News Archive
Mr. Andy Sivilaythong Remembered in HCB Classroom Dedication
August 31, 2022
A classroom in the Medical Education and Training Campus Navy Hospital Corpsman Basic program was dedicated in honor of Mr. Andy Sivilaythong, a long-time instructor in the program who passed away in early 2022. His sister, Marry Sivilaythong, helped unveil the plaque in honor of her brother.

METC Medical Lab instructor recognized for saving a life
August 31, 2022
Navy Lt. Brian Melin, Navy Service Lead in the joint Army/Navy Medical Laboratory Technician program at the Medical Education and Training Campus, took immediate action when he spotted a referee at his daughter's volleyball tournament on the ground and unresponsive with no pulse. Melin performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation for approximately ten minutes until the referee regained a heartbeat. For his selfless, lifesaving actions, Melin was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal presented to him by Navy Capt. Thomas Herzig, former METC Commandant.

METC Pharmacy Tech students conduct first joint FTX
August 26, 2022
In a first for the Medical Education and Training Campus’ (METC) Pharmacy Technician program, thirty-one Army, Air Force and Coast Guard students jointly conducted a three-day, field training exercise on JBSA-Camp Bullis, Texas July 12-15.

METC DMS Instructor Earns ARDMS Credential
August 26, 2022
Petty Officer (Corpsman) 2nd Class Kristin Rupkus, an ultrasound instructor in the joint Air Force/Navy Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Technologist program at the Medical Education and Training Campus on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, passed the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers credentialing exam with a specialty in abdominal sonography in April 2022, becoming the first Navy graduate of the METC DMS program to challenge and pass the registry and earn the ARDMS credential.

METC Instructor Earns Master Instructor Badge
August 22, 2022
Major Gen. Michael Talley, Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence, presents Sgt. First Class Troy Mata with the Army Master Instructor Badge during a MEDCoE quarterly awards ceremony August 10.

METC Welcomes New Commandant
August 3, 2022
Dr. Barclay Butler, Assistant Director for Support, Defense Health Agency, congratulates Air Force Col. David Walmsley after he became the sixth Commandant of the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) during a low-key Change of Commandant ceremony held July 21.

Military Medicine Is Preparing for the Next Conflict
June 14, 2022
A uniformed service member kneels over a training mannequin in a field while another uniformed service member sifts through gear in the background.

Former Soldiers remember fallen Army medic at METC building named in his honor
April 19, 2022
Former Soldiers remember fallen Army medic at METC building named in his honor

METC FSSD staff saves military nearly$14 million in FY-21
March 10, 2022
Mr. Everett Ybarra with the Medical Education and Training Campus Faculty, Staff, and Student Development section, teaches study skills to METC students.

FSSD Supports ESL Learners
March 2, 2022
Through the METC Faculty, Staff, and Student Development  office, students who are found to struggle with command of the English language are immediately assessed and provided one-on-one academic intervention to help them achieve academic success.