From the JBLM Madigan gate (exit 122), stay on Jackson Avenue until the third light. Turn left at the light onto Madigan Avenue. Continue on Madigan Avenue as it turns into Wilson Avenue. After approximately 500 yards, turn left onto Lincoln Street. Troop Battalion will be half way down the street on your left, Building 9900.
Our Mission: To support and enable the Madigan Army Medical Center mission by providing command and control, administrative support, and training for assigned military personnel.
The Troop Battalion is one of two battalions under the Madigan Army Medical Center. The command component is comprised of the battalion commander, battalion command sergeant major, battalion executive officer and three company command teams who are responsible for approximately 1600 Soldiers (Staff and Students). The Troop Battalion is dedicated to mission accomplishment, warrior preparedness, development in the Army profession and the quality of life of our Soldiers and their Families.
The three company command teams comprise of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), Alpha Company and Bravo Company. HHC is comprised of the Madigan command group as well as the Military Human Resources Division, Operations, Resource Management, Information Management Division, Equal Opportunity, Protocol, Ministry, Judge Advocate Group and the Inspector General. The remainder of HHC is students for Phase II of their MOS and AOC training and the Graduate Medical Education Program.
Alpha Company is comprised of Department of Nursing, Department of Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Department of Anesthesia and Operative Services, Department of Family Medicine, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Bravo Company is comprised of staff working in Pathology, Department of Medicine, Physical Medicine, Pharmacy, Armed Services Blood Bank Center, Logistics, Preventive Medicine, Department of Surgery, Radiology, Behavioral Health, Department of Clinical Investigations, Nutrition Care and Patient Administration.
Troop Battalion Leadership
Colonel Amy Bird
Commander of Troop Battalion
Colonel Amy Bird assumed command of Troop Battalion, Madigan Army Medical Center on July 12, 2019. Her previous assignment was as the Secretary of the General Staff to the Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command, Falls Church, Va.
A native of Oregon, Colonel Bird is a graduate of Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., earning her bachelor of science in biology in 1996. She was a distinguished military graduate, earning her commission through Gonzaga’s Army ROTC program that same year.
Colonel Bird’s previous assignments include ground ambulance platoon leader, 557th Ground Ambulance Company, Wiesbaden, Germany, where she deployed with her platoon to Hungary and Croatia in 1998. She served as an executive officer and later company commander with the Army’s last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, the 212th MASH, deploying to Albania and Macedonia in 1999. She served as the operations officer for the 125th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Riley, Kan., and after a two-year break in service, she returned to active duty and served as the logistics officer for the 31st Combat Support Hospital as well as the rear detachment commander, 31st CSH. She served as the chief of logistics and chief of material, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Fort Bliss, Texas and then served in Korea with the 121st CSH as the chief of material and later chief of managed care. From July 2010 to August 2011, she served as the chief of the department of health plan management at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, District of Columbia, during the base realignment and closure process and was later selected to serve on the transition team for the 43rd Army Surgeon General. She then deployed to Qatar and Afghanistan as the USFOR-A Surgeon General’s medical planner and then served as the deputy commander for administration at the Pentagon’s DiLorenzo TRICARE Health Clinic. Colonel Bird served as the patient experience officer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., before serving as Madigan Army Medical Center’s executive officer in 2015. While at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., she served as both the Western Regional Medical Command executive officer and chief of staff during the transition to Regional Health Command-Pacific where she served as the deputy chief of staff.
Her military schooling includes Command and General Staff Officer Course – Intermediate Level Education, Combined Arms and Services Staff School (CAS3) and the AMEDD Officer Basic and Advanced courses. She earned her master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Maryland in 2007.
Colonel Bird’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (third oak leaf cluster, the Army Commendation Medal (fourth oak leaf cluster) and the Army Achievement Medal (one oak leaf cluster). She is a recipient of the Army Staff Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Order of Military Medical Merit. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Command Sergeant Major Scott P. Pierce
Command Sergeant Major of Troop Battalion
Command Sgt. Maj. Scott P. Pierce assumed responsibilities as the Troop Battalion command sergeant major on February 13, 2020. Previously, he served as the operations sergeant major for the 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional), Baumholder, Germany.
Command Sgt. Maj. Scott P. Pierce is a native of Tomah, Wis., and he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1998 as a medical laboratory technician. He attended basic training at Fort Knox, Ky., and advanced individual training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Command Sgt. Maj. Pierce has served in a variety of leadership positions. He served as a team leader, squad leader, training NCO, operations NCO, section sergeant, detachment sergeant, first sergeant, division operations NCO, and operations sergeant major.
Command Sgt. Maj. Pierce’s assignments include 123rd Main Support Battalion, Dexheim, Germany; Armed Services Blood Bank Center (ASBBC) and Transfusion Services, Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; Ireland Army Community Hospital, Fort Knox, Ky.; Armed Services Whole Blood Processing Laboratory-West, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.; 10th Combat Support Hospital and 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; Irwin Army Community Hospital and Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Riley, Kan.; and 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional), Baumholder, Germany. Command Sgt. Maj. Pierce has deployed to Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan for combat and peacekeeping operations.
Command Sgt. Maj. Pierce’s military and civilian education include the Basic Leaders Course (Commandant’s list), Advanced Leaders Course (Commandant’s list), Senior Leaders Course (Commandant’s list), Army Retention Course, Equal Opportunity Leaders Course, Master Resiliency Training Course, NCO Battle Staff Course and U.S. Army Sergeants Major Course (Commandant’s list). He holds an associate’s degree in health sciences from George Washington University, a bachelor’s of science degree in parks and recreation management from Northern Arizona University, and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Texas-El Paso.
Command Sgt. Maj. Pierce’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (6th award), Army Commendation Medal (3rd award), Army Achievement Medal (6th award), National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal (6th award), Afghanistan Campaign Medal (1 service star), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 service stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal (bronze service star), Overseas Service Ribbon (numeral 4), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (numeral 5), Army Service Ribbon, NATO Ribbon (2nd award), Meritorious Unit Commendation (3rd award), Army Superior Unit Award (2nd award), Expert Field Medical Badge, Driver’s Badge (Wheel), German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold), German Schutzenschnur (Silver), and Norwegian Ruck March Badge. Command Sgt. Maj. Pierce is also a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3).