LTG Nadja Y. West

LTG Nadja Y. West

LTG Nadja Y. West currently serves as the 44th Surgeon General of the United States Army and Commanding General, US Army Medical Command.

She is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and earned a Doctorate of Medicine Degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.

 

Her previous assignments include deploying to Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm; she participated in a medical mission with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne); she served as Division Surgeon of the 1st AD, Bad Kreuznach, Germany; commander of McDonald Army Community Hospital, Fort Eustis, VA; commander of Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg; Commanding General, Europe Regional Medical Command, and prior to her assignment as the Surgeon General she served as the Joint Staff Surgeon to the Chairman