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59th Medical Wing transitions to TRICARE website
February 16, 2024
59th MDW

Defense Health Network Central garners top honors for Ready Reliable Care initiatives
February 16, 2024
Airmen from the 59th Medical Wing practice detecting seizures during a national disaster response exercise on Camp Bramble at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 3, 2023. Texas A&M University has been conducting emergency response training for 15 years and, for the first time, collaborated with the 59th MDW. Being able to train inflight and utilize Disaster City by collaborating with Texas A&M gives medics a way to hone their skills, prepare for national emergencies and remain ready medics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Melody Bordeaux)

Air Force to restructure for improved readiness and health service support
August 11, 2023
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Senior Noncommissioned Officer of Year credits team, spouse for achievement
July 25, 2023
Senior Noncommissioned Officer of Year Credits Team, Spouse for Achievement

TriService Nursing Research Program cultivates medical innovative solution through evidence-based practice, research
June 1, 2023
The TriService Nursing Research Program's annual Dissemination Course was held on April 4-6th, 2023, San Antonio, Texas. A room full of people sit while Brig. Gen. Jeannine Ryder, Chief Nurse of the Air Force, presents a  power point discussing the top four research initiatives: aeromedical evacuation (AE) and en route care, prolonged combat casualty care in expeditionary and space, aviation and space medicine, and medical countermeasures to directed energy threats.

New DHA director: 17-year-old's passion for medicine leads to her Army calling
February 8, 2023
Lt. Gen. Telita Crosland

DHA will serve 'anytime, anywhere — always,' says new director
January 6, 2023
A female military service member receives a flag that is passed to her during a ceremony.

Air Force Cycling Team completes ride across Iowa representing Air Force, Space Force
August 16, 2022
Cyclists work on a bicycle on the side of the road

Healthy weight: How diet, lifestyle and mental health impact your eating habits and fitness
July 13, 2022
Image of an Airman holding a cookie and broccoli.

San Antonio Market readies for civilian personnel transfer to Defense Health Agency
May 23, 2022
San Antonio Market readies for civilian personnel transfer to Defense Health Agency

Pandemic spotlights the vital role of military lab workers
May 3, 2022
Image of an Airman working in a laboratory.

Top military health leaders discuss future readiness
March 9, 2022
Image of Soldiers on a plane.

Why today’s ‘Gen Z’ is at risk for boot camp injuries
February 10, 2022
While the United States military remains “the best in the world,” Department of the Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall said Jan. 19 that the Air and Space Forces must move quickly to adapt and modernize to offset actions by China and others that have dented the “presumption of superiority” held by the U.S.

Defense Health Agency director visits BAMC
February 7, 2022
Defense Health Agency director visits BAMC

59th MDW: Patient and Family Partnership Council works to improve patient experience
October 25, 2021
The council meets quarterly to discuss matters of patient experience, evaluate current processes and make changes to better the conditions of the San Antonio Market Military Treatment Facilities.

Reducing the stigma, encouraging mental health care in the military
May 19, 2021
Military members talk at ellsworth

MHS GENESIS Patient Portal expands new features
April 9, 2021
MHS GENESIS Patient Portal expands new features

DOD experts explain science behind COVID-19 vaccines
February 2, 2021
Lab manager studies COVID samples.

DHA director visits JBSA vaccination sites, discusses medical market certification
January 26, 2021
Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, Director, Defense Health Agency, talks with Spc. Aaron Neuenschwander, health care specialist, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 20, 2021.

DHA director visits JBSA vaccination sites, discusses medical market certification
January 25, 2021
Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, Director, Defense Health Agency, talks with Army Lt. Col. Elizabeth Markelz, Chief of Infectious Disease, and Army Lt. Col. Robert Walter, Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 20, 2021. Place said there is no location in DoD that has seen more COVID-positive cases or COVID-positive workload than the medical facilities at JBSA, lauding the relationship between the military health system here and their involvement in the community.