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U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence

National American Heart Awareness Observance

MEDCoE is hosting the National American Heart Awareness Observance on 3 FEB 23.  Show your support - wear RED*

Who: All MEDCoE (as mission allows)

When: 3 FEB 23 from 1030-1500

Event timeline:

  • 1030 Booths Open
  • 1130 Kickoff
    • MG Talley and CSM Laragione proclamation signing
  • 1500 Booths close

Booths offering:

  • Cardiac monitoring/screenings
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Blood & Cholesterol Tests
  • Educational Handouts
  • Healthy Recipes
  • Blood donation appointments
  • Wellness Center appointments

*MEDCoE military and civilian staff and faculty are authorized to wear red.  Students not attending classes at METC may also wear red.


COVID-19 Response


COVID-19 Response Support (JBSA.MIL)

Who we are

The Command Surgeon Cell promotes health and fitness for MEDCoE Soldiers, Civilians, and family members, responsible for oversight of COVID-19 Force Health Protection (FHP) and educating MEDCoE leaders for informed decisions that positively impacts the force.


Serves as the Senior Medical advisor to MEDCoE Commanding General (CG), Command teams, and staff regarding conserving the fighting strength and health of the command. Promotes the integration of Force Health Protection (FHP) principles and executes Health Service Support (HSS) for wide range of military operations within the MEDCoE area of responsibility. Facilitates and synchronizes with the Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG), TRADOC Surgeon, and Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) Crisis Action Team (CAT) to determine future FHP and medical readiness requirements.


To be the foundation on which Army Medicine is built, sustained and transformed.

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