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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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Army North’s Office of the Command Surgeon receives Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award
November 8, 2022
— The Office of the Command Surgeon team of U.S. Army North at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston received the quarterly Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award at the historic Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle Oct. 5, 2022...
Army Medicine tests new smartphone, tablet apps at JBSA-Camp Bullis
October 28, 2021
— The U.S. Army Medical Test and Evaluation Activity, or USAMTEAC, in collaboration with the United States Army Medical Materiel Development Activity, or USAMMDA, recently tested two medical devices employing the latest in smartphone technology in critical hands-on assessments during a simulated real-world scenario at two different locations at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis...
MEDCoE hosts first large-scale, outdoor open graduation since pandemic
August 4, 2021
— Army Medicine soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, or MEDCoE, graduated from Advanced Individual Training, or AIT, as fully qualified 68W Combat Medics Aug. 3 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas...
Regional Health Command-Central welcomes new commanding general
May 7, 2021
— The Regional Health Command-Central at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston welcomed Brig. Gen. Shan Bagby as their new commanding general and said farewell to Brig. Gen. Wendy L. Harter during a change of command ceremony May 5 at the Army Medical Department Museum amphitheater...
San Antonio Army Reserve nurse assists with federal COVID-19 response in Arizona
March 16, 2021
— Although more and more Americans are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, there are a number of military medical professionals are still being mobilized to augmenting hospitals across the nation that continue to have a high number of COVID-19 patients...
Local high school science students learn about Army Medicine
May 7, 2019
— Forty-two students from McCollum High School in the Harlandale Independent School District of San Antonio toured the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Health Readiness Center of Excellence, or AMEDDC&S HRCoE, May 3 to gain insight into the varying careers Army Medicine has to offer...
Army Medicine still starts here at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
February 1, 2019
— The U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Health Readiness Center of Excellence, or AMEDDC&S HRCoE, conducted a transfer of authority ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 31 to publically recognize their realignment from the U.S. Army Medical Command to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, or TRADOC, with operational control under the Combined Arms Center, or CAC...
Army surgeon general addresses Army Medical Department Retired Senior Leader Forum
January 31, 2019
— Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West, U.S. Army Surgeon General and commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Command, gave opening remarks during the Army Medical Department Retired Senior Leader Forum held at the Training Support Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 29. The forum provided a discussion on the vision for the future of Army Medicine's organizational structure...
ER physician returns to Army service following son's lead
September 7, 2018
— Father may know best, but when Army Reserve Lt. Col. Andrew "Andy" Nicholes recently returned to military service as an emergency medicine physician, he followed the direction of his son...
Regional Health Command-Central welcomes new top enlisted leader
August 9, 2018
— Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph L. Cecil assumed the role of Regional Health Command-Central's top enlisted leader following an assumption of responsibility ceremony at the U.S. Army Medical Museum Amphitheatre at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 6...
Migration to Defense Health Agency to modernize Army medicine, surgeon general says
May 2, 2018
— To help modernize the Department of Defense's medical community, the Army's surgeon general, along with the other services, have been taking the necessary steps to migrate certain authorities and control from the military departments to the Defense Health Agency...
Military Surgeons General testify on medical readiness at Senate hearing
April 30, 2018
— The services’ surgeons general updated senators on Capitol Hill April 26 on the needs and priorities of military health programs...
Army Medicine Fighting Opioid Overuse for a Decade
January 17, 2018
— Every day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than 1,000 people across the U.S. are treated in emergency departments for misusing prescription opioids. More than 90 Americans die from an opioid overdose each day, a rate of more than 40,000 per year...
Commentary: Proud to be a part of Army Medicine
July 18, 2017
— The Army Medical Department will soon mark its 242nd anniversary. The AMEDD has a proud history that dates back to July 27, 1775, when the Continental Congress authorized a Medical Department Service for an Army of 20,000 men...
Army Medicine study looks at optimizing combat casualty care
September 3, 2015
— Experts from the U.S Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston presented data at the Military Health System Research Symposium in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fla., Aug. 19, to introduce a five-year study evaluating utilization of Role 2 forward surgical capabilities, trauma care on the battlefield and highlighting possible ways to optimize care for wounded warriors...