Commissioned Corps
 News In Brief
New Electronic Commissioned Corps
PPM 07-003, “2007 Medical Officer MRB and ISP" and CCD 121.02, “Commissioned Corps Deployments”
New Travel Questions
New New Rate for Privately Owned Automobile Mileage Reimbursement
 In This Issue
New Transformation Update – February 2007
Communication Program Supports Recruitment and Raises Public Awareness
New Meet the New Chief Professional Officer for the Therapist Category
  CAPT Karen Lohmann Siegel has been selected as the Chief Professional Officer for the Therapist category effective 13 February 2007. As Chief Therapist Officer, CAPT Siegel is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of therapy professional affairs of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (Corps) for the Office of the Surgeon General and the Department.
New PHS Honor Corps Represented on 9/11 Ceremony at Ground Zero
On Monday, 11 September 2006, members of the Ceremonial Unit of the Surgeon General’s Honor Cadre (Public Health Service (PHS) Honor Corps) were included as part of the New York City (NYC) Honor Guard…
New Basic Officer Training Courses Held December 2005 through December 2006 
The Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service’s (Corps) Commissioned Officer Training Academy (COTA) conducted an average of one Basic Officer Training Course (BOTC) per month from December 2005 through December 2006.…
New Book Your Hotel Room Online for the 2007 Commissioned Officers Symposium
Officers of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service can now quickly and easily book a room at the Millennium Hotel in Cincinnati for the 2007 U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Scientific and Training Symposium...
New Commissioned Corps Awards – October through December 2006
Deadline for Submission of Applications for Assimilation into the Regular Corps -- 15 February 2007
The application deadline for the 2007 Assimilation Year is 15 February 2007...
National Health Observances
Health observances are days, weeks, or months devoted to promoting particular health concerns. A planning guide developed by the National Health Information Center lists national health observances, along with the sponsoring organizations and information about supporting materials. The guide is available at http://www.healthfinder.gov/library/nho/.
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