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NME Reserve Component

Welcome to the NME Reserve Component


MISSION: We provide strategic depth and deliver operational medical capabilities to enable readiness, wellness, and health care to Sailors, Marines, their families, and all others entrusted to us worldwide, be it on land or at sea, from peace to war.

VISION: Navy Medicine East is the pinnacle of excellence - always to answer the call across any dynamic - from kinetic operations to global engagement. Our health care is patient-centered and provides best value, preserves health, and maintains readiness. Through investment in our Sailors we promote continual learning, agility, professionalism, an ethos of care, and the ability to deploy to any environment or sea state.

 NME Reserve Component Leadership


Rear Admiral Christina M. "Tina" Alvarado,
Deputy Commander (RC), NAVMEDEAST

Rear Adm. Alvarado is a registered nurse and graduate of the Alexandria Hospital School of Nursing, Alexandria, Va., Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, N.Y., and holds a Master of Health Care Administration from the University of North Carolina, School of Public Health. She has worked in the clinical areas of orthopedics, neurosurgery and intensive care.

Alvarado became certified in critical care nursing in 1983, and held civilian professional nurse positions at United Hospital, Portchester, N.Y., Alexandria Hospital and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. She was the first nurse to command Naval Reserve (NR) Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) Dallas One, a commissioned unit whose mission is expeditionary medicine. She led the transformation of the unit and stood up the first Reserve EMF in 2011. <more>



Captain Stephen J. Glawson,
Dental Corps,
Deputy Chief of Staff (RC), NAVMEDEAST

Captain Glawson is a 1982 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Farleigh F. Dickinson University’s School of Dental Medicine, Hackensack, N.J., in 1986. He accepted a direct commission to the Navy. Upon graduation he attended OIS in Newport, Rhode Island. He was detailed to the Naval Dental Region, Norfolk Va., in February 1987.

He was subsequently ordered to the 22nd Dental Company, 2nd Dental Battalion, 2nd FSSG, and Camp Lejeune, N.C.  He was assigned TAD to the 22nd MSSG; his unit deployed upon the USS Guadalcanal LPH-7, with the 22nd MEU (SOC), MARG 1-89.  He was the Dental officer in charge of treatment for deployed Marine personnel. <



NME Operational Health Support Units NKO Website Links



OHSU NH Camp Lejeune

OHSU NH Jacksonville

OHSU Pensacola