• Medical Equipment Repair Center keeps DGMC medical devices healthy

    “You don’t know what you’re going to get … whether it’s ‘go there now because it’s an urgent sort of thing or can this wait until tomorrow’ – you just don’t know,” said Senior Airman Trevor Lee, 60th Medical Support Squadron biomedical equipment technician.

  • Know your benefits: 60th MDG to host TRICARE briefings

    The 60th Medical Group at David Grant USAF Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base is scheduled to host a series of TRICARE benefits briefings before the Thanksgiving holiday to inform TRICARE beneficiaries aged 65 and older of their benefits.

  • Dental clinic offers screenings for children

    The dental clinic at Travis AFB is offering pediatric screenings for active duty and retired military family members ages 12 and under to determine if they qualify for regular visits.

  • Blood drive benefits Armed Forces Blood Program

    If one person donates blood, they can save the lives of up to eight people. If one person donates to the Armed Services Blood Program, they can save the lives of up to eight ill or injured service members in combat areas.

  • DGMC celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

    A typical day at the David Grant USAF Medical Center consists of more than 1,500 outpatient visits and 60 emergency department visits. While the hallways and medical areas are filled with patients, there are also Airmen working behind the scenes in the Clinical and Pathology Laboratory.

  • April is Child Abuse Awareness, Prevention Month

    According to Pinwheels for Prevention, “Child development is largely influenced by early interactions with parents and caregivers; however, the community also plays a role in healthy child development.

  • American Heart Month raises awareness

    The nation celebrates American Heart Month in February to raise awareness about heart disease and how to prevent it. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, causing 1 in 4 deaths each year in the United States, according to the American Heart Association.

  • Temporary satellite pharmacy opens Feb. 4

    The satellite pharmacy at Travis Air Force Base will open in its new temporary home Feb. 4 at 9 a.m. The current facility in the base exchange mini mall will close Jan. 31 for the move.

  • DGMC treats teen stroke patient with hyperbaric oxygen therapy

    Samantha Pipkin has three goals for 2019: wear high heels to her senior prom, get a driver’s license and shake hands with the principal when she receives her diploma from Paradise High School, Paradise, California. Normally, these actions would be easy for a teenager but they are a reach for Sam,