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Medical Corps

The Medical Corps consists entirely of commissioned Air Force physicians, including holders of the Doctor of Medicine degree and the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. A member of the Medical Corps can also become a Flight Surgeon, and the Chief of the Medical Corps is a brigadier general.

Mission: Devote Physician expertise in support of the warfighter

Vision: Agile Physician force ensuring optimal human performance and providing elite medical care

Motto: WE ARE; Service in motion ... making change!

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Interested in Health Care?

Learn how the Air Force seeks to add the best health care professionals to our team.

Health Care Careers

Learn more about a wide array of educational and career-broadening opportunities.

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Medical Corps In Action

Learn how Medical Corps Airmen maintain readiness and contribute to the Air Force Medical Service mission.

Expeditionary Medicine brings leading-edge medicine directly into battle providing injured personnel care from the point of injury through transport to a medical facility.

Expeditionary Medical Support is a building block capability that places mobile hospitals far forward on the battlefield in support of combatant commanders.

This video highlights how Airmen from all 17 enlisted medical career fields are warfighters who are the backbone of Air Force Medical Service.

Critical Care Air Transport Teams augment aeromedical evacuation crews to create flying intensive care units with global reach using any suitable aircraft.