Health Readiness Contracting Office - HRCO

HRCO building sign

The Health Readiness Contracting Office executes responsive and effective strategic contracting support of supplies and services to the U.S. Army Medical Command and the Defense Health Agency in order to provide medical readiness to military service members and their families worldwide. Contracting Branches and Cells are located at Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Office Organization:   Health Readiness Branch (HRB), Army Services Branch (ASB), Joint Services Branch (JSB)
  • The HRB is a hybrid branch of business operations and contract execution. HRB provides direct support MEDCOM Medical Education Program through ESAs/MTAs and to the OTSG. The HRB also is the HRCO focal point for internal Policy Review, taskers, personnel training, & GPC support.
  • The ASB serves as the strategic contract execution branch for key Army Enterprise Contracts such as RMW, Medical Maintenance, Holistic Health and Fitness, and Reference Laboratory.
  • The JSB serves as the Center for Hospital Environmental Cleaning Services as well as a host of other joint initiatives CONUS and OCONUS.
Supported Activities
  • U.S. Army Medical Command/Office of the Surgeon General
  • U.S. Army Dental Command
  • Defense Health Agency
  • Army Public Health Agency
  • Army Medical Logistics Command
  • Center for Initial Military Training
  • Medical Center of Excellence
  • U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command
  • HHS

Notable Contracts

Contract requirements package development support

Award contracts for medical supplies and services

Administer contracts to ensure compliant contractor performance and payment Deobligate excess funds from contracts to return to requiring activities

Contact Us
Health Readiness Contracting Office - HRCO

Business Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST weekdays (except US Holidays)

Chief, Health Readiness Contracting Office (HRCO): (210) 799-8358
Deputy Chief, CHCC: (210) 295-4944
Contracting Officers   HRB (210) 801-6105, ASB (210) 788-8752, JSB (210) 797-3127
Government Purchase Card:  (787) 529-5320, (210) 534-1515


Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Health Contracting Activity
Health Readiness Contracting Office
2199 Storage Street, Suite 68
Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234-5074

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