359th Medical Operations Squadron welcomes new commander
/ Published August 15, 2011
RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --
Rank/Name: Lt. Col. Kevin W. Tiller
Squadron: 359th Medical Operations Squadron
Date assumed command: Aug. 15
Previous assignment: Pharmacy Flight Commander, 375th Medical Group, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Time in Service: 15 years
Family: Wife, Jill, and three children, Samuel, Caroline and Benjamin
Hobbies: Fishing and generally whatever my children are involved in.
Why the squadron is important to the Air Force mission: The 359th MDOS ensures a full spectrum of clinical care, from pediatric to adult patients, for a population of more than 23,000 beneficiaries. Squadron personnel provide preventive health assessments, physical examinations, diagnostic services, treatment, disease management, and immunization readiness for more than 4,700 warfighters assigned to Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.
Command philosophy: As commander, I must foster a culture where every member of the squadron lives and breathes the Air Force core values of integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. Embodiment of the AF core values will ensure that we take care of the mission first and our people always. My challenge to all Airmen is to be the best that they can be and to do their very best in all aspects of life.
Goals for new position: To serve with and for the men and women of the 359th MDOS as we support the 359th Medical Group in the provision of world-class healthcare to our valued beneficiaries. Also, ensure 359th MDOS Airmen are equipped, trained, and ready to deploy in support of worldwide contingency operations.