Functionally aligned to U.S. Army Medical Command, Army Reserve Medical Command is uniquely capable of providing medical, dental and veterinary services as well as providing assistance to civil authorities during an emergency or disaster.
In 2016, ARMEDCOM mobilized 475 Soldiers to provide world-class healthcare to 21 installations nationwide and the European Health Command.
Concurrently, ARMEDCOM provided more than 2,000 Soldiers to total force training and mission support, engaged in 64 major exercises across 41 locations designing, executing, and assessing individual and collective training while delivering healthcare to exercise participants.
In September 2016, ARMEDCOM completed a HQDA-directed transformation, increasing from 76 to 119 units.
ARMEDCOM seamlessly synchronizes reserve medical units with USAMEDCOM Medical Treatment Facilities. The major subordinate headquarters focus on training, professional management, credentialing, and mission command of medical units.
Unique to the Army Reserve, Medical Readiness and Training Command provides and resources “joint, multi-national collective training” to medical units and Soldiers for contingency operations while sustaining modularity of ready medical forces in support of civil affairs nation building and homeland operations.
Three Regional Training Sites serve as training platforms for DoD medical units by providing specialized medical individual/collective training and biomedical maintenance support.
Army Reserve Medical Command (AR-MEDCOM) provides trained, equipped, medically proficient units and Citizen-Soldiers to meet global requirements across unified land operations.
ARMEDCOM Mission Facts:
• Approximately 8,000 Soldiers throughout the United States.
• 119 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 ARMEDCOM Soldiers mobilized now.
• Over 20,000 ARMEDCOM 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.
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.
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.
The distinctive unit insignia is approved effective 1 October 2005.
• Medical Professional Backfill to Military Medical Facilities • Blood Collection Support to all Services • Veterinary Support to all Services • Individual and Collective Military Medical Training • Administrative Management of Low-Density, High-Demand Medical Specialties • Army Reserve-wide Medical Credentialing