Founded in 1891 and chartered by Congress in 1903 as the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, AMSUS later retained the acronym but officially renamed the organization The Society of Federal Health Professionals to reflect its wider reach and concerns in the 20th century.
Marines serving as critical skills operators and special operations officers are now authorized to wear a newly-created insignia on their chests, according to a Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) news release.
In this clip from a SOCEUR video by Staff Sgt. Kerry Collier, Army special operations forces practice fast-roping from U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters during Fast Rope Insertion Extraction System (FRIES) training in Stuttgart, Germany.
Open our latest publication to take a revealing and exciting look at the history of AMSUS and how it, through its programs and its incredible members, continues to transform the federal health space and improve health outcomes for active duty service members, veterans, and military families.