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News | June 3, 2024

BAMC bids farewell to Dobbins, welcomes Blash during change of responsibility ceremony

By Lori Newman

Brooke Army Medical Center recognized two senior enlisted leaders during a change of responsibility ceremony May 30, at the Garden Entrance on the BAMC campus.

Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. John Dobbins has been the BAMC command sergeant major since April 2023, serving with two commanders. Incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Dedraf Blash served as the command senior enlisted leader at Alexander T. Augusta Military Medical Center in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, before joining Team BAMC.

“Today is a bittersweet occasion for us – the change of responsibility ceremony, where we recognize the exceptional service of Command Sgt. Maj. Dobbins and welcome Dedraf Blash into the BAMC family,” said Army Col. Mark E. Stackle, BAMC commander.

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