• Air Force dental course ensures mission readiness

    The 59th Dental Training Squadron prosthodontics flight hosted approximately 20 dental specialists, on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Sept. 16, 2019, for the U.S. Air Force’s Prosthodontics update course.

  • 59th MDW medic trainee saves choking toddler

    An Airman performed lifesaving intervention on a choking toddler at a local restaurant on March 30 in San Antonio, Texas.Airman First Class Tobias Titus, an aerospace medical technician in training at the 59th Medical Wing, and his wife were having dinner when he noticed a mother and grandmother at

  • Patients inspire prosthodontist

    In the Dental Surgery Clinic at San Antonio Military Medical Center, maxillofacial prosthodontists and technicians serve many patients per month and perform procedures each work day.

  • 3D printing laboratory

    #DYK: The Air Force Post Graduate Dental School houses the 59th Medical Wing's 3D Printing laboratory?

  • CCATT flight makes three point turn

    The 59th Medical Wing executed three aeromedical transport missions back to back, departing Joint Base San Antonio July 19, 2018, making coast to coast stops, before returning home two days later.

  • 59th MDW opens new hyperbaric medicine facility on JBSA

    Designed from the ground up to provide outstanding patient care, the 59th Medical Wing’s new, state-of-the-art facility near the San Antonio Military Medical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston expands the wing’s capability to provide hyperbaric medicine and wound care.

  • Dermatologists go the distance for the English Channel

    A midnight start in the cold and clammy darkness, vision impaired and depth perception compromised, two 59th Medical Wing doctors took the 16-mile California swim challenge head on in preparation for the 21-mile English Channel in September.

  • 59th MDW brings normalcy to wounded patients

    Most people have no idea what “maxillofacial” means, but to wounded warriors with traumatic injuries the word inspires hope. Disfigured by circumstances while abroad or at home, maxillofacial prosthodontics gives wounded warriors, veterans and civilians a chance at living a normal life.

  • Voting assistance available for absentee voters

    The Federal Voting Assistance Program encourages military members, their eligible family members and overseas citizens to submit a new Federal Post Card Application early enough to ensure they can participate in upcoming federal elections.

  • Allergist educates military community about asthma

    According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 24 million Americans are affected by asthma, a chronic disease that causes airways to become inflamed and make it hard to breathe, and 10 people die a day from it. In addition, 6.3 million of those affected are children under the age of 18.

  • Gateway team takes innovation training to SAMMC

    With a proven track record and increasing demand for its services, the 59th Medical Wing Gateway Innovation Center deployed its mobile training team to the San Antonio Military Medical Center at nearby Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 25–29.

  • 59th MDW Airman honored at inaugural D3 summit

    A 59th Medical Wing medic was part of a four-person team honored at the inaugural Defense, Diplomacy and Development Innovation Summit Pitch Challenge March 3 in Washington, D.C.