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Womack Army Medical Center
Fort Bragg
Womack AMC DUI
Distinctive Unit Insignia
Type Military hospital
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Current
commander
COL Steven J. Brewster

Womack Army Medical Center is a United States Army-run military hospital that is located on Fort Bragg in 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.

HistoryEdit

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 a 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 Steven J. Brewster

Command Sergeant Major: CSM Michael T. Brooks

Troop Battalion Commander: LTC Samantha S. Hinchman

Troop Battalion CSM: CSM Gregory M. Lott

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

Warrior Transition Battalion CSM: CSM Alvin Brown

Deputy Commander for Administration: COL Rolando Castro, Jr., MHA, FACHE

Deputy Commander for Clinical Services: COL Frank L. Christopher, MD, FAAEM

Deputy Commander for Nursing & Patient Services: COL Judith Lee

Executive Officer: LTC Charles O. McKeithen

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

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