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HMCM (FMF)
Josina Cato
Command Master Chief,
Naval Health Clinic Quantico

 

Master Chief Josina C. Cato was born and raised in Maryland and enlisted in the Navy in August 1995.  She attended recruit training in Great Lakes, Illinois. Upon Completion of recruit training she reported to Hospital Corpsman “A” School in San Diego, California and graduated in March 1996.
 
Her first assignment was on the Labor Deck at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland.  In December 1997 she was promoted to the rank of Third Class Petty Officer and reported to Field Medical Service School at Camp Johnson, North Carolina.  Upon graduation she attended Surgical Technologist “C” School in Bethesda, Maryland.  In October 1998 she transferred to the Operating Room at Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.  In December 2000 she was promoted to the rank of Second Class Petty Officer.  In November 2002 she transferred to 1st Force Service Support Group, 1st Medical Battalion, Camp Pendleton, California as the Assistant Security Manger and deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  In November 2004 she was promoted to the rank of First Class Petty Officer.
 
Petty Officer Cato then reported to Naval Health Clinic Charleston, South Carolina in December 2005 where she served as the Command Career Counselor and the Directorate Leading Petty Officer for the Directorate of Health Services.  In 2007 she deployed on the USNS Comfort, “Partnership for the America’s” Humanitarian Assistance cruise to the Caribbean where she was selected to the rank of Chief Petty Officer.  Upon returned she served as the Leading Chief Petty Officer in the Administration Department. 
 
In 2008, Chief Cato transferred to 2d Dental Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, where she served as the Leading Chief Petty Officer at Mainside Branch Dental Clinic.  During her tour she deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Camp Leatherneck Dental Clinic in the Helmand Province, Afghanistan where she was selected to the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer.  In January 2012 she reported to Navy Medical Training Support Command at Joint Base San Antonio where she was the Senior Enlisted Leader for the EMT Department at the Basic Medical Technician and Corpsman Program and the Leading Chief Petty Officer in the Manpower Department.  In December 2014 she transferred to 3d Medical Battalion, 3d Marine Logistics Group where she served as the Senior Enlisted Leader for Bravo Company, Headquarters and Service Company and the Command  Senior Enlisted Leader. 
 
In December 2016 she transferred to Fort Belvoir Community Hospital where served as the Senior Enlisted Leader for the Directorate of Surgery Services.  In July 2017 she deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve where she was the Senior Enlisted Leader of the Navy Expeditionary Medical Unit.  Upon her return in February 2018 she reported to the Directorate for Clinical Services where she served as the Senior Enlisted Leader.  During this time she was selected to the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer.  In August 2018, she reported to Naval Health Clinic Quantico where she currently serves as the Command Master Chief.
 
She is a graduate of the U. S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, Rhode Island and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Administration and a Masters Degree in Health Care Management.  She is a qualified as a Master Training Specialist, and Fleet Marine Force Enlisted Warfare Specialist, her personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Award (3 awards), and various unit and campaign awards.
 
Welcome to Naval Health Clinic Quantico
The preferred choice for operational readiness and quality family centered care.
     
Commanding Officer Martha A. Cutshall, CAPT, Nurse Corps, USN
Executive Officer Kristie Robson, CAPT, USN
Command Master Chief HMCM(FMF) Josina Cato, USN
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