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59th Medical Wing paramedic channels passion to save lives
June 29, 2018
Senior Airman Tyler Stager, a paramedic with the 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, poses for a photo at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center. Stager is part of a team of paramedics within the 59th MDW that serve both JBSA and the San Antonio area.

59th Medical Wing evacuates El Paso patient
June 26, 2018
Members of the Acute Lung Resuce Team from the 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, perform an Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation procedure on a patient in El Paso, Texas, June, 10, 2018. 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
Maj. David 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 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. 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
Senior Airman Deja Collins, 59th Medical Training Squadron pharmacy technician, prepares medication for distribution at the satellite pharmacy, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland June 11. The staff processes 378,000 prescriptions annually.

59th Medical Wing welcomes new commander
June 18, 2018
Maj. Gen. John DeGoes took command of the 59th Medical Wing during a ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland June 14. The 59th MDW is the Air Force's premier healthcare, medical education and research, and readiness wing.

59th Medical Wing executes five missions at once
May 1, 2018
59th Medical Wing CCATT team members, in conjunction with mission partners, transition from their aircraft to an ambulance during an infant patient transport mission from Germany to Walter Reed National Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., April 19th, 2018. Examples of conditions requiring CCATT support include supportive or resuscitate care of shock/hemorrhage, respiratory failure, and multi-system trauma.

59th Medical Wing opens new clinic on far north side of San Antonio
April 17, 2018
The 59th Medical Wing officially opened the new Gateway Bulverde Clinic on April 17, 2018. It is located at 25615 U.S. 281, San Antonio, TX 78258. The new clinic is on the second floor of a freestanding Baptist Emergency facility, located between San Antonio and Bulverde.

59th Medical Wing flexes integrated healthcare capability
March 20, 2018
The 59th Medical Wing, located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, is the Air Force's premier healthcare, medical education and research, and readiness wing. The wing's vision is "Exemplary Care, Global Response." Its mission is "Developing Warrior Medics Through Patient-Centered Care."

59th Medical Wing sets Air Force work station upgrade bar
March 20, 2018
Staff Sgt. Kayce Crisp, an informatinon systems technician from the 59th Medical Wing, explains the process of upgrading a computer's operating system March 13, 2018 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The 59th MDW information technician staff upgraded a record amount of more than 3,700 systems to maintain Air Force standards.

59th Medical Wing leaves large footprint on medical education
March 2, 2018
The 59th Medical Wing, headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is the Air Force's premier healthcare, medical education and research, and readiness wing. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Cody Vance)

Point of Care Testing manager at 59th MDW celebrates 40 years of civil service
February 23, 2018
Leah Hawes began her career as a civil service employee in the late 1970's. She is now the Point of Care Testing manager for the 59th Medical Wing at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

59th Medical Wing Gastronomy Clinic strives for excellence
February 14, 2018
Surgical technicians from the 59th Medical Wing, prepare a patient for a colonoscopy, January 10, 2017 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The can provide patients timely screenings to detect gastro related illnesses, including cancer.

59th MDW event reaches out to JBSA community, promoting healthy lifestyle
February 8, 2018
The 59th Medical Wing Health Rally – an event that attracted some 300 participants last year – returns to Airmen’s Heritage Park at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph this month.

Getting to know the Wilford Hall Department of Dermatology
February 1, 2018

Wilford Hall audiology clinic works to maintain, restore hearing
January 29, 2018
ear exam

JBSA-Randolph Dental Clinic hosts Give Kids a Smile Day
January 17, 2018
The 59th Medical Wing hosts Give Kids a Smile Day from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph’s dental clinic.

VIPER clinic: Taking care of future Airmen
December 15, 2017
559th Medical Group's Versatile Injury Prevention and Embedded Reconditioning Clinic. The VIPER team writes individualized exercise prescriptions to help patients maintain some level of fitness during the healing and recovery process.

JBSA Air Force clinic first to offer new breakthrough procedure
November 24, 2017
Poor eyesight can, and will, pose a potential career ending medical condition to many service members. The 59th Medical Wing’s Wilford Hall Eye Center has a solution for it.

Introducing the new Wilford Hall Eye Center
November 6, 2017
(U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Stephan Alvarez)

Israeli Air Force Surgeon General visits 59th Medical Wing
November 1, 2017
Israeli Air Force Col. (Dr.) Yifat Erlich-Shoham, Surgeon General of the Israeli Air Force, is briefed on the 59th Medical Wing's air evacuation capabilities by Col. (Dr.) Mark Ervin at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis Oct. 24. Erlich-Shoham's visit symbolizes a continued Air Force medical partnership between the United States and Israel.