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U.S. Army EMS Programs Management Office supports all 68Ws and Army sponsored EMS training sites worldwide.



The U.S. Army EMS Programs Management Division (U.S. Army EMS) is the Army Surgeon General’s execution agency for Combat Medic military occupational specialty (MOS) oversight and appointed as the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) regulatory agency (State) that approves site codes and conducts quality assurance oversight.  Serves as the AMEDD proponent for 68W Combat Medic sustainment training and NREMT certification. 



To be the foundation on which the Army Combat Medic remains medically proficient and technically competent.


Recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), as the State EMS office for the United States Army. These functions include:

·    Serves as the AMEDDC&S HRCoE proponent for Combat Medic sustainment training, NREMT certification and the Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) Program of Record, ensuring compliance in accordance with AR 40-68 and AR 350-1.

·    Develops 68W Army-wide policies pertaining to Combat Medic (68W) MOS sustainment requirements and continuing education credit for NREMT credentialing.

·    Liaison with Federal, State, Military and non-governmental agencies for implementation of National Defense Authorization Act changes that affect 68W qualifications and civilian credentialing.

·    Serves as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for NREMT contract; responsible for payment of testing and recertification, and as a member of the MEDCOM Medical Operational Data System (MODS) Consolidated Configuration Board (CCB).

·    Approves requests for Combat Medic & NREMT training site codes, course approval requests, 68W MODS representative, and conducts MEDCOM Organizational Inspections Programs and/or 68W Quality Assurance Assessments ensuring training standards are met in accordance with AMEDDC&S HRCoE curriculum and NREMT requirements.

·    Liaison between the Army and NREMT, serving as the “State Official” to receive, review, and validate training and certification for initial and continued NREMT certification and state reciprocity requests.

·    Determines NREMT 68W MOS eligibility through criminal background inquiries and investigates any criminal history of alleged misconduct by Department of Defense (DoD) NREMT certified personnel.

·    Conducts MEDCOM Organizational Inspection Program (OIP) and 68W Quality Assurance Assessment of 68W EMT training sites.

·    Serves as the Program Management Office the for the Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) Program of Record. Provide management oversight for MSTC training, Operations, Programs of Instruction (POI), and assists with the mitigation and resolution of local issues regarding the MSTCs. Serves as a member of the TSS-E, STSP DAMO-TR working group.



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68W Website
(CAC Accessed)

TC8-800 Slides & Lesson Plans
(CAC Accessed)

68W TC3 Sustainment Course
(CAC Accessed)

68W Readiness Working Group
(CAC Accessed)

U.S. Army EMS Training Portal

68W MODS Tracking System

68W Policy & Procedures
(CAC accessed)

Medical Operational Data System (MODS)

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) 


Contact Us
Office: (210) 221-0837 | DSN: 471-0837
Fax: (210) 221-2704

Department of the Army
U.S. Army EMS Programs Management Division
2450 Stanley Rd
JBSA/Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234 -7517


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