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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Army Physician Assistant Program helps keep Soldiers battle ready

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Two Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Soldiers graduated from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program and were commissioned into the Army Medical Specialist Corps during a ceremony on Fort Campbell, Friday, January 26th, 2018.

Former Army medics, 1st Lt. Robert Farmer and 1st Lt. Megan Smith earned their diplomas and joined the ranks of Army physician assistants. Physician assistants serve as the primary medical provider to Soldiers in battalion and division level units and are responsible for unit medical readiness and training medics. They can also provide garrison healthcare to Soldiers, family members, and other eligible beneficiaries.

(L to R) Former flight medics, 1st Lt. Megan Smith and 1st Lt. Robert Farmer graduated from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program and was commissioned into the Medical Specialist Corps as a physician assistant during a ceremony on Fort Campbell.

(L to R) Former flight medics, 1st Lt. Megan Smith and 1st Lt. Robert Farmer graduated from the Interservice Physician Assistant Program and was commissioned into the Medical Specialist Corps as a physician assistant during a ceremony on Fort Campbell.

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