The 3rd Medical Command is a senior deployable medical mission command headquarters, providing support to U.S. Army Africa and U.S. Army Central area of operations.
The 3rd MEDCOM provides support and technical supervision for more than 6,000 Soldiers located in 21 states and Puerto Rico to prepare and provide trained and ready Soldiers and units to U.S. Army Reserve Command for mobilization.
Designated by the Chief of Military History as the “Desert Medics,” 3rd MEDCOM directly supports Army Central Command across the full spectrum of operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, delivering state-of-the-art combat healthcare to U.S. service members and other personnel in accordance with the Medical Rules of Engagement.
Originally an active Army command with a history dating back to World War II, the 3rd MEDCOM was allotted into the Army Reserve in June 1997 and was activated at Decatur, Georgia.
• Provides support and technical supervision for more than 7,000 Soldiers across 21 states
• Combat Support Hospitals
• Health care specialists, X-ray technicians, ophthalmology, nurses, physician assistants, physicians, dentists, surgeons, and veterinarians
• Medical Logistics
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