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  • Senate confirms Maj. Gen. Robert Miller as next Air Force Surgeon General

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Maj. Gen. Robert I. Miller as the U.S. Air Force and Space Force’s next Surgeon General May 26. The Senate Armed Services Committee confirmed Miller by voice vote.
  • Air Force Surgeon General briefs House members on COVID-19 response, future of Air Force medicine

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force Surgeon General, testified Tuesday, May 25, before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense at a hearing on Defense Health and Medical Readiness.
  • 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 Washington, D.C.
  • Air Force Surgeon General briefs Senate on COVID-19 response

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force Surgeon General, testified Tuesday, April 20, at a hearing on the Defense Health Program before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense.
  • 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 Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 31, 2021. “What brought us out to Davis-Monthan today was to see the great things that our medics are doing and to make sure that they are taking care of one another,” Hogg said.
  • AF surgeon general visits Striker Nation

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Office of the Surgeon General medical enlisted force and enlisted corps chief, visited Barksdale, March 10, 2021.
  • Surgeon General emphasizes step up, step out impact

    Stepping up and stepping out was the message given by the U.S. Air Force and Space Force surgeon general, Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, when she spoke at the Columbus Women’s History Month luncheon, Mar. 12, 2021, hosted by Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. Hogg visited Columbus AFB to share her experiences throughout her career and to emphasize the important contributions women have made in the military.
  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, receives COVID-19 vaccine

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kelvin Thomas, 316th Medical Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of immunizations, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination to U.S. Air Force Lt. General Dorothy A. Hogg, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force Surgeon General, at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington D.C., Jan. 6, 2021. As initial quantities of
  • Air Force’s new top enlisted medic shares importance of learning, mentorship and facing challenges

    Stepping into a new role in the midst of a global pandemic is no easy feat. This is especially true when that role involves being responsible for the welfare, readiness, morale and utilization of the 34,000 Total Force medical enlisted community. Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski has done just that, as she stepped in to join the leadership of the Air Force Medical Service as Chief, Medical Enlisted Force. It is clear she knows what she is up against, and does not take the responsibility of serving as the enlisted voice lightly. Kolczynski spoke with Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs to give Airmen an idea of how she plans to take on this new role.
  • 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 working nearly around the clock to answer it. It’s not hard to understand why.