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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 Chief of Staff, Sgt. Maj. of Army visit JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
April 24, 2020
— Military personnel assigned and augmenting units at Joint Base San Antonio showcased an array of capabilities around the installation to Gen. James McConville, the 40th and current U.S. Army Chief of Staff, and Sgt. Maj. Of the Army Michael A. Grinston, as they visited Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 23...
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...
Combat Paramedic Course students start path towards becoming Army medics
February 28, 2020
— For Sgt. Bradley Livas, the path towards becoming a flight medic started Jan. 16 when he began his first day of class as a student in the Combat Paramedic Course, or CPC, at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
MEDCoE hosts Army Medicine Modernization 2028 Strategy SYNCH
February 7, 2020
— Maj. Gen. Dennis P. LeMaster, commander, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, and J.M. Harmon, deputy to the MEDCoE commanding general, provided welcome and opening remarks for the recent Army Medicine Modernization 2028 Strategy SYNCH, hosted by the MEDCoE at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
MEDCoE welcomes new command sergeant major
February 3, 2020
— Command Sgt. Maj. Clark J. Charpentier assumed senior enlisted responsibility at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence from Command Sgt. Maj. William "Buck" O'Neal in a ceremony at the MacArthur Parade Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 31...
MEDCoE starts new operationally focused paramedic pilot course
January 16, 2020
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston has merged training aspects of advanced combat medic and flight paramedic training courses to create a 30-week pilot course that began Jan. 16...
U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence welcomes new commander
January 13, 2020
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, conducted a change of command ceremony Jan. 10, where Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Sargent relinquished command to Maj. Gen. Dennis P. LeMaster...
Army Medical Department Board test auto-injectors, gets feedback from Soldiers
December 27, 2019
— The nerve agent antidote auto-injector is something no Soldier ever wants to use on the battlefield, as the effects of chemical and biological weapons are horrific...
Medical Center of Excellence leaders serve Thanksgiving luncheon
November 29, 2019
— Maj. Gen. Patrick D. Sargent and Command Sgt. Maj. Buck O'Neal, along with other U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence leaders, served Thanksgiving luncheon to Soldiers at the Slagel Dinning Facility at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 28...
‘Mission Thanksgiving’ accomplished; local Soldiers enjoy a taste of home
November 29, 2019
— Mission Thanksgiving 2019 was declared a success, as more than 300 community members volunteered to host more than 800 Soldiers from the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 28...
Five MEDCoE NCOs inducted into Sergeant Audie Murphy Club
October 31, 2019
— Five soldiers from the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston were inducted into the Sergeant Major of the Army Leon L. Autreve Chapter of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, or SMAVA SAMC, at a ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston Post Theater Oct. 30, 2019...
U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence represents at AUSA
October 16, 2019
— Lt. Col. Justin Avery represented the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, during kiosk presentations at a national professional development forum Oct. 14-16 in Washington, D.C...
Army Medicine’s Noncommissioned Officer Academy welcomes new commandant
October 4, 2019
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston hosted a Noncommissioned Officer Academy, or NCOA, change of commandant ceremony Oct. 2, where Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Earle became the 15th NCOA Commandant, assuming the post from Command Sgt. Maj. Napoleon Noguera-Payan. ...
U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence makes history
September 17, 2019
— The Army’s medical training and education institution, widely known as “AMEDD Center and School,” officially changed their name to “U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence,” or MEDCoE, effective Sept. 15...
AMEDD Center & School getting a new name
August 29, 2019
— The premier Army medicine training and education institution widely known as the “Army Medical Department Center & School” will officially change its name to “U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence,” or MEDCoE, effective Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019...