FORT HOOD, Texas – Over 60 medical professionals from the 9th Hospital Center, 1st Medical Brigade, 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command redeployed to Fort Hood on Monday.

This comes after a nine-month deployment to Iraq, where they served as Task Force Med at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

In addition to commanding TF Med 9, they were the lead for the OIR COVID-19 response, the OIR health service support and force health protection, and the Combined Joint Task Force-OIR surgeon.

Col Roger S. Giraud (center), commander of the 1st Medical Brigade, greeted Col. Dave Hamilton (left), the 9th Hospital Center commander, following the 9th Hospital Center, 1st Medical Brigade`s redeployment to Fort Hood following a 9 month deployment to Iraq, where they served as Task Force Med at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, on Nov. 8, 2021. (Courtesy: Fort Hood Press Center)
Col Roger S. Giraud, commander of the 1st Medical Brigade, greeted Soldiers from the 9th Hospital Center, 1st Medical Brigade redeployed to Fort Hood following a 9 month deployment to Iraq, where they served as Task Force Med at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, on Nov. 8, 2021. (Courtesy: Fort Hood Press Center)
Col. Dave Hamilton (center), the 9th Hospital Center commander, embraces Sgt. First Class Javidi Thomas (left) during a cheerful reunion while Soldiers from the 9th Hospital Center, 1st Medical Brigade redeployed to Fort Hood following a 9 month deployment to Iraq, where they served as Task Force Med at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, on Nov. 8, 2021. (Courtesy: Fort Hood Press Center)
Col. Dave Hamilton (left), the 9th Hospital Center commander, observed a joyous reunion as Soldiers from the 9th HC, 1st Medical Brigade redeployed to Fort Hood following a 9 month deployment to Iraq, where they served as Task Force Med at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, on Nov. 8, 2021. (Courtesy: Fort Hood Press Center)
Soldiers from the 9th Hospital Center, 1st Medical Brigade redeployed to Fort Hood following a 9 month deployment to Iraq, where they served as Task Force Med at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, on Nov. 8, 2021. (Courtesy: Fort Hood Press Center)

The 1st Medical Brigade supports global missions worldwide, as well as COVID-19 and Afghanistan Allies health support in the United States.

Source: Fort Hood Press Center