martes, 27 de enero de 2015

Tuesday News Round-Up: Military Medics Train for the Mission, Get Educated for a Lifetime; Navy Medicine Announces Sailor of the Year; ASAP supports Fort Eustis, Story Soldiers


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When Bob Miller considered being a medical student more than 30 years ago, he had no idea where that path would lead him.
“Prior to attending medical school, I had no involvement with the military,” he said.
But now, as the director of education and training for the Defense Health Agency and the commandant of the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, he wears a star on his shoulder as an Air Force brigadier general.

U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) announced Navy Medicine's 2014 Sailor of the Year (SOY) at Defense Health Headquarters, Jan. 23.Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (FMF/SW/AW) Jason P. Hildreth, from Naval Medical Center San Diego, was selected by BUMED's panel of senior enlisted leaders as Navy Medicine's SOY.

"I have an addiction and I need help getting back on my feet."
As the Fort Eustis Army Substance Abuse Program clinical director, these are words Elizabeth Calvano-Carpenter has heard multiple times throughout her career.
The ASAP mission is to strengthen the overall fitness and effectiveness of the U.S. Army's workforce, to conserve manpower and enhance the combat readiness of Soldiers.

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