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Colonel Kyle Campbell

2013 June 22

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COL Kyle Campbell, BAMC

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Colonel Kyle D. Campbell serves as Commander of Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.  Colonel Campbell is board certified in healthcare management and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Previous command assignments include Heidelberg Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC) in Heidelberg, Germany; 421st Medical Evacuation Battalion in Wiesbaden, Germany; 498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance) at Fort Benning, Georgia; and, Medical Company for the MEDDAC, Fort Stewart, Georgia.  Other assignments include Chief of Staff, Southern Regional Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Deputy Commander for Administration, MEDDAC, Fort Benning, Georgia; Deputy Chief of Staff, Europe Regional Medical Command, Heidelberg, Germany; Deputy Commander for Administration, Rodriquez Army Health Clinic, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico; S-3 for the 52nd Medical Evacuation Battalion, Yongsan, Republic of Korea; Operations Officer, 377th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Camp Humphries, Republic of Korea; and Flight Platoon Leader, 3/498th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Fort Stewart, Georgia.  Prior to Flight School and branch transfer to the Medical Service Corps, Colonel Campbell served as an Army Nurse with duty at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. and Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

Colonel Campbell is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton, Command and General Staff College and Senior Service College.  He has earned Master’s Degrees in Administration from Central Michigan University, in Health Administration from Baylor University, and in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Washington, D.C.

During his Baylor administrative residency at Brooke Army Medical Center, Colonel Campbell served as the Executive Officer and Co-Author of the Combat Trauma Surgical Training Project at Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas.  The success of this project led to the creation of the Army Trauma Training Center.

His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (1 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (6 OLC), Air Medal with device number 2, Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC) and a variety of service and campaign medals including the Meritorious Unit Commendation.  He also earned the Expert Field Medical Badge, Senior Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, and Air Assault Badge.  Foreign awards include the German Schutzenschnur and German Armed Forces Military Proficiency Badge “Leistungsabzeichen”, both in Gold.

Other honors include the Surgeon General’s “A” Proficiency Designator, Order of Military Medical Merit, Order of Saint Michael Bronze Award, Federal Excellence in Healthcare Leadership Award, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Governor’s and Regent’s Awards for Distinguished Service, ACHE Exemplary Service Award, and full membership in Upsilon Phi Delta National Honor Society in Health Administration.

Colonel Campbell recently completed his term on the Board of Governors for the 44,000 member American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Previously, he served as Regent-at-Large of District Six and as President of the Network of Overseas Healthcare Executives.  He remains active and serves on two ACHE committees.  His other professional memberships include the Association of the United States Army, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Army Aviation Association of America, Military Officers Association of America and he is a Life Member of the DUSTOFF Association.

Colonel Campbell has authored numerous professional articles in military and civilian journals including The U.S. Army Medical Department Journal, Army Logistician, and The Journal of Surgical Research.

Colonel Campbell and his wife, Lori, are blessed with two teenage children; their daughter Kali and son Colin.

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