The Museum Foundation recently supported the MEDCOM’s 2017 Best Warrior competition with a competitor breakfast and awards at the final ceremony. Previously known as the MEDCOM NCO and Soldier of the Year contest, the Best Warrior competition tests NCOs and Soldiers on primarily warrior skills in a tough week-long competition at Camp Bullis. Twelve candidates, all carrying medical MOSs, from around the globe competed in the grueling Texas heat at Bullis. At the breakfast on […]
The Army Medical Museum Foundation Board of Directors held their quarterly meeting on Friday, 27 January 2017 at the Museum with BG (Ret) Dan Perugini, Foundation Chairman presiding. The foremost event was the 2016 MG Spurgeon Neel Writing Award presentation. The award for the best military medical essay submitted to the award committee was presented to Benjamin Cameron Schaffer for his article “Enduring for the Patient’s Sake” – a gripping look at the challenges and […]
On Friday, 28 October, the Museum Foundation hosted breakfast for 60 candidates, cadre, chain of command, and family members to mark the completion of the 2016 Army Best Medic Competition. The annual competition took place at Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, Texas, and wrapped up on Thursday, 27 October. The winners were announced Friday at an award ceremony at the Army Medical Department Center and School at Ft Sam Houston. The Museum Foundation is […]
Museum Foundation awards prizes to MEDCOM 2016 Best Warriors Specialist Victor Galvez and Sgt. First Class Ilker Irmak, both from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, were the winners of the 2016 Best Warrior Competition held at Camp Bullis, Texas May 2-16, 2016. Among the prizes awarded to SPC Galvez and SFC Irmak were replica 19th century Hospital Steward knives from the Museum Foundation.