DHHS/USPHS Commissioned Corps

 Volume II, No. 6 Commissioned Corps E-Bulletin April 27, 2006
Office of the Surgeon General

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In This Issue...

Red Arrow  USPHS Engineer Named 2006 NSPE Federal Engineer of the YearNew
NSPE Engineers of the Year 2006
CDR John Cardarelli II, USPHS, was named the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) ‘2006 Federal Engineer of the Year’ on 23 February, during National Engineers Week at the National Press Club...see full story
Red Arrow  Pandemic Influenza – Be Aware and Be Prepared New
We have seen in recent years how health issues can affect our Nation. Events like the anthrax attacks and the hurricanes have tested our preparedness and response capabilities...see full story
Red Arrow  2006 Promotion UpdateNew
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR OFFICERS WHO ARE UP FOR PROMOTION! The 2006 promotion cycle is well underway and progressing as scheduled. At the end of the promotion boards, the Office of Commissioned Corps Operations (OCCO) conducts an administrative review of all officers who are in the successful promotion pool...see full story
Red Arrow  Restoration of Forfeited Annual Leave in Conjunction with the 2005 Hurricane ResponseNew
On 25 January 2006, the Assistant Secretary for Health signed Manual Circular No. 381, “Annual Leave – Implementation of Special Leave Accrual Policy...see full story

Red Arrow  Office of Force Readiness and Deployment New

As of the beginning of April, officers in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (Corps) are still caring for the victims of the 2005 hurricanes in the Gulf Coast area. The Office of Force Readiness and Deployment (OFRD) continues to deploy officers to the Joint Field Office in Baton Rouge...see full story

Red Arrow  Call for Nominations


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