FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) will host an Army Medical Hot Topic event which will focus on Holistic Health and Soldier Readiness. The event will be held at the AUSA headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday Dec. 7.  The event will feature top leaders from the Army medical community.

Both the Army’s top medical officer, Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, The Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Diamond D. Hough, U.S. Army Medical Command Sergeant Major and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Army Surgeon General, will be on hand and provide remarks. Additionally, Maj. Gen. Joe D. Robinson, the commanding general of the 3rd Medical Command, and Brig. Gen. Anthony L. McQueen, the commanding general of the Medical Research and Development Command, will participate in a panel.

The Army’s G-1 Lt. Gen. Gary R. Brito is the event keynote speaker and retired 15th Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey will moderate a panel.

The all-day event will include five panels:

1.    Army Medicine in Multi-Domain Operations

2.    Holistic Health and Fitness (H2F) and Soldier Readiness

3.    The Medical Generating Force – Enabling Force Protection

4.    Trauma Initiatives, Recruiting, Retention and Skills Sustainment

5.    Community and Command Support for Behavioral Health Promotion

“This is a tremendous opportunity for attendees to participate in high-level discussions about how the Army medical community is integral to the overall readiness and deployability of the entire Army. Army Medicine is not only on the traditional battlefield providing combat casualty care but are force multipliers to our civilian peers when called upon. We are also ensuring that the Army has a medically ready force all the way around,” said Dingle.

There is no cost for media, military, or government civilian personnel. After Dec. 3, attendees must register on-site. For more information visit: https://www.ausa.org/events/army-medical-hot-topic.

For more information please contact Ms. Maura D. Fitch at maura.d.fitch.civ@mail.mil or 571-733-7483.


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