Brig. Gen. Sheila R. Baxter, a 25+-year career officer, is the first female general officer in the Army Medical Service Corps. She serves as the Asst. Surgeon General for Force Sustainment for the Army, which encompasses medical logistics, contracting and facility management. The Corps consists of 3,902 skilled, dedicated active-duty officers and enlisted personnel who perform the clinical, scientific, administrative, command and support services. The Corps healthcare system is worldwide. Baxter is the highest-ranking female in the Corps. She is a graduate of Virginia State University where she was commissioned in the ROTC, she holds a master’s degree in health services management from Webster University. She is a licensed evangelist with the Church of God In Christ and a member of AKA Sorority.