Operation Capital Medic – Leading the way for medical readiness Operation Capital Medic, a medical readiness mission held at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital for over a year now, is increasing the readiness of service members in the Washington, DC area. It is estimated that about 5000 Reserve and National Guard Soldiers live in the Washington, DC area, and Army Reserve Medical Command’s 7250th Medical Support Unit has provided medical and dental services to nearly 1500 of them, helping them get off the red list one Soldier at a time.
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ARMEDCOM and Winn Army Community Hospital: Building readiness for the Total Force
Staff Sgt. Robert Gates, a practical nursing specialist assigned to support the 7226th Medical Support Unit, based out of Fort Jackson, South Carolina, works with Capt. Daniel Johnson, a health service administration officer assigned to Winn Army Community Hospital, in the vitals section on Dec. 12, as part of the medical Soldier Readiness Processing mission at Mower Processing Center on Fort Stewart, Georgia. 



Functionally aligned to U.S. Army Medical Command, ARMEDCOM is uniquely capable of simultaneously providing military hospital and clinic expansion, augmentation, blood donor services, dental and veterinary services while remaining postured to provide assistance to civil authorities during an emergency or disaster. Medical personnel from Winn Army Community Hospital were key to ensuring ARMEDCOM units were equipped and ready to execute their training mission at Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Dec. 28, 2018 - Army Reserve formations around the world are charged with building and maintaining individual and collective readiness. For Army Reserve Medical Command units, this means focusing on medical capabilities. Not just maintaining individual medical readiness and Military Occupational Specialties, but medical readiness for the Total Force.

ARMEDCOM answers the call for medical readiness
Army Reserve Medical Command Soldiers with the 7250th Medical Support Unit, from Alexandria, Virginia, provide medical care for Sgt. Maj. Susan Rivera and her fellow Soldiers as part of Operation Capital Medic.

Operation Capital Medic, an initiative to maintain Soldier’s individual medical readiness, is hosted in partnership between Army Reserve Medical Command personnel and the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.   The initiative has assisted more than 1500 Soldiers to become medically deployable since August of 2017.
Nov. 26, 2018 - One of the challenges the Army Reserve faces as an essential force-provider is increasing both individual and unit readiness in order to be able to rapidly deploy when the Nation calls. Medical readiness is an essential piece to each Soldier's deployability, and remains a top priority within the Army Reserve.

7413th Troop Medical Clinic provides care for Fort Bliss Soldiers
Spc. Adam Garner, a preventive medicine specialist for the 7413th Troop Medical Clinic, El Paso, Texas, prepares a water sample for bacteriological analysis to determine if the water harbors contagions, Fort Bliss Oct. 24. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. Christopher A. Hernandez/Mobilization and Deployment Brigade, DPTMS Fort Bliss)
Nov. 1, 2018 - The aid station of the McGregor Range Complex, Fort Bliss, Texas, manned by Army Reserve Soldiers of the 7413th Troop Medical Clinic, El Paso, Texas, manages and facilitates medical care and prevention for Soldiers training and rotating through here.

Northeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group welcomes new commander
Northeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group holds a change of command, Sept. 16, 2018, at a ceremony at Fort Wadsworth Battery Weed on Staten Island, New York.



Maj. Gen. Mary Link oversaw the outgoing commander, Col. Cindy Saladin-Muhammad, pass the command to Col. Steven Gandia. The Northeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group is vitally important to the Army and the Joint Force providing world class health service support across a full range of military operations.



The Change of Command ceremony symbolizes the continuation of leadership and unit identity despite the change of individual authority. It also represents the transfer of power from one leader to another; passing the ceremonial flag from outgoing to incoming commander is a physical representation of that transfer.
Sept. 28, 2018 - On a sunny September morning at the Fort Wadsworth Battery Weed National Historic Site, a memorable location on Staten Island in New York, the Northeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group held their change of command ceremony bidding farewell to NE-MARSG’s outgoing commander, Col. Cindy Saladin-Muhammed, and welcoming the new commander, Col. Steven Gandia.

Army Reserve medical Soldiers receive recognition for service
Army Medical Department Professional Management Command hosted a Welcome Home Warrior Citizen Recognition ceremony on Friday, August 17th to honor approximately 25 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers who mobilized or deployed in support of global contingency operations.  Here, Col. Todd. Traver, APMC Commander, thanks Soldiers and family members in the audience.  The Welcome Home Warrior Citizen Award is designed to publically acknowledge our Army Reserve Soldiers for their selfless-service and sacrifice, as well as recognizing the family members who provide that support alongside their Soldiers.
Sept. 13, 2018 - For well over a decade, the Warrior Medics of Army Reserve Medical Command have been an integral and essential element of the Total Army and the Joint Force by meeting high operational demands, assisting with generating forces to support Army commitments worldwide and providing critical enabling capabilities that America’s military relies on to initiate and sustain complex global operations.
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