Air Force Medicine


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         Full Spectrum Readiness         Integrated Operational Support             Air Force Medical Home    Trusted Care

This deliberate planning process is how we define our Strategy in Air Force Medicine and measure our progress toward meeting the challenges of a dynamic mission. Our medical Airmen around the globe provide Trusted Care Anywhere while preparing for future challenges. As a system of health services and mission support, we strive for peak readiness and highest reliability in all we do.

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger
U.S. Air Force Surgeon General

What is the AFMS Strategy?

The Air Force Medical Service supports the United States Air Force through the provision of full spectrum readiness delivering unique medical capabilities at home and abroad. 

The AFMS Strategy guides our healthcare system to support its goals of "Readiness, Better Care, Better Health, Best Value." It was designed to convey AFMS priorities and reinforce our alignment to the USAF Strategic Master Plan and MHS Quadruple Aim.

Mission, Vision and Goals

Quadruple Aim


Ensure medically fit forces, provide expeditionary medics, and deliver Trusted Care to all we serve.


Air Force's warrior medics - mission-focused, driven by excellence.

Focus Areas

1. Full Spectrum Medical Readiness 2. Integrated Operational Support 3. Air Force Medical Home 4. Trusted Care



Maintain medically ready Airmen; ensure well-trained, well-equipped, and current medics to deliver "Trusted Care, Anywhere" in support of the full spectrum military operations.

Better Care

Better Care

Provide reliable access to safe, quality care for all that we serve, promoting positive patient experiences and outcomes.

Better Health

Better Health

Encourage healthy behaviors through a health-based culture to enhance resilience and human performance, while reducing illness and injury.

Best Value

Best Value

Improve AFMS outcomes through investment in evidence-based approaches that eliminate harm, remove waste and variation, and improve enterprise-wide management.