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  • Rescue team

    Ten members of the 11th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department went through a 15-day Department of Defense Rescue Technical Course at Joint Base Andrews, Md., that ended Nov. 4, 2015. The course was taught by Department of Defense rescue instructors from Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, and included confined space rescue training and ropes skills
  • Warrior Care Month

    On November 5, 2008, then Secretary of Defense Robert F. Gates established November as Warrior Care Month. He said Warrior Care Month is a, "DoD wide effort aimed at increasing awareness of programs and resources available to wounded, ill, and injured service members, their families, and those who care about them." Secretary Gates charged DoD to
  • Thanksgiving Day holiday closure

    Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center will be closed for observance of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, Nov. 26 and for a Family Day on Friday, Nov. 27.There will be no scheduled appointments, pharmacy or laboratory services.Prescription refills requested before noon on Nov. 25 will be available for pickup after noon on Nov. 30.Prescription
  • Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center Wingman Day closure

    Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 5 for Wingman Day.There will be no scheduled appointments, pharmacy or laboratory services.Prescription refills requested before noon on Nov. 4 will be available for pickup after 12 noon on Nov. 6.Prescription refills requested after noon on Nov. 4 will be available
  • AFDW Capital Airman: Tech. Sgt. Tona Landers

    Tech. Sgt. Tona Landers, an Air Force District of Washington Capital Airman, directly supports AFDW leadership every day. As the NCO in charge of the Personnel Management Division, she plays a key role in the administrative mission at AFDW.Landers decided to join the Air Force shortly after finishing high school, and her family's military
  • Service dogs for wounded warriors

    Wounded warriors passing through the 779th Medical Group, Aeromedical Staging Facility (ASF), have the opportunity to participate in a study that examines their stress level and the impact of animal assisted therapy in reducing stress as they transit the aeromedical system. The ASF serves as the CONUS distribution hub for all branches of the
  • Flu vaccination drive

    The 79th Medical Wing will be having a flu vaccination drive on Joint Base Andrews October 20 and 21, 2015.Active Duty personnel and TRICARE beneficiaries (age 9 years and up) can come to the base theater between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to receive their vaccinations.Flu vaccines for TRICARE beneficiaries are available on a walk-in basis at the
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