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CSM Gerald C. Ecker

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Mission:  To provide a Competent and self-disciplined team of Professionals who support the Army through expert clinical, tactical scientific, and administrative operations, enabling high reliability units and Soldiers of Character and Commitment.  

Vision: The cornerstone of Health and Readiness through highly trained and adaptive Soldiers capable of operating in complex environments.

Catch up on the latest from the 2016 MEDCOM Best Warrior Competition:

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2016 Best Warrior Competition
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As the Army continues to evolve and change, so does the construct of mission command. In the video link, CSM Ecker shares his thoughts and way ahead for the AMEDD in reference to Mission Command and NCO involvement. The entire video provides valuable guidance with CSM Ecker's time starting at 11:09.


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Team Army Medicine

For 130 years, the Army Enlisted Medical Corps has provided, and continues to provide, outstanding medical care to our Soldiers, family members and Retirees’ at home and abroad.

March 1st we celebrated the 130th anniversary of their steadfast commitment to our Army and to our Nation. We are extremely proud of the contributions and sacrifices made by our Enlisted Medical Corps. They are, without a doubt, the backbone of Army Medicine. We salute them for the competence, character and commitment.

We especially thank them for all of their contributions to the United States Army, Army Medicine, and our Nation.

One Team… one purpose! Conserving the Fighting Strength Since 1775




SSG Baranek and was selected as the SFC Wayne E. Slagel Literary Award winner for the AMEDD SLC Class 173-17

New Army Medicine Combat Casualty Care Video

Program Offers Enlisted Soldiers the Opportunity to Become Doctors

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FY 2015 MEDCOM Career Counselor of the Year

Double Honor: Medic Completes Sentinel Tour at Tomb of the Unknowns

Angels on the Battlefield

The NCO Journal highlights the Performance Triad and the importance of sleep:

SSG Jacob Miller, a Military Police Drill Sergeant and the Drill Sergeant of the Year, speaks at the Army Office of the Surgeon General-sponsored Performance Triad Summit on December 9th. He reflects on how the lack of sleep affected the readiness of himself and his Soldiers. Experts continue to analyze the effects of sleep deprivation on readiness.external link (opens in new browser window)

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Command Sgt. Maj. Marshall Huffman relinquished responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Tabitha Gavia, 18 November 2015, JBLM, Washington. external link (opens in new browser window)

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