Deliver Ready Medics and Improve the Health of All We Serve!
The 79th Medical Wing (79th MDW) was activated on May 12, 2006 and is one of three medical wings in the Air Force.
The 79th MDW is a mission partner on Joint Base Andrews with two subordinate units: the 779th Medical Group located on Joint Base Andrews, and the 579th Medical Group located on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Additionally, these groups have medics working across the National Capital Region (NCR) including Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Md.; Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Va.; Fort George Meade, Md., and the Pentagon.