Burton F. Briggs

Burton F. Briggs

Burton F. Briggs

Colonel Burton F. Briggs was commissioned as a Medical Service Corps Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-78, 7 December 1978. His first duty assignment was as the Motor Officer, 128th Combat Support Hospital, Coffey Barracks, Ludwigsburg, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander and Maintenance Officer, 128th Combat Support Hospital, Ludwigsburg, Germany; Company Commander and Chief Ambulatory Support, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Health Care Administrator, Moncrief Army Community Hospital, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Chief Clinical Support, McDonald Army Community Hospital, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Health Care Administrator, 128th Combat Support Hospital, Albain, Saudi Arabia; Executive Officer, 43rd Mobile Army Hospital, Camp Humphrey, Korea; Battalion Executive Officer, 115th Field Hospital Battalion and Chief Patient Administration, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Deputy Director, Global Patient Movement Requirements Center, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Chief Patient Administration, Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Director Patient Administration, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia; Chief, Patient Administration, United States Army Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | His military awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Meritorious Unit Award w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal Southwest Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with Numeral Two, Kuwait Liberation Medal for Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, Expert Field Medical Badge, Air Assault Badge, Parachutist Badge, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge in Bronze, and German Marksmanship Badge in Silver.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Chief | Patient Administration | United States Army Medical Command | Fort Sam Houston, Texas

  • Highest Award

    Defense Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2005

  • Branch Of Service

    Medical Service Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_02295