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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.
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Air Force Surgeon General attends Battlefield Acupuncture training

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779th Medical Group united for patient safety

Sexual Assault Awareness Month events promote an end to sexual violence

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Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center reminds you to get screened for Colorectal Cancer

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