ARMY RESERVE MEDICAL COMMAND provides medical, dental, blood donor and veterinary services, as well as the medical professionals needed for Soldier Readiness Processing and Troop Medical Clinic operations at Mobilization Force Generation Installations located throughout the United States.
AR-MEDCOM Subordinate Commands
AMEDD Army Professional Medical Command (APMC) provides centralized management of medical professionals to improve readiness, retention and recruitment of Army Reserve critical medical personnel. APMC is a brigade equivalent command that was established with the strategic intent of providing healthcare providers with a flexible method of performing military duty that assists with retaining the healthcare providers in the Army Reserve.
Medical Readiness and Training Command (MRTC) is a one-star command that 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.
The four Medical Area Readiness Support Groups (MARSGs) – Northeast, Southeast, Central and Western are brigade-level commands that are the operational echelon for ARMEDCOM’s support to the active duty Army and its participation in state and local projects and missions. The MARSGs provide trained, equipped, ready, skill-rich Citizen-Soldiers, to meet global requirements for unified land operations. Each MARSG manages between 20-30 subordinate units in their footprint and personnel numbers vary between 1,200 and 2,200 personnel per MARSG.
Army Reserve Medical Command (AR-MEDCOM) provides trained, equipped, medically proficient units and Citizen-Soldiers to meet global requirements across unified land operations.
AR-MEDCOM 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 AR-MEDCOM Soldiers mobilized now.
• Over 20,000 AR-MEDCOM Soldiers mobilized since 9/11.
AR-MEDCOM 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
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