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MEDCoE celebrates 102 years of training, educating Army medicine personnel
220513-A-WK488-001.JPG Photo By: Jose E. Rodriguez

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - 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 and cake-cutting ceremony to honor the MEDCoE’s place in Army Medicine’s history at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 13. The most junior Soldier was Pvt. Frederic LeBlanc, an 18-year-old 68W combat medic and the civilian employee with the most years of service was James Murray, with more than 50 years of federal service assisted the MEDCoE Command Group of Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster, Command Sgt. Maj. Clark Charpentier, and J.M. Harmon III with the cake cutting. Pictured from right are Charpentier, LeBlanc, LeMaster, Murray and Harmon.


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