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News | Oct. 27, 2023

Three BAMC staff members honored as Heroes of Military Medicine

By Lori Newman

Three Brooke Army Military Center staff members received the Heroes of Military Medicine San Antonio award from the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc., Oct. 12.

The Heroes of Military Medicine award honors military professionals who demonstrate excellence in medical research or clinical care through compassion and selfless dedication to advancing military medicine and the overall health of the nation’s wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans.

U.S. Army Col. (Dr.) Michael Wirt, department of radiology chief; U.S. Air Force Capt. Sarah Juhasz, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation nurse; and U.S. Navy Lt. Rachel Robeck, emergency medicine physician assistant, accepted the award during a ceremony held at the Red Berry Estate in San Antonio. The event recognized top researchers, practitioners, ambassadors, and champions of military medicine within the San Antonio community.

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