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Eric B. Schoomaker

Photo Eric SchoomakerSurgeons General

Commanding General
United States Army Medical Command/The Surgeon General
5109 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Virginia 22041

Retired: 1 Feb 12

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE ROTC

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED
Army Medical Department Officer Basic and Advanced Courses
United States Army Command and General Staff College
United States Army War College

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES
University of Michigan – MD – General Medicine
University of Michigan – PHD – Organic Chemicals
United States Army War College – MSST – Strategy

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None recorded

PROMOTIONS

DATES OF APPOINTMENT

CPT

8 Jul 79

MAJ

1 Oct 80

LTC

1 Oct 86

COL

1 Oct 92

BG

1 Nov 02

MG

1 Jan 06

LTG

11 Dec 07

 

MAJOR DUTY ASSIGNMENTS

     

FROM

TO

ASSIGNMENT

 

 

 

Jul 79

Jun 88

Internist, later Research Hematologist, later Investigator, Department of Hematology, later Assistant Chief, Department of Medicine, A Company, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC with additional duty as Coordinator, Intradepartmental Program in Medical Genetics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Jun 88

Jun 90

Medical Consultant, 7th Army Medical Command, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany

Aug 90

Jun 92

Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center, 7th Army Medical Command, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany

Aug 92

Feb 95

Chief, Department of Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington

Mar 95

Jun 97

Director, Medical Education Directorate, later Director, Clinical Operations and Assistant Deputy Commander, Health Care Operations, United States Army Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston,Texas

Jun 97

May 99

Commander, Evans Army Community Hospital, Fort Carson, Colorado

Aug 99

Jun 00

Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania

Jul 00

Mar 01

Command Surgeon, United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia

Apr 01

Jun 02

Commander, 30th Medical Brigade/Corps Surgeon, V Corps, Germany

Jun 02

Jun 05

Commanding General, Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center/Southeast Regional Medical Command/Chief, United States Army Medical Corps, Fort Gordon, Georgia

Jul 05

Oct 06

Commanding General, United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick/Chief, United States Army Medical Corps, Fort Detrick, Maryland

Oct 06

Mar 07

Commanding General, United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick, Fort Detrick, Maryland

Mar 07

Nov 07

Commanding General, North Atlantic Regional Medical Command/Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Nov 07

Dec 11

Commanding General, United States Army Medical Command/The Surgeon General, Falls Church, Virginia


SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
Joint duty tour requirement waived due to general officer promotion selection as a Professional Branch officer.

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES
Distinguished Service Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Legion of Merit (with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Expert Field Medical Badge

As of 12 Dec 07