• Military medicine heroes recognized for COVID-19 pandemic response

    The COVID-19 pandemic will have a lifetime impact on how military medicine is conducted, Defense Health Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Ronald Place told the Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF) for the Advancement of Military Medicine "Heroes of Military Medicine" awards ceremony May 6, in

  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Desert Medics

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg, Surgeon General of the Air Force and Space Force, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Corps Chief, Office of the Surgeon General, visited the 355th Medical Group Desert Medics and its COVID-19 cell at

  • 379th EMDG Airmen work to complete MedicX skills certifications

    Medical personnel with the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group have been learning how to swab for COVID-19 testing as part of the Air Force Surgeon General’s MedicX initiative, which is meant to train non-clinical Airmen to perform simple medical tasks relevant to real-world threats.

  • The Air Force is protecting Airmen while protecting the nation

    How do you stand “shoulder to shoulder” in a time of COVID-19? For the United States Air and Space Forces, and indeed the entire United States military, this is no small question. It is so pressing, in fact, that the Air Force’s medical staff, in collaboration with experts nationwide, have been

  • Air Force Surgeon General, medical enlisted force chief visit Hill AFB

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, and Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief, Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Corps Chief, visited Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Feb. 11-13, to get a better understanding of the base’s 75th Medical Group and the missions it serves.

  • AF surgeon general speaks to JBSA medics

    U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg spoke to medics during a Jan. 9 visit to Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

  • Air Force Surgeon General updates Congress on medical reform

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, testified Thursday, Dec. 5, before the House Armed Services Committee’s Military Personnel Subcommittee.Hogg’s testimony focused on modernizing the Air Force Medical Service to support the National Defense Strategy and emerging readiness

  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Front Range

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, visits with 21st Medical Group leadership at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Nov. 1, 2019. The visit started with a mission briefing and was then followed by a tour of the facilities, where Hogg was able to meet Airmen and ask them about

  • Air Force surgeon general visits 386th AEW

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, visiting and speaking with Airmen of the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group. As surgeon general, Hogg is responsible for recruiting, organizing, training, and equipping military personnel to

  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Cannon

    Air Force Medical Service leadership paid a multi-day visit to Cannon Air Force Base, Aug. 7-9, 2018.U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg and the Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Chief, Chief Master Sgt. George Cum timed their visit to overlap with the base’s annual Emergency

  • Medical Airmen recognized as 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine

    On May 3, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine recognized four distinguished medical Airmen for their dedication to our nation’s service members at the 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards held in Washington, D.C.

  • Air Force's top doc visits Edwards

    Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, the surgeon general of the Air Force, visited Edwards Air Force Base March 25-27. The purpose of his visit was to receive background on the 412th Test Wing mission and see how he can assist at his level with the mission.

  • Air Force Surgeon General visits AFMES, AFMAO, 436th MDG medics

    Air Force Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, and Chief Master Sgt. George Cum, Air Force Surgeon General medical enlisted force and enlisted corps chief, joined members of the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations and the 436th Medical Group at Dover Air Force Base last week.