Public Health Command Region-West 


Enhance readiness by providing health promotion and preventive medicine leadership and services to counter environmental, occupational, and disease threats to health, fitness, and readiness in support of Army units and installations within a 20-state region in the western United States.


To serve as the world class Center of Excellence in the western United States for the systematic prevention of environmental, occupational, and disease threats to public health in our regional military communities.

Contact Information

Name: PHCR-West 
Email Address: 
Telephone: 253.966.0171 
DSN: (312) 347.0171 
Mailing Address:
USA Public Health Command Region-West
Box 339500, MS 115
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA  98433-9500

FedEx/UPS Address:
USA Public Health Command Region-West
Bldg 9030, 5th St and Blaine Ave
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA  98433-9500

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Environmental Health Engineering Portfolio

The USAPHC provides services pertinent to maintaining and improving environmental health on installations and in deployment locations.

Epidemiology & Disease Surveillance Portfolio

Information regarding the status, trends, and determinants of the health and fitness of the US Army.

Health Promotion & Wellness Portfolio

The Health Promotion and Wellness Portfolio is one of nine portfolios at the Army Institute of Public Health, a subordinate unit of the USAPHC. It is composed of five programs.

Health Risk Management Portfolio

The Health Risk Management Portfolio provides worldwide and comprehensive health risk management to enhance readiness.

Laboratory Sciences

The Laboratory Sciences Portfolio provides responsive, comprehensive laboratory science services worldwide as part of the occupational and environmental health assessment and medical surveillance process in support of Army readiness.

Occupational & Environmental Medicine Portfolio

The Occupational & Environmental Medicine Portfolio provides Commanders, policy makers, and medical leadership with information products and consultative services that reduce adverse health impacts to Warfighters and Department of the Army personnel.

Occupational Health Sciences Portfolio

The OHS Portfolio fosters the prevention of workplace-related injury, disease, and death by providing a wide range of occupational health and injury prevention services supporting Soldiers, civilians, commanders, policy makers, and MEDCOM leadership.

Toxicology Portfolio

The Toxicology Portfolio evaluates the toxicity of military-unique and military-relevant compounds. It performs basic and applied research using animal models, genetic and cellular toxicology, genomics and computer modeling.

Veterinary Services Portfolio

The Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) is responsible for policy development and oversight of command missions regarding animal medicine and food protection matters.