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  • Always believe in yourself, the rest will follow

    Ever since she was young, Airman 1st Class Sahira Contreras, 47th Health Care Operations Squadron referral management technician, saw her dad in uniform and knew that’s the life she wanted when she was older.
  • Artificial intelligence makes its way to MacDill dermatology clinic

    The dermatology clinic at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, boasts a machine that can help patients log and track various skin conditions over time. Its ability to use high resolution photos of the patients’ body and intelligently detect when new marks appear and grow larger allows Maj. Thomas Beachkofsky, the 6th Health Care Operations Squadron dermatologist, easily to monitor areas of concern with his patients. However, a new software upgrade that takes advantage of machine learning has opened up new opportunities to use this machine, which is one of two in the Air Force.
  • 4th Medical Group undergoes restructure; streamlines health care services

    Beginning Oct. 7, the 4th Medical Group at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base will start reorganizing health care services offered at the clinic. In this new medical services model, an Operational Medicine Readiness Squadron and a Health Care Operations Squadron are being created, with roles aimed at increasing the timeliness of the care given to patients at Team Seymour based on their beneficiary’s status.
  • 2nd MDG deactivate and re-designate squadrons

    The 2nd Medical Group held a deactivation ceremony and re-designation ceremonies on September 18. The official ceremony included deactivation of the 2nd Dental Squadron, re-designation of the 2nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron and the 2nd Medical Operations Squadron as the 2nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 2nd Health Care Operations Squadron respectively.
  • 355 MDG conducts reorganization ceremony

    The 355th Medical Group performed a reorganization ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, August 29.
  • 27th Special Operations Medical Group redesignates two squadrons

    The 27th Special Operations Medical Group redesignated the 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron to the 27th Special Operations Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 27th Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron to the 27th Special Operations Health Care Operational Squadron during a ceremony August 29, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.
  • 30th MDG reforms medical structure

    The 30th Medical Group officially stood up two new health care squadrons during a re-designation ceremony at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif, Aug. 23.
  • 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.
  • 509th Medical Group ceremony stands up dual health care model for Airmen, families

    The 509th Medical Group and base leaders commemorated the group’s official reorganization according to a new two-squadron concept during a ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, August 14. The ceremony officially introduced the activation of the 509th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 509th Health Care Operations Squadron.
  • 319th Medical Group to reorganize base clinic

    Grand Forks Air Force Base’s Medical Group is preparing to reorganize the base clinic into two separate squadrons to simultaneously focus on medically-ready warfighters and providing world-class care to beneficiaries.