U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps Celebrates 18th Anniversary

3/20/14 (Thu)

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the Civilian Corps of the U.S. Army Medical Command celebrates 18 years of dedicated service. Known as “an integral and inseparable component” of Army Medicine, the Civilian Corps provides the highest quality medical, dental and behavioral health care to Army Soldiers, beneficiaries and their families.

“The Civilian Corps is honored to work alongside our military counterparts providing world class health care,” says Dr. Joseph Harrison, Jr., Chief, Recruitment and Retention, Headquarters U.S. Army Medical Command, Civilian Human Resources Division. “We continue to diligently pursue strong recruitment efforts in 2014 to help staff Army hospitals and clinics worldwide with the best health care, to include behavioral health, professionals available.”

The Civilian Corps continues to help position Army Medicine Behavioral Health at the forefront of its recruitment efforts to staff the Behavioral Health Service Line positions nationwide. The Behavioral Health Service Line serves to provide the Soldiers and their families a convenient access to quality behavioral health care. Army Medicine seeks to address behavioral health needs quickly, effectively and efficiently.

With nearly 45,000 team members, Civilians make up approximately 60% of the total Army Medicine workforce providing the day-to-day care for Army Soldiers, beneficiaries and their families at Army hospitals and clinics worldwide. The Civilian Corps has more than 2,500 job openings in 25 different medical, dental and behavioral health professions.

The Civilian Corps provides rewarding career opportunities for civilians to practice their medical field while serving those who serve their county. Employees are not subject to military requirements, such as enlistment or deployment, and receive excellent benefits, including flexible work schedules, competitive salaries, health and life insurances and access to state-of-the-art training and equipment.

For more information about the Civilian Corps and rewarding career opportunities, visit

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