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  • 72nd MDG conducts joint training with the 137th AES

    The 72nd Medical Group recently conducted joint training with the 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City. The training focused on enhancing the skills and coordination of the medical and aeromedical evacuation teams to better prepare them to

  • TSA K9 gets root canal at Tinker Vet Clinic

    Transportation Security Administration Explosive Detection Canine Spike does not have a mean bone in his body, but he did have a mean tooth. Dentists from the 72nd Dental Squadron, along with veterinarians from the Tinker Veterinary Clinic performed a root canal on the seven-year-old black Labrador

  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care training benefits ALL warriors

    Tactical Combat Casualty Care training is not unique to the active-duty nurses and medical technicians from the 72nd Medical Group however, what is unique is training in Canine Tactical Combat Casualty Care Training.This week, technicians and nurses received cTCCC training from a veterinary medical

  • 72nd Medical Group inactivates 72nd Medical Support Squadron

    Surrounded by members of the Tinker Clinic, the guidon representing the 72nd Medical Support Squadron was rolled up, signaling its inactivation during a ceremony held June 2, 2022. The inactivation will have no effect on patient care as the squadron’s personnel and the services they perform will be

  • Skeeter Meter; Take Precautions Outdoors

    Although, the overall disease risk for Tinker Air Force Base is currently low, it’s always a good idea to follow mosquito and tick precautions when outdoors.More than a nuisance, mosquito species local to the area can potentially carry diseases such as Zika, Yellow Fever, Dengue Fever, and the West

  • USAF/USSF Surgeon General visits Tinker

    Lt. Gen. Robert I. Miller, surgeon general of the U.S. Air Force and Space Force, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Corps chief, visited Tinker Air Force Base, August 5, 2021. The visit to Tinker is part of Miller’s immersion tour after becoming Surgeon

  • Q-Anywhere allows 72nd MDG patients to activate new prescriptions via text

    The 72nd Medical Group has a new option for getting prescriptions filled at its pharmacy. Dubbed Q-Anywhere, the text-based system allows patients to activate new prescriptions by sending a text. “By not having to commute and wait in the clinic or be placed on hold when attempting to activate the

  • Food Safety Tips for 4th of July

    Did you know, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, more than 150 million hot dogs are consumed during the 4th of July Holiday? Amazing fact, right? However, there is a down side. Along with the awesome fireworks, patriotic parades and events, it is expected that approximately 48

  • 72nd MDG physician assistant delivers CPR at home

    The skills and quick actions of a physician assistant assigned to the 72nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron potentially saved a life on Sept. 30, 2020. First Lt. Aaron O’Meara and his girlfriend, Erica Arellano, who had just received a food delivery in the lobby of their apartment, discovered