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Health Services

Base and Operational Medicine Clinic

The Base Operational Medicine Clinic (BOMC) oversees all active duty medical readiness-related exams/components including:

  • Periodic Health Assessments
  • Deployment-related Health Assessments
  • Separation Health Physical Examinations
BOMC also oversees all medical clearance processing for applications related to retraining, overseas PCS, Palace Chase / Palace Front, Professional Military Education, and Command Selection Board.

Finally, BOMC includes the Medical Standards Management Element, which oversees medical profiles, the Airman Medical Readiness Optimization (AMRO) Board, and the Medical Evaluation Board process.

Periodic Health Assessment (PHA)

The objective of the military medical exam is to determine service member fitness for duty in accordance with services regulation and policies.   

Service member must complete online assessment before scheduling PHA at

Mental Health Assessment (MHA)

The Mental Health Assessment is conducted by the clinic. It is a virtual phone appointment that covers multiple mental health questions and takes less than 10 minutes to complete. Schedule an appointment by calling 1-888-999-1212 options 1,1,4 or 855-227-6331.

The assessment is NOT conducted by Mental Health, please do not select the options for Mental Health.

Deployment Related Health Assessment

Deployment Related Health Assessment is necessary for personnel recently tasked with a new deployment or returning from a deployment. The assessments consist of the online questionnaire and the appointment with the MTF provider. 

DRHA 1 & 2:  Are in person appointments.  To schedule an appointment contact 240-612-3943 or visit MTF instructions at for further information.

DRHA 3, 4, & 5:  Are virtual appointments. To schedule an appointment contact 240-612-3943 or visit MTF instructions at for further information.

Medical Standards Management Element

An element within the Base Operational Medicine Clinic the Medical Standards Management Element (MSME) is responsible for processing medical clearances for retraining, PCS clearance for active duty personnel, special duties, profiles, such as 469 or 422, security clearances and PME 422s.

MSME is also responsible for the coordination of the Separations History Physical Exam program, as well as the Airman Medical Readiness Optimization Board (AMRO Board, formerly called the DAWG), and the Medical Evaluation Board process.

For additional information, please visit our Medical Standards Management Element page.

Additional Information

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To Schedule MHA or PHA


7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hours subject to change in support of federal holidays, designated family days, and training days, held the second and fourth Thursday of each month

3rd Floor, Flight Medicine
1060 West Perimeter Rd
Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762
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