Tag: 18th Medical Command (DS)

18th MEDCOM welcomes its new commander

18th MEDCOM welcomes its new commander

| March 8, 2018 | 1 Comment

Story and photo by Staff Sgt. Luisito J. Brooks 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) FORT SHAFTER — The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) conducted a change of command ceremony at historic Palm Circle, here, March 2, to bid farewell to Col. Ann Sammartino, outgoing commander, and to welcome incoming commander, Col Edward H. Hailey. Brig. […]

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Aviators, medical teams practice life-saving drills

Aviators, medical teams practice life-saving drills

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Soldiers from the 8th Forward Surgical Team, 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), partnered with Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division for a medical training exercise at Schofield Barracks.

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18th Medical Command focuses on readiness to meet mission

18th Medical Command focuses on readiness to meet mission

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Soldiers and leaders of the 18th MEDCOM continue to support everything from combined exercises to providing personnel and coordinating support throughout the area. The Pacific Knights also concentrated on the improvement of individual Soldier and unit readiness.

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Medics from across the Pacific fight to earn EFMB

Medics from across the Pacific fight to earn EFMB

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

More than 200 medical Soldiers from across the Pacific gathered, here, at the end of June to compete for the Expert Field Medical Badge.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

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18th Medical Command (DS) sets new standards on all fronts

18th Medical Command (DS) sets new standards on all fronts

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the fall of 2015, Col. Ann M. Sammartino, commander of the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support), challenged her officers and senior noncommissioned officers, during a weeklong planning conference at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, to re-evaluate the unit’s mission and long-term training and engagement strategies, and to focus on improving all aspects of individual and unit readiness.

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Medics push their limits in mind and body with ‘punishing tasks’

Medics push their limits in mind and body with ‘punishing tasks’

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a strenuous three-day contest to crown the Army’s best medics, Sgt. 1st Class Hubert Severin couldn’t have cared less if some of his competitors were half his age.

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News Briefs: Nov. 18, 2016

News Briefs: Nov. 18, 2016

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

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USARPAC and Vietnam bolster military partnership

USARPAC and Vietnam bolster military partnership

| November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kicking off what will be a first of its kind Humanitarian Mine Action collaboration between U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) and the Vietnam National Mine Action Center (VNMAC), a team of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) trainers conducted HMA and Medical First Responder Training at Son Tay, Vietnam, recently.

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MEDEX 16 expands health care on a global level

MEDEX 16 expands health care on a global level

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

When a disaster strikes, anywhere in the world, victims put their faith in the health care professionals who are immediately available to respond.

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