Category: 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Support)

Medical Soldiers are Ready for Deployment
October 13, 2020
As the military continues to operate and adapt in a COVID environment, the importance of recognizing Soldiers and their Families remains unchanged. Recently, Soldiers from the 3d Medical Command (Deployment Support) DET 3 Theater Enabling Command-Medical held a departure ceremony for their upcoming deployment to Southwest Asia.

Soldier, and a limited number of Family members, gathered in a socially distanced ceremony before the team heads off to Fort Hood for training validation and ultimately overseas.

Covid Response at University Hospital Saved Lives and Changed Soldiers
October 5, 2020
UAMTF 332-1 expanded the ability of University Hospital to tend to all patients, to include COVID-19 positive patients, as they worked together to combat the spread of the virus and care for those patients requiring supportive medical care.

STEM education the building block for career success
October 1, 2020
STEM education the building block for career success

Balancing Deployment Medical Support, Education
August 18, 2020
Flores-Colon balanced his time as a Pharmacy Specialist, providing outpatient pharmacy services for military members and working with night shift medics to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic along with finishing his last terms of school online.

Medical Training Can Make the Difference Between Life and Death
August 10, 2020
Working a live code is highly stressful and having a team that knows their roles can make the difference between life and death. Soldiers with the 411th Hospital Center, Code Blue Team, at US Military Hospital-Kuwait, makes sure that readiness is maintained in each section of the hospital including nonmedical shops.

UAMTFs Support Change and Improved Patient Health
August 10, 2020
Embedding a Quality Improvement Officer within the Task Force’s Command and Clinical Operations structure helped strengthen the integration of the UAMTF 804-1 soldiers into Queens Hospital Center (QHC) and its staff. This model facilitated close collaboration with the QHC leadership and proved indispensable to formulate, obtain buy-in, coordinate and enact quality of care measures to the benefit of the hospital’s patients and Force Health Protection. Prone positioning was just one of several quality improvement projects that the Task Force promoted and helped put into action.

Modernizing mitigation of COVID-19
August 7, 2020
U.S. Army Reserve Sgt. Christopher Garrett, a lab technician with the 18th Field Hospital, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, demonstrates the steps of a COVID-19 test on a GeneXpert system on Camp Buehring, Kuwait, July 30, 2020. Camp Buehring recently acquired the hi-tech system allowing turn arounds for COVID-19 tests to be less than an hour. (Photo by U.S. Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Christopher Osburn)

327th Medical Detachment teaches Soldiers the BASICS of mental health
August 7, 2020
327th Medical Detachment teaches Soldiers the BASICS

387th Medical Logistics Company Completes Deployment Mission
August 4, 2020
While deployed, the 387th MLC supported Operation Spartan Shield, Operation Inherent Resolve, and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel Role I, Role II, and Role III hospital centers under the 3D MCDS (FWD) from November 2019 to August 2020.

Partnerships and interoperability continue despite COVID-19 challenges
July 31, 2020
CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT – Key leaders, (L to R) Kuwaiti Col. Dr. Raed Altajalli, liaison officer to Kuwait Ministry of Defense (KMOD), Col Simon Hamid, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, command surgeon, Command Sgt. Maj. George Luedtke, 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and Brig. Gen. Dianne Del Rosso, deputy commanding general, 1st TSC, 311th ESC, come together for a meeting on interoperability in medical cooperation between the U.S. and Kuwait at the Black Jack Conference Room in the Operational Command Post on July 20.  (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Manuel Quiros July 20, 2020)