The United States Army is the most lethal and capable ground combat force in history. It has proven this in multiple conflicts, across a broad spectrum of operations, in various locations around the world, defending the Nation and serving the American people well for over 240 years. Army Medicine conserves the fighting strength of the Army by optimizing Soldier performance as well as treating the wounded, ill and injured entrusted to our care. Throughout the Army’s campaigns, from the biting cold at Valley Forge to the scorching heat of Iraq, Army Medicine serves alongside Soldiers, providing comfort and care to those in need. Army Medicine’s history demonstrates an ethos of selfless service and innovation in expeditionary healthcare. Army Medicine must embody this ethos to remain first among peers in expeditionary medicine.
THE ARMY MEDICINE MISSION – our purpose – is: Provide ready and sustained health services support and force health protection in support of the Total Force to enable readiness and to conserve the fighting strength while caring for our People and their Families.
There are more advantages to being part of the U.S. Army health care team than you might think. When you join the Army Medical Department (AMEDD), you join one of the most elite teams of medical professionals in the world and gain technological, educational and practical advantages that a civilian career can’t give you. When you choose Army Medicine, you choose to pursue your passion while performing a vital service to your country.