6th Medical Logistics Management Center (United States Army)

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6th Medical Logistics Management Center (6MLMC)
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Active 1943 - present
Country United States
Branch United States Army
Motto "Regionally Focused, Globally Deployable...Let's Roll!!!"

The 6th Medical Logistics Management Center (6MLMC), a direct reporting unit of U.S. Army Forces Command FORSCOM at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, with administrative control and training readiness authority to the Medical Research and Material Command USAMRMC Fort Detrick, Maryland serves as the Army's only deployable medical materiel management center world-wide.

Mission[edit]

Provide strategically networked and centrally managed Joint Combat Health Logistics information services supporting multiple Theater-level Full Spectrum operations.

  • Authoritative technical management of Class VIII and medical maintenance within the area of operations (AO)
  • Link operational level logistics to strategic level logistics
  • Link Class VIII management with the AO distribution system
  • Provide information management functions of single integrated medical logistics management (SIMLM)
  • Operate in a split-based mode: CONUS base; teams of logistics experts deploy into the AO

Lineage and honors information[edit]

  • Lineage
    • Constituted 23 February 1943 in the Army of the United States as the 6th Convalescent Hospital
    • Activated 25 May 1943 at Camp Ellis, Illinois
    • Inactivated 4 November 1945 at the New York Port of Embarkation
    • Redesignated 29 November 1954 as the 6th Convalescent Center and allotted to the Regular Army
    • Activated 17 January 1955 in Germany
    • Inactivated 20 September 1958 in Germany
    • Activated 29 November 1965 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas
    • Inactivated 30 October 1971 in Vietnam
    • Redesignated 16 November 1994 as the 6th Theater Medical Materiel Management Center (TMMMC) and activated at Fort Detrick, Maryland
    • Redesignated 16 October 2000 as the 6th Medical Logistics Management Center (MLMC) and activated at Fort Detrick, Maryland
  • 6th Medical Center Honors, campaign participation credit
    • World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe
    • Vietnam: Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I
  • Decorations
    • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for EUROPEAN THEATER
    • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1966-1967
    • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) for VIETNAM 1969-1970
    • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army) (Forward Team/Detachment) for Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom 1 JAN 2003 - 31 JAN 2004

Commanders[edit]

No. Name Dates of tenure Rank
1 Hank Cintron 1994–97 Lieutenant colonel
2 Roger W. Olsen 1997–99 Lieutenant colonel
3 Vikki Stocker 1999–2001 Lieutenant colonel
4 William R. Fry 2001–04 Colonel
5 Ralph H. Sees 2004–06 Colonel
6 William E. Ackerman 2006–07 Lieutenant colonel
7 Michael S. McDonald 2007–09 Colonel
8 Michael P. Ryan 2009-11 Colonel
9 Michael J. Talley 2011-13 Colonel
10 Anthony R. Nesbitt 2013- present Colonel

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Army Center of Military History document "6th Medical Center Lineage and Honors".

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