Colonel Scottie B. Roofe
Acting Commander of Madigan Army Medical Center
Colonel Scottie B. Roofe assumed the duties of acting commander, Madigan Army Medical Center on October 2, 2020. Previously he served as the Madigan deputy commanding officer. He is also the Otolaryngology Consultant to The Army Surgeon General. The son of a career Army Soldier, he was born at Fort Hood, Texas, and grew up in Piggott, Ark. He completed his undergraduate studies with a bachelor of science in zoology from Arkansas State University in 1991. He was an ROTC scholarship recipient and Distinguished Military Graduate. He graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with honors with a degree in medicine in 1995 and completed his otolaryngology residency in 2000 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
He served as the chief of ENT services at F ort Polk, La., and Fort Hood, Texas, before completing a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Washington from 2005 to 2006. He then served as the chief of facial plastic surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center from 2006 to 2007. Col. Roofe was then assigned to Tripler Army Medical Center from 2007 to 2015, where he served as the otolaryngology residency program director. Col. Roofe deployed to Iraq in 2010-2011 as commander of the 53rd Head and Neck Detachment. He transferred to Fort Bragg, N.C., in 2015 where he served as deputy commander of surgical services.
Colonel Roofe has completed the AMEDD Executive Skills Course, Command and General Staff College, Advanced Officers Course, and Officer Basic Course (distinguished honor graduate). Col. Roofe has also been awarded the AMEDD “A” proficiency designator and has been inducted into the AMEDD Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3). Col. Roofe is board certified in both otolaryngology and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and is an associate professor of surgery for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
His awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC), the Army Commendation Medal (6OLC), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal (2OLC), the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Basic Parachutist Badge.
Command Sergeant Major Albert H. Harris
Command Sergeant Major of Madigan Army Medical Center
Command Sergeant Major Albert H. Harris assumed responsibilities as the Madigan Army Medical Center command sergeant major on Nov. 9, 2020. His previous assignment was as the command sergeant major of the 5-306th Brigade Support Battalion, 188th Infantry Brigade, Fort Stewart, Ga.
Command Sergeant Major Harris is a native of Modesto, Calif., and entered the Army in April 1997 as a combat medic (68W). He attended basic training at Fort Sill, Okla., and advanced individual training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Command Sergeant Major Harris has served in various leadership and operations positions including team leader, squad leader, senior company line medic, combat medic section NCOIC, emergency department NCOIC, brigade medical operations NCOIC, first sergeant, operations sergeant major and battalion command sergeant major.
His assignments include: 2nd Forward Support Battalion, Camp Hovey, Korea; 261st Area Support Medical Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C.; 2-2 Infantry Battalion (Mech), Vilseck, Germany; Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Ga.; U.S. Army recruiter in Redding, Calif.; 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Fort Campbell, Ky.; 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT), Fort Campbell, Ky.; HQ 1st Army, Rock Island Arsenal, Ill.; Weed Army Community Hospital, Fort Irwin, Calif.; and 5-306th Brigade Support Battalion, 188th Infantry Brigade, Fort Stewart, Ga. He has deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo for combat and peacekeeping operations.
Command Sergeant Major Harris’ military education includes all levels of the Non-Commissioned Officer Education System culminating by graduating from the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy class 65, the Basic Healthcare Administration Course, AMEDD Executive Skills Course, the Sergeant Major Legal Orientation Course, Recruiter School, the Master Resiliency Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, the Army Safety Officer Course, the Advisor Academy.
His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (3rd award), Meritorious Service Medal (2nd award), Army Commendation Medal (7th award), Army Achievement Medal (8th award), Combat Medical Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge, Air Assault Badge, German Schutzenschnur (gold), Gold Recruiter Badge (3 sapphires), Gold Recruiter Ring, Presidential Unit Citation (2nd award), Valorous Unit Award, Joint Meritorious Unit Award and the Navy Unit Citation. He is a member of both the Sergeant Morales Club and the Order of Military Medical Merit and is a recipient of the Glenn E. Morrell Recruiting Excellence medallion.