African American/Black History Month
Dr. Jonathan Woodson
Assistant Director Defense Health Agency
February 12, 2014
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SECDEF Announces Navy Flag Officer Nominations
"Navy Vice Adm. Michelle J. Howard has been nominated for appointment to the rank of admiral and assignment as vice chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Howard is currently serving as deputy chief of naval operations for operations, plans, and strategy, N3/N5, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C."
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VADM Howard related story - "USFF Deputy Commander Receives NAACP Image Award"
Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program
The Uniformed Services University (USU) is partnering with the Armed Services to develop and implement the Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2). The EMDP2 is 24-month program that will enable highly-qualified enlisted service members to complete the preparatory coursework for application to medical school while maintaining an active duty status. EMDP2 candidates will include service members who demonstrate integrity, are passionate about service in harm's way, and are dedicated to becoming future clinicians, leaders and scholars of the nation's medical force. Candidates will reflect the diversity of our Armed Forces.
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Dr. Concepcion "Connie" Mariano (former RDML and former White House physician for Mr. Bill Clinton) with Navy Medicine staff at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders (15 Feb 2014) - Courtesy Photo
(L to R: CAPT. Mae Pouget, LCDR. Josephine Nguyen, LT, Merilynn Cariaga, Dr. C. Mariano, CAPT. James Chun, CAPT. Bruce Stinnett, LCDR Tai Do)