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45th Medical Group calls the shots!

The 'Mighty Medics' of the 45th Medical Group stand proudly outside the entrance of the health clinic located on Patrick Air Force Base.

The 'Mighty Medics' of the 45th Medical Group stand proudly outside the entrance of the health clinic located on Patrick Air Force Base.

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- It is the Wing's distinct pleasure to congratulate the winners of the 2012 Air Force Space Command Medical Service Awards. The 45th Medical Group not only ensures that our troops are combat ready, but they also take care of our Airman and their families every single day.

These units and their flights and individuals displayed outstanding commitment, dedication, pride and professionalism to their teams and the patients they work with.

"What an outstanding achievement turned in by our entire team. I know I can speak for each and every commander and supervisor in the 45th Medical Group when I say all the credit goes to our 'Mighty Medic' Team. We are so very proud of what they do, and how they do it, every single day. It's my honor to work with them," said Col. Allison Bowden, commander, 45th Medical Group.

The 45th Medical Group won a total of 21 AFSPC Annual Awards. See the full list of winners below.

· Outstanding Resource Management Team of the Year Award - 45th Medical Group

· Outstanding Health Plan Management Team Award - 45th Medical Group

· Outstanding Medical Readiness Team Award - 45th Medical Group

· USAF Young Health Care Administrator of the Year Award
- Capt. Jeremiah R. Jacobs, 45th Medical Group/Group Practice Manager

· Outstanding Civilian of the Year - Medical Service Corps (MSC) Civilian Award
- Mr. Jeffrey G. Henderson, 45th Medical Group/Chief of Quality

· USAF Biomedical Clinician Category I CGO of the Year
- Capt. Karen L. Hedenschoug, 45th Medical Operations Squadron

· USAF Biomedical Specialist Category I FGO of the Year
- Maj. Denise M. Lennon, 45th Medical Support Squadron

· USAF BSC Category I Team of the Year - 45th Medical Group

· Clinical Dentist of the Year - Maj. Sara M. Wilson, 45th Aerospace-Medicine Squadron

· Outstanding Medical Material Airman of the Year
- Senior Airman Christopher N. Granillo, 45th Medical Support Squadron

· USAF Public Health Airman of the Year Award
- Senior Airman Daniel R. Martinez, 45th Aerospace-Medicine Squadron

· USAF Public Health NCO of the Year Award
- Tech. Sgt. Monica A. Carranza, 45th Aerospace-Medicine Squadron

· USAF Physical Medicine Craftsman Award
- Tech. Sgt. Mack M. McCarthy Jr., 45th Medical Operations Squadron

· Outstanding Aerospace Medicine Airman of the Year Award
- Senior Airman Jon N. Olson, 45th Medical Operations Squadron

· USAF Laboratory Airman of the Year Award
- Senior Airman Richard J. McDonald, 45th Medical Support Squadron

· USAF Laboratory NCO of the Year Award
- Tech. Sgt. Aschia D. Frederick, 45th Medical Support Squadron

· Air Force Medical Service SNCO Leadership Award
- Master Sgt. Agnes E. Bradt, 45th Medical Operations Squadron

· Chief of the Medical Staff Commitment to Excellence Award
- Lt. Col. Alesia C. Carrizales, 45th Medical Group/Chief of Medical Staff

· USAF Outstanding Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award
- Lt. Col. Maria L. Marcangelo, 45th Medical Group/Chief Nurse

· Best Ambulatory Clinic Patient Safety Program Best Inpatient Facility Patient Safety Program - 45th Medical Group

· USAF Outstanding Patient Centered Medical Home Award - 45th Medical Group