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Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle
Pacific Regional Medical Command &
Tripler Army Medical Center
Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle graduated cum laude from the University of Toledo. His other civilian degrees include a Master of Science, a Master of Healthcare Administration and a Master of Strategic Studies. Brig. Gen. Doyle was commissioned through the Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Ga., in 1982.
Brig. Gen. Doyle’s service began as Medical Platoon Leader and Adjutant, 6th Battalion (Mechanized), 31st Infantry, Fort Irwin, Calif. Following his selection and graduation from Flight School in 1984, he served as Section Leader and Operations Officer in the 4th Platoon, 421st Medical Company (Air Ambulance) in Darmstadt, Germany. He continued to serve as Operations Officer when that unit converted to the 159th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion. Brig. Gen. Doyle’s next assignment was Flight Platoon Leader, Delta Company, 326th Medical Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. He subsequently served as S2/3, 326th Medical Battalion during Operations DESERT SHIELD/STORM. His final assignment at Fort Campbell was as Plans and Operations Officer, 101st Division Support Command.
Brig. Gen. Doyle next served as a Health Services Personnel Management Officer, Total Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Va. Following his attendance at the Command and General Staff College, Brig. Gen. Doyle was assigned as S2/3, 1st Medical Group, Fort Hood, Texas. He subsequently served there as Commander, 507th Medical Company (Air Ambulance).
After graduation from the Baylor program, he served as the Chief, Managed Care Division, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany. Brig. Gen. Doyle next commanded the 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion (DUSTOFF Europe), Wiesbaden, Germany. He then served as Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander for Administration, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, N.C. In 2004, Brig. Gen. Doyle assumed command of the 10th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Carson, Colo., where he also served as Commander, 43rd Area Support Group (Rear, Provisional).
During Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07, he commanded Medical Task Force 10, the largest medical task force in Multi-National Corps-Iraq that included Ibn Sina hospital in Baghdad, then the largest and busiest trauma center in the CENTCOM Theater. Brig. Gen. Doyle next served as the Deputy Commander for Administration, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Md.
Shortly after assuming command in April 2009 in Heidelberg, Germany, the 30th MEDCOM deployed to Afghanistan to serve as the first theater level medical command and control headquarters. Task Force 30th MEDCOM provided full spectrum combat health service support (HSS) and force health protection for more than 100,000 U.S. and Coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Brig. Gen. Doyle has held numerous command and staff positions during the past thirty years culminating in his previous assignment as commanding general, William Beaumont Army Medical Center and deputy commanding general for readiness, Western Regional Medical Command, San Antonio. Brig. Gen. Doyle also serves as chief, U.S. Army Medical Service Corps.
Brig. Gen. Doyle’s military education includes the Aviation Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army – Baylor University Graduate Program in Healthcare Administration and the U.S. Army War College.
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, NATO Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia) and the Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait).
Brig. Gen. Doyle has also been awarded the Expert Field Medical Badge, Senior Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, the Order of Military Medical Merit, the Order of St. Michael (silver) and the German Schuetzenschnur (gold).
Brig. Gen. Doyle is board certified in Healthcare Administration, is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and has been awarded the Army Medical Department "A" proficiency designator, the highest recognition for professional excellence in the AMEDD.