SILVER CADUCEUS SOCIETY FORK POLK Fort Polk Silver Caduceus Society members conducted a Staff Ride to the WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. Pictured in order left to right are: Mr. Lewis (Retired MSC Officer), CPT Brian Tilly (Chief, PTMS Hospital Adjutant), MAJ Glasco (Chief, Clinical Support Division), COL Blanding (BJACH Commander), MAJ Reed (Chief, Logistics Division), MAJ Penacerrada (Chief, Information Management Division) and LTC Hartman (Deputy Commander for Administration). This event was conducted to promote esprit de corps within the Fort Polk Silver Caduceus society and provide historical professional development and enhanced knowledge about WWII from a medical perspective.
Captain Taylor John Whitten – Honor Graduate of the Captains Career Course Read more.
The Regional Health Command – Atlantic (P) - (RHC-A (P)), Ft. Belvoir, along with the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, hosted the 99th Birthday celebration at the hospital on 30 June 2016. Read more.
McDonald Army Health Center celebrated the U.S. Army Medical Services Corps (MSC) 98th Anniversary with a guest speaker and cake cutting ceremony. Read more.
On March 10-12, 2016, the Vietnam Center and Archive at Texas Tech University, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and the Army Medical Department Center of History and Heritage will be co-sponsoring a conference on the medical history of the Vietnam War. This two-day conference will be hosted at the Doubletree Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. Read More.
1LT John M. Arroyo Jr. received the Soldier's Medal on Monday, April 6, 2015 at BAMC. Read more.
Celebrating MSC's 98th Birthday!
On June 30th Medical Service Corps Officers and Warrant Officers got together to enjoy camaraderie and fellowship all over the world in celebration of the 98th Birthday of our Corps. BG Pat Sargent and the MSC Corps Chief’s Staff encouraged the events and the Silver Caduceus Association sent out the call to 30 of our members to offer assistance for the celebrations. In all, there were at least 14 MSC Birthday Celebrations and likely many more events on our birthday. Read more.
McDonald Army Health Center celebrated the U.S. Army Medical Services Corps (MSC) 98th Anniversary with a guest speaker and cake cutting ceremony. Read More.
1LT John M. Arroyo Jr. received the Soldier's Medal on Monday, April 6, 2015 at BAMC. For heroism above and beyond the call of duty, on 2 April 2014, the President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, 2 July 1926, has awarded the Soldier’s Medal to Lieutenant John M. Arroyo Jr., 566th Area Support Medical Company. Lieutenant Arroyo’s heroic actions while clearly distinguishing himself in his performance during the fatal incident on Fort Hood, Texas. He was heroically involved in personal harm and danger, voluntarily risking his life to save the lives of fellow Soldiers. Lieutenant Arroyo’s heroic actions are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflects distinct credit upon himself, the 566th Area Support Medical Company, the 1st Medical Brigade, the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), III Corps and the United States Army.
SCA Top Twenty Accomplishments – 2014 (Power Point Presentation)