The 319th Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS) provides comprehensive primary care and limited referral and space-available specialty care to TRICARE-enrolled patients at the medical treatment facility. The squadron also provides 24/7 ambulance services to the people of Grand Forks Air Force Base. MDOS is comprised of four flights: Medical Services, Aerospace and Operational Medicine, Dental and Mental Health.
Available services include: Family Medicine, Flight Medicine, Pediatrics, Women’s Heath, Behavioral Health Optimization, Immunizations, Optometry, Occupational and Public Health, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling. Combined, these clinics average more than 40 thousand encounters yearly.
The 319th Medical Support Squadron (MDSS) consists of four flights providing Personnel and Administration, Resource Management, TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration, Medical Readiness, Information Management, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory and Logistics which includes Regional Medical Equipment Repair and Facility Management. The 319 MDSS supports healthcare delivery to an enrolled population of 4,700 by managing a group budget of $6.8 million as of September 2017 and manpower programs for over 165 staff members. Additionally, the squadron provides ancillary services with a $1.4 million pharmacy budget, diagnostic imaging with an average of 69 patients monthly and laboratory services with an average of 1,170 lab procedures monthly.