JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —
Brig. Gen. Mohamed Sherif and Brig. Gen. Hala Ahmed of the Egyptian Ministry of Defense, along with members of their staffs, visited the Army Medical Department Center and School, Army Health Readiness Center of Excellence April 26 to learn about the different programs and see first-hand training and detailed briefings by instructors and subject matter experts.
The visitors had the opportunity to see the Tactical Combat Medical Care, U.S Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing, and the 68C Practical Nursing Specialist Phase 1 programs. The visit was coordinated by the AMEDDC&S HRCoE International Military Student Office.
Gens. Sherif and Hala received briefings on post-graduate military medical training courses, military medical specific training into the Egyptian military medical school's curriculum, and Integration of Tactical Combat Casualty Care training with future Egyptian Land Forces and Army Field Training Exercises.
The briefings and discussions enhanced the relationship between U.S. Department of Defense and Egyptian Ministry of Defense by sharing knowledge and understanding of medical curriculum development for training medical personnel in the Egyptian Armed Forces.
The visit represents a continuation and successive step from a July 2018 Subject Matter Expert Exchange attended by the U.S. Army Central Command Surgeon.
Before arriving in San Antonio the generals visited the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.