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Fiesta royalty join MEDCoE Soldiers for Fiesta Run
April 18, 2023
— This year’s Fiesta San Antonio Royalty joined U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Soldiers for a two-mile Fiesta Run April 18...
Medical Test and Evaluation Activity tests redesigned medical auto-injector at JBSA-Camp Bullis
April 5, 2023
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Medical Test and Evaluation Activity conducted a customer test an auto-injector single use, self-containing needle-based injection system for the Joint Program Executive Office-Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense-Medical at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis during the last week of March 2023...
Sibling Soldiers inspire citizens to 'Be All They Can Be'
March 30, 2023
— It’s no secret that the U.S. Army has experienced challenges with achieving annual recruiting goals. This dire concern can impact U.S. national security if recruiting does not improve and has been addressed at the highest levels of the Army. Facing this recruiting issue head-on, two sibling Army Soldiers developed a plan to speak to young Americans at a recent Health Occupations Students of America Symposium in Denver, Colorado. ...
Medical Center of Excellence leaders plan way ahead to build the Army of the future
March 30, 2023
— Maj. Gen. Michael Talley and Command Sgt. Maj. Victor Laragione, commanding general and command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, hosted a strategic planning workshop for MEDCoE leaders at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 21-23...
PHOTOS | MEDCoE fields first all-female salute battery
March 27, 2023
— Soldiers from the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence practiced firing 75mm Howitzer cannons at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 24, 2023. The salute battery was composed of all female Soldiers, a first for JBSA-Fort Sam Houston. ...
Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing receives five-year renewal of U.S. Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing
March 7, 2023
— The Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, or LHSON, has received a five-year renewal of its program in cooperation with the United States Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing, or USAGPAN. The program – which operates at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston – educates and prepares individuals to become independent Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, or CRNAs. ...
MEDCoE commander hosts professional development forum for medical service officers
February 21, 2023
— Maj. Gen. Michael J. Talley, commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, held a professional development forum Jan. 25 for medical service corps officers at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana...
MEDCoE hosts inspiring Martin Luther King Jr. Day event
January 23, 2023
— The 232nd Medical Battalion sponsored an observance ceremony to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Blesse Auditorium at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 19, 2023. Maj. Gen. Michael Talley, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence commanding general, hosted the event. ...
MEDCoE commanding general swears in recruits at San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game
January 9, 2023
— Maj. Gen. Michael Talley, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence commanding general, had the honor of tossing the coin at the start of the San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game at the Alamodome Jan. 7. Talley also administered the oath of enlistment to 15 U.S. Army recruits as they begin their Army journey before attending Basic Combat Training...
MEDCoE leaders encourage safety, rest during holiday block leave kick-off
December 19, 2022
— Leaders were out in force at the San Antonio International Airport to check-on Soldiers during the largest travel day in the holiday season for the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence in the early morning hours of Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022...
Combined Arms Center commanding general visits MEDCoE
December 15, 2022
— Lt. Gen. Milford Beagle, commanding general, U.S. Army Combined Arms Center, visited the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Dec. 14-15, 2022. The visit was hosted by the MEDCoE Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Michael Talley...
MEDCoE Soldiers get ready for Holiday Block Leave
December 14, 2022
— Many U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Soldiers will get the opportunity to return home and spend this holiday season with family and friends for “Holiday Block Leave.”...
MEDCoE hosts new TRADOC commander
November 28, 2022
— Gen. Gary Brito, commanding general, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, visited the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 22, 2022. The visit was hosted by Maj. Gen. Michael Talley, MEDCoE commanding general...
MEDCoE Soldiers find home away from home this Thanksgiving
November 25, 2022
— People often say, “There is no place like home for the holiday.” This Thanksgiving, however, Soldiers found the next best thing at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 24, 2022...
MEDCoE commanding general visits hometown to raise awareness, promote career opportunities
November 22, 2022
— Recently, Maj. Gen. Michael Talley, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence commanding general, had the opportunity to visit schools in the greater Sacramento, California area, a return to where he lived while his father was stationed at Travis Air Force Base...
MEDCoE celebrates Veterans Day with local community
November 15, 2022
— Soldiers and leaders assigned to the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, celebrated past and present service members by engaging with local San Antonio and surrounding communities on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2022...
Reward increased to $50,000 for information on the murder of Staff Sgt. Jessica Ann Mitchell
November 9, 2022
— The Army’s Criminal Investigations Division at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston and the San Antonio Police Department’s Homicide Unit continue to ask for the public’s help in identifying a vehicle possibly connected to the Jan. 1, 2021, murder of Army Staff Sgt. Jessica Ann Mitchell...
MEDCoE hosts summit forging future of combat medics
October 3, 2022
— With the U.S. Army’s shift from brigade-centric warfare to large-scale combat operations, multi-domain operations, and force modernization, the role of the 68W combat medic also needs to change to meet the Army’s needs. Forging the way forward, the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston held a three-day working summit for the 68W combat medic career field Sept. 26-28. ...
Students learn how to manage, prevent pests at MEDCoE course
September 27, 2022
— Taught at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, the three-week Department of Defense Pesticide Applicator Certification Course course is open to DOD and state organizations that might utilize DOD property for training or stationing, including the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Department of Veterans Affairs, and National Guard (Army and Air)...
MEDCoE NCO competing for title of Army Drill Sergeant of the Year
September 14, 2022
— Staff Sgt. Patrick Vela from the Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is among drill sergeants from across the U.S. Army competing at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Sept. 11-15 for a chance to earn the title of Drill Sergeant of the Year...