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Weed Army Community Hospital Commander

Colonel Michael Story

Colonel Story graduated from John Carroll University in 2000, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and was commissioned into the Medical Service Corps. He holds a Master of Public Health in International Health from New York Medical College, a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare from George Washington University, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.

Colonel Story has served in a variety of leadership positions including: Platoon Leader, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Air Assault), Camp Casey, Korea; Chief, Environmental Health, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keller Army Community Hospital, West Point, New York; additionally, during his tenure at West Point, he served as the Medical Officer for Cadet Basic Training, Department of Military Instruction, U.S. Military Academy; Executive Officer, Group Medical Plans and Operations, Preventive Medicine Officer, and a Civil Military Affairs Officer/CJ35, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, Charlie Company, 64th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Chief Instructor, Environmental Health, Adjunct Lecturer for Texas A&M, School of Rural Public Health, and Training and Operations Officer, Department of Preventive Health Services, AMEDDC&S, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Executive Officer, Office of the U.S. Army Dental Corps Chief, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Commander, 71st Medical Detachment (PM), 421st Multifunctional Medical Battalion (MMB), Baumholder, Germany; Deputy Commander for Administration, Reynolds Army Health Clinic, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Commander, 264th Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; and currently serves as the Commander, Weed Army Community Hospital, Fort Irwin, California and Director, California Desert Market.

Colonel Story’s military education include: U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Officer Basic and Advance Course, Command and General Staff College, Battalion and Brigade Pre-Command Course, AMEDD Pre-Command Course, TRADOC Pre-Command Course, Defense Strategy Course, AMEDD Executive Skills Course, Principles of Military Preventive Medicine Course, Preventive Medicine Senior Leaders Course, Fundamental of Occupational Medicine Course, Medical Plans and Operations Course, Brigade Surgeon Course, Combat Casualty Care Course (C4), U.S. Army Flight Surgeon Course, Survival Escape Resistance and Evasion (SERE) Level-C Course, Instructor Training Course, Basic Parachutist Course, and Air Assault Course.

His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (3rd Award), Meritorious Service Medal (7th Award), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (6th Award), Army Achievement Medal (9th Award), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (3rd Award), Meritorious Unit Citation (2nd Award), Army Good Conduct Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, German Troop Proficiency Badge (Gold), Chilean Parachutist Badge, Army Basic Instructor Badge, and the Order of the Military Medical Merit.


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