NMOTC Commanding Officer (CO)

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CAPT Paul Kane
Medical Corps, United States Navy

Captain Kane is the seventh of eight children born and raised in New Hyde Park, NY, graduating from Holy Cross High School in Flushing, NY in 1984 and graduating from the University of Scranton in 1988 with a BS in Biology and Philosophy.  After graduation he was commissioned as an Ensign and attended the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine graduating with his Medical Doctorate in 1992.  He completed his internship in Internal Medicine in 1993 and was awarded his Flight Surgeon designation in February 1994. Captain Kane completed his training in Internal Medicine in 1999, earned his Master’s in Public Health from Tulane in 2003 and completed his Aerospace Medicine Residency in 2004.
Captain Kane’s training and experience span the fields of operational, clinical and executive medicine. He is dual boarded in Internal Medicine and Aerospace Medicine.  He has served tours in Misawa, Japan as an operational Flight Surgeon; Pensacola, FL as a staff Internist, Medical Director and Executive Officer; Djibouti, Africa as the Combined Joint Task Force Surgeon; and in Norfolk, Virginia first as the Senior Medical Officer on the USS HARRY S TRUMAN where he was awarded the COMANVAIRFOR Senior Officer Leadership Award in 2005 and most recently as the Force Surgeon at COMNAVAIRLANT.  CAPT Kane has returned to Pensacola as the Commanding Officer of the Navy Medicine Operational Training Center.
Captain Kane’s personal awards include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.