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May 7, 2024

Air Force nurse puts trauma experience to test in new role

Trauma nurse Capt. Angela Leonardo thrives on the chaos of the emergency room. As the Air Force’s only trauma center, Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center (MOMMC) offers Air Force medics like Leonardo valuable life-saving opportunities while also providing the Las Vegas community with additional access to emergency care.

Dec. 19, 2023

Team Captain: Nellis Chief of Surgery Leverages Sports Background to Lead Surgical Cadre

As a former defensive end for the Air Force Academy Football Team, Maj. (Dr.) Fortune Egbulefu has a special interest in orthopedic medicine. Now an orthopedic surgeon and Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center’s Chief of Surgery, Egbulefu provides leadership to MOMMC’s surgical staff and state-of-the-art care to beneficiaries and veterans.

Sept. 7, 2023

99th MDG: Preparing Air Force medical Airmen for evolving demands

The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center hosted medical professionals from Luke Air Force Base for a currency training program from Aug. 21 to Sept. 1. MOMMC is a nationally-verified Level III trauma center providing preventive, emergency, and acute care services and makes it an optimal choice for the CTP. “After arriving at Nellis for

Oct. 27, 2022

Air Force SMART program sustains readiness and currency through tailored training

The Air Force’s Sustained Medical and Readiness Trained, or SMART, program has become a dynamic training platform. Through tailored training and multidisciplinary opportunities, Air Force medics retain their currency and are ready for the fight.

July 29, 2022

Nellis dietitians aid in readiness, improve performance

Nellis Airmen train year-round to project airpower onto the battlefield. While each exercise provides valuable practice in executing military capability, the nutrition that fuels Airmen is often overlooked.

Dec. 16, 2021

Nellis medics experience flying mission, broaden mission perspective

Members of the 99th Medical Group were welcomed onboard two KC-135 Stratotankers by the 509th Weapons Squadron to witness aerial refueling over the Nevada Test and Training Range Dec. 3.

Nov. 16, 2021

New MOMMC Emergency Department opens to support community, readiness

Military Health leaders and prominent members of the Las Vegas community came together at Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center’s newly constructed Emergency Room for a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 10, 2021.

March 16, 2021

99th Medical Group deploys in response to COVID-19

Members of the 99th Medical Group were deployed to California at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of California in response to a surge of COVID-19 patients Jan. 7 to Feb. 13, 2021.

July 31, 2020

99th MDG seeks trauma accreditation

The 99th Medical Group (MDG) is slated to begin accepting civilian critical care patients Aug. 1, at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center (MOMMC), here.

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