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DAF processes religious accommodations requests
December 22, 2021

Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths
September 23, 2021
The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work. (U.S. Air Force graphic)

DoD directs employees to start wearing face masks again
July 29, 2021

628th MDG ready for Ready Eagle
November 19, 2020
628th MDG ready for Ready Eagle

Air Force updates travel screening process for EFMP families
November 5, 2020

Tricare Prime Versus Tricare Select: Should You Change or Keep Your Plan?
November 28, 2018

DoD, Air Force medical leaders visit JB Charleston
August 1, 2018
Defense Health Agency leaders and Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, answer questions during a medical group meeting July 30, 2018, at Joint Base Charleston. The visit provided the opportunity for the group to field and answer questions from JB Charleston leadership and Airmen at the 628th Medical Group regarding the transition to one combined administration known as DHA.

628 MDOS commander wins prestigious award
June 9, 2017
Col. Brian Neese, 628th Medical Operations Squadron commander, (center) talks with Dr. Joseph Sakran, Medical University of South Carolina assistant professor of surgery, about the progress of the medical personnel at Joint Base Charleston – Air Base, S.C., on Feb. 17, 2016. The goal was to improve suturing skills. Suturing is a stitch or series of stitches done to secure the edges of a surgical or traumatic wound. The cooperation between the local civilian medical professionals and JB Charleston’s medical team from the 628th Medical Group is expected to continue. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Thomas T. Charlton)

Dental professionals continue education
May 9, 2017
Col. Chol Chong, 59th Dental Training Squadron Periodontics Residency Program director, speaks to an audience during a continuing education dental conference at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., May 5, 2017. Chong discussed the diagnosis and treatment procedures of peri-implant inflammatory conditions. The conference served as a forum to discuss growing trends and the way ahead for the Air Force dental community. Topics focused primarily on dental implants and procedures for treating potential complications that may arise after a procedure.

628th MDG goes to nuclear power school
February 1, 2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Chuck Hutchings, 628th Medical Group (MDG) pediatrician, shares learning experiences from training with the Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) during a capstone training event at the Storm Pointe Conference Center on the Joint Base Charleston-Weapons Station, Jan. 27, 2017. During the event members of the 628th MDG demonstrated what they learned by sharing challenges which could have been avoided by following the principles NPTU currently uses.