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Joint Base San Antonio
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USAISR Burn Center
USAISR Burn Center seeks therapy dog teams
June 24, 2021
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Brooke Army Medical Center is looking for very qualified and dynamic dog teams to aid in the burn center’s healthcare mission...
USAISR Burn Center nurse named among top 20 nurses in Texas
May 28, 2021
— Retired Lt. Col. Maria L. Serio-Melvin, a retired Army nurse and current U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research civilian at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston has been named as one of the top 20 nurses in the state of Texas by two major professional nursing organizations...
Electrical burn survivor reflects on accident, warns others to be careful
February 18, 2021
— On Nov. 2, 2020, Jorge Terrazas was working on electrical equipment at the South Texas Gateway Terminal, a crude oil export terminal in Ingleside, Texas, when he felt a powerful shock go through his body...
BAMC leaders visit U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research
October 7, 2020
— Brig. Gen. Shan Bagby, Brooke Army Medical Center commanding general and BAMC Command Sgt. Maj. Thurman Reynolds visited the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Oct. 2...
New combat medics tackle burn team duty
May 20, 2020
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is the leader in burn treatment both on and off the battlefield for the Department of Defense. For the service members and civilians of this leading-edge treatment division, it means long hours, razor-thin margins of error, and life-saving decisiveness is a daily business, pandemic or not...
Burn survivor, San Antonio firefighter on the road to recovery thanks to USAISR
March 10, 2020
— For nearly three years, San Antonio firefighter Brad Phipps has had to deal with both the physical and emotional scars from a fire that left him with burn injuries and in which one of his colleagues perished...
New peer support group for burn survivors established at USAISR Burn Center
April 26, 2019
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston has joined a nationwide program that is providing peer support to burn patients going through their recovery and rehabilitation process...
Houston Astros pitchers visit U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center
January 25, 2019
— Houston Astros pitchers Dean Deetz and Rogelio Armenteros stopped by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston to visit with burn patients, sign autographs and tour the facility Jan. 24...
USAISR pilot program provides training on burn care to deploying servicemembers
October 18, 2018
— A pilot program at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is providing hands-on clinical training to deploying service members on the care and treatment of one of the most complex patient populations in the military – those with burn and traumatic injuries...
U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center nurses compete in ‘Dressing Wars’
October 3, 2018
— Nurses at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston have a unique mission and require specialized training. The nurses who work at the Burn Intensive Care Unit, or BICU, the Department of Defense’s sole burn center, care for patients with the highest acuity level in the DOD...
USAISR Burn Center volunteer named United Way San Antonio Volunteer of the Year
June 21, 2018
— The United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County presented Sandra “Sandy” Montelongo with the 29th Annual Military Volunteer of the Year award June 6 for volunteering at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
USAISR Burn Flight Team deploys to Guatemala
June 15, 2018
— The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center Burn Flight Team, or BFT, deployed to Guatemala June 6 to transport six critically injured pediatric burn patients to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Galveston, Texas...
Project WOOF underway at USAISR Burn Center
January 23, 2018
— Kaitlin Pruskowski was told her pet Sammy, a seven-year-old Collie-mix, would be a good candidate to be a therapy dog. The doctor of pharmacy at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston didn’t give it much thought until Col. (Dr.) Jennifer Gurney, a critical care trauma surgeon, came up with the idea to establish a therapy dog program at the Burn Center. ...
U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Soldiers earn prestigious German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge
December 5, 2017
— Eight Soldiers from the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston earned the esteemed German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency after a three-day rigorous competition Nov. 3-5 in San Antonio...