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Generate resilient and fit leaders of character capable of meeting the cognitive, physical, and social needs of the Army.


The 32d Medical Brigade is the largest Training Brigade in the Army, responsible for providing the Army the absolute best medically, technically and tactically trained Soldiers and professionals in the world.


We Grow Leaders

Key tasks

Safe, secure and healthy operating environment

Embrace a standards-based military lifestyle grounded in core mission requirements

Apply a whole-of-person approach to Soldiering

End State

 32d Medical Brigade serves as the "Leadership Factory" for the AMEDD, where inspired leadership, readiness, and partnerships generate the future of defense health.

Brigade Staff

XO: 210-221-5105

S-1: 210-221-3646

S-3: 210-221-4227

S-4: 210-221-4514

Special Staff

EO: 210-221-4362

SHARP: 210-221-3047

Retention: 210-221-4535

Drill Sergeant Manager: 210-221-4796


Chaplain: 210-221-9749

       32d Medical Brigade


       2851 Harney Path

       JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234


       232d Medical Battalion


       3820 Williams Way

       BLDG 3313

       JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234


       264th Medical Battalion


       2745 Harney Path

       Suite 264

       JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234



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      JBSA FSH Sexual Assualt Hotline


      JBSA FSH Post Locator


32d Medical Brigade Commander

BDE Commander

Colonel Charles H. “Chip” O’Neal joined the Army in 1990. He was commissioned into the Medical Service Corps in 1995 and was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry at Camp Greaves, Republic of Korea. He was then assigned to Fort Hood, Texas where he deployed to Bosnia as part of SFOR IV. After attending the Army Medical Department Officer Advanced Course, Chip returned to Korea and served as a Medical Planner for the 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Casey.

In 2001 he took command of Charlie Company, 426th Forward Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He led the company into Iraq as Operation Iraqi Freedom began, and redeployed in 2003 as the Battalion Operations Officer. In 2005 he worked at the Office of the Surgeon General as an Operations Officer and helped coordinate medical responses for Hurricane Katrina, the “Surge” in Iraq, and the Walter Reed scandal. He deployed to Iraq again in 2009 with the 28th Combat Support Hospital and later worked as the Medical Planner for U.S. Army Special Operations Command. In 2016 he helped manage the Ebola response as the Commander of Primary Care and Soldier Readiness Command at Fort Bliss, Texas. He commanded Public Health Activity-Fort Hood from 2015-2017.

Colonel O’Neal joins the 32d Medical Brigade having graduated from the Advanced Strategic Art Program at the U.S. Army War College. He holds a Bachelors degree in English from North Georgia College and Masters Degrees from the National Intelligence University and the United States Army War College. He is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit and won the CPT John Teal Leadership Award in 2010.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Army Pathfinder Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault Badge. In his free time, Colonel O`Neal enjoys fly fishing and all things Georgia Bulldogs football.

32d Medical Brigade Command Sergeant Major

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CSM Carlisie Y. Jones was born in Charleston, South Carolina.  He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC and ultimately completed Advanced Individual Training as a Combat Medical Specialist at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

His assignments and duties include 2nd Forward Support Battalion, Camp Hovey, Republic of Korea as a Line Medic; 261st  Area Support Medical Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC as a Medical Specialist; Operation Uphold Democracy, Haiti; 1st  Squadron, 4th US Cavalry, Schweinfurt, Federal Republic of Germany as Senior Line Medic; Operation Joint Endeavour, Bosnia-Herzegovina; USAMEDDAC, Fort Jackson, SC as a Medical Specialist; JTF-Bravo Honduras and Nicaragua; Bravo 187th Medical Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, TX as a Drill Sergeant; 2nd 311th CS/CSS Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC as Observer Controller/Trainer; Operation Iraqi Freedom, Special Police Transition Team; 32nd Medical Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, TX as G-3 Operations NCOIC; Senior Leader Course, NCOA, Fort Sam Houston, TX as First Sergeant; 546th Medical Company (AS), Fort Hood, TX as First Sergeant; Operation New Dawn; MEDDAC-Japan, Camp Zama, Japan as the Chief Clinical NCO; Command Sergeant Major, 264th Medical Battalion, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX, Command Sergeant Major of the Medical Professional Training Brigade, JBSA Fort Sam Houston TX, and Command Sergeant Major of the 32d Medical Brigade, JBSA Fort Sam Houston TX.

His military education includes Basic Leader Course, Advance Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, First Sergeant Course, Drill Sergeant School, Battle Staff Course, Air Assault School, Combative, and U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy.  He has completed Basic Healthcare Administrator Course, Sergeants Major Force Management Course and Lean Six Sigma.  CSM Jones has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Master of Science in Health Sciences.

His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (1 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (7 OLC), Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with Numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (with Numeral 3), the Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Air Assault Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, and the Driver`s Badge. He is also a member of the prestigious Order of Military Medical Merit.

232d Medical Battalion

Train, educate, and develop resilient, disciplined, physically fit and ready Combat Medic Leaders prepared to conserve fighting strength.

264th Medical Battalion

Provides academic execution at JBSA in order to educate and train disciplined, skilled MOS/AOC qualified Soldiers to strengthen the Army.

Advanced Individual Training Drill Sergeants

Congratulations on your selection to become a Drill Sergeant. AIT Drill Sergeants are charged with maintaining the standards and discipline taught in Basic Combat Training. In AIT, you will be instrumental in furthering the Soldiering process for the Soldiers` arrival to their first operational unit.
Expectations: As a Drill Sergeant in the 32d Medical Brigade, your minimum responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead a platoon
  • Health and welfare of all Soldiers assigned to your platoon and company
  • Organization and control of the platoon.
  • Inspire Leadership
  • Reinforcement of values, skills, and tasks
  • Reinforcement of warrior tasks and battle drills
  • Personal, profession, and academic counseling
  • Physical Readiness Training
  • Hold formations and maintain accountability
  • Management of logistical and administrative requirements
  • Monitor morale, discipline, and motivation
  • Provide guidance and instructions to squad leaders, instructors, and other cadre
  • Provide all necessary support to Soldier`s issues (such as finance, personal, legal, professional, etc.)

Reporting Instructions: Report to BLDG 902, Harney Road, JBSA FSH, TX 78234. You will report directly to the Brigade Senior Drill Sergeant office. Please ensure that you have the below required documents when reporting:

  • From CONUS:
  • DA 31
  • PCS Orders
  • SQI Orders
  • DA Form 1059 from the Drill Sergeant Course
  • DA Form 705
  • DA Form 5500/5501 (if applicable)
  • Master Resiliency Trainer Certification
  • Last NCOER
  • ERB
  • Any other pertinent training certificates (Combatives, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, Master Fitness Trainer, etc.)
  • From OCUNUS:
  • DA 31
  • PCS Orders
  • Commander`s Checklist
  • DA Form 705
  • DA Form 5500/5501 (if applicable)
  • Last NCOER
  • ERB
  • Any other pertinent training certificates (Combatives, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, etc.)
Contact Us:
(210) 221-4796 / (210) 221-4701
BLDG 902
2851 Harney Path
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234