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AFRL, 59th Medical Wing launch space medical research group
November 30, 2023
A graphic depicting Rocket Cargo, one of the Department of Air Force Vanguard programs that focuses on rapid global mobility including delivery of medical supplies. The Clinical and Operational Space Medicine Innovation Consortium, or COSMIC, created a research working group to address defense space-linked medical research gaps. This newly established collaboration between the 711th Human Performance Wing’s Human Effectiveness Directorate, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the 59th Medical Wing will serve as a platform to fuse human health and performance research capabilities and expertise across both organizations. (U.S. Air Force illustration)

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 U.S. Army Executive Director Col. Young Yauger, PhD, CRNA, presents a power point slide to the attendees.

Men's Health Month means preventing problems in advance
June 15, 2021
June is Men’s Health month which promotes a variety of activities males can do to have healthier, more active lifestyles.

59th Medical Wing reduced operations for Feb. 16
February 16, 2021
San Antonio Military Health System sets holiday hours.

59th Medical Wing supports COVID operations in North Dakota
December 2, 2020

Flu season is here: are you ready?
November 12, 2020
Tech Sgt. Robert Carpenter, 59th Medical Wing Immunizations Clinic licensed vocational nurse, administers the influenza vaccine to a patient.

Joint Outpatient Experience Survey feedback, the only path to change
November 3, 2020

JBSA continues HPCON CHARLIE protective measures
August 20, 2020
Soldiers seated wearing face masks.

59th Medical Wing command team speaks at SNCO seminar
August 18, 2020
SNCO Seminar

59th MDW begins phased reopening June 1
June 1, 2020
With an abundance of caution, the 59th Medical Wing has begun a phased reopening of primary and surgical care as of June 1.

New BAMC trauma training program prepares surgical team for deployment
May 25, 2020
Doctors rush to surgery

Annual 5K/9K event at JBSA-Randolph raises awareness of breast cancer
October 10, 2019
These are medals for participants of the 59th Medical Wing  annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K/9K at 9 a.m. Oct. 26 at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph’s Heritage Park.The annual event, which is open to anyone with base access, raises awareness of breast cancer and the importance of early detection and regular screenings during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Air Force dental course ensures mission readiness
September 26, 2019
Staff Sgt. Tara Freed, 959th Medical Group prosthetics department non-commissioned officer in charge, works with students from the Air Force Post Graduate Dental School surgical skills and readiness course at the Clinical Research Division at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Sept. 24. The training fulfills readiness requirements for both officers and enlisted from the 59th Dental Group.

JBSA activities this month draw attention to suicide issue
September 6, 2019
Runs for Life and Resiliency Fairs are scheduled from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 21 at JBSA-Randolph’s Heritage Park and 9-11 a.m. Sept. 28 at JBSA-Lackland’s Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Community members can register at www.59mdw.org/runforlife and buy T-shirts before sales end.

JBSA leaders discuss mold remediation in dorms, way forward
August 2, 2019
Members of the 502nd Civil Engineering Group remove carpet from a dorm room impacted by mold August 1, 2019, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. After an assessment, remediation steps include ensuring heating, ventilation and air conditions systems are properly working, as well as installing dehumidifiers, exhaust and ceiling fans. In order to reduce mold and humidity challenges, carpeting is being replaced with vinyl planking. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sean M. Worrell)

59th Medical Wing exercise may affect wait time at Air Force medical facilities
May 28, 2019
The 59th Medical Wing is participating in a simulated mass causality exercise at both Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and JBSA-Randolph June 25.

JBSA Family Advocacy Program keeps families safe
March 27, 2019
The Family Advocacy Program at Joint Base Charleston is here to support healthy military families and communities by offering various programs, counseling, education, training and activities designed to intervene when families are having difficulties or need professional intervention. For more information on the list and dates of classes, please visit https://www.jbcharleston.com/youth-family/military-family-support/.

59th MDW commander visits Gateway Bulverde Clinic
January 30, 2019
Maj. Gen. John J. DeGoes (right), 59th Medical Wing commander, coins Dr. Kenneth McGill (left), family care practitioner, during his visit to the Gateway Bulverde Clinic in San Antonio Jan. 25. DeGoes visited Gateway Bulverde Clinic to recognize the team for outstanding patient care.

Gateway Innovation Center kicks off 59th MDW Spark Cell
January 22, 2019
More than sixty officer, enlisted and civilian Airmen gathered in the garden level of Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center for the 59th Medical Wing Spark Cell kickoff event, led by the Gateway Innovation Center, Jan. 11, 2019. The Spark Cell is an Air Force initiative that drives innovation within our Airmen to develop a better and faster way to accomplish the mission.

94-year-old veteran continues to serve at 59th Medical Wing
November 14, 2018
Helen Wells, a 94-year-old assistant library volunteer for the 59th Medical Wing, poses for a photo in the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center medical library. Wells has dedicated more than 50 years of service to the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma)