Commander's Welcome Letter for Newly Assigned Personnel
On behalf of our officers, noncommissioned officers, soldiers, and civilians, I would like to welcome you to the U.S. Medical Department Activity (MEDDAC) and Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center (KACC), Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, the Northern Front partner in the Walter Reed Health Care System and National Capital Area Multi-Service Market.
At KACC, we are privileged to serve both the military and medical professions. I hope that every day you are able to come to work knowing that you make a difference in the lives of many of our Nation’s finest people, and I ask you to perform your duties at the highest level in keeping with that responsibility.
I would like to share a little about our organization. We are a medical department activity comprised of six separate facilities. Kimbrough, the MEDDAC’s headquarters at Fort George G. Meade, is a large ambulatory surgical and primary care center. We provide comprehensive primary and specialty care, ancillary services, and administrative services to more than 50,000 beneficiaries. In addition to KACC, there are five outlying clinics in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia that provide excellent primary outpatient and occupational health care services.
Fort George G. Meade is a robust military installation located near the town of Odenton, Maryland, midway between Baltimore, MD, and Washington, DC, which are about 25 miles north and south of the installation, respectively. The historic city of Annapolis, capital of Maryland and home of the U.S. Naval Academy, is just 15 miles southeast. The installation and surrounding communities offer a wide array of social, commercial and education services and activities for service members and their families.
Many resources are available to make your transition as smooth as possible. Therefore, the following telephone numbers are provided for your benefit. If an area code and prefix are not shown for a phone number below, it is a Fort Meade military number and you should use either the DSN prefix 622, or area code and prefix (301) 677.
If you have orders reassigning you to KACC but have not yet been contacted by your sponsor and received a welcome packet with detailed information to assist you and your family in transitioning, please contact our Human Resources Division for immediate assistance at 301-677-8001 (DSN 622). Alternatively, you may contact the Human Resources Division by e-mail at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Within the body of your e-mail message please include your—
- Full name
- Specialty or MOS
- Marital status
- Information you request
- Current unit of assignment
- Date of your orders
- Reporting date (as stated on your orders)
- Mailing address that you want your sponsor to respond to
- E-mail address (es) that you can be contacted at
I strongly recommend each soldier, married or not, to take advantage of the variety of services offered by the Army Community Service and the various recreational services offered by the installation's Directorate of Community Activities. These services are designed to help you and your family get the most out of your assignment to the Baltimore-Washington area.
Please explore the rest of this website to learn more about the Fort Meade MEDDAC. I invite you to review our electronic publications, which will assist you in your transition to this command. Again, on behalf of the entire staff, welcome to Fort George G. Meade, "A Community of Excellence." I look forward to meeting you personally. Have a safe journey.
Danny B. Jaghab