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Commander - Rear Admiral Bruce L. Gillingham

A native of San Diego, Calif. Rear Adm. Bruce L. Gillingham received his Bachelor of Arts degree in cultural anthropology with high honors from the University of California, San Diego and his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). While at USUHS he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society.....  MORE

Deputy Commanding Officer - NMCSD Deputy Commander - Captain Lisa Mulligan

Capt. Mulligan is a native of Lawrenceville, N.J. She attended Harvard College where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1989. From there, she attended the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences where she earned her medical degree. After completing her surgical internship at the National Naval Medical Center (NNMC), she spent a year as a general medical officer with 3rd Force Service Support Group (FSSG) in Okinawa, Japan. Upon her return she entered the Neurosurgical residency at NNMC and subsequently completed a fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery from Yale University in 2000... MORE

Command Master Chief - NMCSD Command Master Chief - Command Master Chief (SW/EXW/FMF) Hosea Smith, Jr. 

Command Master Chief Hosea Smith was born in Lumberton, N. C. and began his naval career on 15 September 1987 at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. followed by completion of the Hospital Corpsman “A” School in the same city. ...  MORE