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355th Medical Group




355th Medical Group



The 355th Medical Group ensures combat medical readiness of the Desert Lightning Team for global contingencies. With an authorized staff of 413 and a resource allocation totaling $27 million, the Medical Group ensures that warriors at Davis-Monthan are medically fit-to-fight. In addition to training and equipping/manning 29 mobility teams, we strive to promote the health and wellness of the Davis-Monthan community by meeting the health care needs of our 46,900 eligible Department of Defense beneficiaries. The Desert Lightening Medics also promote preventive medicine programs to maintain maximum Air Force readiness and monitor the environment and occupational work areas for hazards while supporting worldwide contingency operations.




Lightning care anywhere!


Mission: (Will be revised during the MDG Strategic Plan on, 3 Nov 2017)

Provide healthy combat forces, ready medics, and trusted healthcare to all we serve.


Vision Statement: (Will be revised during the MDG Strategic Plan on, 3 Nov 2017)

A premier team fueled by empowered medics delivering trusted healthcare.


Additional Information:

Some recent accomplishments are:

2017 The Joint Commission, Certificate of Distinction

2016 Unit Effectiveness Inspection rated “Outstanding”


For more information, please visit their AFMS page here.




Current as of November 2017