U.S. Army Reserve

 
About Us


OUR MISSION

The Army Reserve Medical Command (AR-MEDCOM) provides trained, equipped, ready, skill-rich Citizen-Soldiers, to meet global requirements for unified land operations.

AR-MEDCOM Mission Facts:

• Approximately 10,000 Soldiers throughout the United States.
• Over 50 different medical units throughout the United States.
• U.S. Army Reserve provides approximately 70% of hospitals to the Army.
• U.S. Army Reserve provides approximately 67% of medical groups to the Army.
• Hundreds of AR-MEDCOM Soldiers mobilized now.
• Over 20,000 AR-MEDCOM Soldiers mobilized since 9/11.


Army Health Care Corps is made up of professionals who make a difference every day in: the Dental Corps, Medical Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Specialist Corps, Nurse Corps and the Veterinary Corps.

"Civis" "Militis" "Medicus"


Distinctive Unit Insignia

Description/Blazon

A gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a gold cross superimposed by gold wreath of oak and laurel encircling a bust of a Minute Man wearing a tricorn hat, overall across the bottom, three maroon scrolls stacked bend-sinister wise doubled and inscribed with "CIVIS" "MILITIS" "MEDICUS" in gold.

Symbolism

The Minute Man is adapted from the Army Reserve plaque and highlights the Army Reserve Medical Command being a direct reporting command to Headquarters, United States Army Reserve Command. The Minute Man has also traditionally been used to represent our citizen soldiers and recalls that heritage. Gold is emblematic of honor and excellence. Maroon is the Medical Corps' primary color. The cross and motto also highlight the Command's mission. The branch of oak represents strength and growth and the laurel, high achievement.

Background

The distinctive unit insignia is approved effective 1 October 2005.


    • AMEDD Professonal Management Command
      Posted 08/09/2015