HomeNewsArticle Display

Air Combat Command Surgeon General visits Tyndall

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, left, laughs with U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jadow Hughes, 325th Medical Support Squadron laboratory specialist, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. The lab had been severely undermanned for several months, mostly supported by civilian employees and Hughes, while they balanced operational needs and minimal staffing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, left, laughs with U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jadow Hughes, 325th Medical Support Squadron laboratory specialist, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. The lab had been severely undermanned for several months, mostly supported by civilian employees and Hughes, while they balanced operational needs and minimal staffing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jose Soto, 325th Medical Support Squadron pharmacy technician, right, about operational needs of the pharmacy at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Soto briefed the pharmacy's recent successes as well as challenges to navigate for the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jose Soto, 325th Medical Support Squadron pharmacy technician, right, about operational needs of the pharmacy at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Soto briefed the pharmacy's recent successes as well as challenges to navigate for the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jody Smen, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, left, gives a capability briefing to U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019. The 325th Medical Group had recently reopened the physical therapy department and resumed patient care in-house. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jody Smen, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, left, gives a capability briefing to U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019. The 325th Medical Group had recently reopened the physical therapy department and resumed patient care in-house. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashlyn Marra, left, and Dr. Brant Casford, 325th Medical Support Squadron radiology technician, brief new improvements to U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. The 325th Medical Group's radiology unit has recently expanded their equipment inventory and added an entire section specifically for women's care to include ultrasound and mammogram technology. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashlyn Marra, left, and Dr. Brant Casford, 325th Medical Support Squadron radiology technician, brief new improvements to U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. The 325th Medical Group's radiology unit has recently expanded their equipment inventory and added an entire section specifically for women's care to include ultrasound and mammogram technology. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Troy Davidow, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Ambulance Services Department technician, left, briefs U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec, 18, 2019. The Ambulance Services Department works around the clock to assist with emergency medical response and transport for the installation and local Bay County, Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Troy Davidow, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Ambulance Services Department technician, left, briefs U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec, 18, 2019. The Ambulance Services Department works around the clock to assist with emergency medical response and transport for the installation and local Bay County, Florida. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, left, coins U.S. Air Force Capt. Tanya Capper, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron primary care flight commander, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Capper was coined by Bannister for her hard work ethic and ability to mitigate and manage an ever-changing medical environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, left, coins U.S. Air Force Capt. Tanya Capper, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron primary care flight commander, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Capper was coined by Bannister for her hard work ethic and ability to mitigate and manage an ever-changing medical environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Alissa Brewer, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dentist, center, poses for a photo with her mother, left, her husband, right, and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air combat Command Surgeon General, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 20, 2019. Brewer holds a coin presented to her by the general for her hard work and dedication to unit success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Alissa Brewer, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron dentist, center, poses for a photo with her mother, left, her husband, right, and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air combat Command Surgeon General, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 20, 2019. Brewer holds a coin presented to her by the general for her hard work and dedication to unit success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, left, coins Airman 1st Class Brittani Wattes, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron family medicine technician, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Bannister coined Watts for the airman's positive attitude, dedication to performing tasks and completing upgrade training in compliance with U.S. Air Force standards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, left, coins Airman 1st Class Brittani Wattes, 325th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron family medicine technician, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Bannister coined Watts for the airman's positive attitude, dedication to performing tasks and completing upgrade training in compliance with U.S. Air Force standards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt Magen M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, smiles during a tour of the 325th Medical Group at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Bannister visited several sections of the unit including the pharmacy, laboratory, dental and optometry, just to name a few. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen. M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, smiles during a tour of the 325th Medical Group at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Bannister visited several sections of the unit including the pharmacy, laboratory, dental and optometry, just to name a few. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen. M. Reeves)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, center, poses for a photo with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019. Bannister toured the 325th Medical Group and met with Airmen, responded to questions, and viewed facilities currently operational. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 10 of 12

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, center, poses for a photo with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019. Bannister toured the 325th Medical Group and met with Airmen, responded to questions, and viewed facilities currently operational. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, center, poses for a photo with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019. Bannister toured the 325th Medical Group and met with Airmen, responded to questions, and viewed facilities currently operational. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 11 of 12

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, center, poses for a photo with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, right, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019. Bannister toured the 325th Medical Group and met with Airmen, responded to questions, and viewed facilities currently operational. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez)

Pictured is the patch worn by U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, during a tour of the 325th Medical Group at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Bannister visited several sections of the unit including the pharmacy, laboratory, dental and optometry along with other facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)
PHOTO DETAILS  /   DOWNLOAD HI-RES 12 of 12

Pictured is the patch worn by U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Sharon Bannister, Air Combat Command Surgeon General, during a tour of the 325th Medical Group at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 18, 2019. Bannister visited several sections of the unit including the pharmacy, laboratory, dental and optometry along with other facilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --