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Joint Base San Antonio
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59th Medical Wing
59th MDW supports breastfeeding moms with facilities, research
August 29, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing supports new mothers with access to facilities throughout Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and educational opportunities on breastfeeding their newborns...
IMA helps keep education and training on track
August 10, 2018
— Airmen in the Individual Mobilization Augmentee program are Air Force Reservists assigned to active-component units and government agencies. They work with their individual active-duty supervisors to work out a custom duty schedule that helps their unit meet mission requirements while the active duty personnel are deployed...
Taking pride in a tradition of honor
August 7, 2018
— The Air Force Core values can remain with Airmen long after they retire the uniform, David Carter continues to live those values, integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. Carter, 59th Medical Wing Information Technology Requirements & IT Asset Management chief, dedicated 26 years of his life to the uniformed service and is continuing his dedication for the Air Force. ...
Air Force tests en route wound care device at 59th Medical Wing
August 1, 2018
— Air Force Medical Evaluation and Support Activity engineers and medics successfully tested a new multi-channel wound vacuum system, a device that would improve aeromedical evacuation crews’ capability to deliver life-saving en route wound care...
Med Techs to nursing program now available
July 27, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing is partnering with the Baptist School of Health Professions in San Antonio to provide an opportunity for Aerospace Medical Service Technicians to participate in a program that leads to certification as a Licensed Vocational Nurse...
Bounce forward: 59th Medical Wing Airman battles cancer
July 27, 2018
— April 10, 2016, 26-year old Staff Sgt. Grant Novotnak arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center and was forced with reality hearing the dreaded, “you have cancer.”...
59th Medical Wing's CCATT flight makes three point turn
July 25, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing executed three back-to-back aeromedical transport missions departing from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland July 19, making coast-to-coast stops before returning home two days later...
59th Medical Wing deployment training reinforces critical skills
July 24, 2018
— On the grounds of the Air Force’s largest medical mobility mission at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, the 59th Medical Wing amplifies critical readiness and combat skills to enhance joint service integration downrange...
Readiness reform bolsters largest mobility mission
July 18, 2018
— Through the faint glow of night, a medic provides lifesaving care to a fallen teammate in Southwest Asia, doing everything in his power to stabilize the patient until the stretcher gets into a hospital. Four months prior, that same medic couldn’t have saved that life had it not been for the 59th Medical Wing’s readiness transformation...
59th Medical Wing expands wounded warrior care at MacDill AFB
July 12, 2018
— MacDill Air Force Base’s 6th Medical Wing’s dermatology clinic partnered with members from the 59th Medical wing from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland to learn fractional laser resurfacing, a treatment used by the 59th MDW since 2007, providing patient-centered care to wounded warriors with traumatic amputations, burns and severe scarring...
59th Medical Wing paramedic channels passion to save lives
June 29, 2018
— For Senior Airman Tyler Stager, a paramedic from the 59th Medical Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland,, having the unique opportunity to work as an emergency responder is a way of life for him...
59th Medical Wing evacuates El Paso patient
June 26, 2018
— Members of the Acute Lung Rescue Team from the 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, perform an Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation procedure on a patient in El Paso, Texas, June 10. The team is the Department of Defense's only medical evacuation team with ECMO capabilities. ECMO enables the team to safely transfer critically ill patients with severe heart and lung issues across long distances for further treatment...
59th Medical Wing nurse receives BAMC award
June 18, 2018
— Air Force Maj. David F. Bradley, Jr., a perioperative clinical nurse specialist assigned to the 59th Medical Wing, was the recipient of Brooke Army Medical Center’s 2018 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse of the Year Award May 7. The annual award is presented to the nominee who has made a significant impact on the San Antonio military medical mission. ...
59th Medical Wing reopens Satellite Pharmacy at JBSA-Lackland
June 18, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing reopened the doors to the satellite pharmacy located on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland June 11...
59th Medical Wing welcomes new commander
June 18, 2018
— Members of the Air Force’s flagship medical wing witnessed the transfer authority and responsibility from Maj. Gen. Bart Iddins to the new 59th Medical Wing commander, Maj. Gen. John DeGoes during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland June 14...
59th Medical Wing executes five missions at once
May 1, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing orchestrated five air transport missions simultaneously during the week of April 16-2o...
59th Medical Wing opens new clinic on far north side of San Antonio
April 17, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing officially opened its new Gateway Bulverde Clinic April 17, located at 25615 US Hwy 281...
59th Medical Wing flexes integrated healthcare capability
March 20, 2018
— A water main broke at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, March 14th, resulting in no fresh water at the Randolph Clinic. Rather than shutting down and cancelling appointments, the 359th Medical Group practiced patient centeredness, and very quickly shifted operations by leveraging the resources of the entire 59th Medical Wing. ...
59th Medical Wing sets Air Force work station upgrade bar
March 20, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing, headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, migrated a record number of computers from relic operating systems to a new version, from the end of January through the first of March 2018...
59th Medical Wing leaves large footprint on medical education
March 2, 2018
— The 59th Medical Wing, headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, is the Air Force's premier healthcare, medical education and research, and readiness wing...