Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst


87th Medical Group welcomes new commander

By Staff Sgt. Lauren Russell | Joint Base MDL Public Affairs | June 29, 2018


U.S. Air Force Col. Mike Foutch relinquished command of the 87th Medical Group to Air Force Col. Jason Lennen during a change of command ceremony here June 22.

The 87th Medical Group is an Air Force outpatient medical treatment facility operating on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ. The medical group mission is to deliver mission-ready medics, a medically-ready Force, patient-centered care, and a healthy Joint Base community. The medical group prepares service members to serve in home station and deployed environments, while meeting healthcare needs of nearly 17,000 TRICARE Prime enrollees and over 50,000 Department of Defense beneficiaries throughout the region.