CAPT Eric S. Evans graduated from Butler University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Upon graduation from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2000, he received a Doctorate in Dental Surgery degree and reported for active duty June 2000.
After completing a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry in Naval Dental Center, Mid-Atlantic in 2001; CAPT Evans was assigned Assistant Dental Officer at 2d Dental Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC from 2001 to 2004. While at Camp Lejeune, he deployed with the 26th MEU aboard the USS Nashville (LPD-13) where he participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Joint Task Force Liberia. He was awarded the LTJG Weedon E. Osborne Award for leadership exhibited while with the Fleet Marine Force. After his tour with the Fleet Marine Force he was stationed at Joint Maritime Facility, St. Mawgan, United Kingdom from 2004-2007 as the Dental Department Head. He then completed the Comprehensive Dentistry residency from 2007-2009 at the Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, MD and simultaneously earned a Masters degree in Health Sciences from The George Washington University. From 2009-2012 CAPT Evans was stationed at the Naval Air Station, Fallon, NV as the Dental Department Head and became the Interim Officer in Charge of Naval Branch Health Clinic Fallon. He was assigned from 2012-2015 to Naval Hospital Pensacola as the Director, Dental Services followed by being the Regional Dental Officer at Navy Medicine East from 2015-2017. In July 2017, he reported as the Executive Officer at Navy Medicine Training Support Center.
In 2010, CAPT Evans received the American Board of General Dentistry Certification and Fellowship status from the Academy of General Dentistry. He is authorized to wear the Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer Insignia, Meritorious Service Medal (Gold Star), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (Gold Star), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Gold Star), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and Navy Expert Pistol Medal.