1st Special Operations Medical Group

Unit Mission Provide exceptional deployment medicine, readiness support, fit and healthy warfighters, and access for Air Commandos and their families. The 1st Special Operations Medical Group provides the highest quality medical  care, community and workplace medical surveillance, and preventive medicine to  over 20,000 beneficiaries. The medical group promotes and maintains the health of approximately 8,900 base personnel to ensure a vital and fit force, deployable to any location. The 1st SOMDG is made up of four squadrons, the 1st Special Operations Aerospace Medicine Squadron, 1st Special Operations Dental Squadron, 1st Special Operations Medical Operations Squadron and the 1st Special Operations Medical Support Squadron. Vision Special Operations World-Class Healthcare..."Any Time, Any Place" Values 1st SOMDG Values = Air Force Values Integrity First Service Before Self Excellence in All We Do Goals #1 Support the fight #2 Provide access to the right care at the right time #3 Provide exceptional customer service #4 Develop our Airmen #5 Committed to continuous improvement Lineage Established as 16th Medical Group on 15 Aug 1994. Activated on 1 Oct 1994. Redesignated 1st Special Operations Medical Group on 16 Nov 2006. Assignments 16th Special Operations Wing, 1 Oct 1994-15 Nov 2006; 1st Special Operations Wing, 16 Nov 2006-. Stations Eglin Air Force Auxiliary Airfield #9 (Hurlburt Fld), FL, 1 Oct 1994-. Honors. Service Streamers None Campaign Streamers None Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers None Decorations Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device 1 Jun 97-31 May 99 1 Jul 03 - 30 Jun 05  1 Jul 05 - 30 Jun 07 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award 22 Sep 92-15 Apr 94 1 Jun 95-31 May 97 1 Jul 99-30 Jun 01 1 Jul 01-30 Jun 03 1 Sep 04-31 Aug 06 Emblem The emblem of the 1st Special Operations Medical Group is that of the 1st Special Operations Wing with the group designation in the scroll. It is symbolic of the organization's history and mission. The blue background represents the sky and the United States Air Force. The 13 red and white stripes stand for the nation's original 13 colonies, the first American force to engage in war to defend freedom. The silver dagger is winged to indicate the 1st Special Operations Wing brings force through the air. A golden lamp of knowledge reflects the wing's civic action role and indicates that members of the 1st Special Operations Wing serve as teachers, as well as warriors, in helping our allies determine their own way of life and form of government. Point Of Contact 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs Office 344 Tully Street Hurlburt Field, FL 32544-5271 DSN 579-7464 or (850) 884-7464 E-mail: 1sow.pa@hurlburt.af.mil