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May 11, 2021

DHA director visits 633rd Medical Group

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, Defense Health Agency director, speaks to members of the 633rd Medical Group during a visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, April 29, 2020. Place spoke about the future role of the MDG in the new DHA alignment.

March 16, 2021

633rd MDG Awarded Hospital Accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home Certification

The 633rd Medical Group (633 MDG) at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, received a triennial (3-yr) renewal of its Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission (TJC), effective Nov. 13, 2020.

Feb. 10, 2021

This is my why

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, I never anticipated we would be to the point where we are today. Jobs have been lost, businesses have closed and everyone’s world has shifted. We’ve even lost the opportunity for the types of social interaction that helps bring us together.

Oct. 23, 2020

Physical Therapy Month: Promoting Physical Health in a Global Pandemic

National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated every year in October, giving physical therapists the opportunity to raise awareness about their profession and promote physical health.

Oct. 20, 2020

633rd MDG pilots new COVID surveillance testing procedure

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, healthcare professionals have had to find ways to maintain access to medical care and adopt emerging technologies quickly. The 633rd Medical Group at Joint Base Langley-Eustis has led the way for the Air Force, piloting a variety of new lab tests that are helping the military keep its total force safe and prepare for the flu season. The latest of these pilots is known as Sentinel Surveillance testing, and it provides bases the capability to identify undiagnosed prevalence of COVID-19 in asymptomatic base populations.

May 14, 2020

JBLE physician awarded Federal Health Care Executive Award for Excellence

The American Hospital Association presented U.S. Air Force Col. Jennifer Brooks, 633rd Medical Operations Squadron family health flight commander, with the Federal Health Care Executive Award for Excellence Apr. 9, 2020. The AHA sponsors two awards in recognition of federal health care executives who have had a significant and lasting impact on military and/or public health care delivery.

Feb. 18, 2020

Keeping readiness with a smile

Whether it’s providing guards, creating blueprints on a computer, building a bridge or designing a crown fit for a king, the U.S. Air Force 633rd Dental Squadron laboratory specialists can do it all. There is an average of 32 reasons in an Airman’s mouth to that could make them non-deployable and the 633rd DS takes care of each one. Multiply that by all the Airmen at Joint Base Langley-Eustis and that’s a lot of teeth.

Sept. 25, 2019

BHOP: the one-stop shop

There’s a worldwide epidemic haunting our U.S. Air Force Airmen, causing significant grief and hardship.

Aug. 28, 2019

Saving lives since ‘72

The black smoke swirled around the young fireman as he helped fight the growing flames that threatened to consume the home. Through the rolling darkness that consumed him, a hand passed back what looked like a dirty rag. This was 15-year-old Jeffery Barbour’s first experience in a burning building after joining the Hampton Fire Department on July 10, 1972, following a long line of firefighting family members.

May 28, 2019

EMT recertification ensures JBLE has responders

With the potential to be the first responder to an accident, members of the 633d Medical Group, who have their emergency medical technician training, have a crucial role to play in preserving life. That is why members of the Education Center push such a rigorous recertification course to train their EMTs.