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"Trusted Care Anywhere" is the mantra of the Air Force Medical Service.  Our priorities align with Air Force priorities to ensure mission success.  we embrace our heritage of innovation and relentlessly pursue advances to enhance safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of care we deliver to beneficiaries and support we provide to Combatant Commanders.
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AFMS Mission

The AFMS Mission is to enable medically fit forces, provide expeditionary medics, and improve the health of all we serve to meet our Nation's needs.

AFMS Vision

Trusted Care, Anywhere

AFMS Strategic Goals

- Readiness:
  Support optimal medical readiness for all Airmen and ensure Air Force medics are current, trained and equipped to deliver "Trusted Care, Anywhere" in support of the full spectrum of military operations.

- Better Care:
  Provide reliable access to safe, quality care for all that we serve, promoting positive patient experiences and outcomes.

- Better Health:
  Encourage healthy behaviors through a health-based culture to enhance resilient and human performance, while reducing illness and injury.

- Best Value: 
Focus on the appropriate utilization of People and Resources applied through effective management of the AFMS Enterprise in order to attain Readiness, Better Care and Better Health.
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tabAFMS Leaders 
Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Thomas W. Travis Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Mark A. Ediger Chief Master Sgt. Kevin J. Lambing
Lt. Gen. (Dr.)Thomas W. Travis
Surgeon General

Maj. Gen. (Dr.)
Mark A. Ediger
Deputy Surgeon General
Chief Master Sgt.
 Kevin J. Lambing
Chief, Medical
Enlisted Force
tabAFMS Personnel 
Total Force Personnel
Active duty 32,661
Reserve/Guard 16,318
Civilians* 7,439
Contractors* 4,056
TOTAL 60,474
*As of Feb, 2014

Deployed Operations
AF Medics deployed 1,289
Countries/Locations 19/38
CENTCOM patients moved >102,000
From October 2001 to February 2014
Homestation Operations
Eligible Beneficiaries 2.6 million
Visits 6.5 million
Admissions 49K per year
tabA Day in AFMS 
In one day, AFMS will have:
25,724 Outpatient Visits
126 Surgery Procedures
227 Inpatients
24 Babies Delivered
133 Inpatient Admissions
60,970 Prescriptions Filled
27,836 Lab Procedures
6,301 Radiology Procedures
6,098 Dental Encounters
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