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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 http://www.facebook.com/usahc.schofieldbarracks and PRMC Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/PacificRMC.

  • 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).

  • Medical Unit Earns Zero Alcohol Incidents Streamer

    Apr 9, 2015

    Soldiers from Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 65th Medical Brigade, were awarded the very first unit Zero Alcohol Incidents streamer on the Korean Peninsula, on April 9, 2015, for completing 119 days without experiencing an alcohol related incident.

  • Hawaii's enhanced Multiservice Market Leaders meet

    Apr 7, 2015

    Members of the enhanced Multiservice Market (eMSM)-Hawaii Joint Executive Council meet on April 3, 2015 at Hickam Air Force Base/Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Together, the JEC serves as the communication forum intended to enhance inter-Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) collaboration, coordination and integration of the Direct Care System (DCS) in Hawaii.

  • Operation PACIFIC ANGEL 15-3 spreads care in Vietnam

    Apr 7, 2015

    The United States and Vietnam began humanitarian assistance operations here March 23 as part of Operation Pacific Angel 15-3.

  • PRMC has a new Inspector General

    Apr 6, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent (left), Commanding General, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), swears in the incoming Inspector General (IG), Lt. Col. Vernon Wheeler, here, in Honolulu, Hawaii, on April 3, 2015.

  • Sleep Hygiene class taught to USARPAC Military Spouses

    Apr 3, 2015

    On March, 30, 2015, Capt. Jason Judkins the Chief of Occupational Therapy at the U.S. Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks teaches United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Senior Spouses the importance of proper sleep hygiene and how to accomplish healthy rest cycles.

  • Brig. Gen. Sargent briefs Commanders within USARPAC on Army Medicine in the Pacific

    Apr 2, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commanding General, Pacific Regional Medical Command, attended the United States Army Pacific (USARPAC), commander's conference at the Hale Ikena, along with various other pacific area of operation commanders in order to receive the USARPAC commander's guidance for execution of the USARPAC's Theater Campaign Support Order. During the conference, Sargent also participated in senior leader professional development and had an opportunity to share and exchange information about Army Medicine in the Pacific.

  • PRMC Command Team proclaim their support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    Apr 2, 2015

    The Pacific Regional Medical Command Team proclaim their support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, on April 2, 2015. Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) and Command Sgt, Maj. Robert Luciano, Command Sgt. Maj., PRMC, encourage all Soldiers, family members, and Department of the Army (DA) Civilians to join together, participate in all planned events and pledge to end sexual assault.

  • Brig. Gen. Sargent meets with Nepalese Army Medical Leaders

    Mar 31, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), meets with medical leaders from the Nepalese Army, during a visit which was aimed at discussing the goals and aspirations to enhance medical capabilities within the Nepalese Army through a bilateral partnership with PRMC and the U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) on March 16-21, 2015.

  • TAMC Reaches Out To the Homeless

    Mar 30, 2015

    Soldiers from Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) teamed up with community resources for a homeless outreach event held in Waimanalo, Hawaii on March 28, 2015.

  • Medical Soldiers Assist Local Orphanage

    Mar 27, 2015

    Soldiers from the 65th Medical Brigade volunteered their time and efforts during a visit to Namsanwon Orphanage in Seoul on March 27, 2015. Some 20 service men and women attended to the needs of the orphanage by helping with ground maintenance, household chores and various other tasks.

  • Joint Services Conduct Annual Training at TAMC

    Mar 26, 2015

    Members of the 1984th United States Army Hospital (USAH), Army Reserve, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (HHD), Honolulu, Hawaii, Detachment 1 (DET) , Anchorage, Alaska, DET 2, Fairbanks, Alaska, and the 119th Medical Group (MDG), Air National Guard (ANG), North Dakota, conducted overseas Annual Training at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC), and Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam (JBPHH) March 7-20, 2015.

  • U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks employee announced as the 2015 Irish Person of the Year

    Mar 23, 2015

    Dr. Lisa Gomes, of the US Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) was announced as the 2015 Society of the Friends of St. Patrick of Hawaii Irish Person of the Year during the annual Emerald Ball hosted at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii's Manoa Grand Ballroom, here, in Honolulu, on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Gomes has devoted countless hours of Irish song, dance and performance to many communites through Oahu.

  • TAMC's Golf Scramble

    Mar 20, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Patriot's Ball Committee sponsored a Golf Scramble at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, on March 13, 2015, where all proceeds are allocated to help sponsor junior enlisted service members attain affordable tickets for an upcoming formal ball.

  • 2015 Pacific Regional Medical Command Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 20, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii --- Non-commissioned officers and junior enlisted Soldiers from Medical Department Activity Korea (MEDDAC-K), Medical Department Activity Japan (MEDDAC-J), Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and United States Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) participated in the 2015 Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) Best Warrior Competition here, March 16-19, 2015.

  • Medical Unit Learns 'Fight Tonight' Readiness Skills

    Mar 18, 2015

    As part of the peninsula wide Key Resolve 15 exercise, Soldiers from 121st Combat Support Hospital (CSH), Yongsan Army Garrison, South Korea, dug in for some cohesive unit training that addressed their readiness capabilities if called upon should hostilities occur along the Korean peninsula. One aspect of the training was a mass-casualty exercise and other events such as live surgical procedures with volunteer patients, evacuation procedures, establishing a field hospital and relocating it as well as reacting to various medical scenarios. All of which tested the medical personnel abilities to stand up the Critical Care Corridor portion of the 88-bed CSH and react to various trauma scenarios.

  • USAHC-SB Employee shares Women's Army Corps' experience for Womens History Month

    Mar 17, 2015

    With nearly 50 years having passed, Cheryl Keopuhiwa, from the U.S. Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks, shares her experience as a member of the Women's Army Corps. During women's history month, she spoke to a diverse audience of Soldiers and civilians about her time as a woman in the military in the late 1960's.

  • Medical Planning at the Forefront of Exercise Key Resolve in Japan

    Mar 16, 2015

    United States Army Japan (USARJ) Surgeon collaborates with 62nd Medical Brigade (MED BDE) and 18th Medical Command (MEDCOM) to further refine the Medical Concept of Support for the Japan Area of Operation (AOR) in support of the Key Resolve 2015 training exercise.

  • Resiliency Training

    Mar 15, 2015

    Medical Department Activity- Japan (MEDDAC-J) conducts resiliency training through paintball.

  • Schofield Barracks Health Clinic embraces 'High Reliability Organization' concept

    Mar 13, 2015

    Over 400 Schofield Barracks Health Clinic Soldiers and Civilians gather during a monthly townhall meeting on March 12, 2015, to discuss the Surgeon General's initiative to create High Reliability Organizations (HRO) within Medical Communities.

  • 121 Combat Support Hospital Conducts Live Surgery in the Field

    Mar 12, 2015

    During the recent peninsula-wide exercise known as Key Resolve 15, clinicians, technicians, and highly trained professionals from 121st Combat Support Hospital performed live surgical procedures in a field environment providing the same quality of care that is normally given at the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital. The only difference was it was conducted in modular field tents under battlefield conditions.

  • Am I Healthy? A Closer Look at the Meaning of Well Being

    Mar 10, 2015

    Most people view 'being healthy' as desirable, sought after, and often elusive. There are many definitions of healthy, leading to quite a bit of dispute over what it is to be healthy. Exploring what the 'healthy' label might imply may shed light on our individual understanding of what health means to us, and better help us reach our personal health goals.

  • PRMC committed to HRO and Patient Safety

    Mar 10, 2015

    In honor of National Patient Safety Awareness Week, the Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) would like to express its commitment to being the Pacific's leader in High Reliability Organizations (HRO).

  • PRMC NCO selected as MEDCOM's top IG

    Mar 5, 2015

    The Office of the Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), on behalf of Command Sgt. Major Gerald Ecker, Command Sergeant Major, MEDCOM, announces the winner of the 2015 MEDCOM Inspector General (IG) Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) of the Year competition, Master Sgt. Joel Thomas from the Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC).

  • TAMC welcomes a new Company Commander

    Mar 4, 2015

    Company A, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), conducted a Change of Command ceremony where Capt. David Delgado relinquished command to Capt. Janessa Moyer in an outdoor ceremony held at Troop Command lawn, TAMC, Hawaii, on Mar. 4, 2015. Col. Eric Bailey, Commander, Troop Command, TAMC, hosted the event which was attended by U.S. Army leaders based in Hawaii.

  • PRMC Officer donates her hair as she prepares for Ranger training

    Mar 2, 2015

    1st Lt. McKinsey Hulen, Special Projects Officer (G3), Headquarters, Pacific Regional Medical Command, donates her hair as she prepares to attempt something that only 43 other female Soldiers in the U.S. Army's history have tried; Hulen is attending the U.S. Army Ranger Training and Assessment Course (RTAC) later this month at Fort Benning, Ga.

  • MEDDAC-J observes Japanese Ground Self Defense Force MASCAL exercise

    Feb 16, 2015

    U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) personnel in Japan observe a Japanese MASCAL Exercise on Feb. 14, 2015, at Camp Mishuku, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Mrs. Odierno visits the SBHC

    Feb 13, 2015

    Mrs. Linda Odierno, spouse of the Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA), Gen. Raymond Odierno, continued her tour throughout the island of Oahu by taking the time to stop by and visit the Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC), on Feb. 12, 2015.

  • Soldiers and Airmen from the Pacific Region conduct MEDEVAC training

    Feb 11, 2015

    Soldiers and Airmen from within the Pacific Region receive Aero Medical Evacuation (AEROMEDEVAC) instruction, during their Medical Education and Demonstration of Individual Competence (MEDIC) training, in front of Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), on Feb. 11, 2015.

  • Special Guest Visits TAMC

    Feb 11, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) was honored to have the Army Chief of Staff's spouse, Mrs. Linda Odierno, visit the facility on Feb. 11, 2015.

  • TAMC's Got Talent

    Feb 6, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) holds a talent show to showcase Soldiers, Civilian staff, and Family Members in TAMC's Kyser Auditorium, on Feb. 5, 2015.

  • TAMC Soldiers compete to be the Best Warrior

    Feb 6, 2015

    Six Soldiers, both Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) and Junior Enlisted, compete for the title of Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Best Warrior Feb. 2-6, 2015.

  • TAMC Celebrates 114 years of Army Nursing

    Feb 3, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) held a cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the Army Nurse Corps 114th Anniversary, with the theme "Demonstrating the Courage to Care, Connect, and Change for 114 Years," held on Feb. 2, 2015 at TAMC on the Commander's Lanai.

  • Pacific Command Senior Medical Military Delegation visits the People's Republic of China

    Jan 30, 2015

    Pacific Command (PACOM) Senior Medical Military Delegation, which included Rear Adm. Colin Chinn, PACOM Surgeon and Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, US Army Pacific (USARPAC) Surgeon/Commanding General, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), along with other PACOM component surgeons, conducted a visit to the People's Republic of China, Jan. 5-12, 2015.

  • Maj. Gen. Jimmie Keenan discusses the concept of High Reliability Organizations

    Jan 26, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Jimmie Keenan, United States Army Medical Command, Deputy Commanding General-Operations, provides Leader Development training to all levels of leadership within the Pacific Regional Medical Command, Jan. 23, 2015.

  • Personal account highlights importance of the upcoming Pacific Regional Campaign Strategy

    Jan 26, 2015

    Lt. Col. George Corbari, U.S. Army Pacific Command shares his personal experiences with Army Medicine at the Pacific Regional Medical Command Strategic Offsite held at Ft. Shafter, Hawaii, Jan. 20-21, 2015.

  • Pacific Army Medicine Support Plan Strategic Offsite

    Jan 23, 2015

    Pacific Regional Medical Command hosts its 2015 Strategic Offsite on Ft. Shafter, Hawaii, regarding the Pacific Army Medicine Campaign Support Plan to transform PRMC to a "Medical" Theater Enabling Command in Support of United States Army Pacific, Jan. 20-21, 2015.

  • TAMC Holds Women's Health Fair

    Jan 22, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Public Health Nursing held a Women's Health Fair in the Oceanside front lobby where patients and staff were able to ask questions and receive information on Jan. 22, 2015.

  • Maj. Gen. Keenan visits the Pacific Regional Medical Command

    Jan 22, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Jimmie Keenan, United States Army Medical Command, Deputy Commanding General-Operations, pays a site visit to the Pacific Regional Medical Command's Headquarters to discuss PRMC's upcoming tranformation to the Regional Health Command-Pacific, Jan. 22-23, 2015.

  • TAMC provider finishes 2014 Honolulu Marathon with record time

    Jan 12, 2015

    Just completing a marathon is a significant accomplishment all on its own. Placing in the top of the pack alongside the world's most elite runners, brings the accomplishment to a whole new level. Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) very own provider competed in the 2014 Honolulu Marathon and not only finished the race but did so in record time.

  • Japan Medical Joint Planning Group

    Jan 9, 2015

    Medical Department Activity-Japan (MEDDAC-J) and US Army-Japan (USAR-J) hosted the first Medical Joint Planning Group (JPG) from Jan. 5-9, 2015 in order to refine the USAR-J Medical Sustainment plans and annexes to the USAR-J Operational Support Plans (OSP).

  • Pacific Region's First Army Wellness Center Opens

    Dec 23, 2014

    Medical Department Activity-Japan (MEDDAC-J) conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the first Army Wellness Center in the Pacific.

  • 121 Combat Support Hospital Soldiers Perform Field Emergency Room Training

    Dec 19, 2014

    Soldiers from Alpha Company, Bravo Company of 121 Combat Support Hospital and MEDDAC-Korea Company gathered to conduct a three day mini field training exercise, Dec. 15-17, on-site at the BAACH/121CSH.

  • 106th Medical Detachment Provides Care for Furry Friends

    Dec 17, 2014

    Throughout the Republic of Korea, the 106th Medical Detachment offers services such as public healthcare support, food protection and veterinary medical and surgical care for both government owned animals and privately owned animals.

  • 5th Annual Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament

    Dec 15, 2014

    Members of the Armed Forces from the military rehabilitative program played alongside golfers from local business, military, and our communities in the 5th annual Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament on Nov. 14 at the Hoakalei Golf Club in Ewa Beach, Hawaii.

  • 2014's Operation Holiday Heroes

    Dec 15, 2014

    Volunteers from Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Fisher House and two students from Island Pacific Academy (IPA) team up to help spread holiday cheer to 19 families on Dec. 7, 2014.

  • Former Army Ebola Researcher Named a Time Magazine 2014 'Person of the Year'

    Dec 11, 2014

    Time magazine named the "Ebola fighters" as their 2014 'Person of Year' Dec. 10, highlighting among others Dr. Thomas Geisbert, a virologist formerly with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases who conducted some of the first trials of the drug TKM-Ebola.

  • A legend in Army Medicine shares his WWII survivor story

    Dec 11, 2014

    Brig. Gen. (Ret) Robert Hardaway, III, a member of the "Greatest Generation", returned to Hawaii to share his World War II survivor story with the Army's current generation of leaders, Dec. 5, 2014 and to relive the memories of the day that changed history forever.

  • TAMC's Year in Review

    Dec 11, 2014

    HONOLULU -- Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) highlights 2014 mission in the Pacific Region.

  • PRMC Command conducts visit to Korean Theater of Operations

    Dec 9, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Luciano, PRMC Command Sergeant Major, traveled to the Korean Theater of Operations (KTO) Dec. 7 thought 11, 2014 to further assess the posture and distribution of Army Health System (AHS) capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific Area of Responsibility (AOR).

  • Guam's Governor and Adjutant General Visit WTB Soldiers

    Dec 5, 2014

    Guam's Governor and Adjutant General visit Guamanian Soldiers in Transition at the Pacific Regional Medical Command-Warrior Transition Battalion (PRMC-WTB) on Dec. 4, 2014 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • Warrior Care Month wraps up at WTB-Hawaii

    Dec 4, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center's Warrior Transition Battalion has concluded its Warrior Care Month (WCM) festivities.

  • MEDDAC-Japan conducts bilateral Ebola preparedness drill

    Nov 26, 2014

    Medical Department Activity-Japan conducted an Ebola Exercise with some host nation partners on Nov. 21, 2014, in Tokyo.

  • Surgeon General's Thanksgiving Safety Message

    Nov 21, 2014

    The Thanksgiving tradition can be traced back to the arrival of the first colonists who held a feast in 1621 to convey their gratitude for a bountifulharvest with Colonial Governor William Bradford proclaiming a day of thanksgiving. Subsequently, on 3 October 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation designating the fourth Thursday of November as a national Thanksgiving holiday. Today, Thanksgiving is a cherished national tradition with Family gatherings, proclamations of thanks for the good fortunes of the past year and sincere offerings of charity to those in need.

  • TAMC HAB Hosts Special Guests

    Nov 20, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Human Animal Bond (HAB) Program hosted a group of Japanese veterinarians and veterinary technicians as they learned more about the program on Nov. 6, 2014.

  • PRMC Medical Homes are 100 percent nationally recognized

    Nov 20, 2014

    Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) reaches 100 percent national recognition for its Army Medical Homes as of Oct. 23, 2014.

  • Tripler recognized by Hawaii Energy for energy efficiency efforts

    Nov 19, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) receives a $270,000 incentive from Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program, for the installation of energy-saving chillers during a check presentation at the TAMC Commander's Lanai, Oct. 9, 2014.

  • Centering Pregnancy Reunion

    Nov 14, 2014

    The first TAMC Centering Pregnancy group has completed the program and reunited after delivery at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) on Nov. 13, 2014.

  • PRMC Receives New Commanding General

    Nov 7, 2014

    Soldiers, staff, family members and friends, along with local leaders, gathered at Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Nov. 7, 2014 to bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle, outgoing Commanding General of Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), and to welcome the incoming PRMC Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent.

  • Helping Hawaii's homeless Veterans

    Oct 28, 2014

    Volunteers from Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC), and 18th MEDCOM teamed up to help homeless veterans in need on October 25, 2014 at the Waianae Civic Center.

  • USAMRIID supports Ebola Virus Disease outbreak response in West Africa

    Oct 22, 2014

    The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases is playing a significant role in assisting the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak response in West Africa.

  • TAMC's Change of Responsibilty

    Oct 20, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. Maj. Donald George, reliquishes responsibility to incoming Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Robinson on October 20, 2014.

  • TAMC inducts newest members of SAMC

    Oct 9, 2014

  • TAMC Provider Receives Prestigious Award

    Oct 7, 2014

    A Tripler provider is the recipient of a top award for medical innovation.

  • TAMC Hosts Recent IPAP Graduation

    Oct 7, 2014

    Two Soldiers, Capt. Frances Lang and 1st Lt. Edwin Cuevas, from Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), graduate from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) on October 2, 2014.

  • Teen warning signs can be real

    Oct 3, 2014

    Teen suicide is a very pertinent issue today in the United States.

  • Active Army's longest serving enlisted female Soldier to retire

    Oct 2, 2014

    Command Sgt. Maj. Donna A. Brock is set to retire from the United States Army and transfer responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald C. Ecker in a ceremony at the United States Army Medical Command Headquarters (MEDCOM) in San Antonio on Oct. 24, 2014. Brock, who joined the Army in 1979, now holds the honor of being the Army's longest serving enlisted female Soldier still on active duty.

  • Hawaii-Based Soldiers add to medal count at Warrior Games 2014

    Oct 2, 2014

    Two Hawaii-based Soldiers are helping the Army Team win big at the 2014 Warrior Games.