Womack Army Medical Center

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Womack Army Medical Center
Fort Bragg
Womack AMC DUI.gif
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Type Military hospital
Garrison information
Current
commander
COL Ronald T. Stephens
CSM Carlos Gomez

Womack Army Medical Center is a United States Army-run military hospital that is located on Fort Bragg near Fayetteville, North Carolina. The facility is named for Medal of Honor recipient Bryant H. Womack. It contains 138 beds with 66,542 patients visit the hospital's emergency room; a total of 11,293 patients are admitted. Its physicians perform 2,758 inpatient and 7,407 outpatient surgeries. The Medical Center serves more than 160,000 eligible beneficiaries in the region, the largest beneficiary population in the Army.

History[edit]

Camp Bragg Base Hospital was the first military hospital at then Camp Bragg. It was built in September 1918 with two dispensaries and a headquarters. The hospital was a 500-bed facility located in 22 buildings.

USA Station Hospital One was built after the first hospital was closed in 1919. It was built in June, 1932 with an 83-bed, three-story facility. It closed in 1941 once USA Station Hospital Number Two and Three was built.

USA Station Hospital Number Two and Three was two hospitals built in February 1941. USA Station Hospital Two has 1,680 beds and USA Station Hospital Three had 1,002 beds.

On August 3, 1958, the nine-story, 500 bed-capacity Womack Army Community Hospital opened. The Womack Ambulatory Patient Care Annex opened in March 1974. On October 1, 1991, Womack changed names to Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg . One year later, on September 3, 1992, officials broke ground for a new Womack.

On March 9, 2000, the new Womack Army Medical Center opened for $400 million. It sits on a 163-acre wooded site.

WAMC Leadership:

Commanding Officer: COL Ronald T. Stephens

Command Sergeant Major: CSM Carlos Gomez

Troop Battalion Commander: LTC Samantha S. Hinchman

Troop Battalion CSM: CSM Eric R. Hartman

Warrior Transition Battalion Commander: LTC Judson P Nelson, Jr.

Warrior Transition Battalion CSM: CSM Alvin Brown

Deputy Commander for Administration: COL John J. Melton, MHA, FACHE

Deputy Commander for Clinical Services: COL Jeffrey S. Morgan, MD

Deputy Commander for Nursing & Patient Services: COL Anna I. Corulli

Executive Officer: MAJ Nancy O. Heath, MHA

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Coordinates: 35°08′44″N 79°00′12″W / 35.1456°N 79.0032°W / 35.1456; -79.0032