Colonel Tracy Bozung, M.D.

Colonel Tracy K. Bozung is the Commander, 55th Medical Group, 55th Wing, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. She is responsible for a four-squadron, 612-person health care delivery system providing care to more than 51,000 Department of Defense beneficiaries. She oversees the post-graduate education and training of more than 150 medical and dental personnel annually, to include the 55th Medical Group Family Medicine Residency and Dental Residency Programs. Additionally, she serves as the principal medical advisor to the 55th Wing Commander and is responsible for providing comprehensive health services to maintain the highest degree of readiness in support of contingency war mobilization and Homeland Defense plans for Offutt Air Force Base, 50 associate units, U.S. Strategic Command and the 557th Weather Wing.

Colonel Bozung was a distinguished graduate from the United States Air Force Academy in 2000. Dr. Bozung received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and her Masters of Public Health from Wright State University. She maintains board certifications in aerospace medicine and family medicine and has served as medical director for family and flight medicine clinics. Col Bozung was a senior physician on a joint Provincial Reconstruction Team in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and then served as the Deputy Director of the Pentagon Flight Medicine clinic. In addition to being the Chief of Aerospace Medicine at three medical facilities, she has had the honor of commanding two squadrons and a group and serving as a command surgeon at a numbered Air Force.

Colonel Bozung and her husband Tom have one son, Nathan.

2000 Bachelor of Science Degree, Biology, Distinguished Graduate, USAFA, Colorado Springs, Colo.
2004 Doctor of Medicine Degree, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
2007 Family Medicine Residency, Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
2011 Air Command and Staff College (in correspondence)
2012 Aerospace Primary Course, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio 2012 Medical Acupuncture for Physicians, Helms Medical Institute, Rockville, Md.
2014 Air War College (in correspondence)
2015 Master of Public Health, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
2017 Residency in Aerospace Medicine, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2019 Certified Physician Executive Capstone, Tampa, Fla.
2019 Joint Senior Medical Leader Course, Defense Health Headquarters, Va.
2019 Combined Senior Leader Course, Defense Health Headquarters, Va.
2022 MHS Capstone Symposium, virtual, hosted by Defense Health Headquarters, Va.
2022 Air Force Senior Staff Course, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

1.August 2000 - June 2004, Student, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich.
2.July 2004 - June 2007, Resident, Family Medicine Residency, 779 MDG, Andrews AFB, Md.
3.July 2007 - July 2010, Element Leader, Family Medicine Clinic, 355 MDOS, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.
4.July 2010 - June 2011, Senior Physician, Deployed, Provincial Reconstruction Team, Zabul, Afghanistan
5.June 2011 - May 2012 Medical Director, Family Medicine Clinic, 355 MDOS, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.6.May 2012 - May 2013, Chief, Pentagon Flight Medicine Clinic, 779 AMDS, Washington, D.C.7.June 2013 - June 2014, Deputy Director, Pentagon Flight Medicine Clinic, 779 AMDS, Washington, D.C.8.June 2014 - June 2015, MPH Graduate Student, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio9.June 2015 - June 2017, Resident, Aerospace Medicine Residency, USAFSAM, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio10.July 2017 - July 2019, Commander, 23 AMDS, Chief of Aerospace Medicine, Moody AFB, Ga.11.July 2019 - June 2020, Commander, 86 AMDS, Chief of Aerospace Medicine, Ramstein AB, Germany12.July 2020 – July 2022, Commander, 45 MDG, Patrick AFB, Fla.13.July 2022 – Jun 2023, Command Surgeon, 16 Air Force, JBSA-Lackland, San Antonio, Tx.14.July 2023 – present, Commander, 55 MDG, Offutt AFB, Ne

Rating: Senior Flight Surgeon
Flight hours: 600 hours
Aircraft flown: C-5, C-17, C-32, C-40, C-130, E-4, KC-10, KC-135, T-1, T-6, UH-1, HH-60, UH-60

Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf cluster
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with device
Treasurer, Society of U.S. Air Force Flight Surgeons
Member, Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians
Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
Diplomat, American Board of Family Medicine
Diplomat, American Board of Preventive Medicine
Delta Omega Honor Society in Public Health

(Current as of June 1, 2023)