So the question is, what can you personally do to change how we as a military culture think about mental health?
BY MAJ. GREGORY LEWIS
In 2017, I have witnessed fantastic leadership in action here at McChord Field, in the 62nd Airlift Wing and the 627th Air Base Group.
Religious leaders from the 189th Infantry Brigade, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord; First Army’s 177th Armored Brigade at Camp Shelby, Miss.; 4th Cavalry Brigade at Fort Knox, Ky;. and First Army Headquarters at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., led training on topics including religious support planning, the Army operations process and changes in Army doctrine.
RCH-P serves as the lead for Army Medicine in the Pacific, synchronizing health operations, actions and activities across the region. It oversees the health care of Soldiers, families and retirees in Hawaii, Washington, California, Alaska, Japan and Korea.
CommentaryPublished: 02:29PM March 30th, 2017
You think you’re anonymous online? Think again.
We’re better than this.
March highlights Women’s History Month, and there are many notable women who blazed the aeromedical evacuation path to make it what it is today. For many professionals in the career field, saving lives and returning America’s warriors to their families is the reason they serve.
Ready and Resilient directly links to increased Soldier readiness to train and deploy.
I challenge you to research someone’s history other than your own. I challenge you to get to know about some of the service members, who came before us and made serving possible today.
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.