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21st Medical Group

The 21st Medical Group is a part of the Colorado Springs Military Health System and has operating locations at Peterson Space Force Base, Schriever Space Force Base, and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station.


Ready medics…advancing highly reliable, integrated health support to power unrivaled global and space operations.


Cultivating a thriving team by developing resilient and agile professionals who optimize medically ready forces and deliver Trusted Care and community health support.


  • Aerospace Physiology
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT)
  • Allergy/Immunotherapy
  • Base Operation Medical Cell (BOMC)
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering
  • Dental
  • Disease Management
  • Family Advocacy
  • Family Health
  • Flight and Operational Medicine (FOMC)
  • Health Promotions
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory
  • Medical Standards Management Element (MSME)
  • Mental Health
  • Optometry
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Tricare Operations and Patient Administration (TOPA)
  • Radiology
  • Warrior Medicine Clinic
  • Women’s Health Clinic

Case Management

Case Management Services are available for patients empaneled to Peterson SFB through referral by your Primary Care Manager (PCM).


The 21st Dental Squadron is USSF's largest dental squadron, consisting of locations at Peterson Space Force Base, Schriever Space Force Base and Cheyenne Mountain Space Force Station. A full range of dental services are provided for active duty military members including general dentistry, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, periodontics and prosthodontics. Clinical operations include 4 facilities and 3 clinics that provide over $5.5M of comprehensive dental care for 7K multiservice personnel annually. The 21 DS is home to the largest Area Dental Laboratory in the Space Force, the Military Consultant to the Surgeon General for Dental Laboratories, the Space Force Dental Service Enlisted Dental Laboratory Consultant, and is responsible for providing an annual $9M service in support of 343 DoD facilities world-wide.
The 21st Healthcare Operations Squadron provides comprehensive primary care to 26,000 beneficiaries. The squadron is comprised of 2 flights: Family Health and Maternal-Child. They have a combined strength of nearly 68 assigned personnel. Available services include:  Allergy/Immunization, Behavioral Health, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, and Women’s Health. Combined, these clinics average more than 9,000 patient visits per month totaling approximately 165,000 visits per year.
The 21st Medical Support Squadron consists of 7 flights providing Resource Management, TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration, Medical Readiness & Commander’s Support Staff, Medical Information Systems, Medical Logistics and Facility Management, Diagnostic & Therapeutics, and Laboratory Services. The 21 MDSS supports healthcare delivery by managing the group's $25M budget, manpower programs for more than 500 staff members and a 13 building medical campus across 3 installations. The managed care program supports an enrolled population of 25K amounting to approximately 205K annual patient visits. Additionally, the squadron provides ancillary services with an $8M pharmacy budget, filling over 200K prescriptions a year; diagnostic imaging with 12K studies a year; and laboratory services with 90K tests per year.
The 21st Operational Medical Readiness Squadron delivers comprehensive aerospace and operational medical services to 500 employees and supports a population-based preventive medicine program to 26K beneficiaries. In addition, 21 OMRS consists of 7 flights and operates the Air Force's busiest hypobaric chamber with over 170 sorties per year. A staff of approximately 154 healthcare professionals are organized to ensure compliance with occupational and environmental health standards while supporting 3 combatant commands, a Garrison (2 wings), 53 tenant units and 32 geographically separated units for global missile warning, missile defense, space situational awareness, space control and homeland defense missions.
The 21st Medical Squadron is a part of the 21st Medical Group at Peterson AFB, the 21st MDS serves the community of Schriever AFB. The 21st MDS is comprised of 3 flights: Dental Flight, Force Medical Operations Flight, and Operational Support Flight. The men and women of the 21st MDS optimize the health and performance of more than 8,500 Air Force and Space Force personnel assigned to Schriever AFB. They supply high-quality primary care, dental, aerospace medicine, pharmacy, medical and dental laboratory, mental health, radiology, bioenvironmental engineering, public health, and health promotion services in support of a $6.2B satellite command and control network.  With a $722,000 annual operating budget, the 56-person squadron delivers 17,000 patient visits per year totaling $7M in equivalent private sector care.

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