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U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence
MEDCoE’s new Ready and Resilience Council finds support throughout JBSA
October 6, 2020
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, conducted it's inaugural Ready and Resilience Council, or R2C, meeting Sept. 21 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
JBSA cancels trainee Thanksgiving programs
October 6, 2020
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Thanksgiving event, as well as the 37th Training Wing’s “Operation Home Cooking” and “Operation Family Feast,” similar programs for Airmen in Basic Military Training and Technical Training, respectively, have been cancelled...
MEDCoE students conduct multi-specialty training at JBSA-Camp Bullis
September 15, 2020
— In a first for the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, multiple departments collaborated for a joint Field Training Exercise at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis recently...
AMEDD Board tests Canine Thermal Monitor, Mobile Application and Collar at JBSA-Lackland
September 4, 2020
— The U.S. Army Medical Department Board, or USAMEDDBD, assigned to the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, conducted an operational assessment of the Canine Thermal Monitor, Mobile Application and Collar at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 17-21...
METC radiology instructor saves car crash victim
August 27, 2020
— According to Staff Sgt. Karrie Prescott, her medical training helped with knowing the steps for CPR and how to check responsiveness and breathing. She may also use this experience as a teaching moment for her students...
MEDCoE 2020 Best Warriors adjust to a virtual, higher-level competition
August 27, 2020
— Challenges associated with the 2019 coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, have meant adjustments for the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence 2020 Best Warrior NCO and Soldier...
New MEDCoE Combat Paramedic Program class graduates
August 14, 2020
— Overcoming challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston has graduated its first class from a new paramedic training program that started in January...
MEDCoE’s top drill sergeant competes at Army level
August 3, 2020
— Staff Sgt. Travis Webster is the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Drill Sergeant of the Year, or DSOY, for 2020 and represents MEDCoE at the Army-level DSOY competition. The event is hosted by the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, and conducted virtually Aug. 3-5, due to COVID-19, considerations...
Trinity Competition selects best of MEDCoE
July 21, 2020
— Each year, the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, plans, coordinates, and executes the Trinity Competition at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston and JBSA-Camp Bullis to select the best medic, best warrior, and drill sergeant of the year...
The last Medical Professional Training Brigade commander reflects on unit’s legacy
July 1, 2020
— Effective July 1, 2020, the 32nd Medical Brigade receives Operational Control, or OPCON, of the Medical Professional Training Brigade’s, or MPTB’s, two battalions: the 187th and 188th Medical Battalions. MPTB will retain administrative control, or ADCON, of the battalions until discontinuation orders are received from Headquarters, Department of the Army, expected later this year or early 2021. ...
MEDCoE hosts Soldier forum to promote Army National Hiring Days
July 1, 2020
— The U.S. Army kicked off its first nationwide virtual hiring campaign June 30 with a goal of recruiting 10,000 new Soldiers during a three-day period to serve in 150 different occupations...
MEDCoE provides help to New York, New Jersey medical facilities in response to COVID-19
June 25, 2020
— During the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston provided resources, expertise and assistance to medical facilities in New York and New Jersey overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases...
New BAMC trauma training program prepares surgical team for deployment
May 25, 2020
— Brooke Army Medical Center is conducting the first of its kind pre-deployment trauma readiness training exercise for the 555th Forward Surgical Team from May 18 to June 6. ...
U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence recognizes its centennial
May 15, 2020
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, trains the world’s premier military medical force: Army Medicine. There are many important dates in the school’s history, but May 15, 1920, is acknowledged as the date the Army formally approved the establishment of the Medical Field Service School at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, where MEDCoE traces its origins...
MEDCoE Noncommissioned Officer Academy lends expertise in support of Fort Hood
May 11, 2020
— U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Cadre in the Noncommissioned Officer Academy, or NCOA, lent their expertise as stewards of the Soldier profession in support of Fort Hood’s NCOA...
MEDCoE physical therapy researchers published in the New England Journal of Medicine
April 30, 2020
— A group of physical therapist researchers from the Army-Baylor University Doctoral Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy at Brooke Army Medical Center, a U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, Graduate School hospital-based program, published a study in the New England Journal of Medicine, or NEJM...
Basic Officer Leader Training Course students conquer tactical dispersion
April 27, 2020
— Students in the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Basic Officer Leader Training Course conquered tactical dispersion and socially distant enabled training in a field training environment at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis April 14...
Drill sergeants don PPE to receive new trainees at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
April 26, 2020
— More than 150 recent graduates of Basic Combat Training, or BCT, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, were transported in a contracted commercial airplane April 24 to begin training at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, as part of the Army's efforts restrict community contact with the trainees between duty stations due to COVID-19 concerns...
Army combat medics depart training for follow-on duty stations
April 11, 2020
— Recent graduates of the 68W Combat Medic Course at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, were transported in controlled air and ground movements April 9 to their next duty of assignment as an exception to the Department of Defense stop movement enacted to stop the potential spread of the 2019 Coronavirus Disease, or COVID-19...
BAMC implements COVID-19 drive-thru screening
March 20, 2020
— Brooke Army Medical Center implemented a COVID-19 drive-thru screening process March 17 to help identify people with COVID-19 indicators before they enter the hospital, reducing the health risk to our beneficiaries, visitors, staff and family members...