Joint Task Force National Capital Region/Medical

Joint Task Force National Capital Region/Medical

The Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical, located on the National Naval Medical Center campus in Bethesda, Maryland, also known as the JTF CAPMED headquarters, was established by the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Gordon England, as a fully functional Standing Joint Task Force with authority to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of world-class military healthcare within the National Capital Region.Infobox Military Unit
unit_name= Joint Task Force National Capital Region/Medical


caption= Joint Task Force National Capital Region/Medical
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dates= September 14, 2007 - Present
country= United States
allegiance=United States of America
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type= Joint Task Force
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size= HQ= 150 (Military & civilians)
JOA= 12,000 (Military & civilians)
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current_commander= RADM John Mateczun, MD
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nickname=JTF CAPMED
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Establishment

Effective September 14, 2007, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, Gordon England, established the JTF CAPMED under command of RADM John Mateczun, MC, USN. This joint task force was established to ensure effective and efficient delivery of world-class military healthcare within the National Capital Region (NCR) using all available military healthcare resources and oversee the consolidation and realignment of military healthcare within the joint operating area (JOA) in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Act.

Authority

The Commander of the JTF CAPMED will act as the senior medical officer in the JOA. The Commander will organize staff and reporting organizations to execute the mission. The Commander shall have the authority to compile budgets for the units assigned to JTF CAPMED and distribute and direct resources as needed within the JOA to accomplish mission objectives.

Vision

A world-class medical center at the hub of the nation's premier regional healthcare system serving our military and our nation.

Mission

Deliver integrated healthcare in the NCR, ensure readiness, and execute the BRAC business plans to achieve the vision.

Healthcare Delivery in the NCR
A. Regional healthcare delivery
B. Readiness and disaster preparedness

BRAC
A. Construction Projects and Relocations
B. Create World-Class Medical Center

Constituent Commands

U.S. ARMY: Walter Reed Army Medical Center; DeWitt Army Community Hospital; Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center; Dunham U.S. Health Clinic; Barquist Army Health Clinic; Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic; Fairfax Family Health Clinic; Rader Army Health Clinic; DiLorenzo TRICARE Health Clinic; Woodbridge Army Health Clinic

U.S. NAVY: National Naval Medical Center; Naval Health Clinic Quantico; Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River; Naval Health Clinic USUHS; Naval Health Clinic Carderock; Naval Health Clinic Lakehurst; Naval Air Facility Health Clinic Andrews; Naval Health Clinic Willow Grove; Naval Health Clinic Mechanicsburg; Naval Health Clinic Dahlgren; Naval Health Clinic Indian Head; Naval Health Clinic Washington Navy Yard; Naval Health Clinic Earle; Naval Health Clinic Sugar Grove; Philadelphia Naval Business Center Health Clinic

U.S. AIR FORCE: Malcolm Grow Medical Center; 79th Medical Wing; Bolling Air Force Base 579th Health Clinic; 11th Medical Group Flight Medicine Clinic

ee also

* Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region

References

* [http://www.jtfcapmed.mil JTF CAPMED Offical Website]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/071008/journal_28195.shtml The Journal "A Day of History in Military Medicine" 07/10/08]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/071008/journal_28196.shtml The Journal "CO's Column" 07/10/08]
* [http://www.military.com/news/article/navy-news/new-military-medical-center-underway.html?col=1186032311124 Navy News "New Military Medical Center Underway" 07/03/08]
* [http://www.health.mil/Press/Release.aspx?ID=262 DoD Military Health System "President Bush Breaks Ground for New Walter Reed Medical Center" 07/03/08]
* [http://www.navy.mil/search/display.asp?story_id=38255 Navy "New Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Construction Underway" 07/03/08]
* [http://www.corridorinc.com/content/blogcategory/52/125/ Corridor Inc. "Bethesda braces for mega hospital and traffic nightmare" 05/2008]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/042408/journal_28206.shtml The Journal "CO's Column" 04/24/08]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/041708/journal_28188.shtml The Journal "CO's Column" 04/17/08]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/040308/journal_28181.shtml The Journal "CO's Column" 04/03/08]
* [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/03/AR2008040303745_pf.html Washington Post "U.S. Might Pay for Part of Bethesda Road Work" 04/03/2008]
* [http://www.mdva.state.md.us/pdf/PressReleases/ContractAward.doc Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs Press Release "Department of Navy Awards Contract for Initial Phase of New Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Project" 03/03/08]
* [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/10/AR2008021002214_pf.html Washington Post "Military Hospitals Meet New Realities" 02/10/2008]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/011708/journal_27979.shtml The Journal "CO's Column" 01/17/08]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/011008/journal_27980.shtml The Journal "CO's Column" 01/10/08]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/011008/stripe_28032.shtml The Journal "General Discusses base realignment issues at town hall" 01/10/08]
* [http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/43/1/13 Psychiatric News "Psychiatrist, Navy Admiral Faces Challenge of His Career" 01/04/08]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/122007/journal_27998.shtml The Journal "CO's Column" 12/20/07]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/110107/journal_27982.shtml The Journal "CO's Column" 11/01/07]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/083007/stripe_28043.shtml The Journal "General discusses issues at town hall" 08/30/07]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/110107/journal_27980.shtml The Journal "Joint Task Force Oversees Region" 11/01/07]
* [http://www.dcmilitary.com/stories/101807/journal_27997.shtml The Journal "Medical Conference Speeds Up the Integration Process" 10/18/07]


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