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The Warrior Medics from the 59th Medical Wing, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, muster together at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, concerning the response and relief efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, August 30, 2017. The 59th MDW is part of a larger Department of Defense presence in an effort to aid eastern Texas following a record amount of rainfall and flooding. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Keifer Bowes) 59th MDW arrives in Houston

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JBSA joins hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts JBSA joins Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts
Several mission partners across the base have sprung together into action setting up installation support bases to support Hurricane Harvey disaster relief operations across the south Texas region.The hurricane, projected by weather forecasters to dump rain on the south Texas region for several more days, has necessitated the activation of both
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Senior Airman Vanessa Powell-Davis, right, 59th Dental Training Squadron periodontics technician, prepares a patient for periodontal surgery performed by Capt. Andrew Verrett, a 59th DTS periodontics resident, at the Air Force Postgraduate Dental School, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The wing’s postgraduate medical education function provides a wide array of training programs ranging from general surgery to emergency medical services administration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma) 59th Medical Wing plays key role in AETC mission
Located on the northern edge of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, the 59th Medical Wing headquarters – Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center – has overlooked the 'Gateway to the Air Force" since 1942.  Developing into a leading medical treatment, education, training, and research organization, the facility evolved into the 59th MDW on July 1,
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Staff Sgt. Devin Rudd, (left) a student in the orthotics program, and Lawrence New, (right) a 59th Medical Wing orthotist and orthotics instructor, use plaster to create a mold for a body jacket orthoses at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Aug. 24, 2016. Staff Sgt. Kenneth Rivera, (center), is also a student in the orthotics program and served as the patient for the lesson. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla) Training at a glance: Orthotics program
The Air Force's only orthotics training program is conducted at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Established in the 1970s, the program is dedicated to providing the highest level of training and graduating world-class orthotics technicians. The course is accredited by the Community College of
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Warrior medics from 59th Medical Wing treat a patient suffering from simulated injuries during a July 13, 2016 disaster response training exercise at Camp Bramble on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The exercise, which simulated an aircraft crash, was designed to test the medics’ response skills in the event of a similar real-world incident. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jerilyn Quintanilla) Warrior medics enhance response capabilities during mass casualty exercise
The 59th Medical Wing’s disaster response capabilities were put to the test during a mass casualty exercise July 13 at Camp Bramble on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
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