Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • 42nd MDG Airmen leave for deployment

    The 25 deployed Airmen, which included clinicians, nurses, pharmacy technicians, medical technicians, logisticians and administrative personnel, joined the 335th Air Expeditionary Group, comprised of nearly 150 Airmen from bases across the country. The 335th AEG will man a FEMA vaccination center in

  • Overcoming skepticism through education: 42nd MDG worker gets vaccine

    Strong was offered the COVID-19 vaccine since she is categorized under “Phase 1a” of the DoD population schema. This means she receives priority in vaccine distribution because she supports patient care at the 42nd MDG, and she is at a higher risk of exposure to individuals who have contracted

  • Maxwell AFB medical logistics flight oversees COVID-19 vaccine

    The Medical Logistics Flight is responsible for the receipt and storage of the vaccine, in addition to monitoring and reporting usage. They are also responsible for ordering the vaccine and purchasing consumable supplies, like masks and gloves, to support the point of dispensing, or POD.

  • Contact tracing key to overcoming COVID-19

    Public health Airmen are responsible for medically processing all deployers, ensuring all food products served on base are safe to consume and safeguarding the health of beneficiaries and employees through preventive medicine, education, counseling and surveillance testing. One of the challenges

  • COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Maxwell-Gunter AFB

    Vaccinations will begin Jan. 16, at the honor guard hangar on Maxwell, which will serve as an off-site clinic. The available doses are to be distributed in a five-day timeframe.

  • 42 MDG salutes healthcare administration professionals

    The 4A career field, healthcare administration, incorporates three separate enlisted Air Force Specialty Codes: Health Services Management (4A0XX), Medical Materiel (4A1XX) and Biomedical Equipment (4A2XX). Medical Service Corps (41AX) officers are the 4A career field officer counterpart.

  • 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.