Silver Caduceus Societies

History of the Silver Caduceus Society

The first SCS established in 28 September 1967 under Eighth United States Army, Korea. Since then SCSs have been an important part of the evolving history of the MSC for providing professional development, education, and mentoring opportunities. The goal to have one at each military installation where MSC officers serve.

Purpose of the Silver Caduceus Society

Silver Caduceus Societies (SCS) are private associations established for Medical Service Corps (MSC) officers to conduct professional and personal development and offers a forum for MSC officers to be updated on the advancements in technical, administrative and scientific arenas. The SCS provides an environment for mentoring and networking opportunities and encourages social interaction between MSC officers.

SILVER CADUCEUS SOCIETY FORK POLK Fort PolkFort 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.


Bavaria SCAThe Silver Caduceus Society Bavaria met on January 18, 2017 at the Stryker Inn DFAC on Rose Barracks, Germany. This was the chapter's first meeting in over two years. CPT Kyle Thomas was elected as President and CPT Alex May is the Vice President. The SCS Bavaria Chapter will meet once a month on Wednesdays during lunch. Please contact 1LT Travis Thompson ( or WO1 Richard Hendricks( for more information. You can also visit our Facebook Page at: "

SCA/SCS PARTNERSHIP The SCA/SCS partnership is an ongoing effort to combine the wisdom and experience of the SCA with the vigor and freshness of the local active duty Silver Caduceus Society (SCS) chapters. This page and its links is designed to publish information on Silver Caduceus Societies (SCS) activities throughout the United States Army.

Announcement: We are happy to announce that Fort Huachuca Silver Caduceus Society has been activated and the first meeting was held on Friday, October 14, 2016

President: LTC Edgar G. Arroyo
Vice President: CPT Denny L. Lorenzo

For information, contact CPT Denny L. Lorenzo
Chief of Mobilization, Education, Training and Security
Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center, 2240 E. Winrow Avenue
Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613-7079, (520) 533-8724

Announcement: We are happy to announce that the Fort Polk SCS has been activated and the first meeting is scheduled to be held on 23 March 2016.

President: COL Carlene A.S Blanding
Vice President: LTC Andrew J. Hartman

For membership, please contact: CPT Sophia Dalce
1585 Third Street, Fort Polk, LA 71459 337-531-3349