The Army’s first smaller, nimbler combat hospitals roll out at Camp Humphreys
CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — One lesson the U.S. Army learned over the past 18 years of conflict is that it needs smaller, more agile hospital units closer to combat.
At Camp Humphreys, the 549th Hospital Center, is the first unit out of 10 in the active-duty Army to reconfigure itself into smaller components that include two mobile field hospitals and their supporting units.
That way, the unit commander can send the right unit at the size that fits the mission, said Col. Andrew L. Landers, M.D., commander of the 549th and the Brian D. Allgood Army Community Hospital at Camp Humphreys.
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