U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark Ediger, Air Force surgeon general, left, and Lt. Col. Cecilia Sessions-Carpenter, 20th Medical Group chief of medical staff, right, converse after a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new 20th MDG clinic at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Feb. 24, 2017. Ediger and other distinguished guests visited the base to see the new medical facility and learn more about the 20th MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kathryn R.C. Reaves)
Taken: 02.24.2017 | Photo by Airman 1st Class Kathryn Reaves
Air Force leaders and community members attended the new 20th Medical Group clinic ribbon cutting ceremony, Feb. 24. Approximately 100 individuals attended, including Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark Ediger, Air Force surgeon general, and Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Sean Murphy, Air Combat Command surgeon general. The new $57 million medical facility, in conjunction with local specialty providers, is now prepared to support the medical needs of approximately 31,000 eligible beneficiaries. Of the region’s eligible beneficiaries, there are approximately 12,500 active-duty service members, retirees and family members currently enrolled with the 20th MDG for primary care. The new facility will provide the same services previously offered, to...
02.24.2017 | SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, SC, US | Story by Airman 1st Class Kathryn Reaves