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579th Medical Group

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579th Medical Group

The 579th Medical Group provides health care services to a variety of units and personnel including JBAB, Headquarters Air Force, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Headquarters Air Force District of Washington.

The group delivers medical and dental care to 20,000 tri-service beneficiaries assigned to the National Capital Region, including SECDEF, SECAF and CSAF. The group also directs an Advanced Education General Dentistry Residency Program, and plans, trains and deploys to support worldwide contingencies.

579th Dental Squadron

The 579th Dental Squadron provides comprehensive dental care for active duty personnel assigned to Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and the Washington metropolitan area, including restorative and preventive dentistry, endodontics (root canal therapy), periodontics, (tooth replacement), orthodontics, pediatric dentistry and oral surgery. The dental squadron is one of 13 in the Air Force that has an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program, and is one of the largest Air Force implant centers on the East Coast.

579th Medical Operations Squadron

The 579th Medical Operations Squadron supports the health and readiness of Airmen, Sailors and their families on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and across the National Capital Region. Operating out of a number of locations across JBAB and at the Pentagon, the squadron offers a broad range of clinical and health promotion services, including: health, pediatrics, flight medicine, mental health, family advocacy, substance abuse, drug testing, optometry, public health, force health, bioenvironmental engineering, health & wellness, and immunizations.

Committed to the highest quality standards, MDOS serves as a proud member of the Air Force District of Washington, 79th Medical Wing and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling communities.

579th Medical Support Squadron

The 579th Medical Support Squadron supports Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling along with the eligible beneficiary population, Air Force District of Washington, the Department of Defense, and our nation’s security by providing health support for the full range of military deployments and sustaining the health of members of the armed forces, their families, and others to advance our national security interests. The 579th Medical Support Squadron provides the highest standard of direct medical care and medical administrative services to JBAB. These areas of expertise include pharmacy services, diagnostic imaging and clinical laboratory support. Superior logistical and administrative support is also provided through information system management, facility management, medical equipment and supply processing, orderly room, resource management, patient administration, TRICARE services, medical readiness and referral management.