Health Services

Nutritional Medicine

The Department of Nutritional Medicine provides leadership and stewardship for the full spectrum of nutrition services and systems in support of Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) and the Medical Readiness Command, West (MRC, W).


Department of Nutritional Medicine, a dedicated team of professionals, is committed to exceeding guest expectations by providing Nutrition Service for our Nation’s Finest.


Department of Nutritional Medicine is committed to providing top-notch Nutritional Medicine, Culinary Services, and Academic Programs for patients, staff, Warriors and Warrior Families.

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy for BAMC inpatients and outpatients
  • Nutrition education for staff
  • Inpatient meal room service
  • Retail food service
  • Dietetic Internship and Master's Program in Nutrition
  • Nutrition research
  • Readiness management for BAMC and MRC, W
  • Command consultation and support to MRC, W

Contact Us


Lower Level, Room L08-22

Office of the Chief, DNM: 210-916-1003

Comments/Concerns: 210-916-1642.

The Dining Room (Lower Level, next to the Chapel)

Monday-Sunday(Including Holidays):

  • Breakfast: 0600-0930
  • Lunch: 1100-1400
  • Dinner: 1600-1800

The Rucksack Grab n’ Go Hours (Garden Entrance)

Sunday-Saturday: 24 hrs

The Rucksack Grill is open during the following hours:

  • Breakfast: 0630-0930
  • Lunch: 1100-1330
  • Dinner: 1800-0230

Café Express (1st floor by Pediatrics)


  • Breakfast: 0600 - 0900
  • Lunch: 1100 - 1400

The Café Express is closed on weekends and holidays

Chef's Signature Soups, Salads, and Sandwiches (Across from Neurology – 1st Floor)

Monday-Friday: 0630-1500

Fast Fuel Grab 'n' Go (Bed Tower Lower Level)

Monday-Friday: 0630-1500

Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.