62nd Medical Brigade (United States)
The 62nd Medical Brigade, formerly the 62nd Medical Group of the United States Army is a unit of the Army Medical Department and I Corps and Fort Lewis. It is based entirely at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Currently, the brigade is commanded by Colonel John A. Powell and Command Sergeant Major Eugene Jeffers. The commander's mission statement for the success of the brigade is as follows:
Organize, train, equip, deploy, and command and control medical forces in support of global contingencies. Provide full and direct force health protection operations in support of forces engaged in full spectrum operations.
Most recently, the brigade has been tasked to deploy to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Other articles related to "62nd, medical":
... The 62ndMedical Brigade comprises the following subordinate units whose missions include area support medicalcare,ambulance care,preventive medicine,combat stress control,among others. 56th Multifunctional MedicalBattalion 153rd MedicalDetachment Blood Support)227th MedicalDetachment(Preventive Medicine)255th MedicalDetachment(Preventive Medicine)514th MedicalCompany Ground ...
Famous quotes containing the words brigade and/or medical:
“Rational free spirits are the light brigade who go on ahead and reconnoitre the ground which the heavy brigade of the orthodox will eventually occupy.”
—G.C. (Georg Christoph)
“Homoeopathy is insignificant as an art of healing, but of great value as criticism on the hygeia or medical practice of the time.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)