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  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: 1st Lt. Brandy Williams

    Name and Rank: 1st Lt. Brandy Williams  Unit: 19th Medical GroupDuty title: Operational medicine physician assistantHometown:  Mt. Holly, ArkansasTime in service: 18 years, 6 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 yearsGoals: To continue taking care of people, improve military medicine, and work with equine rescueHobbies: Spending time with family, horseback
  • 19th MDG excels in Joint Commission inspection

    The 19th Medical Group at Little Rock Air Force Base recently underwent a two and a half day inspection from The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that evaluates over 20,000 health care organizations and programs across the United States.
  • 19th OMRS bio team protects Airmen from work hazards

    Veterinarians x-ray animals to diagnose their illnesses. Maintainers clean aircraft with a variety of chemicals. Firefighters rescue families from fire and smoke. Those careers and tasks require consideration of the effect on workers’ health after a long period of exposure. The 19th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Bioenvironmental Flight tests those work hazards and many others like them to identify issues and put protective controls in place for workers.
  • Herk Nation Airman pursues AF career, discovers AF family

    A commonality within Herk Nation is the mission set, but it’s made up of a diverse group of Airmen. U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Bronwyn Barnard, 19th Medical Group aerospace medical technician, is one of many Airmen born in a different country who have chosen to serve as part of the American Armed Forces.
  • Black Knights commit to building resilience, strengthening Herk Nation

    Recently, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all wings to stand down for a day to begin a dialogue among Airmen and stemming self-destructive behavior. The 19th Airlift Wing responded with a resilience tactical pause on Aug. 14, 2019, in which Airmen could collectively take a step back from the mission and discuss pressing issues they are facing.
  • Combat Airlift of the Week: 1st Lt. Eric Coffie

    Name and Rank: 1st Lt. Eric Coffie  Unit: 19th Medical GroupDuty title: Executive officerHometown: Tema, GhanaTime in service: 9 yearsTime at Little Rock: 2 years, 6 monthsGoals: Earn a doctorate degreeHobbies: Working out, playing soccer, and outdoor activitiesAir Force Core Value portrayed: Service Before SelfWhy was the individual selected and
  • 19th MDG realigns as part of Air Force Medical Service Reform

    The 19th Medical Group at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, held a ceremony June 24, 2019, to re-designate the 19th Aerospace Medicine Squadron and 19th Medical Operations Squadron as the 19th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 19th Healthcare Operations Squadron, respectively.
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Airman 1st Class Savanna Smith

    Name and Rank: Airman 1st Class Savanna SmithUnit: 19th Medical Support SquadronDuty title: Acquisitions section leadHometown: Pinehurst, North CarolinaTime in service: 2 years, 11 monthsTime at Little Rock: 2 years, 8 monthsGoals: Obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospital AdministrationHobbies: Spending time with her family and do-it-yourself home
  • Combat Airlifter of the Week: Senior Airman Matthew Basa

    Name and Rank: Senior Airman Matthew BasaUnit: 19th Medical Operations SquadronDuty title: Family Health team leadHometown: Pampanga, PhilippinesTime in service: 3 years, 6 months Time at Little Rock: 6 monthsGoals: Promote to staff sergeant and work toward becoming a physician assistantHobbies: Playing guitar and basketballAir Force Core Value
  • 19th MDG fights the flu

    As the flu season progresses, the men and women of the 19th Medical Group are committed to ensuring the health of Team Little Rock Airmen, retirees and their families. The 2019 flu season is shaping up to be quite dangerous as 31 people have died from the flu in Arkansas as of Feb. 21, 2019, raising the risk level from moderate to severe.
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