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Tag: 59th Medical Wing

Nov. 30, 2021

59 MDW: Art, medicine merge in patient care

In January 2021, Army Sgt.1st Class Randolph Adams was on leave in Chicago, Illinois before departing for his next duty assignment. The next chapter of Adams’ career was set to take place at the 2nd Cavalry Regiment in Germany, and this visit to Chicago was a chance to reconnect with family before relocating more than 4,000 miles away.Adams left

Oct. 5, 2021

USecAF gets firsthand look at AETC’s values-based approach to foundational readiness

Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones visited here Oct. 1-4, seeing firsthand how Air Education and Training Command ingrains dignity and respect throughout the force, and how the command implements a values-based approach to training and readiness.

Oct. 5, 2021

Medical readiness training through the pandemic

The 59th Medical Readiness Training Center continues to provide the highest level of training for medics across the Air Force Medical Service prior to deployment as well as ensuring skills remain current.

Aug. 16, 2021

59th MDW: Medical Education and Training Campus biomedical technicians

The Medical Education and Training Campus located on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, is home to the Biomedical Equipment Technician program that meets the unique mission of training, mentoring, professionally developing and qualifying the most proficient Air Force, Army and Navy biomedical equipment technicians.

June 1, 2021

59th MDW medics assist Honduras hospital during Resolute Sentinel 21

CHOLUTECA, Honduras (AFNS) -- U.S. Air Force and Army military doctors were in Choluteca, Honduras, May 12-27, to assist a local hospital with urologic surgeries during Resolute Sentinel 21.

May 5, 2021

59th Medical Wing members welcome Air Force Nurse Corps chief as new commander

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder took command of the 59th Medical Wing during a change of command ceremony at the Inter-American Air Forces Academy Auditorium here April 29, 2021.

Oct. 30, 2019

59th Medical Wing integrates missions, strengthens operational medical readiness

The 59th Medical Wing activated the 559th Medical Squadron in a redesignation ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio – Randolph, Texas, Oct. 30, 2019, after deactivating the 359th Medical Group.The squadron will continue the mission of providing comprehensive health services for nearly 25,000 eligible beneficiaries in the greater San Antonio area. This

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