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    Medical Research and Development Command      



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    Chelsea Bauckman
    Catherine Davis
    Lori Debernardis
    Capt. Jennifer Jackiw
    Caree Vander Linden

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    SHARP Opening Ceremony

    SHARP Opening Ceremony

    04.08.2021 | Video by Lori Salvatore
    This SHARP opening ceremony honors Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month and provides messages from BG Mike Talley, Commanding General,...

    Recent News Stories

    For Nuckols, Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

    01.05.2022 | Story by RAMIN KHALILI
    Col. John Nuckols surveyed the group of several dozen friends and coworkers gathered outside, all of them standing on the southern bank of Nallin Pond on an unseasonably warm December morning, all of whom had arrived – some before sunrise, even – to attend his promotion ceremony.

    USAMRDC Trains Local Teachers to ‘Stop the Bleed’

    01.05.2022 | Story by RAMIN KHALILI
    Soldiers from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command organized a “Stop the Bleed” training class for teachers at the Frederick Classical Charter School on December 16. The event, led by Sgt. 1st Class Dan McGarrah, Senior Enlisted Leader at USAMRDC’s U.S. Army Medical Material Development Activity, comes as part of the command’s enduring commitment to teaching the surrounding community and the public at-large on the...

    As Retirement Nears, Melton Moves On from Lifetime...

    01.05.2022 | Story by RAMIN KHALILI
    There’s no point in wasting time as far as Col. John Melton is concerned. That’s what three decades in the Army does to a person – makes you more focused, more disciplined. It’s to be expected, really. So even though his official retirement date doesn’t come around until February of next year, he’s finished all the paperwork already, just to be safe.

    Tiedemann Takes Top Spot in Battle for ‘Best Medic’

    01.05.2022 | Story by RAMIN KHALILI
    After being crowned the winner of the 2021 U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command’s Best Medic Competition on November 19, Staff Sgt. Paul Tiedemann took a long sigh and – like all perfectionists – immediately started thinking about how to do things better the next time.

    Johnson Heads Full Speed into New Leadership Role...

    01.05.2022 | Story by RAMIN KHALILI
    For Lt. Col. Jacob Johnson, it’s all about work ethic – up early, stay late, push hard. You’d certainly expect that to be the case for someone just appointed to lead both the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command’s Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat program office and, also, the Blast Injury Research Coordinating Office. But for Johnson, the workday starts even before he gets to the office. In fact,...

    Trio of Soldiers Battle for USAMRDC ‘Best Medic’ Honors

    11.18.2021 | Story by RAMIN KHALILI
    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command’s annual Best Medic Competition kicked off on November 15, promising a week’s worth of grueling physical and mental challenges for the assembled participants – a trio of Soldiers tapped from laboratory locations across USAMRDC.

    Ball Takes Control at Headquarters and Headquarters...

    11.17.2021 | Story by RAMIN KHALILI
    Cpt. Derrick Ball assumed command of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command’s Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment office during a morning ceremony at Fort Detrick, Maryland, on November 15. Ball replaces outgoing detachment commander Cpt. James Hunt in the role.


    History Impacting the Future

    History Impacting the Future

    12.17.2018 | Graphics by Erin Bolling
    Mr. Jason Savell and Dr. David Harrington, participated in the peer review meeting for the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs'...