Ted Wong (general)

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Ted Wong
Major General Ted Wong.jpg
Official US Army picture of Major General Ted Wong.
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army seal United States Army
Years of service 1984–present
Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major General
Commands held

M. Ted Wong is a major general in the United States Army. As of 2013, Wong commands the Northern Regional Medical Command, a unit of the United States Army Medical Command. He is also Chief of the U.S. Army Dental Corps.[1] He previously commanded the Southern Regional Medical Command.

Education[edit]

Wong graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles and its Army ROTC program in 1980, earning the "Distinguished Military Graduate" distinction. Wong then attended the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry, graduating and entering active duty in 1984. Wong has also obtained a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University and a Master's in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College. In addition, Wong is board certified in Prosthodontics. He has also graduated from the Army Medical Department Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, and Joint Medical Executive Skills Institute CAPSTONE Symposium.

Wong completed the General Dentistry Residency Program at Fort Sill and the Advanced Prosthodontic Residency Program at Fort Sam Houston.[2]

Career[edit]

Wong's career is summarized by his official biography at the BAMC website:

Major General Wong has held a variety of clinical and staff assignments to include OIC, Kelley Barracks Dental Clinic, Germany; staff prosthodontist, FSH; Chief, Dental Lab Branch, AMEDD Center & School, FSH; Staff Officer, HQ, US Army Dental Command, FSH; and Dental Executive Fellow, Office of The Surgeon General (OTSG). He commanded the 665th Medical Company (DS), Korea; and the Presidio of Monterey Dental Clinic Command, CA. After attending the U.S. Army War College, he served as the Senior Dental Staff Officer, OTSG, HQDA followed by Commander of both, the North Atlantic Regional Dental Command and Walter Reed Dental Activity, Washington, D.C. He also served as the ninth commander of the U.S. Army Dental Command, with responsibility for the operational missions of all Army Dental Activities and dental clinics around the world. Major General Wong is the twenty-sixth Chief of the Army Dental Corps and recently served as the Deputy Commanding General for Readiness, Western Regional Medical Command and the Commanding General, William Beaumont Army Medical Center. He assumed command of the Southern Regional Medical Command, FSH, and Brooke Army Medical Center, FSH, on June 2, 2011.[2]

Wong is the 26th[citation needed] chief of the U.S. Army Dental Corps.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major General M. Ted Wong". Fort Belvoir: U.S. Army Medical Command. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  2. ^ a b "Major General M. Ted Wong". Brooke Army Medical Center. Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 

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