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William Macklin Vosbeck

Hometown: Helena, Montana

Rank: MAJ
Unit Designation: 349th CSH DET 30, 4225th USAH
Branch of Service: US Army Reserve
Years of Service: 20
General Location of Service: Afghanistan, Fort Riley, Fort Lewis, Germany
Location of Service: Afghanistan, Germany, Fort Riley, Fort Lewis, Fort Harrison
Operations Involved In: Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Joint Guardian

MAJ Mac Vosbeck enlisted in 1993 as an Army Medic Orthopedic Specialist in the US Army Reserve 396th Station Hospital of Helena, MT. In 1999, he received a Direct Commission in the Medical Service Corps as a 2nd LT with the 4225th US Army Hospital as a Medical Service Corps Officer, specializing in Operations, Planning, Training, Security, Logistics, and Administration. In 2002, shortly after 11 SEP 2001 he deployed to Wurzburg, Germany, where he was an Operations Officer and Reserve Liaison in support of Operation Joint Guardian and OIF/OEF. In DEC 2002 upon returning from Germany he became the full time Unit Administrator of the 4225th USAH at Fort Harrison. In 2007, he was the first 4225th UA to be promoted to Staff Operations & Training Specialist or SOTS. In 2008, he was reassigned to the 349th CSH DET 30 from Bell, CA for deployment to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2008, he attended the prestigious Joint Staff, Joint Medical Planners Course at Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD and the Joint Forces Staff College. Captain Vosbeck deployed to Afghanistan and travelled the country as a Medical Operations & Planning Officer for Task Force Med. He worked closely with the Canadians in Kandahar and the British in Kandahar and Bastion, he was on numerous missions to Jalalabad, Farah, Bagram, Kandahar, Bastion and other locations all over Afghanistan planning for world class medical care for the US and NATO Armed Forces. Captain Vosbeck was injured while in the Kandahar & Helmland Provinces while on missions but was able to complete his full tour of duty, a year. Upon returning to the US in the early Fall of 2009 he was retained on active duty for medical care and was assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion (Medical Hold) at Fort Lewis. He was then transferred home where he was treated for injuries at the Fort Harrison VA and had surgery at St Peters Hospital. He was then moved to CA to the National Center for PTSD at the Palo Alto VA in Menlo Park, CA. He then was assigned to the Fort Riley, Kansas Warrior Transition Battalion (Med Hold) and under went two surgeries on his neck and spinal cord in Wichita Kansas. Captain Vosbeck was promoted to Major at Fort Riley, Kansas in July of 2012. He will be medically retired from the US Army in early Fall 2013 after 21 years of service with the US Army Reserve. MAJ Vosbeck looks forward to getting home to Helena and Montana where he resides with wife Carol and daughters Erika and Megan. MAJ Vosbeck has received numerous awards in his 21 years of service to our Nation with the US Army Reserve as a Soldier, Officer, Civilian and Wounded Warrior. MAJ Vosbeck looks forward to a peaceful retirement in Helena with his Labrador Retreivers and family and friends enjoying hunting, fishing, skiing, bicycling in the Montana outdoors, and attending MSU, Carroll & Helena High sporting events. MAJ Vosbeck is a Montana Hero to his daughters, wife and family.

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