By Leanne Thomas, Tripler Army Medical CenterJune 19, 2018
HONOLULU - The Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Nadja Y. West, right, is greeted by Col. Andrew M. Barr, left, commander of Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), and Command Sgt. Maj. Abuoh E. Neufville, center, TAMC's senior enlisted advisor, June 19, at the hospital's Oceanside entrance, Honolulu, Hawaii. West, the 44th Surgeon General for the U.S. Army and the Commander of U.S. Army Medical Command, met with senior leaders and directors at TAMC to provide leadership support, identify best practices established at the military treatment facility, and discuss the future of Army Medicine. During the visit, West also toured the TAMC Simulation Center to gain more information about the hospital's unique training capabilities in support of medical readiness. TAMC enables Total Force Readiness by providing safe, high quality, patient-centered health care to soldiers, families, veterans, and retirees throughout the Pacific region; conserving the fighting strength through the provision of care, training, education, research, and support.