The 51st Medical Group provides the entire Department of Defense community in the Republic of Korea with a full spectrum of medical services, and responds to medical contingencies on and around Osan AB.Through teamwork, innovation and efficient utilization of resources, the 51st MDG provides comprehensive dental, physiological, medical and environmental support, with a focus on promoting health education and wellness for the Osan AB community.
The group is comprised of four squadrons:
The 51st Aerospace Medicine Squadron (51 AMDS) is a contingency-ready team that enhances the performance of our warfighters through disease prevention, medical intervention, physiology support, occupational and environmental health programs, and the enforcement of medical standards.
The 51st Medical Support Squadron (51 MDSS) supports the 51st Fighter Wing by providing state-of-the-art medical support functions (logistics, facilities, equipment repair, laboratory, nutritional medicine, pharmacy, TRICARE, patient administration, resource management, systems, and readiness), to meet the challenges at Osan AB. Manages all medical War reserve Materiel at five Collocated Operating Bases in Korea.
The 51st Medical Operations Squadron (51 MDOS) supports the 51st Fighter Wing mission by keeping Osan personnel healthy, fit, and ready for operations through specialty care to more than 15,000 eligible beneficiaries and over 8,000 TRICARE-enrolled patients. The 51 MDG also has 24/7 emergency services.
The 51st Dental Squadron (51 DS) supports the 51st Fighter Wing by enabling the readiness of personnel stationed at Osan AB, by providing comprehensive general dentistry and oral surgery specialty care for military members on Active Duty assigned to Osan AB. This includes general dentistry services with endodontic, periodontics and prosthodontic care supported by an in-house dental laboratory.