While Madigan opened in 1944 as a “temporary” hospital for war wounded, we grew substantially over the years to offer inpatient and outpatient services, specialty clinics, behavioral health, pediatric care and much more. In fact, this month, we are celebrating our 25th anniversary of taking care of patients in our current Madigan hospital.
The 7th Infantry Division’s (Task Force Bayonet) number-one priority under the readiness umbrella is to strengthen Soldier, civilian and family fitness. Our Soldiers must be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit to ensure we are fully ready to deploy and perform all aspects of our job in combat.
The squadron commanders as well as leadership from the 62d Airlift Wing and the 627th Air Base Group will be discussing our implementation plan for Team McChord’s additional duty reduction in the coming weeks.
In Army Medicine, safety is everyone’s responsibility, which is why we encourage reporting, transparency and honesty. The goal is to eliminate preventable harm in our treatment facilities.
BY COL. DANIEL S. MORGAN
When Citizen Airmen are called up to serve, it’s important that employers understand that their employee’s absence helps keep our country and world a safer place.
Our ability to deploy smaller dental teams with freedom of action increases our agility, flexibility and operational reach; therefore enabling the team to provide state of the art dental services to combat forces as far forward as their service support areas.
The Education Centers on Joint Base Lewis-McChord can help you achieve your goals in 2017 and provide the boost to get ahead in your career and life by helping further your knowledge and education.
No matter the new program, project or research effort, the focus of all of our efforts at Madigan is you, the patient.
On Nov. 30 at 5 p.m., Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez, 45, a 17-year veteran of the Tacoma Police Department, was shot while responding to a domestic violence call.
As we embark on our yearlong centennial celebration journey, we will reflect on the division’s legacy in service to our nation and focus on Task Force Bayonet’s future
For a variety of reasons, however, AMC has decided to discontinue the old RODEO construct, and in 2017, will unveil its replacement – Exercise Mobility Guardian, to be held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in August.
The Puget Sound Military Health System’s role is to integrate military health care delivery across the Puget Sound region.
Is it controversial to be patriotic?
With the fall season upon us, November is the perfect time to honor military families.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the fact that you cannot simply put a lock on the internet is exactly why cyber security gets its own month. Thousands of cyberattacks are carried out against the United States every day, and with just one successful attack, our adversaries could learn valuable secrets that undermine our readiness or take out an entire power grid in a U.S. city.
The observations of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is established by Public Law and Presidential Proclamation and is observed during the month of October each year.
While we put a special emphasis on breast cancer awareness in October, at Madigan Army Medical Center we like to focus on the health of our female patients year-round.
We are excited to officially welcome the 81st Brigade of the Washington Army National Guard to the Task Force Bayonet Family. The 81st Bde. comes to us as part of the Army’s Associated Unit Pilot Program.
Tuesday through Thursday, the 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade fired — for the first time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord — High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Reduced Range Practice Rockets so monitors could record the sound waves generated by firing these rockets.
Regional Health Command-Pacific emphasizes medical skills training to enhance the readiness of our forces.
On Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the vast majority of suicides are due to relationship distress, while Soldiers with behavioral health diagnosis or pending disciplinary actions make up the other leading factors.
The 2016 Air Force birthday theme is “American Airmen Bringing Airpower to the Joint Fight,” focusing on Airmen leading and supporting joint operations around the globe and across all mission areas.
What is readiness and why is it so important?
What motivates people to be Soldiers?
Madigan just achieved a new milestone for excellence by earning a rating of nearly 97 percent in overall patient satisfaction, and our emergency department patient satisfaction rating is now at 98.5 percent, the highest ever patient satisfaction rating for our emergency department.
The number of terrorist-related threats during the past year indicates increasing risk to our nation and the Army.
This summer we have been very busy, but our Soldiers continue to perform flawlessly. This week, I want to highlight just some of the complex training and leader development that is taking place.
62nd Operations Group commander said that he’s seen firsthand (in addition to being a group commander at McChord Field for more than a year) that millennials are nothing but phenomenal.
As the Regional Health Command-Pacific’s newest commanding general, I am truly honored to have the opportunity to serve the service members, family members and retirees in the Pacific region.