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379th EMDG gets New Leadership

379th EMDG gets new Leadership

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Daniel Tulley, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Anne Marie McCain, outgoing 379th Expeditionary Medical Group, stand at attention during a change of command ceremony, July 9, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. As a theatre force provider, the 379th EMDG has two ground surgical teams that forward deploy to support operations in the area of responsibility. In addition, we have a forward deployable 10-bed en-route patient staging system.

379th EMDG gets new Leadership

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Daniel Tulley, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, gives opening remarks during the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group change of command ceremony, July 9, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 379th EMDG operates an apheresis collection program, which enables us to provide cold-storage platelets for surgical platforms throughout the area of responsibility.

379th EMDG gets new Leadership

U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Backus, incoming 379th Expeditionary Medical Group commander, renders his first salute to U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Tulley, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, after assuming command of the 379th EMDG during a change of command ceremony, July 9, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 379th EDMG provides tele-radiology support for joint and allied forces in four locations.

379th EMDG gets new Leadership

U.S. Air Force Col. Christopher Backus, incoming 379th Expeditionary Medical Group commander, gives remarks after assuming command during a change of command ceremony, July 9, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 379 EMDG provides acute and primary care for Al Udeid population. In addition, the group has mental health, optometry, physical therapy, dental, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology to include computed tomography capability.

379th EMDG gets new Leadership

U.S. Air Force Col. Anne Marie McCain, outgoing 379th Expeditionary Medical Group, gives final remarks to the men and women of the 379th EMDG before relinquishing command during a change of command ceremony, July 9, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The 379th EMDG directs Central Command’s sole Expeditionary Blood Transshipment Center, delivering critical blood products to the area of responsibility.

Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar -- U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Daniel Tulley, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Anne Marie McCain, outgoing 379th Expeditionary Medical Group, stand at attention during a change of command ceremony, July 9, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. As a theatre force provider, the 379th EMDG has two ground surgical teams that forward deploy to support operations in the area of responsibility. In addition, we have a forward deployable 10-bed en-route patient staging system.