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Archive: 2020

MEDCoE, METC earn Wolf Pack award
November 19, 2020
Maj. Johnny Paul (right), Combat Medic Specialist Training Program Department chair, accepts the Army Medicine Wolf Pack Award from Lt. Gen. R. Scott Dingle, Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command.

Laparoscopy is new standard in METC surgical tech training
November 19, 2020
Laproscopic Surgery

METC Welcomes Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health
October 30, 2020
The Honorable Thomas McCaffery, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, observes as Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Kline, an instructor

METC Combat Medic Program lauded for exceptional teamwork
October 19, 2020
Students in the Combat Medic Specialist Training Program, or CMSTP, assess a simulated casualty during a field training exercise at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis.

METC radiology instructor saves car crash victim
August 27, 2020
Staff Sgt. Karrie Prescott, a Medical Education and Training Campus radiologic technologist program instructor assigned to the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, checks the angle accuracy on the portable x-ray machine following student testing.

METC cytotechnologist program closes its doors
August 3, 2020
Students in the Medical Education and Training Campus cytotechnologist program participate in an instructor-led microscopic workshop and discussion of atypical cell criteria.

Dallas Native trains Hospital Corps on front lines of Navy's fight against Coronavirus
August 2, 2020

Local Navy technicians gain practical experience from COVID-19 maintenance backlog
June 10, 2020
Navy Sailors in lab

METC celebrates 10 years training enlisted medical force
June 2, 2020
During a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 30, 2010, the Medical Education and Training Campus, or METC, celebrated its entry into initial operating capability, along with the distinctions of being the world's largest enlisted allied-health campus and largest consolidation of U.S. military training in Department of Defense history.

METC dean wins American Academy of Physician’s Assistants Military Service Award
May 14, 2020
From the time he was a young private on his first duty assignment as a combat medic, Army Col. Richard Villarreal, dean of academics for the Medical Education and Training Campus at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, aspired to do more in the healthcare field to help others.