• Family Advocacy Program: Wealth of resources a phone call away

    “I had a man, an Air Force officer, call me one time. He said to me – I’m working long hours at work, I have two small children at home. I’m stressed and I’m worried I’ll take it out on my family. “I need your help.”According to Craig Hodge-Young, Family Advocacy Program domestic abuse victim advocate, this is exactly what he would like to see.
  • AF surgeon general speaks to JBSA medics

    U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg spoke to medics during a Jan. 9 visit to Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.Doctors, nurses and medical technicians from BAMC and Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center gathered for a town hall to hear Hogg’s perspective on the future of military medicine and ask
  • 59 MDW Holiday Hours

    In observance of the upcoming holiday season Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center and Randolph Medical Treatment Facilities will have limited services available on the Federal Holidays and AETC Family Days.  For medical emergencies, dial 911 or visit your nearest emergency department. As a reminder, the WHASC and Brooke Army Medical Center
  • Luke Gate Construction - Plan Ahead for Delays

    Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland has been going through a transformation with new construction to update its infrastructure. As part of the latest phase of construction, security upgrades will be installed at the Luke East Gate (Gateway Gate) to improve the overall security of the base.This construction will close a portion of Luke Blvd, which will
  • During giving season, give blood

    “During this time of year, the donations kind of dry up,” said Staff Sgt. Taylor Altrichter, Blood Donor Center NCO-in-charge of quality assurance. “People are busy with the holidays and we have a hard time getting as much blood as we need.”As the largest blood donor center in the Defense Department shipping blood to 23 different sites, this can be
  • Advance Force Development: Forging a new mindset through occupational competencies

    As part of the process to scale force development across the enterprise, Air Education and Training Command’s occupational competencies branch is working to forge a new training mindset by assisting career field managers with the development of occupational competency models for the Air Force’s 266 career fields.
  • 59th MDW Wingman Day; resiliency, challenge and purpose

    Warrior Medics and Airmen from across Joint Base San Antonio battled it out for bragging rights, and the commander's sword and shield during the 59th Medical Wing’s annual Wingman Day-Warrior Medic Challenge Nov. 1 at the Gillum Fitness Center.Wingman Day brings together active-duty and civilian Airmen from the Wing’s six groups promoting a day of
  • 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
  • Joint medical partnership saves lives downrange

    At any given time, there are over 100 medics deployed worldwide from the 59th Medical Wing, executing a Joint U.S. mission in support of global operations. Air Force personnel assigned to Brooke Army Medical Center, the DOD’s only level 1 trauma center, are the core for trauma care readiness at the Role 3 facility, Craig Joint Theater Hospital in
  • 2019 TRICARE Open Season, Federal Benefits Open Season starts next month

    Did you know that the TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season happen only once a year? Unless you experience a Qualifying Life Event, open season is your only chance to enroll in or make a change to your enrollment for the participating programs. TRICARE Open Season applies to anyone enrolled in or eligible for a TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan. Federal Benefits Open Season is for enrollment in a Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program dental and vision plan. Both the TRICARE and FEDVIP open seasons will run from Nov. 11 to Dec. 9.

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