The Air Force recently named an 86th Medical Group Airman the 2014 Public Health Airman of the Year.
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The goal of the 86th Medical Group has always been to meet the health care needs of patients and their families by providing the best possible medical care while ensuring access to the services.
Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, commander of Supreme Allied Command Europe and U.S. European Command, honored a member of the KMC — someone who at one time was a Soldier, Airman and civil servant — by officiating his retirement Dec. 12 on Ramstein.
John Mace retired after 54 total years of service to the U.S. military with more than 100 family members, friends and military leaders present. Also, in attendance was Gen. Mark A. Welsh, U.S. Air Force chief of staff.
Finally reaching the end of his career, the exhausted medical officer cleared his office, starting with the photos he collected throughout the years. Each picture frame was carefully lifted off the once decorated wall. He held each frame firmly in his aging hand and ran a finger along its smooth edges, not to wipe the accumulation of dry, insignificant dust that had collected over the years, but to recall a 54-year journey that has engrained itself within the relic.
They say knowledge is power. No statement holds more truth than when speaking about diabetes mellitus, typically referred to as diabetes. In the month of November, the 86th Medical Group would like to increase your awareness about diabetes.
As service members travel to Africa in support of Operation United Assistance, Ramstein continues to establish itself as a power projection platform for Europe and Africa.
The American Cancer Society estimates the number of breast cancer diagnoses in 2014 will be 232,670. Approximately 40,000 women will lose their lives to this disease this year. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, second only to lung cancer.
As the largest U.S. Air Force overseas clinic, the 86th Medical Group has made its footprints visible across 93 other countries, showing its expansive capabilities.
Although no one is immune to the adverse effects of prolonged, excessive stress, some service members are at greater risk for suicide than others.