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BG Wendy L. Harter
Commanding General, Brooke Army Medical Center

Brigadier General Wendy L. Harter attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army in 1986.

Her previous military assignments include: Command Surgeon, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort Bragg, NC; Commander, 65th Medical Brigade/MEDDAC-Korea, Eighth Army, Republic of Korea; Chief of Staff, United States Army Medical Department Center and School, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, TX; Commander, 21st Combat Support Hospital, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, TX; Director, Combat and Doctrine Development Directorate, and Chief, Concepts and Requirements Division, U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX,; Commander, 6th Medical Recruiting Battalion, Las Vegas, NV; Chief, Joint and Combined Medical Operations, USCENTCOM MacDill Air Force Base, FL; Deputy Chief of Staff, G-5, and later, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, 44th Medical Command, Fort Bragg; Chief, Medical Plans and Operations, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg; Chief, Current Operations and Contingency Plans Branch and later Chief, International Operations, Plans, and Exercises Branch, USARMY Europe/Germany; Medical Team Officer-In-Charge, 3d Battalion, 335th Infantry Regiment, 2d Brigade, 85th Division (Training support), Fort Sheridan, IL; Chief, Observer, Controller, Trainer Medical Team, Highwood, IL, Special Assistant to the Chief, Medical Service Corps, Falls Church, VA; Commander, C Company, 10th Forward Support Battalion, Division Support Command, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, NY,; Intelligence and Operations Officer, 302d Forward Support Battalion, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth Army, Republic of Korea; Personnel Officer/Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 302d Forward Support Battalion, 2d Infantry Division, Eighth Army, Republic of Korea; and Platoon Leader, 702d Medical Company (Clearing) and later, Assistant Intelligence and Operations Officer, 85th Medical Battalion, Fort Meade, MD.

She has deployed in support of OPERATION SPARTAN SHIELD in Kuwait; OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM in Afghanistan, twice; OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM in both Iraq and Turkey; IFOR Bosnia-Kosovo; OPERATION RESTORE HOPE in Somalia and Hurricane Andrew Support.

BG Harterís military education includes graduate of the Army Medical Department Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, United States Army Command and General Staff College, and Air War College. She also holds a Master of Science in Strategic Studies.

Her awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit (with three Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with one Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (with two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with one Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster), Expert Field Medical Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.