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  • Public Health Emergency Officers balance risk and mission during crisis

    The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the role of Air Force public health emergency officers to the forefront. PHEOs are military treatment facility staff who are designated to serve as a resource to help guide installation commanders during a large scale public health incident. They provide expertise and recommendations to base leadership on how to respond, mitigate, and control the incident as well as coordinate information and response activities with local community health officials.
  • Med Group improves annual process

    The 7th Medical Group has improved the process for Airmen’s Periodic Health Assessments to ensure Airmen are deployable at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. Members of the 7th MDG took people’s concerns to heart and vowed to improve the PHA process. After many meetings and planning, it was decided that Airmen would complete their PHAs and annual dental exams during one visit instead of multiple visits throughout the year.
  • 7th Medical Group holds redesignation ceremony

    The Air Force’s Medical Reform model has arrived at Dyess Air Force Base and has brought changes to squadrons within the 7th Medical Group. The 7th Aerospace Medicine Squadron is redesignated as the 7th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 7th Medical Operation Squadron is now the 7th Health Care Operations Squadron during a redesignation ceremony, Aug. 23.
  • Airman defeats cancer, prepares for deployment

    Imagine waking up to a typical day, only to find out your entire life was about to change after one simple doctor’s appointment. For Staff Sgt. Danielle Galich, 40th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules loadmaster, this became a reality upon learning she was diagnosed with breast cancer at 34 years old in September 2016.
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