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  • 386th EMDG hosts optometry clinic for service members

    The 386th Expeditionary Medical Group hosted an optometry clinic for service members experiencing vision changes in their previous prescription or new changes that may require glasses. It's important to have an optometry clinic available for vision readiness.

  • 2020 ‘The Year of Air Force Optometry’

    Air Force optometry came into existence around the same time the Air Force Medical Service stood up on July 1, 1949, and has been caring for the vision of aviators and warfighters ever since. In 2020, ‘The Year of Optometry’, AFMS hopes that you will make your eye health and vision care a priority

  • Exercise Pac Angel 19-1 wraps up in Bangladesh

    Throughout that time, the U.S. and partner nations teamed up to provide medical care and engineering assistance as well as conduct subject matter expert exchanges with the Bangladesh Air Force and civil organizations, such as the Red Crescent and Ministry of Health.

  • Routine eye exam, rare diagnosis

    I recently made an appointment with the optometrist on base. It was my first eye exam in more than 10 years, and it couldn’t have been better timing.

  • Service Before Self

    U.S. Air Force airmen from the 133rd Medical Group, St. Paul, Minn., partnered with members from the 148th Medical Group, Duluth, Minn. and Reservists from around the United States to execute a two-week medical Innovative Readiness Training.

  • Expeditionary Optometry sees the mission in a new light

    The need to provide specific medical care for deployed members as well as dependents alike is growing here. With minimal outside medical resources in the area, Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group optometry clinic look to do more with less.   Since 2003, coalition numbers have grown.