Annual Retiree Fair focuses on wellness and prevention
Air Force retiree Michael Janke of Yelm, Wash., sits quietly while Madigan lab tech Pfc. Brianna Paredes, draws a blood sample from Janke as part of a preventive medical screening service available during the 2013 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Retiree Fair, May 17. Thousands of eligible retirees came to Hanger 9 on McChord Field from as far away as Montana to take advantage of the available services a ...Full Story
California Medical Detachment welcomes new commander
Members of the California Medical Detachment, Presidio of Monterey, welcomed their new commander during a formal change-of-command ceremony here May 3.
Col. Rex A. Berggren assumed responsibility when Col. John M. Stang turned over command of the detachment during a well-attended event.
The ceremony included a presentation of bouquets of roses to Stang’s wife, Marizza Stang, and Berggren’s sist ...Full Story
Madigan Research Day a grand success
Madigan Army Medical Center’s Department of Clinical Investigation held its 16th annual Col. Patrick C. Kelly Madigan Research Day on Fri. Apr. 26. Guests from other medical centers and universities around the Pacific Northwest were invited to attend this year’s Research Day.
The event improves community outreach, fosters the growth of research collaborations and grant support and provides a f ...Full Story
Madigan cross country team takes first place in JBLM Intramural Series
For the second year in a row, Madigan’s Cross Country team has won first place in the JBLM Intramural Cross-Country Series. The Series consists of three separate four-mile races on the running trails behind the Soldiers Field House on Lewis Main.
The Madigan team was in third place going in to the last race but a strong showing lifted Madigan to a repeat win in the championship series.
Ma ...Full Story
National Nurses Week kicks off with flash mob
One would have thought they were at a party as the popular song ‘Gangnam Style’ blared throughout the medical mall, causing a flash mob of hospital employees to dance in the gallop-styled craze.
The celebration gathered on-lookers as the opening ceremony began, starting Madigan Army Medical Center’s National Nurses Week May 6.
National Nurses week started in 1954 to advocate for ...Full Story
WTB welcomes new commander
After leading the Warrior Transition Battalion for two years, Lt. Col. Jason Wing relinquished command to Lt. Col. Jeffery Mosso April 19. The transition was finalized with the pomp and circumstance of a very wet change of command ceremony held at Watkins Field.
Until receiving the colors from Wing, Mosso was chief of future operations with the Western Regional Medical Command. He has served o ...Full Story
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