About Us

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About Us

Who We Serve

The 18th Medical Group Provides world-class health services to over 14.6K beneficiaries at the Air Force’s largest combat wing. We operate the largest Pacific Air Force (PACAF) medical and dental clinics with 91 providers supporting 99,000 annual visits, the Air Force's second largest neonatal intensive care unit, the Pacific Command dental laboratory, and the western Pacific’s only Aeromedical Staging Flight.

Our Team

The 18th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron is PACAF's largest and most complex aerospace team, enhancing human performance and minimizing disease at the Air Forces largest combat wing and supporting 55,000 personnel across Okinawa. We support missions utilizing 8 airframes, aeromedical evacuation for the western Pacific, and preventive medicine for units from six major commands and three service branches.

We also provide aeromedical staging, bioenvironmental engineering, aerospace medicine, human performance optimization, public health services, theater preventive medicine, warrior operational medicine, and western Pacific’s sole Critical Care Air Transport Team.

Our Dental Squadron

The 18th Dental Squadron provides comprehensive dental services including prevention and general dentistry, as well as six dental specialties. We operates PACAF’s largest dental clinic and support the Air Force's largest combat wing with 14,600 beneficiaries & complete 48,000 patient visits annually. We operate one of two Air Force Regional Dental Laboratories, supporting 44 tri-service dental facilities

Our Health Care Operations Squadron

The 18th Health Care Operations Squadron delivers world-class out-patient, in-patient and specialty care to over 14,600 tri-Svc beneficiaries at the Air Force's largest combat Wing. We operate the Air Force's second largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and PACAF’s Regional Medical Developmental and Behavioral Health Family Readiness Center. We also provide advanced medical capabilities to include the island’s sole Allergy/Immunization Services and Kadena's Emergency Medical Response System.

Our Medical Support Squadron

The 18th Medical Support Squadron supports health services in PACAF's largest clinic, for the Air Force's largest combat wing. We provide diagnostics, therapeutic, logistical, technological, administrative, managed care and readiness planning for all staff and beneficiaries. We serve as Pacific Command’s Theater Lead Agent for Medical Materiel (TLAMM-P).
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