• Training at a glance: Orthotics program

    The Air Force's only orthotics training program is conducted at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Established in the 1970s, the program is dedicated to providing the highest level of training and graduating world-class orthotics technicians. The

  • 59th TRG shapes future AF dental assistants

    Tech. Sgt. Christy Nixon, Instructor supervisor of the Air Force Dental Assistant Training program, gives students a glimpse of the restorative materials they will work with during training Oct. 20, 2016 at the Medical Education and Training Campus on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. The

  • 59th MDW career advisor changes lives 1 Airman at a time

    Service, education and travel are some of many reasons people have for joining the military. Later in their careers, however, Airmen may reach a fork in the road and not know where to turn – that is where Senior Master Sgt. Jose Diaz can help.   As one of four career assistance advisors for Joint

  • 59th MDW promotes suicide awareness with Run for Life 5k

    Airmen, government civilians and their family members gathered Saturday at Heritage Park on Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas to draw attention to a rising  issue in America today – suicide.The crowd of nearly 260 took part in the fourth annual “5K Run for Life.” Sponsored by the 59th Medical

  • Sterile processing department keeps tools spotless at Wilford Hall

     Senior Airman Mitchelly Gomez, a 59th Medical Operations Group surgical technician, accounts for all surgical instrumentation prior to moving them to the final stage of sterilization at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Sept. 17, 2016. Sterile

  • Every Airman plays a role in suicide prevention

    The Air Force is determined to prevent suicide, but you don’t need to be a specialist or doctor to do that. Sometimes all it takes is starting a conversation. Everyone has a role to play. That’s a key part of the Department of Defense’s #BeThere Campaign, which encourages making a difference through

  • Devoted AF veteran serves community with art

    I seldom create things to please other people; I normally create things with the mindset that I’m making something that I would want to display in my own home,” said the man with many accolades and awarding-winning pieces adorning the walls around his drafting table. Before retiring in 2010, then

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