Commanding Officer

Colonel Thomas S. Bundt


Commander of Madigan Army Medical Center

Colonel Thomas S. Bundt assumed command of Madigan Army Medical Center on July 13, 2018. His previous assignment was the chief of staff of the Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

A native of Washington state, he earned his bachelor of science in psychology cum laude from the University of Washington and was a distinguished military graduate commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army.

His previous assignments include executive officer E Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Brigade,104th Infantry Division, Bothell, Wash.; medical platoon leader 4th Battalion, 12th Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 8th Infantry Division and platoon leader, 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany; chief, primary care support branch and adjutant, 2nd General Hospital, Landstuhl, Germany; battalion S-1 and company commander, for both Headquarters & Headquarters Company and Medical Company, 115th Field Hospital, Warrior Brigade, Fort Polk, La.; assistant professor, U.S. Army Baylor Graduate Program in Healthcare Administration, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.; chief, managed care division, Darnall Army Community Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas; deputy chief of staff, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss; Texas, deputy health attaché and chief of healthcare policy, U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq; chief of staff and troop commander, General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; resident, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pa.; commander, 187th Medical Battalion, 32nd Medical Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; chief of staff and troop commander, Bavarian Medical Activity, Vilseck, Germany; chief of staff, Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; commander, Army Health Clinic, Fort Lee, Va., and commander, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Md.

Colonel Bundt holds a master of arts in liberal arts from Louisiana State University, a master’s degree in health care administration, a master’s degree in business administration, and a doctorate in health service research, all from the University of Florida. He also earned a master’s degree in strategic studies graduating as a distinguished graduate achieving the Commandant’s Award from the U.S. Army War College. He also graduated as the distinguished honor graduate from the Battalion Motor Officers Course, the AMEDD Basic Course, and was on the commandant’s list for the AMEDD Advanced Course.

His awards and recognitions include the Legion of Merit (3rd Award), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (9th Award), Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award), Army Achievement Medal (3rd Award), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award (2nd Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Award, German Sports Badge (Silver), Combat Action Badge, and Expert Field Medical Badge. He has been inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit and Military Order of Saint Barbara. He has received the Army Surgeon General’s “A” Proficiency Designation and the Regents Award for senior healthcare executives by the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is an active member of several healthcare professional organizations, is published in multiple professional journals and qualified as an adjunct faculty member for a number of graduate programs and universities.

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