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USAF/USSF surgeon general tours 99th MDG

U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force and Air Combat Command surgeons general and chief medical enlisted leadership receive a brief on the Di Vinci surgical robot

U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force and Air Combat Command surgeons general and chief medical enlisted leadership receive a brief on the Di Vinci surgical robot by a 99th Surgical Operations Squadrons surgeon at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 13, 2021. The team was able to see firsthand how the Di Vinci helps improve the effectiveness of surgeries at the 99th Medical Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Guthrie)

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, salutes Master Sgt. Zachary Bartlett, 99th Medical Support Squadron

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, salutes Master Sgt. Zachary Bartlett, 99th Medical Support Squadron medical material section chief, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 13, 2021. The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center was Miller’s first military treatment facility that he toured after becoming the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force Surgeon General in June of this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Guthrie)

Second Lt. Charmagne Verano, 99th Surgical Operations Squadron clinical nurse, briefs Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force chief medical enlisted force

Second Lt. Charmagne Verano, 99th Surgical Operations Squadron clinical nurse, briefs Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force chief medical enlisted force, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 13, 2021. They visited the University Medical Center, the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center and medical facilities at Creech AFB to see firsthand all the capabilities the hospitals offer to Nellis, Creech and the Las Vegas Valley. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Guthrie)

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, talks to a member assigned to the 99th Medical Group

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, talks to a member assigned to the 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 13, 2021. As the Air Force and Space Force Surgeon General, Miller advises the Secretary of the Air Force, the Air Force Chief of Staff, the Space Force Chief of Space Operations and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs on matters pertaining to the medical aspects of the air expeditionary force and the health of Airmen and Guardians. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Guthrie)

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force chief medical enlisted force, take a photo with personnel assigned to the 99th Medical Group

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force chief medical enlisted force, take a photo with personnel assigned to the 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 13, 2021. During military treatment facility tour, Miller and Kolczynski had the opportunity to see and hear about the family medicine residency, the pain management clinic, the lab, the family health clinic, emergency department, tele-ICU, ortho spine clinic, trauma and Di Vinci surgical robot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Guthrie)

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, talks to a members assigned to the 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 13, 2021

Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general, talks to a members assigned to the 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 13, 2021. During Miller’s military treatment facility tour, he had the opportunity to see and hear about the family medicine residency, the pain management clinic, the lab, the family health clinic, emergency department, tele-ICU, ortho spine clinic, trauma and Di Vinci surgical robot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bryan Guthrie)

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada --

The U.S. Air Force/U.S. Space Force and Air Combat Command surgeons general and the chief of the medical enlisted force toured the 99th Medical Group July 13.

They visited the University Medical Center and the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center to see firsthand the capabilities the hospitals offer to Nellis, Creech and the Las Vegas Valley.

“The 99th MDG is doing special things here, and I know that hasn’t happened over night,” said Lt. Gen. Robert Miller, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force surgeon general. “There has been a lineage of all-star performers, and it continues with the team here now.”

During the military treatment facility tour, the leaders had the opportunity to see and hear about the family medicine residency, pain management clinic, lab, family health clinic, emergency department, intensive care unit, ortho spine clinic, da Vinci surgical robot and the 99th MDG’s civilian trauma initiative.

They also learned about the 99th MDG’s COVID-19 response both at Nellis and throughout the United States and the renovations occurring at MOMMC, one the Department of Defense’s highest performing medical treatment facilities.

“We’re excited that Lt. Gen. Miller, Brig. Gen. Bogart and their senior enlisted advisors visited the 99th MDG,” said Col. Brent Johnson, 99th MDG commander. “Our partnerships and programs are very unique and will greatly increase our ability to save lives in future wars because of what we’re doing here today.”

MOMMC was the first military treatment facility Miller toured after becoming the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force Surgeon General in June of this year.