USAMRDC Public Affairs Office
For Immediate Release – June 14, 2023
USAMRDC to Hold Change of Command
FORT DETRICK, Md. – The U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command and Fort Detrick, Maryland will host a change of command ceremony on Friday, June 23, 2023.
The ceremony will take place on the Blue and Gray field, located on Fort Detrick at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony signifies the change in leadership from outgoing commander Brig. Gen. Tony L. McQueen to incoming commander Brig. Gen. Edward H. Bailey.
Brig. Gen. McQueen's next assignment will be as the deputy surgeon general at the Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army in Falls Church, Virginia.
Brig. Gen. Bailey most recently served as the commanding general of the Medical Readiness Command, Pacific; deputy director, Defense Health Region Activity Indo-Pacific, Defense Health Agency in Honolulu.
Maj. Gen. Edmond Brown, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Futures Command will serve as the senior presiding officer for the ceremony.
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About Army Futures Command:
Army Futures Command (AFC) leads the persistent modernization of the Army in order to provide future warfighters with the concepts, capabilities, and organizational designs needed to dominate a future battlefield. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, AFC has more than 26,000 people worldwide. The Army's six modernization priorities are the focus of our eight Cross Functional Teams: Long Range Precision Fires; Next Generation Combat Vehicle; Future Vertical Lift; Army Network; Air and Missile Defense; Soldier Lethality; Assured Positioning Navigation Timing; and, Synthetic Training Environment. The Artificial Intelligence Task Force and Army Applications Lab also support our efforts. Collaborating with entrepreneurs, scientists, industry, and academia, AFC strives to create the best solutions to keep Soldiers safe and America strong. For more information, visit: www.army.mil/futures.
USAMRDC is the Army's medical materiel developer, with responsibility for medical research, development and acquisition in a variety of areas integral to Soldier health and resiliency. For more information, visit: https://mrdc.health.mil.