After 64 years of medical logistics support to the healthcare mission in Korea and throughout the Pacific Rim, on October 16, 2008, the Department of the Army inactivated the 16th Medical Logistics Battalion and activated the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea (USAMMC-K) in an effort to realign the Institutional Army healthcare mission in Korea.
USAMMC-K provides direct medical materiel support to theater medical forces, ensures and assists tactical units are integrated into the end-to-end medical supply chain and assists the Combatant Commands in Health Logistics Support planning.
USAMMC-K provides continuous medical logistics support to sustain the readiness of United States Forces Korea throughout the full range of military operations.

The USAMMC-K team includes approximately 150 personnel, including U.S. and Republic of Korea military, local Korean civilians and Department of the Army civilians.


USAMMC-K honors longtime employees with inaugural Order of the Phoenix award
April 28, 2022
Lt. Col. Marcus D. Perkins, right, commander of the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea, and Sgt. Maj. Joel Lara-Baeza, left, present its first Order of the Phoenix awards to Chon, Un-hyang, and So, Chang-kyong during the USAMMC-K staff appreciation dinner April 9. The Order of the Phoenix awards were created to recognize a lifetime of service to the medical materiel center. Not pictured is the third recipient, Choe, Song-kyu. (U.S. Army photo by Amy Gahan/Released)

Army Medical Logistics participates in DOD AI research and development
April 20, 2022
U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea leaders take part in a discussion during a recent command off-site meeting that led to participation in a virtual forum March 4 to provide input to the Department of Defense’s Office of the Chief Digital and AI Officer as part of an ongoing effort examining the implications of artificial intelligence on medical sustainment workflow. (Courtesy Lt. Col. Marcus D. Perkins)

Pilot robotics program increases efficiency at US Army medical materiel distribution center in Korea
January 14, 2022
Soldiers at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea receive training on the operation of a new robotics carrier system put in use in the USAMMC-K warehouse. The system has increased efficiency and reduced manpower needs for processing orders for medical supply. (U.S. Army photo by Master Sgt. Rizmel Paguio)

USAMMC-K recognized as ‘All-Star’ for continued medication cost-saving efforts
December 3, 2021
Members of the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea's Distribution Center team verify Class VIII medical materiel stock in the warehouse as part of the center's "Brand to Generic" prescription medication initiative. Pictured, from left, are Capt. Benjamin Lee, Pfc. Jin Su Oh, Master Sgt. Rizmel Paguio and Kim Sung-hwan. (U.S. Army photo by Paek Hye-chin)

Army unit designated as primary distribution hub for medical materiel on Korean Peninsula
November 18, 2021
Pfc. Raul Cordova performs duties as a storage materiel handler at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea warehouse. His duties include picking of Class VIII medical supplies and transferring them over to the shipping section for shipment to customers.

USAMMC-K commander wins ROK’s Michaelis Award, credits teamwork during COVID-19
November 17, 2021
LTC Marcus Perkins

USAMMC-K Soldiers test skills, enhance relationships during joint training exercise
October 5, 2021
Members of the 563rd Medical Logistics Company’s Forward Logistics Element prepare to deploy for an Emergency Deployment Response Exercise, or EDRE, as part of a combined command post training in August. (Courtesy)

Army medical maintenance ensures blood support readiness in Korea
September 8, 2021
Members of the 95th Medical Detachment (Blood Support) perform deglycerolization and blood washing quality control checks July 28 at Camp Humphreys, South Korea. (Photo Credit: Maj. Clifford Wong)

Civilians recognized for support of Korean theater blood mission
September 3, 2021
Pak So-yong, a Korean national civilian employee, is assigned to and supports the 95th Medical Detachment (Blood Support)'s mission at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea. (Photo Credit: Courtesy)

USAMMC-K civilian selected for Capt. John R. Teal Leadership Award
July 22, 2021
Shawn Hardiek, chief of plans and operations at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center-Korea, is the civilian winner of the FY20 Capt. John R. Teal Leadership Award.

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USAMMC-K provides comprehensive medical logistics support to United States Forces Korea in order to set and sustain readiness and multi-domain operations.

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