325th Medical Operations Squadron
Published October 01, 2012
The 325th Medical Operations Squadron is one of three squadrons assigned to the 325th Medical Group, 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. The mission of the squadron is to provide medical and preventive health care to all wing and associated "non-flying" personnel and their dependents. The squadron's primary focus is to enable maximum wartime readiness and combat capability for the active duty, and worry free care for the deployed warrior's family. Every member of the squadron is actively involved in ensuring "fit to fight" is a way of life not just a motto.
The medical operations squadron consists of four flights which include: Family Practice, Pediatrics, Women's Health, Physical Medicine, Mental Health, Immunizations, Ambulance Services, Family Advocacy, Demand Reduction and Substance Abuse. The squadron provides primary medical care for 16,000 TRICARE Prime enrollees extending available support to over 23,700 beneficiaries in the area. Medical care is provided to active duty Air Force and their families, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, retirees and their dependents, and foreign nationals enrolled for healthcare at the 325th Medical Group. The squadron is customer focused with a preventive medicine attitude toward care that is operationalized through timely and cost effective health care.
The 325th Medical Operations Squadron was activated on September 28, 1994. The squadron has been very active in world affairs in its short history and is proud of its record in both wartime and peacetime operations. The squadron has deployed personnel to support Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, and FUNDAMENTAL JUSTICE. The 325th Medical Operations Squadron has also been a part of humanitarian missions to South America providing complete medical services including optometry and dental care to local the population in conjunction with the U.S. State Department.
Lieutenant Col. Dale E. Harrell