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Joint Base San Antonio
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Joint Base San Antonio
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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...
MEDCoE welcomes new Command Sergeant Major
August 29, 2022
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence welcomed Command Sgt. Major Victor Laragione as the command’s 23rd command sergeant major during a change of responsibility ceremony conducted at MacArthur Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 26...
MEDCoE commanding general supports 2022 DOD Warrior Games athletes
August 24, 2022
— Maj. Gen. Michael J. Talley, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence commanding general, traveled to the Department of Defense Warrior Games in Orlando, Florida, Aug. 20-21 to show his support to the games and competitors...
MEDCoE hosts Army Combat Fitness Test discussion panel
August 24, 2022
— Command Sgt. Maj. Clark Charpentier, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Command Sergeant Major, hosted a panel to discuss the Army Combat Fitness Test, or ACFT, in Blesse Auditorium at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 11...
Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students visit MEDCoE
August 23, 2022
— Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students from Davenport High School in San Antonio had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 4, 2022...
MEDCoE Soldiers participate in area back-to-school events
August 18, 2022
— As children returned to school after their summer break, Soldiers of the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence from Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston participated in events to welcome them back to class Aug. 15...
Nutrition Care Specialists learn skills, find opportunities
August 15, 2022
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence trains Soldiers that have recently graduated from Basic Combat Training in the next step in their initial military education in a variety of medical specialties. One such specialty is not as widely known as that of the Combat Medic, yet is equally as important in maintaining a strong fighting force. Proper nutrition is critical to the U.S. Army in developing and maintaining a strong fighting force. It is the job of 68M Nutrition Care Specialist to provide healthy and nutritious diets for Soldiers and medical patients...
Dental students practice their skills while treating Soldiers, dependents, retirees
July 14, 2022
— Dental Specialist students attending the 330-X2 course at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston get hands-on experience practicing skills while treating volunteer patients. Active duty, retirees, family members and U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard with a Department of Defense ID card assist 68E Dental Specialist students to practice skills learned during their training through a quarterly volunteer program...
U.S. Congressman visits MEDCoE
July 8, 2022
— U.S. Congressman Chip Roy, representative, 21st district of Texas, visited Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 6, stopping at U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence and Medical Education and Training Campus facilities during a familiarization tour. ...
MEDCoE hosts Minnesota educators during recruitment visit
June 30, 2022
— More than 35 Minnesota educators were hosted by Maj. Gen. Michael Talley, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence commanding general, as part of a larger tour to Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, led by the Minneapolis U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion June 29...
U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence welcomes new commander
June 24, 2022
— In front of more than 450 guests, including dozens of general officers and community leaders, Maj. Gen. Mike Talley assumed command of the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence from Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster during a ceremony June 23, 2022, at the MacArthur Parade Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
Sergeant Major of the Army Leon Van Autreve remembered on the 247th birthday of the U.S. Army
June 16, 2022
— June 14, 2022, marked 247 years that the U.S. Army has defended the nation. Throughout the service, commands and units are recognizing this prestigious birthday with numerous events. The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence marked the day by recognizing the late Sergeant Major of the Army Leon Van Autreve at a wreath-laying ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas...
MEDCoE recognizes its best on Army’s 247th birthday
June 16, 2022
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence took the opportunity to reward Soldier excellence as part of their annual Army Birthday Celebration. Winners of the MEDCoE “Best of the Best” competition were announced during an award and cake cutting ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston on the Army’s 247th Birthday June 14, 2022. ...
MEDCoE hosts professional development session on parenthood, pregnancy, postpartum
June 13, 2022
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence held a leader professional development session focusing on U.S. Army Directive 2022-06 (Parenthood, Pregnancy, and Postpartum) at the Blesse Auditorium at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 9...
Army Veterinary Corps celebrates 106th anniversary
June 7, 2022
— The U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, formally established by an Act of Congress June 3, 1916, celebrated its 106th anniversary with a ceremony at the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum amphitheater at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 3...
Writing competition increases value of MEDCoE Captains Career Course
June 3, 2022
— As part of the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence Medical Captains Career Course the MEDCoE Leader Development Branch, and Medical Capability Development Integration Directorate established an essay writing competition on Multi-Domain Operations related topics to increase awareness and understanding of this critical task of our joint and coalition warfighters. ...
MEDCoE commanding general commissions 24 UTSA ROTC Cadets
May 18, 2022
— The University of Texas at San Antonio Reserve Officer Training Corps Roadrunner Battalion held a commissioning ceremony for 24 cadets as they entered the U.S. Army as second lieutenants, at the UTSA main campus, May 13, 2022. In a packed auditorium, Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster, commanding general U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, had the honor of serving as the guest speaker and administering the oath of the commissioned officer to the graduates...
MEDCoE celebrates 102 years of training, educating Army medicine personnel
May 16, 2022
— The U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, which marked its centennial birthday without ceremony in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, conducted a 102nd MEDCoE birthday commemoration event to honor the MEDCoE’s place in Army Medicine’s rich and storied history at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 13...