The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity – Fort Drum celebrated the amazing nurses who work and support the service members of Fort Drum and across the Military Health System during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, 2024. Throughout the week, leadership visited with MEDDAC nurses to thank them for their invaluable contributions and commitment to making a difference in the community. The week's celebration concluded with a cake-cutting ceremony at the Guthrie Clinic on May 10, hosted by Lt. Col. Betty Moore, the Deputy Commander for Nursing and MEDDAC's chief nurse.
Col. Christina M. Buchner, the new commander of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, Fort Drum, receives the unit’s flag, or colors, from Brig. Gen. Mary V. Krueger, commanding general of Medical Readiness Command, East, during the MEDDAC’s change of command ceremony at Memorial Park, Fort Drum, N.Y., July 21, 2023.
The Fort Drum Dental Health Activity celebrated the accomplishments and hard work of seven dental assistant students during a graduation ceremony at the Sportsman Lounge on Fort Drum, New York, April 6, 2023. The students were part of a six-month program sponsored by the American Red Cross. The cost-free comprehensive program for military dependents provided students with more than 800 hours of didactic and hands-on clinical training, leading to a certificate of completion as a dental assistant.
The Fort Drum MEDDAC’s Walk-In Contraceptive Clinic is held every Tuesday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., at the Guthrie Clinic’s Primary Care Clinic. No appointment necessary! All active duty service members and eligible beneficiaries capable of becoming pregnant can get comprehensive contraceptive care in a single visit.
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