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  • MacDill audiologist heard his calling

    Out of approximately 37 audiologists in the Air Force, there is only one stationed here. He devotes his passion to using the latest equipment and techniques to treat and safeguard Airmen and their families’ hearing.

  • From farm to table... public health ensures food safety

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million people get sick from more than 250 different foodborne illnesses each year. The symptoms of which can easily stop workers in their tracks.In the military, defense is vital on all fronts, including preventing foodborne illnesses

  • Illness to Wellness, Public Health helps ensure mission readiness

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- “Can you imagine not knowing the quality and wholesomeness of the food on base, or not being able to identify health hazards in your work place? What about heading to a deployed location with no information on the health risks associated with that area, because no

  • Community health protects against food, vector-borne diseases

    What is Public Health? Although this section of the 6th Medical Group at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, may appear as if it only administers audiographs and physicals, it actually performs a broad spectrum of duties. Some Airmen in Public Health focus on flight physicals, ensuring aircrew and