Category: 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support)

U.S. Army medical Soldiers return to their roots in Ghana
March 22, 2016
Active Guard Reserve Sgt. 1st Class Solomon Mensah, a member of Medical Readiness Training Exercise 16-2 command and control team and pay agent from the 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support) unit at Fort Gillem, Ga., poses with 1st Lt. Frank Goka, a mobilized Army Reserve Soldier assigned to Fort Hood, Texas, participated in MEDRETE 16-2, from Feb. 3-26, at the 37 Military Hospital, Accra, Ghana. Both Mensah and Goka are originally from Ghana. Mensah and Goka were essential to MEDRETE 16-2 with helping the U.S. medical team establish relationships amongst the Ghanaian Defense Force and medical professionals at the 37 Military Hospital. (U.S. Army Africa photo by Maj. Satomi Mack-Martin)

MEDRETE brings US military medical professionals to Senegal
February 5, 2016
General surgeons U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles Boggs, of 345th Combat Support Hospital, and Senegalese Defense Force Maj. Diop Balla, of Hopital Militaire de Ouakam, perform surgery on a patient to fix a hernia in Dakar, Senegal, Jan. 25, 2016. Boggs and other members of the U.S. Army Reserve are in partnership with the SDF to conduct a U.S. Army Africa Medical Readiness Training Exercise from Jan. 18-29. This exercise is the first of many scheduled throughout the year to demonstrate the strong partnership the U.S. has with its African partners. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Charles An)

Local dentist volunteers to join IRT mission in Norwich, NY
July 20, 2015
Lt. Col. Craig Colas, right, a dentist from U.S. Army Dental Activity, and Seaman Bryan Igneczi, a hospitalman from EMF Bethesda, provide dental treatment at Greater Chenango Cares on July 17, 2015. Greater Chenango Cares is one of the Innovative Readiness Training missions which provides real-world training in a joint civil-military environment while delivering world class medical care to the people of Chenango County, N.Y., from July 13-23. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jennifer Shick/released)

3D MCDS OCP (FWD) partners with the Kuwait National Guard
July 14, 2015
Soldiers from the 3rd Medical Command Deployment Support (MCDS) Operational Command Post (OCP) Forward (FWD) attend a Medical Capabilities Demonstration with the Kuwaiti Army, National Guard and special operation soldiers.

US Army Medical Materiel Center-Southwest Asia fights influenza through three-day vaccination event
July 14, 2015
First Theater Sustainment Command Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, receives his annual influenza vaccine from an army medic, Qatar, Oct. 6, 2014. USAMMC-SWA teamed up with 1-114th Infantry Battalion to coordinate the vaccine drive, and vaccinated approximately 900 soldiers and civilians. (U.S. Army Photo by 1st Lt. Christopher Legette/released)