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BAMC prepares for upcoming flu season
September 16, 2020
The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get a flu shot vaccination each year, but good wellness habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help prevent the spread of germs.

Former BAMC COVID-19 patient returns as convalescent plasma donor
September 11, 2020
Richard Rangel, medical laboratory technician, prepares Thefety Tibbs, who was among the first donors of convalescent plasma, for his first convalescent plasma donation in June 2020 at the Akeroyd Blood Donor Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

BAMC, WHASC chosen for COVID-19 vaccine trials
September 4, 2020
The San Antonio Military Health System is adjusting its COVID-19 drive-thru screening and testing hours of operation over Labor Day weekend.

Women’s Equality Day: BAMC Troop Command female commanders setting example
August 27, 2020
(From left) Brooke Army Medical Center Troop Command leaders; Capt. Arie Emde, Capt. Audrey Mosley, Capt. Veronica Waites-Moore, Lt. Col. Meghan Muller, Capt. Tamara Johnson-Caswell, 1st Sgt. Carrie Hurst and 1st Sgt. Melinda Griffin pose for a photo outside Troop Command Headquarters, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Aug. 27. For the first time, the battalion and all five companies are commanded by women.

San Antonio Military Health System resumes elective surgeries
August 21, 2020
Surgeons perform a procedure at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

BAMC doctor hopes to ‘level the playing field’ for women
August 13, 2020
U.S. Air Force Col. (Dr.) Heather Yun, Brooke Army Medical Center Deputy Commander for Medical Services, is an infectious disease physician playing a critical role in BAMC’s COVID-19 response.

BAMC microbiologist deploys to mobile medical lab
August 12, 2020
Army Capt. Eric Coate, Molecular Diagnostics officer in charge, loads patient samples for COVID-19 ribonucleic acid (RNA) testing at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, April 9.

Back to school immunizations: What you need to know
August 11, 2020
The San Antonio Military Health System stands ready to help parents meet their children’s immunization and vaccination requirements, as well as back-to-school and sports physicals.

BAMC offers ‘last line of defense’ against COVID-19
August 10, 2020
Nurses tend to a patient on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, in a COVID-19 intensive care unit at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020.

BAMC nurses: ‘It’s us against COVID’
July 27, 2020
April Pace, a registered nurse, enters a patient room in a COVID-19 intensive care unit at Brooke Army Medical Center July 17.

Researchers complete study of deployed military members with respiratory symptoms
July 24, 2020
Researchers at Brooke Army Medical Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital recently completed the largest prospective study of redeploying military personnel with chronic respiratory symptoms.

‘Stop the Bleed’ kits installed throughout BAMC, clinics, other locations
July 21, 2020
Chris Talamantez installs a Stop the Bleed kit at Brooke Army Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 17.

San Antonio Military Health System expands COVID-19 critical care capabilities
July 14, 2020
Members of the 555th Forward Surgical Team rush a simulated trauma patient to surgery during training with the Strategic Trauma Readiness Center of San Antonio, or STaRC, at Brooke Army Medical Center.

BAMC ‘agilely adapts’ to support community COVID-19 response
July 9, 2020
Army Spc. David Pyke, medical laboratory technician, loads a patient sample for rapid COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction testing at Brooke Army Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 9.

Inaugural trauma readiness training receives rave reviews
July 8, 2020
Members of the 555th Forward Surgical Team operate on a simulated trauma patient

Brooke Army Medical Center welcomes new commanding general
July 1, 2020
Brooke Army Medical Center change of command

SAUSHEC continues tradition of excellence
June 24, 2020
Doctors check infant

‘Game-changing’ virtual health care saves Soldier’s life
June 23, 2020
Air Force Col. (Dr.) Phillip Mason, medical director, Brooke Army Medical Center Adult ECMO Program, and other BAMC personnel instruct medical staff on proper extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, cannulation technique at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dec. 11, 2019.

BAMC lab techs: The hidden workers crucial to success
June 19, 2020
BAMC lab techs

Warrior Transition Battalion prepares to take on new ‘SRU’ designation
June 16, 2020
Army Lt. Col. Andrea Castillon, Warrior Transition Battalion commander (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Camacho (right) put the finishing touches on a tree dedicated to all who previously and currently served in the unit at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 12. The WTB will be renamed as the Soldier Recovery Unit June 23, 2020.