Army Medical Department Promotes the Readiness of the ForceBy Lt. Gen. James B. Peake
"The Army Medical Department is committed to excellence and to earning the trust and confidence of our patients, our leaders and the American people."Army Reserve Medics—Serving at WarBy Maj. Gen. Jamie Barkin and Col. Jeffrey Johnson
Army Reserve medics are saving the lives of American soldiers and local civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan.Combat MedicsBy Maj. Lewis L. Barger
The Army Medical Department has a long history of support for soldiers on the battlefield, and evacuation and rapid care of battlefield casualties have improved immensely in recent years. This gallery of combat medics—from the Spanish-American War to Operation Iraqi Freedom—chronicles the Army’s care for the wounded.The SurgeBy Dennis Steele
As the Army moves thousands of troops into and out of Iraq, the 377th Theater Support Command, a U.S. Army Reserve unit from New Orleans, La., is the muscle behind the rotation and sustainment operations.Last Stop Before IraqBy Dennis Steele
A live-fire exercise in Kuwait teaches soldiers how best to protect convoys and avoid becoming casualties.