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374th MDG hosts 23rd. Air Force Surgeon General

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, discusses Tactical Casualty Combat Care (TCCC) training with a pair of 374th Security Forces Squadron defenders after a TCCC demonstration at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29, 2019.

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, discusses Tactical Casualty Combat Care (TCCC) training with a pair of 374th Security Forces Squadron defenders after a TCCC demonstration at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29, 2019. While the Air Force Medical Service is ready to provide medical care in a moment’s notice, having SFS personnel trained in TCCC allows for more immediate care to be provided in the field and ensures casualties make it to medical personnel in better condition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore)

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, right, and Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief of the Medical Enlisted Force, left, look on as a pair of 374th Security Forces Squadron defenders perform a Tactical Casualty Combat Care (TCCC) demonstration at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29, 2019.

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, right, and Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief of the Medical Enlisted Force, left, look on as a pair of 374th Security Forces Squadron defenders perform a Tactical Casualty Combat Care (TCCC) demonstration at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29, 2019. To better maintain total force readiness across Yokota, the 374th Medical Group works with units like the 374th SFS to make sure all Airmen are prepared to provide life-saving care no matter the situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore)

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General shakes hands with Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, Jan. 29, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General shakes hands with Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, Jan. 29, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The Air Force Medical Service goals include; achieve full spectrum medical readiness, strengthen the Joint Warrior Medical Team, and drive AFMS Transformation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General talks with Airmen from the 374th Medical Group Biomedical Equipment Repair shop, Jan. 29, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General talks with Staff Sgt. Vincent Bumm, 374th Medical Group biomedical equipment technician, Jan. 29, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The Air Force Medical Service is a continuous learning and high-reliability organization that partners with patients and families in a single-minded focus on safety. Their mantra is to provide, "Trusted Care, Anywhere." (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, and, Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief of the Medical Enlisted Force meet with members of the 374th Medical Group Simulation Laboratory, Jan. 29, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, and, Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief of the Medical Enlisted Force meet with members of the 374th Medical Group Simulation Laboratory, Jan. 29, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. More than 700 medical Airmenare deployed in more than 30 nations, supporting warfighters in a variety of ongoing an emergent contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin West)

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, left, and Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief of the Medical Enlisted Force, right, speak with the Airmen of the 374th Medical Group during an all call at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29, 2019.

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, left, and Chief Master Sgt. G. Steve Cum, Chief of the Medical Enlisted Force, right, speak with the Airmen of the 374th Medical Group during an all call at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29, 2019. Hogg and Cum each spoke to the future of the Air Force Medical Service while also answering questions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Matthew Gilmore)

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, discusses the importance of medical readiness and innovation with the 374th Medical Group during an all call at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan 29, 2019.

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, discusses the importance of medical readiness and innovation with the 374th Medical Group during an all call at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan 29, 2019. Hogg stressed the importance of medical readiness and innovation by speaking of the roles every medic must play in propelling the Air Force Medical Service forward to the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore)

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, discusses the importance of medical readiness and innovation with the 374th Medical Group during an all call at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan 29, 2019.

Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, discusses the importance of medical readiness and innovation with the 374th Medical Group during an all call at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan 29, 2019. Hogg stressed the importance of medical readiness and innovation by speaking of the roles every medic must play in propelling the Air Force Medical Service forward to the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, 23rd U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, discusses Tactical Casualty Combat Care (TCCC) training with a pair of 374th Security Forces Squadron defenders after a TCCC demonstration at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29, 2019. While the Air Force Medical Service is ready to provide medical care in a moment’s notice, having SFS personnel trained in TCCC allows for more immediate care to be provided in the field and ensures casualties make it to medical personnel in better condition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore)