November 12, 2018
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Foundation welcomes new Grant Writer

Interview with Samantha Popejoy – Grant Writer for the Army Medical Department Museum Foundation November 2018 Q1: Welcome to your new position with the Foundation!  A Grant Writer is something we have not had before on our staff.  Tell us how you came to be the first person to hold this job. I’m excited to be a part of the AMEDD Museum Foundation and I can’t wait to get started as the Grant Writer/Specialist. So, […]
September 25, 2018
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Foundation supports MEDCOM Best Medic 2018 Competition

On Thursday, 20 September 2018, the Museum Foundation hosted breakfast for 27 candidate teams, cadre, chain of command, and family members to mark the completion of the 2018 Army Best Medic Competition.  The annual competition took place at Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, Texas, and wrapped up on Wednesday, 19 September. The winners were announced Thursday at an award ceremony at the Army Medical Department Center and School at Ft Sam Houston. The winners […]
July 4, 2018
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Corporate Donations for the Capital Campaign

Donations to the Capital Campaign arrive from two notable corporate sponsors. The Foundation is delighted to announce that local Santikos Entertainment and nationally based Optum Health both made recent contributions to our Capital Campaign. Former Army Surgeon General Patty Horoho, who now serves as Chief Executive Officer for OptumServe, coordinated Optum’s donation of $25,000.00. This generous donation brings us closer to our goal of getting construction underway for the new public portal, which is the […]
June 7, 2018
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2017 Neel Award Ceremony

The 2017 Spurgeon Neel Writing Award was presented at the recent Foundation Board meeting on 4 May 2018.  This year’s winner, chosen from among a competitive field, was Justin Barr, MD, PhD on the staff at Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center.  His essay entitled “America’s Guerilla Hospitals in the Vietnam War” won the competition.   The award plaque and a check for $1000 was presented, via telelink, to Dr. Barr by Mrs Alice Neel, a long-time member […]