New England Leather Alliance winter meeting - for more information, click the botton below.
Come visit us at the Watch City SteamPunk Festival located in Waltham, Massachusetts. This event is know as "America's Largest Outdoor SteamPunk Festival!"
As you may or may not know, the senior staff of Operation Hammond has been dealing with a complicated legal situation for the past year and change. Recently, some untrue statements have been made about Operation Hammond and it’s members. While we can’t go into the specifics of what was said, it has been an […]
Help us raise 3,500 dollars to buy a new van. Our current one is very worn and in need of replacement. It is a 2001 Chrysler van and is in need of replacement. We ideally need around 3,500 to buy a suitable quality replacement. Our van is a major way we transport member, gear, and […]
Operation Hammond has done countless events and conventions across the USA and Canada. We have helped countless people with their first aid needs and continue to serve the nerd and pop culture community. We teamed up with a well know video production firm and ConnectiCon to create a fantastic, creative, and innovative video for our public and […]
As an international first aid charity, we’re proud to help other EMS and First Aid groups. Part of our charitable goal and aim is to always help other first aid charities and organizations within the nerd and pop culture community with similar values. In honor of National EMS Week 2017, we have decided to help […]
Operation Hammond Launches Corporate Funding Initiative “The Operation Hammond Corporate Funding program aims to empower people, companies, and corporations to feel good by donating to the country’s largest social medical first aid charity for the nerd and pop culture community.“ April 13th, 2017 Methuen MA: Operation Hammond, the country’s largest social medical first aid charity, […]
Updated 4/3/17: Anime Boston 2017 is done for this year. We would like to sincerely thank Anime Boston, the New England Anime Society, the Hynes Convention Center, Sheraton Hotel, Anime Boston Staff, all our members and all the attendees. Our celebration of Five Years of Service with Anime Boston has been our largest marketing campaign for […]
Part of our commitment to the nerd, pop culture and kink community, is to bring the best in advanced first aid equipment we can to the shows and events we serve. We are proud to maintain and deploy Oxygen, Naloxone, and AED to every convention and event we do as an organization. Our Advanced Fist Aid […]
Since we posted about our commercial radios system yesterday, we figured it would be a good time to launch a new section where we answer your questions. We actually got lots of questions about the type of radios we use and how we’re able to deploy a commercial UHF radio system on a budget. A […]
Did you know Operation Hammond maintains it’s own commercial UHF radio system? We are proud to have built it from the ground up with the help of our members, ingenuity and out of the box thinking. Our radio system is simple to use, adaptable, portable and deployable at a moments notice. Radio maintenance and communication […]
On this date six years ago the Operation Hammond movement was born. Little did we know the ideas we formed that morning would turn into the North America’s largest social medical aid charity. What started as a small group of people with a simple idea to provide First Aid at nerd and pop culture conventions, […]
Want to learn more in depth info about our charitable mission, history and more please visit our FAQ section.
William Alexander Hammond was an American neurologist and the 11th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army. He is regarded as the father of pre-hospital emergency medicine. He pioneered the basic principles of pre- hospital care on Civil War battlefields and many of his techniques and teachings are still used to this day. He founded the first military hospital and ambulances in the United States as well as the American Neurological Association. He also shares the same last name as the fictional General George Hammond, Commander of Stargate Command from the Stargate SG1 TV series. To learn more check out our FAQ section.
Operation Hammond was formed by a group of dedicated convention staffers from various anime and science fiction conventions. Individuals who attend anime, sci-fi and pop culture conventions have unique medical and social needs. Operation Hammond is unique in that, hitherto no one group has formed to effectively deal with the full medical and social needs of the pop culture community. We are the only non-profit First Aid Charity operating at the American Red Cross First Aid level for the nerd and pop culture community. Click here to learn more.