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    Col.(P) Barbara Holcomb was recently promoted to Brigadier General June 6 at Joint Base San Antonio- Fort Sam Houston. Brig. Gen. Holcomb will now serve as the U.S. Army Forces Command Surgeon. Holcomb most recently served as the commander of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This is the first time in Army Medicine history that there have been Army Nurse Corps general officers at the three-star, two-star, and one-star grades simultaneously. (Photo by Fran Trachta)

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Col.(P) Barbara Holcomb was recently promoted to Brigadier General June 6 at Joint Base San Antonio- Fort Sam Houston. Brig. Gen. Holcomb will now serve as the U.S. Army Forces Command Surgeon. Holcomb most recently served as the commander of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. This is the first time in Army Medicine history that there have been Army Nurse Corps general officers at the three-star, two-star, and one-star grades simultaneously. (Photo by Fran Trachta)

Major General Joseph Caravalho, Jr., Commander, U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command July 2, 2013

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Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Army Surgeon General, tries on the new tactical vest specifically designed for the female physique. While providing the same high-level ballistic protection, it has an improved quick release system, narrower shoulders, front ballistic plate insertion, more adjustability in the waist area, and a collar that can accommodate the regulation hair styles worn by women in the field. (Photo by Glenda S. Smith)

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