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628th Medical Group Pharmacy remodel improves customer experience
April 8, 2019
Maj. Amanda Ferguson, 628th Medical Group Pharmacy Flight commander, pauses in the newly renovated pharmacy facilities. Her vision of a remodel was recently completed, the goal of which is to make their patients' experiences better, faster and easier than in the past.

JB Charleston participates in community exercise
June 7, 2017
Master Sgt. Michelle Wilkes, 628th Medical Group medical information systems NCO in charge, applies cosmetics to a volunteer’s leg prior to Dorchester County’s mass casualty exercise at Ashley Ridge High School in Summerville, S.C., June 6, 2017. Joint Base Charleston assisted multiple Dorchester County emergency response agencies during the community partnered exercise. The event aimed to improve interagency communication and response to large scale emergencies.

Preventing deadlift back pain
March 15, 2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Dennis Shay, 628th Medical Group, performs a single legged, straight legged deadlift using a kettlebell. The lift is performed by standing on one leg with a kettle bell in your hand and bending forward to touch the ground with the kettle bell while lifting the other leg so it stays parallel with your torso.  This lift helps improves core strength, hamstring flexibility, and balance.  If you have any pain performing single leg dead lifts try to start by just performing to chair height rather than all the way to the ground for several weeks to build tolerance. Three sets of 10-15 repetitions is a good workout design to begin with.

MiCare…Communicate Faster!
January 13, 2017

Top Things You Need to Know about Zika Virus
December 7, 2016

Two birds, one shot
November 16, 2016
Members of Joint Base Charleston receive their annual flu vaccines from the 628th Medical Group (MDG) at a point of distribution during a public health emergency exercise on Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, Nov. 9, 2016. In the event of a real world incident, members would be given a flu vaccine if they hadn’t already received one, as well as medication to combat the outbreak. To simulate that, those who participated in the exercise were given the vaccination and candy to represent the medication.

JB Charleston lights the way for domestic abuse victims
October 27, 2016
Members of the 628th Medical Group hold up red silhouettes during a candlelit vigil to raise awareness for domestic abuse victims and honor military families affected by abuse at the Hunt Community Center here, Oct. 24, 2016. Red silhouettes are used across the United States to recognize victims who lost their lives to domestic violence.