SON Alumna Becomes Army Surgeon General


Last week the School of Nursing honored Maj. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho (BSN ’82) with the Alumna of the Year Award. This week she takes command of MEDCOM and becomes the Surgeon General of the U.S. Army. We’ve posted pictures and video from the ceremonies and a link where you can watch live as she is sworn in as Army Surgeon General.

Watch Live … on Dec. 7 at 4 pm as Maj. Gen. Horoho is promoted to lieutenant general and is sworn in as the 43rd Army Surgeon General.


Horoho assumes command of MEDCOM

When Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno passed the U.S. Army Medical Command flag to Maj. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho during a ceremony at Fort Sam Houston on Dec. 6, the moment marked two historic firsts for the command. Read more here, and see pictures here.

Watch a video of the Dec. 6 MEDCOM change of command ceremony: