Lieutenant Colonel David E. Good

Lieutenant Colonel David E. Good, Commander, 477th Aerospace Medicine Flight, one of four squadrons in the 477th Fighter Group at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. He is responsible for all health-related programs for the 477th FG serving more than 300 reserve Airmen ensuring wartime readiness through an emphasis on health, wellness and disease prevention. Lt. Col. Good provides and tracks health assessments, dental and optometry services for all unit reservists. Additionally, she is responsible for occupational health and maintaining a cooperative relationship with the host wing hospital to ensure 477th FG members receive the best care.

Lt. Col.Good completed his Bachelor of Science degree at the Honors College at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, then attended medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at LSUHSC in New Orleans, Louisiana, as well as a cardiology fellowship at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. Upon joining the U.S. Air Force Reserve, he attended the Aerospace Medicine program at the USAFSAM at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Good is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, nuclear cardiology and advanced heart failure/transplantation.

Good joined the Air Force Reserve in 2011 as a flight surgeon. His former professional experience was in private practice as well as academic medicine as an assistant professor and site residency director of the LSU/Touro Infirmary Program at Louisiana State University Internal Medicine residency in New Orleans. Good later trained medical residents and cardiology fellows in the cardiology program at Lafayette. He also worked with residents, physician assistants, and medical students as adjunct faculty to the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and University of Washington. Good also had a cardiology practice in New Mexico, before moving to Alaska.  

Now he works for the Alaska Native Medical Center as a cardiologist. 

Before assuming his current position in the USAF Reserve, he was the Chief of Aerospace Medicine and Senior Flight Surgeon for the 477th Aerospace Medicine Flight.

1991 Bachelor of Science, Honors in Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Ala.
1996 Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Ala.
1997 Internship, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, La.
2000 Residency: Clinical Investigator Pathway/Internal Medicine, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, La.
2007 Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, La.
2012 Reserve Commissioned Officer Training, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2014 Aerospace Medicine Primary 1, 2, and 3, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
2017 CMA Training, PRP/PRAP, Barksdale AFB, La.
2017 Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence

1. Aug. 2011 - April 2013, Flight Surgeon, 47th Fighter Squadron, Barksdale AFB, La.
2. April 2013 - Jan. 2018, Flight Surgeon, 307th Medical Squadron, Barksdale AFB, La.
3. Jan. 2018 - June 2020, Flight Surgeon, 477th Aerospace Medicine Flight, JBER, Alaska
4. June 2020 - Present, Commander, 477th Aerospace Medicine Flight, JBER, Alaska

Meritorious Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal with one oak leaf cluster
AF Longevity Service Award