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  • 42nd MDG welcomes new commander

    After serving two years as the 42nd MDG commander, Col. Jeanette Frantel is moving on to her next assignment at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio. 
  • 42nd Medical Group no longer processing prescriptions from off-base providers amid COVID-19

    Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. – The 42nd Medical Group’s Pharmacy is no longer processing prescriptions made by off-base providers, effective immediately.All new civilian prescriptions, paper and electronic, are suspended due to minimized Mission Essential Staffing at the pharmacy.Existing refills can be ordered by calling the automated system at
  • Maxwell Medical Treatment Facility identified in report to Congress on facility size

    A Department of Defense report on the appropriate size and scope of military hospitals and clinics identified the 42nd Medical Group Medical Treatment Facility for future change.The Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act directed the DoD to submit a report to Congress on restructuring medical facilities to increase their focus on
  • Maxwell Pharmacy implements new system to better serve patients, Airmen

    The mission of the Maxwell Pharmacy is to properly dispense prescribed medicines to their patients. All 37,000 of them. The pharmacy here serves approximately 500 patients and dispenses 1,200 prescriptions each day of the week.For the 30 team members working behind the desk, those numbers can be daunting. However, with the implementation of the
  • 42nd Medical Group Closure

    The 42nd Medical Group will be closed Thursday, April 18, 2019, for training and updates to their facility.
  • Air Force Scribes program trial at Maxwell

    Have you ever visited the clinic but felt that the doctor’s attention wasn’t fully on you? Well, the 42nd Medical Group Clinic is trying to solve that with the Air Force Scribes program. The Air Force Scribes program brings a third person into the doctor’s office whose only job is to input information into the system so the doctor and patient can
  • Maxwell ADAPT provides Airmen with the tools to beat alcoholism

    Sometimes, people struggle in life to cope with stressful or painful situations, which may contribute to exploring destructive avenues of self-healing, like substance abuse.
  • ADAPT saved my life

    (The military member’s name has been changed to honor the privacy of the individual.) Staff Sgt. Brandon was in bad shape. He drank every day and had withdrawals while at work. He looked for reasons to justify why he earned that drink at the end of the day. Brandon is a recovering alcoholic.