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Army Medical Department (AMEDD)

There are many reasons to choose a career as a health care professional in the Colorado Army National Guard. Whether you are involved in direct patient care, research, disease prevention, or allied health care fields the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) has an abundance of opportunities. The Army Health Care Team is one of the largest comprehensive systems of health care in the country.

As a medical professional, your consideration to join the Colorado Army National Guard is appreciated as your time is important and valuable to you, your family, and your patients.  You are about to join the National Guard, a unique group, in that we serve as Soldiers, able to deploy overseas, as Guardsmen serving our State in times of natural disasters, and as Civilians, continuing in our professional careers.  As a healthcare professional, you will have the opportunity to ensure the medical/dental readiness of military personnel to always be ready for the call!

Basic Qualifications 
  • US Citizen
  • Able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards 
  • For age, education, and licensure requirements, please check the information sheets for your specialty. 
Incentive Possibilities

  Depending on your specialty (check information sheets) you may qualify for the following incentive programs:

  • Health Professionals Loan Repayment Program 
  • Medical and Dental School Stipend Program (Medical/Dental Students only)—Monthly stipend incentive 
  • Specialized Training Assistance Program—Monthly stipend incentive
  • Special Pay—"Pay & Serve" contract incentive
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*The Information Sheets are for general information.  Specific needs may need to be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

As a medical professional, your consideration to join the Colorado Army National Guard is appreciated as your time is important and valuable to you, your family, and your patients.  You are about to join the National Guard, a unique group, in that we serve as Soldiers, able to deploy overseas, as Guardsmen serving our State in times of natural disasters, and as Civilians, continuing in our professional careers.  As a healthcare professional, you will have the opportunity to ensure the medical/dental readiness of military personnel to always be ready for the call!


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