 2017.The theater is a new addition to JBA and is scheduled to have a free grand opening with the movie "Kong Skull Island" on March 4, 2017 at 7 p.m.To find out about movie showings, call (301) 316-9735 or visit...
Maj. Gen. Allen gives speech about BHM
February 15, 2017
— Maj. Gen. Roosevelt Allen, Headquarters U.S. Air Force director of the medical operations and research, speaks in the celebration of Black History Month at The Club at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 9, 2016.
Presidents’ Day holiday closure – Feb. 20
February 15, 2017
— Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center will be closed for observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.There will be no scheduled appointments, pharmacy or laboratory services.Prescription refills requested before noon on Feb. 17 will be available for pickup after noon on Feb. 21.Prescription refills requested after noon on Feb...
JBA supports National Children's Dental Health Month
February 9, 2017
Aiding Recovery through Movement
February 3, 2017
— “It’s going to hurt, but it’s going to be a good hurt,” said Staff Sgt. Kivynn Pabst. “You’re doing a great job!”He offers helpful words of encouragement, as the patient’s face wrinkles with a grimace of pain and struggles to complete the movement. Pabst places his hand on the patient’s leg helping increase her flexibility with a leg stretch.Their...
779 MDG, 811 SFS donates gifts to Angel Tree
December 9, 2016
— Members of the 811th Security Forces Squadron and 779th Medical Group help organize gift drive for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Program on Joint Base Andrews, Dec. 8. Two hundred and fifty presents were donated by base members through the program for children during holidays.
Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center Readiness Training Day closure – Dec. 8
December 2, 2016
— Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center (MGMCSC) will be closed for a Training Day on Thursday, Dec. 8.There will be no scheduled appointments, pharmacy or laboratory services.Prescription refills requested before noon on Dec. 7 will be available for pickup after noon on Dec. 9.Prescription refills requested after noon on Dec. 7 will be...
Be wise, immunize
October 4, 2016
— Installation leadership received their immunization to kick-off the flu shot drive on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Oct. 3.Flu shots reduces a person's chances of contracting the influenza virus and military members are required to receive an annual vaccination.A base-wide vaccination drive for retirees, active duty and dependents is slated for Oct...
Malcolm Grow projects Training Day closures
August 8, 2016
— BENEFICIARIES NOTICE:Members of the 779th Medical Group participate in mandatory training on the second Thursday of each month for staff to accomplish mandatory readiness training. All clinics, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology will be closed on: August: 11September 8October 13November 10December 8The Emergent Care Center will remain open to...
MRI: below the surface
March 18, 2016
— The 779th Medical Group's Magnetic Resonance Imaging section cares for the estimated 14,000 military members, retirees and their families in the National Capital Region.MRIs help diagnose a variety of disorders thanks to its strong magnetic and radio waves that produce detailed images of the body. Some of the ailments that can be diagnosed are: ...
February's Heart Awareness Month
February 17, 2016
— February is Heart Awareness month - a time to draw attention to the prevention of heart disease and promote the activities designed to combat it. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control, approximately one in every four people dies of heart disease each year.In an attempt to bring awareness to the Joint Base Andrews population,...
February 5, 2016
— February is National Children's Dental Health Month and is a time to increase the awareness levels to children and their parents regarding the importance of maintaining oral health and wellness.
Installation leadership uses new tool to receive suggestions
December 15, 2015
— Joint Base Andrews is set to activate a new tool on its base website Dec. 16, 2015, called, "QOLCOMM."The Quality of Life Communication feedback tool allows users to make suggestions to base leadership that will improve the quality of life on JBA and track the progress of approved suggestions."These are ideas from members of JBA, instead of ideas...