Archive: Regional Health Command-Pacific

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  • USAG-Yongsan, Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital welcomes Mrs. Linda Via

    Feb 4, 2016

    YONGSAN, South Korea -- Mrs. Linda B. Via, wife of General Dennis L. Via, Commander of the Army Materiel Command, visited the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital on Wednesday, February 3rd, as part of her outreach engagements.

  • 121st Combat Support Hospital Celebrates 115 Years of Army Nursing

    Feb 4, 2016

    The nurses and medical staff of the 121st Combat Support Hospital (CSH) gathered for a ceremony and cake cutting on February 2, 2016, which was televised via Video Teleconferencing (VTC) throughout Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital, to celebrate the 115th Anniversary of the Army Nurse Corps.

  • Seoul American High School Students Receive on the Job Training at BAACH

    Feb 4, 2016

    YONGSAN, South Korea -- Seoul American High School (SAHS) students received hands-on training, here, by the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital (BAACH) Clinical Education Department as part of the Career Practicum Course. Those students expressing interest in the healthcare field were given the opportunity to experience the practicum class at BAACH, covering orientation and clinical skills development. "I am grateful for this opportunity and I am looking forward to working at the orthopedic clinic," said SAHS Senior, Kayla Granado.

  • Yongsan Medics Conduct Live Surgery Exercise

    Feb 3, 2016

    For the Soldiers and medical personnel assigned to the 121st Combat Support Hospital (CSH) Yongsan, South Korea, being able to transition to their wartime mission, in the event of potential hostilities, means an abundance of training. On January 28, 2016 the 121st CSH conducted a Live Surgery Exercise within the confines of its Critical Care Corridor.

  • KATUSAs Take Final Steps of Military Service

    Feb 1, 2016

    Every month, Korean Augmentation to the U.S. Army (KATUSA) Soldiers, here, celebrate their final separation from the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA), in a much anticipated ceremony.

  • Tripler Soldiers provide medical support to U.S. Army Reserve Pacific Command

    Jan 25, 2016

    On January 9, 2016, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) Soldiers supported the U.S. Army Reserve Pacific Command Support Unit during an M16 qualification range training at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • New Madigan clinics open in community schools

    Jan 21, 2016

    More teenaged military dependents can now get their healthcare needs taken care of right in their schools thanks to the recent opening of three more School Based Health Centers. Madigan Army Medical Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., paired up with Clover Park School District and the Puyallup School District to open part-time Madigan clinics at Harrison Preparatory School and Mann Middle School in Lakewood on Jan. 14 and at Rogers High School in Puyallup on Wednesday.

  • Warrior Transition Battalion-Hawaii conducts a Change of Command Ceremony

    Jan 19, 2016

    Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Warrior Transition Battalion-Hawaii honored Lt. Col. Brian Peterson during a change of command ceremony at Schofield Barracks. Col. David Dunning, Commander, TAMC, thanked Peterson for his service, leading the WTB-Hawaii and officially welcomed Maj. (P) Darrin Cox as the incoming commander.

  • Thinking about having a baby? Tripler offers a new Preconception Health Class

    Jan 13, 2016

    Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) outpatient clinic is now offering a new preconception health class for families who are thinking about starting or expanding their family, but are not currently pregnant.

  • Fort Shafter Veterinary Treatment Facility ready to re-open for business

    Jan 11, 2016

    The Fort Shafter Veterinary Treatment Facility, which has been closed for renovations over the past year, is scheduled to re-open for business on January 19, 2016.

  • Regional Health Command-Pacific, 2015 in Review

    Dec 30, 2015

    2015 was a monumental year for the Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P); a year filled with transformation, development, growth and recommitment to excellence. The RHC-P will continue to be committed to excellence in the upcoming year.

  • Western Regional Medical Command set to officially merge with Regional Health Command -- Pacific

    Dec 23, 2015

    After more than a year of planning and coordinating, the Western Regional Medical Command is scheduled to finalize its merger with the Regional Health Command-Pacific, on Jan. 8, 2016.

  • Tripler AMC Year in Review: healing heroes, change and innovation

    Dec 18, 2015

    The year 2015 was a year of change, innovation and heroes for the staff and beneficiaries of Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC). While there were too many accomplishments to list for publication, these are the TAMC highlights

  • Milley: Many Soldiers alive today because of Horoho

    Dec 15, 2015

    "I was there [in Afghanistan] to witness her performance, and it was incredible. There are many, many lives today that would not be living without the efforts of Patty Horoho," said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley during a retirement review for Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho.

  • Mongolian Chief Medical Officer learns about Army Medicine during visit to Tripler

    Dec 15, 2015

    On Dec. 15, 2015, Lt. Col. Ganchimeg Lkhagvasuren visited Tripler Army Medical Center as part of a week-long visit to Regional Health Command-Pacific. Lt. Col. Ganchimeg learned how Tripler serves its beneficiaries as part of the Army Medicine team.

  • 618th Dental Command Assists Local Retirees

    Dec 10, 2015

    The 618th Dental Command Team sponsored a Retiree Appreciation Day. More than 30 Soldiers from Area I and Area II of the 618th Dental Command Area Support Korea came together on Dec. 5, 2015 at Yongsan Army Garrison Dental Clinic #2 to volunteer their time by providing free cleanings and examinations to more than 100 retirees and their spouses.

  • WRMC welcomes new commander

    Dec 9, 2015

    Major General Thomas R. Tempel Jr. relinquished command of the Western Regional Medical Command to incoming commander Col. Christopher A. Gruber during a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Nov. 24.

  • Combined CBRNE MASCAL Strengthens Alliance

    Dec 8, 2015

    The 17th Infantry Division of the Republic of Korea Army joined with the Soldiers of the 65th Medical Brigade in a bilateral Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosive Mass Casualty exercise on Nov. 5, 2015 in Bupyeong, South Korea.

  • A day in the life of warriors in transition

    Dec 7, 2015

    The Warrior Transition Battalion demonstrated what Soldiers can expect when transitioning to the WTB during the event "A Day in the Life of a Soldier in Transition," part of Warrior Care Month, Nov. 24.

  • Horoho relinquishes command of MEDCOM

    Dec 3, 2015

    Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho relinquished command of the U.S. Army Medical Command Dec. 3, after serving four years in command.

  • Warrior Care Month highlights WTB Soldier strength

    Dec 2, 2015

    Over the past month, Warrior Transition Battalion-Hawaii has hosted numerous events and functions in support of Warrior Care Month.

  • Military, medical leaders join for community dinner to discuss health in the Puget Sound region

    Nov 27, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza, I Corps commanding general; Maj. Gen. Thomas R. Tempel, former Western Regional Medical Command commanding general and Puget Sound Military Health System market manager, Navy Capt. Denise Holdridge, acting Puget Sound MHS market manager and chief operating officer along with chief executives and leaders from the local medical community raise their glasses for a toast during a community leader dinner Nov. 19 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Among the topics of dinner conversation were optimizing and partnering to improve health in the Puget Sound region.

  • CSM ends tenure at WRMC, looks back on 32 years of service

    Nov 27, 2015

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The U.S. Army's Western Regional Medical Command bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Marshall L. Huffman and welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Tabitha A. Gavia as the command's senior enlisted advisor Nov. 18 at the French Theater on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

  • Medical Readiness Assessment Tool (MRAT)

    Nov 24, 2015

    The Medical Readiness Assessment Tool (MRAT) is a cloud-based, three-applications-in-one electronic decision support and screening tool that allows U.S. Army clinicians and non-clinician leaders to more proactively maintain Soldier readiness.

  • 121 Combat Support Hospital Soldiers Assist Reservists With Medical Soldier Readiness Process

    Nov 24, 2015

    Soldiers from the 121st Combat Support Hospital, Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital (BAACH) in Yongsan Army Garrison, South Korea took time out to assist the 658th Regional Support Group (RSG) with completing their medical Soldier Readiness Process (SRP).

  • Thanksgiving Safety Message 2015

    Nov 20, 2015

    As we prepare for Thanksgiving and the holidays that follow, we should pause and reflect on the many blessings that we enjoy- our loved ones, our freedoms as Americans, and the privilege of serving our great Nation. Given the demands of our work, we too often get caught up in the pace of everyday life and don't take the time to appreciate just how fortunate we are. This is a time for such reflection.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) hosts Oahu Intertribal Council for National American Indian Heritage Observance

    Nov 19, 2015

    In observance of National American Indian Heritage Month, 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) welcomed members of the Oahu Intertribal Council to a powwow on Friday, Nov. 13, at the 9th Mission Support Center's assembly hall on Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

  • USAHC-SB Motorcycle Mentors Conduct Motorcycle Safety Rides

    Nov 19, 2015

    Two Non-Commissioned Officers from U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) are working to ensure the Soldiers at USAHC-Schofield Barracks always know the proper guidelines to follow when it comes to riding their motorcycle.

  • Tripler NICU graduates join for sixth annual reunion

    Nov 12, 2015

    Since 2009 Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has hosted a reunion for families who have "graduated" from the TAMC NICU. These young graduates are former Tripler NICU patients who began their lives in the NICU under the care of Tripler's dedicated staff. The NICU reunions started as a way for the Tripler NICU staff to honor and keep in contact with the families of former patients.

  • DENTAC-J hosts JSDF dental residents

    Nov 9, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 10, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan hosted six dental residents Nov. 4 and 5 from the Japan Self-Defense Forces Central Hospital in Tokyo at the Camp Zama Dental Clinic to learn about DENTAC-J's mission, training and procedures for treating patients.

  • USARJ, MEDDAC-J hosts NAIHM observance

    Nov 9, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 10, 2015)-- U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) in conjunction with U.S. Army Medical Activity-Japan hosted the 2015 National American Indian Heritage Month observance Nov. 5 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center.

  • Camp Zama Commanders Recognize USFJ Employees

    Nov 8, 2015

    Camp Zama, Japan, Commanders participated in the 2015 Length of Service Awards Ceremony for United States Forces Japan (USFJ) employees in the Kanagawa Prefecture, Oct. 30, 2015. U.S. Army Medical Activity-Japan had three employees (Ms. Maria Teresa Fukuzawa, Ms. Maki Sakai, and Mr. Yosuke Shouji) awarded during the ceremony.

  • SECDEF visits service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

    Nov 6, 2015

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter hosted a town hall with service members at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 6. Carter fielded several questions from the audience on topics ranging from budget cuts to the U.S. military's commitment in the Pacific.

  • Surgeon General for the Indonesian Armed Forces visits Regional Health Command-Pacific

    Nov 4, 2015

    Rear Adm. Bambang Haryoto, Surgeon General, Indonesian Armed Forces visits the Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) Headquarters on Oct. 21, 2015. During the visit, Haryoto received a brief from RHC-P's Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, on Army Medicine and RHC-P capabilities; the two discussed the importance of continued global health engagements to strengthen relationships and enhance healthcare at both military and civilian levels.

  • Camp Zama hosts health, safety fair

    Oct 28, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 28, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) and U.S. Army Garrison Japan's Safety Offices hosted the annual Fall/Winter Safety and Health Fair Oct. 23 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center.

  • Doctor Octopus? Tripler's new surgeon is 'Star Wars' technology now

    Oct 27, 2015

    State of the art medical technologies are available to beneficiaries right at their military treatment facility. Tripler Army Medical Center is using the latest version of the Da Vinci Robot for its complicated surgeries.

  • Tripler begins room service dining

    Oct 27, 2015

    Tripler's Nutrition Care Division (NCD) began offering room service dining for in-patients on Oct. 27, 2015. Tripler's priority of providing patients with high-quality, personalized care continues with this new program. Tripler patients will now enjoy a similar dining experience to the room service guests receive at hotels.

  • MEDDAC-Japan Walks To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

    Oct 27, 2015

    Each October, MEDDAC-Japan's Army Wellness Center hosts the Camp Zama Breast Cancer Awareness Walk to educate the community on the second most common form of cancer amongst American women.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) holds Strategic Off-site Planning Event

    Oct 20, 2015

    Honolulu, Hawaii -- Senior leaders of the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) gathered for a strategic off-site commanders planning event held at Hawaii's Air National Guard center on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 28 -Oct. 2, 2015.

  • Transition in Leadership for 18th MEDCOM

    Oct 16, 2015

    Soldiers and leaders of the 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) welcomed a new commander to Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC) during a change of command ceremony on historic Palm Circle at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Oct. 16, 2015.

  • Health Care Specialists Validate Skills

    Oct 16, 2015

    Soldiers from Headquarters, Headquarters Company (HHC) 65th Medical Brigade, U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Korea put their lifesaving skills to the test. After months of preparation, the (68W health care specialists) medics from HHC validated their battlefield skills on a variety of hands-on scenarios.

  • Energizing Our Nation's Diversity - 2015 Hispanic American Heritage Month

    Oct 15, 2015

    Medical Activity-Korea celebrates Hispanic American Heritage Month

  • Tripler's Orthotic and Prosthetic Facility serves beneficiaries using state-of-art-technology

    Oct 14, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center's Orthotic and Prosthetic Facility (OPF), often referred to as the "Brace Shop", provides Soldiers and beneficiaries custom made orthotic and prosthetic devices. The OPF, part of Tripler's Orthopedic Department, treats patients through their out-patient clinic and fabricates devices in the machine shop which is located in the same space.

  • USARPAC Commanding General visits RHC-P HQ

    Oct 8, 2015

    Gen. Vincent Brooks (left), Commanding General, United States Army Pacific (USARPAC), visits the Regional Health Command-Pacific Headquarters on October 7, 2015.

  • Columbus Day Safety Message 2015

    Oct 7, 2015

    History holds remarkable examples of heroism and adventure, and the voyage of Christopher Columbus from Lisbon, Portugal, in 1492 is one of history's great stories of exploration and bravery. We have come to celebrate Columbus' arrival in the Americas as the day that charted the course of our Nation's history.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers train at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic

    Oct 6, 2015

    The 6253rd U.S. Army Hospital (6253rd USAH), provided more than 3,000 clinical care encounters during their annual training mission at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC) Sept. 12-24.

  • Save a life through early detection of breast cancer

    Oct 1, 2015

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends breast cancer screening tests for early detection.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center partners with USO to provide programming for mothers of newborns

    Oct 1, 2015

    Mothers of newborns, and families from the Tripler Centering Pregnancy Program (TCPP) had a unique opportunity to meet with Heidi Murkoff, the author of the "What to Expect When Expecting" series, through a partnership between Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and the USO-Hawaii's efforts to provide quality programs to the local military community.

  • Enlisted Joint Medic Panel kicks off Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange

    Sep 22, 2015

    Medics are jointly working together in the field right now. This was the basis of the presentation, "Role of Medical Non-Commissioned Officer Panel" at the Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange (APMHE) in Da Nang, Vietnam on Sept. 14, 2015.

  • Vietnam welcomes first Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange

    Sep 22, 2015

    The first Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange (APMHE) opened in Da Nang, Vietnam on September 14, 2015.

  • Army-Baylor residents proud to call TAMC home

    Sep 21, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center is serving as home for the next generation of Army health care administrators. In August, two graduate students, Maj. Philip Durando and Capt. Charles Wyatt, from the Army-Baylor University Masters of Health and Business Administration (MHA/MBA), began their one-year administrative residency program at TAMC.

  • Why Can't I Access My Child's Medical Records?

    Sep 21, 2015

    Being a step-parent does not automatically give you rights to access medical care for your step-child. What does it take then?

  • Regional Health Command-Pacific crowns their 2015 Best Medics

    Sep 17, 2015

    The Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) held their annual Best Medic Competition, September 15-17, 2015. The competitors represented units from throughout the RHC-P in hopes of being selected as the Top 2 candidates who will go on to represent the RHC-P during the United States Army Medical Command's (MEDCOM) Command Sgt. Maj. Jack L. Clark Best Medic Competition, to be held October 28-30, 2015 at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA).

  • RHC-P IG office hosts USARPAC IG Training

    Sep 17, 2015

    Members from throughout United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Inspector General (IG) community gathered for USARPAC's Quarterly IG Training. This quarter's training was sponsored and hosted by the Regional Health Command-Pacific's (RHC-P) IG Office and Lt. Col. Vernon Wheeler, IG, RHC-P, at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) on September 17, 2015.

  • Military, civilian health care executives aim for increased collaboration

    Sep 15, 2015

    A group of 35 senior military and civilian health care executives gathered at the Cedarbrook Lodge for the Puget Sound Health Care Executive Roundtable, Sept. 10-11.

  • PAD deputy at TAMC receives prestigious Hatkoff Award

    Sep 8, 2015

    Capt. Timothy Dreyer, deputy chief, Tripler Army Medical Center's Patient Administration Division (PAD), received the prestigious Lt. Col. Paul Hatkoff Award, Aug. 12, for his efficient patient administrative and management abilities, and for his willingness to step up and serve in a time of need.

  • DENTAC-J reopens dental clinic

    Sep 7, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 8, 2015) - - U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan hosted the reopening ceremony Sept. 2 in front of the Camp Zama Dental Clinic.

  • 4204th USAH brings medical skills to TAMC

    Aug 10, 2015

    Thirty-two Army Reservists from the 4204th U.S. Army Hospital from Kansas provided patient care at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, July 11-24.

  • Regional Health Command- Pacific takes on a "Move to Health"

    Aug 7, 2015

    HONOLULU -- A total of 40 medical personnel from Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC), Warrior Ohana Medical Home, and Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) came together to participate in a three day "Move to Health" course, held here on August 4-6, 2015.

  • TAMC nurse featured in 'The Women and the Waves 2'

    Aug 3, 2015

    Bagalso is one of six women who will be featured in the film, "The Women and the Waves 2," directed and produced by Heather Hudson. Bagalso has been a nurse anesthetist at TAMC since August 2011. She recently commissioned into the 1984th United States Army Hospital Detachment, Hawaii, U.S. Army Reserve in March 2015 and is serving as a 1st lieutenant.

  • Mississippi Guardsmen bring medical skills to Oahu

    Jul 29, 2015

    Thirty-one Air National Guardsman of the 186th Medical Group, "Magnolia Militia," Meridian, Mississippi, brought a wide variety of medical specialties to Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks, recently.

  • RHC-P CG meets with the Armed Forces (India) Director of Medical Services

    Jul 29, 2015

    HONOLULU -- Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commanding General, Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) met with Lt. Gen. B.K. Chopra, Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services (India), and other the top medical leaders from the Indian Armed Forces Medical Services, to discuss the best practices for using the U.S. Military Healthcare System model to improve quality of care, the impacts of the Performance Triad on the overall health of Soldiers, the potential to see Armed Forces Medical Services (India) providers receive training at the U.S. Army Medical Department Center & School (AMEDD C&S), and how to increase access to care for Indian Armed Forces Service Members, family members and retirees, on July 29, 2015, at the RHC-P Headquarters.

  • "No Tobacco Day" make steps to tobacco free military base

    Jul 29, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 30, 2015) -- The "No Tobacco Day" campaign was held July 24 in support of U.S. Army Medical Department Activities-Japan and the Camp Zama Army Wellness Center, at the Camp Zama Main Exchange parking lot.

  • RHC-P Command Team inducts the newest SAMC member

    Jul 24, 2015

    The Command Team from the Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) proudly inducted Staff Sgt. Diontae Allen into the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club at the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB), on July 24, 2015.

  • USARPAC welcomes Chief of Staff to One Team Ohana

    Jul 23, 2015

    Major General Christopher Hughes was honored during a Flying "V" ceremony held on historic Palm Circle July 23.

  • Tripler NCOs train federal marshals in Army style (Combatives)

    Jul 20, 2015

    Members of United States Marshals, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents practiced the techniques taught by TAMC NCOs during the Modern Army Combatives Program training.

  • Army entomologists release video on controlling mosquitoes in and around the home

    Jul 15, 2015

    To better educate Army personnel on what they can do to protect against mosquito-borne disease, the Entomology Program of the Army Institute of Public Health has released a video on controlling mosquitoes in and around the home.

  • The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) conducts a change of command ceremony

    Jul 11, 2015

    The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) (18th MEDCOM (DS)) hold their change of command ceremony at historic Palm Circle, on Fort Shafter, Hawaii, July 10, 2015.

  • New Madigan SCMH brings care to Soldiers

    Jul 10, 2015

    The newest Soldier-Centered Medical Home under Madigan Army Medical Center opened its doors in May, serving about 4500 Soldiers with the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division right in their backyard.

  • U.S. Army Pacific announces force structure decisions

    Jul 9, 2015

    Today, the Department of the Army announced force structure decisions affecting the U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC).

  • Hawaii Transition Summit kicks off July 7-8

    Jul 2, 2015

    Soldiers transitioning from the Army, family members and veterans have an opportunity to meet nearly 100 potential employers, here, July 7-8, at the Hawaii Transition Summit.

  • U.S. Army Schofield Barracks Health Clinic Non-Commissioned Officer Saves Skydivers Life

    Jul 1, 2015

    Schofield Barracks Health Clinic NCO Proves Lifesaving Training is Valuable

  • Army dentist retires after 30 years of active, Reserve service

    Jun 30, 2015

    PUYALLUP, Wash. -- An Army dentist's 30-year career came full circle when two general officers wished him congratulations on the occasion of his retirement June 27. Maj. Gen. Thomas R. Tempel Jr., commanding general, Western Regional Medical Command, and chief, Army Dental Corps, presided over the retirement ceremony at Pierce County Airport for Col. David Thomas, who was retiring from the U.S. Army Reserve.

  • PRMC Command Team visits Bangladesh Army Leaders

    Jun 29, 2015

    The Command Team from the Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), Brig Gen. Patrick Sargent and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Luciano spend some time in Bangladesh, June 22-26, 2015, to meet with senior Bangladesh Army Leaders; using Army Medicine's abilities to strengthen PRMC and USARPAC's relationships with Partner Nations throughout the Pacific.

  • Schofield Barracks Health Clinic Army Officer makes the U.S. All Army Men's Volleyball Team

    Jun 17, 2015

    Captain Jason Judkins, an Officer from Schofield Barracks Health Clinic, serves as oldest officer on All Army Volleyball team to compete in Nationals

  • US Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks conducts a Mass Casualty Exercise

    Jun 16, 2015

    USAHC-SB --- Schofield Barracks, HI Health Clinic conducts a Mass Casualty exercise for readiness and preparedness in case of an emergent event.

  • TRICARE Nurse Advice Line a 'great resource' to Hawaii beneficiaries

    Jun 11, 2015

    It always seems to happen at the most inconvenient time or place. A worrisome health issue comes up and you've got questions. If only you had a medical professional standing by to answer your immediate questions over the phone no matter when or where. Enter - the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line.

  • Tripler Army Medical Center trains for MASCAL operations

    Jun 4, 2015

    As hurricane season begins and as part of both a state wide initiative and accreditation with the Joint Comission, Tripler Army Medical Center participated in a drill to exercise the processes for receiving and treating large numbers of unplanned casualties from natural and man-made disasters or any large influx of patients that overwhelms the common operational capabilities.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) conducts 'Lunch and Learn' event

    May 27, 2015

    The 18th Medical Command (MEDCOM) (DS) Unit Health Promotion Team (UHPT) conducted their first "Lunch and Learn" event at the Unit Headquarters, May 15, 2015.

  • Tripler doctor uses military medicine to build Pacific partnerships

    May 20, 2015

    Col. Jeffery Greene, a medical doctor and adolescent pediatrician at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, discusses his three-month medical mission in Palau. For Greene, it's about influencing and promoting health to bring together cultures for lasting positive relationships.

  • Treatment for addiction is a phone call away with AMIOP

    May 20, 2015

    Addictions Medicine Intensive Outpatient Program (AMIOP), is providing a valuable service to thousands of active duty service members, retirees, and family members from all branches of the military.

  • PRMC presence at LANPAC

    May 19, 2015

    The Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) had a presence at the 2015 Association of the United States Army's (AUSA) Land Forces of the Pacific (LANPAC) Conference, at the Sheraton--Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 19, 2015, with its Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, participating on a discussion panel for the "Multilateral Opportunities in the Indo-Asia-Pacific" and an information booth setup and staffed by the PRMC personnel.

  • U.S. Army Health Clinic- Schofield Barracks Doctor Recognized

    May 14, 2015

    U.S. Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) Dr. David Floyd, Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Acute Care Clinic was recognized on May 13 , 2015 for his support of the U.S. Navy Reserves in their need for providers for essential missions world wide. Floyd's flexibility and support was instrumental in a Nurse Practitioner within his clinic having the ability to fulfill her duties as a reservist. Lt. Yukako Hobin, works for USAHC-SB Acute Care Clinic as a Nurse Practitioner and has served with the reserves to rural areas, providing medical care to those less fortunate and also fulfilling critical shortages at Naval Hospitals overseas. Without the assistance and understanding of Floyd these critical humanitarian missions possibly would not have been filled. The Patriot award was presented by Samuel Wong, Program Support Technician for the Employee Support of the Hawaii Guard and Reserve Committee. For more information, visit the USAHC-SB Facebook page at and PRMC Facebook page at

  • Buckeye Reservists share aloha at TAMC

    May 14, 2015

    Ohio's finest deployed to the island of Oahu to conduct Overseas Deployment Training at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Schofield Barracks, May 4-14.

  • PRMC re-launches Facebook page

    May 14, 2015

    Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) has re-launched its Facebook page with an energetic campaign to increase information about the Army's largest geographical medical region.

  • PRMC Commander visits Schofield Barracks Medical Simulations Training Center

    May 12, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) conducted a site visit of the Schofield Barracks Medical Simulations Training Center (MSTC) May 7, 2015 to provide guidance and motivation to the administrative and training staff that serve military emergency response and healthcare professionals in Hawaii.

  • Army ROTC cadets supports Tripler blood donor program

    May 12, 2015

    Every semester, the University of Hawaii Army ROTC program supports the Armed Services Blood Program by sponsoring a blood drive. As many as 50 cadets started lining up as early as 6:30 a.m. eager to donate.

  • PRMC former Chief of Staff retires after 30 years of service

    May 11, 2015

    The Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) holds a retirement ceremony for former PRMC Chief of Staff, Col. Lawrence B. Connell, Deputy Chief, Operations, Joint Cyber Center at the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 8, 2015, after thirty years of service.

  • PRMC Soldiers press forward during 2015 Best Warrior Competition

    May 8, 2015

    Soldiers from the Pacific Regional Medical Command continue to push foward through the 2015 Best Warrior Competition.

  • MEDCOM Command Team host medical rountable at Schofield Barracks

    Apr 27, 2015

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, U.S. Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) and Command Sgt. Major Gerald Ecker, Command Sgt. Major, U.S. Army MEDCOM, hosted a roundtable event with key medical representatives from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 24, 2015. Local units/offices represented where: U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB), 25th Infantry Division Surgeon's Office, U.S. Army Public Health Command-Pacific (USAPHC-P), and 8th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC). During the roundtable both Horoho and Ecker stressed the importance of medical readiness and the role that MEDCOM plays as stewards, charged with readying the force.

  • PRMC holds High Reliability Organization Summit

    Apr 27, 2015

    The Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) held its High Reliability Organization (HRO) Summit, April 23-24, 2015, at the Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The summit was hosted by the Office of the U.S. Army Surgeon General and was focused on the U.S. Army Medical Command's (MEDCOM) goals of being the world's leader in high reliability healthcare and creating an effective culture of safety.

  • Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks recognizes provider for patient safety

    Apr 23, 2015

    Maj. Maureen Giorio, 2nd Brigade (BDE) Soldier Centered Medical Home Officer in Charge (OIC), received recognition for identifying the need for an established standardized procedures in regards to the Sole Provider Program, a program aimed at improving patient safety when complex medication requirements arise. Giorio was presented a certificate from Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) and a coin from Col. Pete Eberhardt, U.S. Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks Commander, on behalf of the clinic.

  • PRMC staff conducts Arbinger Training

    Apr 22, 2015

    Command teams and staff members from throughout the Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) participated in Arbinger Training presented by the Office of the U.S. Army Surgeon General's (TSG) Team and Organization Development Directorate (TODD), April 20-22, 2015.

  • 18th MEDCOM (DS) shines a light on taking back the night

    Apr 20, 2015

    HONOLULU--The 18th Medical Command (Deployment Support) hosted the U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii South "Take Back the Night" walk to increase awareness and prevention of sexual crimes within the military, April 16, 2015.

  • Be Military Kid Strong

    Apr 17, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBAHC) hosts "Purple Up" event in recognition of month of the military child on April 15, 2015.

  • U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Japan observes Japanese Airborne Operations

    Apr 16, 2015

    U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Japan (MEDDAC-J) observes Japanese Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) Airborne training and toured Mobile health units, on April 16, 2015, to gain a better understanding of the capabilities of their counterparts.

  • Warrior Transition Battalion - Hawaii Improving Care 4000 miles away

    Apr 16, 2015

    Warrior Transition Battalion - Hawaii cadre and staff travel over 4,000 miles to assist Guam Naval Hospital Command and Guam National Guard to improve care and access to resources for Soldiers in Guam.

  • Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital Trains for Simulated Ebola Case

    Apr 13, 2015

    Medical personnel from the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital (BAACH) along with the Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDCP) recently participated in a Highly Infectious Disease Full Scale Exercise on March 31, 2015. The exercise provided Republic of Korea and US interagency and military participants the necessary training on how to respond to a simulated Ebola case.

  • U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks conducts an Active Shooter Drill

    Apr 13, 2015

    On the early afternoon of March 27, 2015, the United States Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) conducted an Active Shooter Drill to validate the clinic's capability to properly respond to an emergency situation.

  • War hero revisits road to healing

    Apr 10, 2015

    It's been 20 years since Col. Cirilito Sobejana, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Philippine Army G3, visited Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC).