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The 10th Medical Group at the U.S. Air Force Academy provides healthcare services to 30,000 beneficiaries, including support to the 4,000-member cadet wing.

Primary goals are to ensure wartime readiness and optimize the health and wellness of our current and future air and space leaders. The 10th Medical Group also serves as a referral center for medical, dental and other health-related services to more than 171,000 beneficiaries.

Unit Mission

Support USAFA through medically ready forces, ready medical forces, and beneficiary care while developing Leaders of Character.

Vision
Improve the health of all we serve


Values
Integrity First, Service before Self, & Excellence in all we do, Compassion for those we serve the men and women of the 10 MDG provide premier wartime, contingency and community healthcare in support of DoD and USAFA missions while building leaders of character. The 10th Medical Group provides medical care to a patient population consisting of 3,692 cadets; 2,289 active duty; 6,059 family members of active duty, 12,785 retirees and their family members; and 2,904 TRICARE Plus for a total of 27,729. The 10 MDG also provides pharmacy and other ancillary services to a total beneficiary population of 174,000 living within the local area.


The 10th MDG has a total of 5 Squadrons. 10 AMDS, 10 DS, 10 MDOS, 10 MDSS, 10MSGS.


10 AMDS
The 10th Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS) serves a population of 4,000 cadets, 750 flyers and 174,000 beneficiaries and represents the 10th Medical Group’s primary link between the operational and educational missions of the US Air Force Academy. The squadron consists of 93 personnel organized into six flights: Bioenvironmental Engineering, Cadet Medicine, Health Promotions, Operational Medicine, Optometry and Public Health. The squadron works out of four separate locations around USAFA and with the 306th Flying Training Group at Pueblo, CO.

10 DS
The 10th Dental Squadron provides comprehensive dental care to approximately 6200 active duty personnel and Cadets stationed at the Academy, as well as the additional DoD beneficiaries at USAFA

10 MDOS
The 10th Medical Operation Squadron cares for approximately 4,000 cadets and 29,000 beneficiares, and is comprised of five flights: Family Health, Medicine Specialties (including Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Allergy/Immunizations, and Neurology), Physical/Occupational Therapy, Mental Health, and Maternal-Child Health.

10 MDSS
The 10th Medical Support Squadron (10 MDSS) delivers full-spectrum administration and ancillary support to the 10th Medical Group (10 MDG) ensuring superior quality care for more than 171 thousand Colorado Springs-area, Department of Defense (DoD) beneficiaries including the over 4 thousand members of the USAFA Cadet Wing. 10 MDSS organizes, trains, and equips the 741-member 10 MDG staff for world-wide deployment readiness and peacetime contingencies and executes a 73 million dollar fiscal program. The unit also manages the 10 MDG’s clinical lab, the DoD's only joint-refill pharmacy supporting 5 installations and the 10 MDG’s 80-server IM/IT backbone. On average, the 10 MDSS drives the completion of 776 thousand pharmacy prescriptions and 239 thousand laboratory procedures annually. Ultimately, the 10 MDSS fortifies the 10 MDG's mission to provide unrivaled combat, contingency, and peacetime care to our war fighters and families, past, present and future.

10 MSGS
10 MSGS serves as the regional ambulatory referral center offering 7 surgical specialties for 174K beneficiaries including 4K cadets. They perform over 2.5K surgical cases per year with a $7.5M budget and 168 staff. They also oversee the operations of the Warfighter Refractory Laser Eye Center and USAF Sports Medicine Center of Excellence supporting 27 USAFA Falcon NCAA teams and conducts clinical research. MSGS serves as 1 of 3 AFMS tele radiology sites supporting over 13 MTFs.