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MEDCoE takes measures to minimize COVID-19 transmission following Holiday Block Leave
January 8, 2021
Staff Sgt. Michael White, an instructor with the 187th Medical Battalion, takes Pfc. Amaya Cerutti’s temperature after she returned from Holiday Block Leave.

TRADOC Commander visits MEDCoE in advance of Holiday Block Leave
December 21, 2020
Lt. Col. Manuel Menendez (right), 232nd Medical Battalion Commander, briefs Gen. Paul Funk II (left), U.S. Army Training and Doctrine commander, on the Battalion’s Best Advanced Individual Training Medic Competition at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Dec. 17.

JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Soldiers depart for annual Holiday Block Leave travel
December 16, 2020
In this photo from 2018, an airline employee assists an Army Soldier to check in for his flight at the San Antonio International Airport.

MEDCoE conducts inaugural Army Combat Fitness Test summit
December 14, 2020
U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Soldiers taking the Army Combat Fitness Test.

U.S. Army Medical Department Museum receives prestigious re-accreditation
November 25, 2020
(From left) Museum specialist Chris Goodrow, exhibit specialist Lupe Perez, and archivist Carlos Alvarado work on the finishing touches for featured posters on display in the World War I gallery exhibit at the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

MEDCoE, METC earn Wolf Pack award
November 19, 2020
Maj. Johnny Paul (right), Combat Medic Specialist Training Program Department chair, accepts the Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award from Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command.

Improvements to Soldier movement ensure MEDCoE training continues
November 3, 2020
A Soldier has his temperature checked after arriving at Joint Base San Antonio-Kelly Field Annex from Fort Jackson, Mississippi, on a chartered flight. Checking for symptoms is one of the many preventive measures in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

MEDCoE building more capable, cohesive team
October 29, 2020
Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence commanding general, hosted a Leader Professional Development session on the Foundations of Leadership at the Blesse Auditorium at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Oct. 28. The event was attended by nearly 100 virtual and in-person attendees, using COVID-19 mitigation measures.

MEDCoE hosts Brazilian delegation
October 22, 2020
(From left) Maj. Gen. Miranda Filho, J.M. Harmon III and Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster discus future education and training opportunities between the two countries during the Brazilian delegation visit.

MEDCoE hosts ribbon cutting for National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October 21, 2020
In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or NDEAM, the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence command team of Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster and Command Sgt. Maj. Clark Charpentier hosted a small-ribbon cutting setting Oct. 16 for the organization’s newly installed ADA compliant ramp that ensures better accessibility to and from the command headquarters building and Willis Hall at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

MEDCoE hosts Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
October 21, 2020
Lt. Col. Kathleen Samsey and Capt. Cesar Veliz provide Thomas McCaffery, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, and Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster, commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, a briefing on the patient simulators used to teach students during the Combat Paramedic course at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Oct. 19.

MEDCoE conducts virtual ‘battlefield circulation’ with higher headquarters
October 20, 2020
Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence commander, briefed Lt. Gen. James Rain, the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center commanding general and Fort Leavenworth commander, during a virtual battlefield circulation visit Oct. 19, along with other key MEDCoE leaders to include J.M. Harmon III, deputy to the commanding general; Col. Laura Elliott, chief of staff; Col. Skip Gill, deputy commandant; and Col. Caryn Vernon, MEDCoE G3.

MEDCoE commander clarifies unit mission, lines of effort, priorities
October 9, 2020
A group of U.S. Army Soldier trainees conduct Army 68W Combat Medic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis Sept. 23. Soldier medics learn their trade through the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston.

MEDCoE holds National Disability Employment Awareness Month event
October 6, 2020
This observance will be live streamed on the MEDCoE Facebook page at @medicalCoE at 11:30 a.m. This event is sponsored by the 232nd Medical Battalion. Guest speaker is retired Capt. John Arroyo.

MEDCoE’s new Ready and Resilience Council finds support throughout JBSA
October 6, 2020
Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster, commanding general of the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, addresses the audience at the MEDCoE Ready and Resilient Council meeting, where various Joint Base San Antonio installation programs and mission partners shared how they can help play a role in combating the unit corrosives.

JBSA cancels trainee Thanksgiving programs
October 6, 2020
Mission Thanksgiving Army trainees

JBSA Suicide Prevention Taskforce coordinates resources
October 1, 2020
Joint Base San Antonio's Suicide Prevention Task Force

MEDCoE students conduct multi-specialty training at JBSA-Camp Bullis
September 15, 2020
U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence students participate in hands-on, scenario-based training using COVID-19 mitigation measures to combat the added challenges of the pandemic during the MEDCoE multi-service field training exercise at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis Sept. 11. Physicians and physician assistant Basic Officer Leaders Course students worked alongside combat medics as a team to ensure proper IV placement and other tasks during Role 1 Trauma stabilization training.

MEDCoE 2020 Best Warriors adjust to a virtual, higher-level competition
August 27, 2020
Spc. Jesse Estrada, pictured in front of the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, headquarters building at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, represented the Soldier category during the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command 2020 Best Warrior virtual oral board Aug. 25.

MEDCoE employee selected as TRADOC Civilian Instructor of the Year
August 7, 2020
Maj. Gen. Dennis P. LeMaster, commanding general of the U.S Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, presents Robert “Bob” Preshong, Department of Combat Medic Training, with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, Civilian Instructor of the Year award and a letter from Gen. Paul E. Funk II, TRADOC commanding general.