03 November 2017
Jeffrey Soares, USAMMDA public affairs
It all began as an effort to protect and preserve our Soldiers.

During the Revolutionary War, the first "Army Hospital" was established to care for members of the Continental Army. This notable endeavor served as the impetus for what is known today as the U.S. Army Medical Department, or AMEDD. Led by the Army Surgeon General, the AMEDD stands as the Army's healthcare organization, falling under the direction of the U.S. Army Medical Command.

Currently, the AMEDD manages six special officer branches...
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03 October 2017
Jenni Benson, USAG Public Affairs
September 11th marked the sixteenth anniversary of the terror attacks that took the lives of nearly 3,000 people in New York City, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

City of Frederick Mayor Randy McClement, together with Fort Detrick U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Scott Halter and other dignitaries from Frederick City and County, gathered on the front steps of City Hall in Frederick to pay tribute to the lives lost during the 9/11 terror attacks.
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05 September 2014
By Nick Minecci, USAG Public Affairs

Fort Detrick started as a small municipal airport established at Frederick, Maryland in 1929. Originally called Frederick Air Field, it was renamed Detrick Field in honor of Squadron Flight Surgeon Maj. Frederick L. Detrick, a native of New Market, Maryland. Detrick was born in 1889, served in France during World War I, and died in 1931.

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