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Maj. Gen. W. Scott Lynn

Commanding General, Army Reserve Medical Command

MG W. Scott Lynn assumed command of Army Reserve Medical Command on June 26, 2022. MG Lynn most recently served as the Deputy Commanding General for Operations, 807th Medical Command. During the final portion of his tenure, he mobilized as the Commanding General for TF807th MED under Army North (ARNORTH), commanding over 3,200 Army, Navy, and Air Force medical forces during the nation’s first wave COVID response. MG Lynn attended Vanderbilt University with a four year ROTC scholarship, graduating in 1989 with a double major in electrical engineering and math. He was designated a Distinguished Military Graduate and was awarded a Regular Army Commission in the Field Artillery. MG Lynn was assigned to the 24th Infantry Division (ID) where he served as a cannon battery fire direction officer and armor company fire support officer. His service in the 24th ID took him to Georgia, Saudi Arabia, Iraq (Desert Shield/Storm), and through exercises at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, CA. After leaving active duty, MG Lynn began a career as an engineer, serving in the Individual Ready Reserve and the 20th Special Forces Group of the Alabama National Guard before deciding to attend medical school. Dr. Lynn received his M.D. from the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UAB) and completed his radiology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he served two terms as chief resident. Following residency, he completed his neuroradiology fellowship at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. His neuroradiology fellowship included military leave for mobilization rotations to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany and to Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, WA. Dr. Lynn is board certified (American Board of Radiology) and holds a “Certificate of Added Qualification” in Neuroradiology. He is a fellow in the American College of Radiology (FACR). Since entering private practice in 2007, MG Lynn has commanded the 7239th Installation Medical Support Unit, served as the Command Surgeon for the 87th Army Reserve Support Command (East), and commanded the Southeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group (SE-MARSG). He was assigned as the Deputy Commanding General (Operations) of the 807th Medical Command (DS) in September, 2017. MG Lynn’s military education includes the Field Artillery Officer Basic and Cannon Battery Officer Courses, the 24th ID Chemical Course (honor graduate), the AMEDD Captain’s Career Course, the Intermediate Level Education course (ILE, Command and General Staff College), the Army War College (Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies), the Army Medical Strategic Leadership Program (MSLP), and the U.S. Army Airborne School. MG Lynn’s awards include the LOM, DMSM, MSM, ARCOM, AAM, and the Army Surgeon General’s “9A” proficiency designator recognizing the highest level of professional achievement in the Army Medical Corps. He is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3). MG Lynn grew up as an Army dependent, living in numerous locations to include Heidelberg, Germany and the Marshall Islands. He and his wife, Virginia, have six children.