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AF Surgeon General visits Buckley AFB

Chief Master Sgt. Tracy Washington, 779th Medical Group superintendent, greets Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, March 18, 2016, during his visit to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Ediger’s visit included a tour of the medical facilities and a briefing regarding the changes happening within the 460th Medical Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Chief Master Sgt. Tracy Washington, 779th Medical Group superintendent, greets Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, March 18, 2016, during his visit to Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Ediger’s visit included a tour of the medical facilities and a briefing regarding the changes happening within the 460th Medical Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, Col. Joseph Chozinski, Command Surgeon of Air Force Space Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Tracy Washington, 779th Medical Group superintendent, discuss Buckley medical facilities March 18, 2016, during a briefing on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Topics of discussion covered progression on the new dental clinic and future on-base medical capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, Col. Joseph Chozinski, Command Surgeon of Air Force Space Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Tracy Washington, 779th Medical Group superintendent, discuss Buckley medical facilities March 18, 2016, during a briefing on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Topics of discussion covered progression on the new dental clinic and future on-base medical capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, listens to a briefing March 18, 2016, about the changes occurring with the Buckley medical facilities on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The 460th Medical Group dental clinic will provide easier access to dental care for military members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, listens to a briefing March 18, 2016, about the changes occurring with the Buckley medical facilities on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. The 460th Medical Group dental clinic will provide easier access to dental care for military members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, tours the 460th Medical Group warehouse with Staff Sgt. Michael Campbell, medical warehouse non-commissioned officer in charge, March 18, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Ediger’s visit included tours of medical facilities both on and off base, to see the progression of the changes to the 460th MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, tours the 460th Medical Group warehouse with Staff Sgt. Michael Campbell, medical warehouse non-commissioned officer in charge, March 18, 2016, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Ediger’s visit included tours of medical facilities both on and off base, to see the progression of the changes to the 460th MDG. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, learns about the construction in the 460th Medical Group March 18, 2016, from Air Force Space Command and the 460th Medical Group leadership on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Medical facilities on base are currently under renovation to ensure easier healthcare accessibility for military members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, learns about the construction in the 460th Medical Group March 18, 2016, from Air Force Space Command and the 460th Medical Group leadership on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. Medical facilities on base are currently under renovation to ensure easier healthcare accessibility for military members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, and Lt. Col. Christina Zotto, officer in charge of the Buckley pharmacy, discuss the new prescription bagging system March 18, 2016, at the Buckley Air Force Base pharmacy, Colo. The pharmacy on base serves military members from all branches, their families and also retirees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, and Lt. Col. Christina Zotto, officer in charge of the Buckley pharmacy, discuss the new prescription bagging system March 18, 2016, at the Buckley Air Force Base pharmacy, Colo. The pharmacy on base serves military members from all branches, their families and also retirees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, coins Michael Buhnerkempe, longtime Buckley pharmacy technician, March 18, 2016, at the Buckley Air Force Base Pharmacy, Colo. Buhnerkempe, a veteran, has worked at the Buckley pharmacy for almost 11 years, continuing his service from the Vietnam War as a pharmacist. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, coins Michael Buhnerkempe, longtime Buckley pharmacy technician, March 18, 2016, at the Buckley Air Force Base Pharmacy, Colo. Buhnerkempe, a veteran, has worked at the Buckley pharmacy for almost 11 years, continuing his service from the Vietnam War as a pharmacist. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Spradling/Released)

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