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Archive: 2012

METC bi-service team wins Air Force EMT competition
October 2, 2012
The emergency medical team from Fort Sam/Houston, Texas, rescues a dummy as part of the water extraction challenge during the Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Sept. 21, 2012. The EMT Rodeo is a competition in which EMT teams from across the United States and Germany test their skills in various events that simulate real life scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Xavier Lockley)

Medical Education and Training Campus welcomes new commandant
September 13, 2012
Navy Rear Adm. William M. Roberts (far left) became the second commandant of the Medical Education & Training Campus (METC) during an Assumption of Commandant ceremony September 7.  (Also pictured: Army Col. Gino Montagno, METC deputy commandant (center), and  Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Joel Berry, METC command chief (right). METC trains the world's finest medics, corpsmen, and
techs; supporting our nation's ability to engage globally. (Photo by Lisa Braun/released)

Military Surgeons General visit the Medical Education and Training Campus
July 19, 2012
(May 30, 2012) Instructors and staff of the Medical Education & Training Campus (METC) were given the opportunity of a lifetime when Lt. Gen. Charles Green, surgeon general of the Air Force; Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, surgeon general of the Navy and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery; and Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, surgeon general and commanding general, U.S. Army Medical Command and their senior enlisted leaders conducted All Hands calls during a visit to METC on May 30. 

(U.S. Navy photo by Lisa Braun/Released)

METC welcomes new Command Chief
May 16, 2012

Consolidated METC medical tech, corpsman training celebrates one year
April 30, 2012
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (April 27, 2012) The Basic Medical
Technician Corpsman Program (BMTCP), a combined Air Force medical technician
and Navy hospital corpsman training program, celebrated its one year
anniversary as one program at the Medical Education and Training Campus
(METC). A cake cutting ceremony symbolizing the joining of the Air Force and
Navy entry-level enlisted medical programs under METC was conducted by the
first and last assigned Navy and Air Force instructors as well as the
inaugural commandant, Rear Adm. Bob Kiser. (Left to right: Chief Hospital
Corpsman Carol Domino, first assigned Navy instructor; Hospital Corpsman Third
Class Brandon Chacon, last assigned Navy instructor; Rear Adm. Bob Kiser, METC
Commandant; Staff Sgt. Cassondra Johnson, last assigned Air Force instructor;
and Master Sgt. Debra Massa, first assigned Air Force instructor).
(U.S. Navy photo by Lisa Braun/Released)

METC Command Chief selected as new Chief, Medical Enlisted Force
January 10, 2012
Chief Master Sergeant Kevin Lambing (Photo courtesy of U.S. Air Force)