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Dr. Tom Sauerwein, director of the 59th Medical Wing’s Diabetes Center of Excellence, teaches patients to self-manage diabetes during a classroom session at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The DCOE is a premier Air Force Medical Service specialty clinic dedicated to providing standardized diabetes care to beneficiaries across the military health care system. The clinical component provides diabetes management, diabetes education, and diabetes prevention programs through referral care to more than 50,000 TRICARE beneficiaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Huddleston) Wing pioneers innovative diabetes education program
A 59th Medical Wing education initiative aims to ensure all Department of Defense patients with diabetes can learn how to manage their disease and lower their risk for complications.
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Senior Airman Sierra Steen, 59th Medical Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron, pharmacy tech, drops off unused medications in the MedSafe cabinet, Apr. 21, 2016, at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center Pharmacy lobby on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Secure medicine collection cabinets are located in the WHASC lobby first floor near Seattle’s Best, in the Satellite Pharmacy lobby and at the Reid Clinic just outside the pharmacy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Huddleston) Wing expands medicine disposal program to JBSA-Lackland
The 59th Medical Wing is expanding its medicine disposal program, a patient safety initiative allowing beneficiaries to drop off unused medications year round, to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
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Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander, Air Education and Training Command, talks with 59th Medical Wing Airmen during an all call gathering May 11 at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The general talked about his focus areas and shared his leadership philosophy with the wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jason Huddleston) Roberson impressed by 59th MDW warrior medics
Seeing first-hand how the 59th Medical Wing is “setting the standard” for innovation throughout the Department of Defense, Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson, commander, Air Education and Training Command, toured the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center May 11 to get an inside glimpse of the organization.
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Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James addresses basic trainees currently in the Basic Expeditionary Airmen Skills Training (BEAST) course March 22, 2016, at the 319th Training Squadron on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. James visited the 37th Training Wing to learn about the Forward Operating Base (FOB) of the Future project, a joint venture between the Air Force Research Laboratory and the University of Dayton Research Institute which converted one zone of the BEAST complex to generate onsite power from renewable energy. The data from this prototype will help guide remaining technology maturation efforts and potentially accelerates the modernization of FOBs throughout the Defense Department.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Johnny Saldivar)
 
James announces Office of Energy Assurance
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the establishment of the Air Force Office of Energy Assurance and conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 22.
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