Realigning medical maintenance recordkeeping to improve visibility, efficiency
Sgt. Jason Paglia and Staff Sgt. Nora Martinez perform maintenance on patient monitors at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency's Medical Maintenance Operations Division at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Nov. 14, 2023.
Nov. 27, 2023 - Starting in the first quarter of 2024, U.S. Army units will be able to track sustainment-level maintenance operations of their medical devices in real time through Global Combat Support System-Army, or GCSS-Army.

Training for AMLC logisticians helps bolster medical support to operational force
Soldiers with the 6th Medical Logistics Management Center inspect the new Expeditionary Deployable Oxygen Concentration System, or EDOCS, during a training event in late September at Fort Detrick, Maryland. (C.J. Lovelace)
Oct. 31, 2023 - Before new medical devices arrive to operational units, U.S. Army Medical Logistics Command’s sustainers need to know what it’s going to take to keep those life-saving devices working.

Army distributes nearly 1.4 million vaccines to combat expected annual flu spike
Leaders and Soldiers receive their influenza vaccination as the annual flu shot campaign kicks off, at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence headquarters at Fort Novosel, Ala., October 18, 2023. (U.S. Army photo by Kelly Morris)
Oct. 31, 2023 - The cooler temperatures of fall traditionally usher in yearly influenza spikes all around the globe, and this year is expected to be much of the same.

Training with Industry program provides medical maintenance boost to Army
Three biomedical equipment specialists, or 68As, participating in the Army’s medical maintenance Training with Industry program conduct an inspection of a computed tomography, or CT, machine during on-the-job training Oct. 23, 2023. From left, the Soldiers pictured include Sgt. Erick Rodriguez, Staff Sgt. Konnor Grimshaw and Sgt. D’Angelo Brown. The TWI program serves to develop a group of Soldiers experienced in higher level managerial techniques and who understand the relationship of their industry as it relates to specific Army functions. (Courtesy Betsey Meyer)
Oct. 24, 2023 - Sustainment of complex medical devices would be impossible without trained technicians available to service them.

USAMMC-K shares in celebration at 10th annual Nakdong River peace festival in Korea
Officials prepare to cut a ribbon to kick off the 10th annual Nakdong River World Peace and Culture Festival in Waegwan, Republic of Korea. (Photo Credit: Courtesy)
Oct. 19, 2023 - Each year, a multiday festival along the banks of the Nakdong River serves to commemorate the important battles waged there during the Korean War in 1950.

AMLC, USAMMA Soldiers take on Norwegian ruck march at Fort Detrick
From left, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency Capts. Andrew Whittenbarger, Martin Grider and Raymond Miller pose for a group photo prior to the start of the Norwegian Foot March, Oct. 1, at Fort Detrick, Maryland. Miller finished first overall in the event, topping the field of 101 participants. (Photo Credit: Courtesy)
Oct. 16, 2023 - Five members of U.S. Army Medical Logistics Command accepted the grueling challenge of the Norwegian Foot March on Oct. 1, with one Soldier earning top honors for the Fort Detrick event.

‘T.E.A.M.’ mantra empowers workforce, builds morale at Army medical maintenance division
Sandhya Suresh, a civilian biomedical equipment technician, works alongside a teammate at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency’s Medical Maintenance Operations Division at Tracy, California. The facility has embraced the “Together, Everyone Achieves More,” or T.E.A.M., philosophy and it’s been paying dividends throughout the workforce. (Katie Ellis-Warfield)
Oct. 4, 2023 - As the saying goes, “Together, Everyone Achieve More.”

USAMMA hosts observance in recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month
Dr. Raymond Vazquez, chief of staff at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency, served as the guest speaker during a National Hispanic Heritage Month observance at Fort Detrick, Maryland, on Sept. 28. Vazquez chronicled his family history, shared personal experiences and recognized numerous individuals of Puerto Rican descent. (C.J. Lovelace)
Oct. 2, 2023 - Dr. Raymond Vazquez is proud of his military and federal civilian service, spanning nearly 40 years.

AMLC integrates MEDLOG support during Talisman Sabre 23
April Bruce, right, lead system technical representative with U.S. Army Medical Logistics Command, briefs Maj. Gen. Paula Lodi, commanding general of 18th Medical Command, on the Logistics Assistance Program during a site visit to Talisman Sabre 23 in Australia. (Courtesy)
Sept. 26, 2023 - When U.S. Army medical units head into the field, reach-back support from highly trained logisticians is never more than a phone call away.

USAMMC-E improves cold-chain management, efficiency with new shipping containers
Benjamin Rippelbeck, a forklift operator at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Europe, loads a pallet of temperature sensitive medical products into a new temperature-controlled shipping container Aug. 16 at USAMMC-E. The new pallet shipper system, recently put into use, provides more cargo space and better temperature stability in transit down to minus-60 degrees Celsius for up to 120 hours. (Courtesy)
Sept. 26, 2023 - Proper refrigeration is a crucial component of cold-chain management for medical materiel.

Army Medical Logistics Command supports CECOM Reserve training program
Maj. Brandon McCalla, a signal officer with U.S. Army Reserve Sustainment Command’s Detachment 7, familiarizes himself with the information system interfaces at Army Medical Logistics Command headquarters during a recent training assignment at Fort Detrick, Maryland. Also pictured is Matt Tyler, desktop support lead for AMLC’s G-6. (C.J. Lovelace)
Sept. 20, 2023 - U.S. Army Medical Logistics Command is partnering with the Army Reserve to provide training opportunities for reserve Soldiers in an active-duty setting.

AMLC partners to plan, prepare for prolonged care on the battlefield
Reserve Soldiers with the 1171st Medical Company Area Support prepare for a capabilities experiment for U.S. Army Futures Command’s new Prolonged Care Augmentation Detachment, or PCAD, during Operation Northern Strike, Aug. 12-15, at Camp Grayling, Michigan. (U.S. Army photo courtesy Keith Griffith)
Sept. 1, 2023 - Over more than two decades of combat, the military has refined its ability to save lives on the battlefield.


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