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Oct. 14, 2022

Breast Cancer early detection is key to saving lives

After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer amongst women in the U.S, making early detection critical for determining a patient’s treatment plan. For personnel and beneficiaries at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, scheduling an appointment with the 633d Mammography Clinic could be a lifesaving step in early detection.

Sept. 15, 2022

Airmen step up to lead 633d MDG clinic

Airmen assigned to the 633d Medical Group rose to the challenge of low manning and in the process became effective leaders. The Airmen of the Optometry Clinic were thrown into leadership positions and succeeded in making the clinic thrive during a time where there were no non-commissioned officers.

Sept. 13, 2022

633d MDG Airmen take on combat medical readiness exercise

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 633d Medical Group walk to the paintball station of the Tactical Combat Casualty Care exercise at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Sept. 9, 2022. TCCC was developed by the DoD Defense Health Agency to teach evidence-based, life-saving techniques and strategies for providing the best trauma care on the battlefield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Chloe Shanes)

Sept. 8, 2022

JBLE MDG boosts effectiveness in Simulation Lab

When the term “simulation lab” is used, what comes to mind? A giant X-ray? A sci-fi virtual reality? For the 633d Medical Group, it’s a new medical program that’s revolutionizing how Airmen are receiving their upgrade training.

Aug. 31, 2022

Dental residency makes JBLE smile’s brighter

Advanced Education in General Dentistry is a residency program recognized by civilian and military dentists alike for its long history of excellence. Graduates from this program have gone on to assume critical leadership roles in the Air Force Dental Corps as teachers and commanders. The application of this program in the 633d Dental Squadron on Joint Base Langley-Eustis is crucial to the success of the mission.

July 11, 2022

When food consumes you: serving with an eating disorder

Various studies show that military service members face a higher risk of developing eating disorders than the general population. In an organization that relies on mental and physical wellness, this can potentially cause major damage to the mission.

June 29, 2022

So Others May Live

“My entire job is based around the concept ‘so others may live’,” said Staff Sgt. Kennedy Houser, 633d Surgical Operations Squadron, sterile processing non-commissioned officer in charge. Houser was raised in Alabama and joined the Air Force in 2015. According to Houser, service, whether it be to her country or those in need, has always been a big part of her identity.

March 12, 2021

JBLE Airmen Deploy to Support FEMA COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

More than 80 Airmen from the 633rd Medical Group at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, are in Greensboro, North Carolina and Houston, Texas, aiding state-run, federally supported community vaccination centers.

May 4, 2020

Medical professionals join forces at the pharmacy

Normal operations on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, have taken a back seat while service members and the community adjust to combat the spread of COVID-19.

March 3, 2020

World Hearing Day shines light on global hearing loss

The World Health Organization estimates 466 million people have disabling hearing loss. By 2050, that figure will almost double, affecting one in 10 people.