Army Medical Department (AMEDD)
Welcome to the Wyoming Army National Guard Army Medical Department website! If you are looking for an exciting part-time career that’s different from your usual day to day, then the National Guard might be a great fit for you.
The Wyoming Army National Guard offers direct commissions in Army Medical Department (AMEDD) specialties to qualified medical and dental professionals who possess special skills through education and employment experience. Opportunities are available for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, dentists, and those who are seeking a career in medical administration, logistics, and operations.
Wyoming Medical Detachment
AMEDD personnel from the Wyoming Army National Guard continue to serve the great Soldiers of this state. Please take a moment and read our mission statement.
To plan, program, provide and sustain health force protection and medical/dental support to meet operational, training and mobilization medical readiness requirements of Wyoming National Guard units and Soldiers.
The Wyoming National Guard gives you the opportunity to do things that you might not be able to do in a civilian practice. For instance, you could find yourself going through the Army Flight Surgeons Course. Above all, you will enjoy the adventure that the National Guard brings. We'll give you all that you can handle.
Medical Malpractice Insurance
Physicians and dentists are eligible for up to $30,000 in medical malpractice insurance assistance.
Incentive Programs Specialized Training Assistance Program (STRAP)
A generous monthly stipend of $1,990 (adjusted every July) for students in medical school and residency in designated specialties.
Healthcare Bonus Program HPB
With a three-year service agreement, medical professionals can receive the following bonuses, paid out over three years.
Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLR)
Provides up to $240,000 for the repayment of outstanding educational loans to physicians in designated specialties. The loan repayment is paid out over six years with up to $40,000 per year.
The mission of the Dental Corps is to ensure dental readiness, promote dental health and provide dental care for the Wyoming National Guard and America’s Army. Being a dental officer in the Wyoming Army National Guard is having the best of both worlds. You can maintain your private practice while taking advantage of the benefits of being an officer in the Army. You will also have the opportunity to attend continuing dental education courses, dental seminars and conferences.
Medical Specialist Corps
The Wyoming Army National Guard offers physician assistants opportunities to broaden their professional experience and medical careers. Physician assistants are a vital part of the Wyoming Army National Guard medical team. If you are looking for new challenges and ready to take on new responsibilities, plus serve your country in a different and exciting environment, then consider serving as a physician assistant in the Wyoming Army National Guard.
Physician assistants receive a direct commission as a medical specialist corps officer. Medical specialist corps officers are typically appointed as Second Lieutenants. However, education, experience, and prior commissioned military service may qualify you for appointment at a higher grade.
Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP)
If you are a member of the National Guard and want to become a physician assistant, you may qualify to enroll in the 18-month Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP). Upon completion of the program, you will receive a commission as a First Lieutenant in the Wyoming Army National Guard. Please contact the AMEDD Accessions Office for the most up-to-date information. Visit the official PA website
The Wyoming Army National Guard offers nurses the opportunity to expand their professional experiences. Nurses in the Wyoming Army National Guard play a critical role in maintaining the medical readiness of National Guardsmen and Guardswomen. Professional development and training are foundations of Army National Guard medicine. Army Guard nurses have the opportunity to attend many specialized courses and seminars not always available to civilians. Military training courses are also available to prepare nurses for essential leadership and staff positions.
Medical Service Corps
The Medical Service Corps' objective is to provide highly skilled and dedicated leaders as medical providers and those who perform the administrative, command, logistical, training, operations, and support services essential to efficiently and effectively manage a quality, world class health care system in support of the Army.