Eglin AFB Hospital, Eglin AFB, FL
Facility Information: Link: https://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/MTF/Eglin/
The 96th Medical Group Hospital at Eglin AFB provides comprehensive medical care to approximately 92,000 eligible beneficiaries (active duty military members, retirees, and their families). The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission. It currently has a six-bed intensive care unit and a 53-bed facility. As a teaching facility, the hospital has an active residency program in dentistry and family practice medicine allowing residents the opportunity to develop and enrich their clinical and academic capabilities. The 96th Medical Group provides a wide variety of outpatient services and presently supports one of the larger outpatient workloads in the Air Force.
Community Information: Link: https://www.fwb.org/
Eglin Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in western Florida, located about seven miles northeast of Fort Walton Beach and three miles southwest of Valparaiso in Okaloosa County. The host unit at Eglin is the 96th Test Wing. The 96 TW is the test and evaluation center for Air Force air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, Command and Control systems, and Air Force Special Operations Command systems.
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. As of 2010, the population estimate for Fort Walton Beach was 19,507 recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau. It is the principal city of the Fort Walton Beach−Crestview−Destin Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Fort Walton Beach is a year-round fishing and beach resort community. Its busiest time of the year is the summer, causing a boost to the local economy because of seasonal human migration.