354th Medical Group
The 354th Medical Group supports the 354th Fighter Wing, RF-A participants, Tanker Task Force deployers and the local community. A comprehensive list of services is available on base including primary care, pediatrics, flight medicine, dental, mental health, bioenvironmental engineering, public health, health and wellness, optometry, physical therapy and TRICARE. Patients who require inpatient or specialty care are referred to Fort Wainwright’s Bassett Army Community Hospital, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Elmendorf-Richardson Medical Center and/or the Lower 48 states. The group has two assigned squadrons.
354th Medical Operations Squadron
The squadron is organized into seven flights — clinical medicine, flight medicine, mental health, public health, bioenvironmental engineering, dental, and specialty services, which include optometry, physical therapy and the Health and Wellness Center. The 354th Medical Operations Squadron (354 MDOS) delivers preventive and clinical health care to the Eielson community, improving wellness and maximizing force readiness. The medics provide mental, dental and medical care including prevention, education, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness or injury.
354th Medical Support Squadron
The squadron is organized into five flights — diagnostics and therapeutics; resource management; TRICARE operations and patient administration, logistics and readiness; and information systems, and has commanders’ support staff oversight. The 354th Medical Support Squadron (354 MDSS) provides laboratory, pharmacy, financial, manpower, TRICARE and medical records support, medical materiel, war reserve materiel, facilities management and biomedical equipment maintenance, contingency training and preparedness, information management and systems support as well as personnel and administration functions..