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.
Construction has started on the new Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center. The new facility will integrate into the National Capital Region healthcare network, providing world-class medical services to the nation's wounded warriors and the area's service members, retirees and their families. To read more click the graphic below.
TRICARE is the health care program serving Uniformed Service members, retirees and their families worldwide.
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