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United States Air Force
1 Special Operations Medical Group Hurlburt Field Clinic
113 Lielmanis Avenue
Hurlburt Field, FL 32544
Health care services provided by the Department of Defense are available to you and your family at your installation. We know that finding the right health care is important, especially in special circumstances such as emergency or during recent move. Here, you’ll find information and options about the services you have regarding healthcare.
The 1st Special Operations Medical Group (1 SOMDG) provides clinic services to Hurlburt's population. The Eglin 96th Medical Group is nearby serving approximately 92,000. Eglin currently has four separate units including medical, surgical, obstetrical and psychiatric. There is a Ronald McDonald House on the campus of Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, (850) 416-7000 for use by military members and their dependents who are referred to hospitals in the Pensacola area. There is a Fisher House located on Eglin Air Force Base (850) 883-2865. Eligible beneficiaries include active duty, reserve/guard, veterans, retirees and family members - as long as any of the above-mentioned individuals are receiving care at the Eglin Hospital or similar local medical facility.
Hurlburt Field does not have an Emergency Room! For 24-hour ambulance service on-base, always contact 911. Eglin AFB is the closest military base with emergency room, call 883-8227. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is the nearest civilian emergency room (850) 862-1111. For Navarre residents, the Gulf Breeze Hospital is located at the foot of the Pensacola Bridge (850) 934-2000.
When you move, TRICARE moves with you. No matter where you go in the world, TRICARE is there before, during and when you get to your next duty station.
There are steps you need to take to make sure changes to your TRICARE coverage go smoothly. Understand that when you move, you may have to use a different TRICARE option. Visit Moving to learn more.
Before you move, you should take care of any routine medical needs, including immunizations, and fill your prescriptions so you have enough while traveling. If you need care during your move, visit Getting Care When Traveling to learn what to do.
Filling prescriptions while traveling
You should refill prescriptions before traveling. But if you run out of a prescription drug while traveling, visit Filling Prescriptions When Traveling.
Getting dental care while traveling
Getting dental care while traveling depends on your location and whether you are a service member or family member.
With permanent change of station orders, ask for a copy of your medical and dental records from your military treatment facility and the dental treatment facility. Do this at least one month before your PCS date. The MTF should also transfer a copy of your record and any family records to your new duty station or you may be able to hand carry them to your new duty station.
If you want someone else to be able to get medical or dental information on you or your family while you are moving, you need to complete a DD Form 2870, "Authorization for Disclosure of Medical or Dental Information."
For more information on getting copies of medical records, visit Request Copies of Medical Records.
The 1st Special Operations Medical Group (1 SOMDG) provides exceptional preventive and curative health services to our war fighters and their families. The clinic provides base medical support to over 8,100 active duty personnel, and serves 15,200 Prime enrolled beneficiaries. We also provide worldwide, forward deployed medical support during combined, joint and service special operations missions. Additional 1 SOMDG information can be found at the following websites:
Eglin AFB 96th Medical Group
Nearby, the 96th Medical Group Hospital is one of the largest and busiest in the Air Force. The 96 MDG, serves a population of approximately 87,000, is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. They provide specialty and inpatient services, including medical, surgical, and obstetrical care. Complete ancillary support services are also available.