DHHS/USPHS Commissioned Corps

 Volume I, No. 9 Commissioned Corps E-Bulletin September 22, 2005
Office of the Surgeon General

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Red Arrow  Designation of Flag Grade Billets and Flag Grade Promotions
A current list of flag grade billets has been approved. This is the first review and assessment using the new process described in the Subchapter CC23.4, INSTRUCTION 7 “Flag Grade Officer Selection and Assignment”...see full story
Red Arrow  New CPO for the Scientist Category
CAPT Helena O. Mishoe

CAPT Helena O. Mishoe was selected as the Chief Professional Officer for the Scientist category effective 1 August 2005. As Chief Scientist Officer, she is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of Public Health Service (PHS) scientist professional affairs for the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) and the Department...see full story
Red Arrow  Promotion Ceremony
Promotion Ceremony
The 3rd Annual National Institutes of Health (NIH) Promotion Ceremony for U.S. Public Heath Service Commissioned Corps Officers was held in Masur Auditorium on 27 July 2005. Twenty-nine Corps officers who work at NIH were honored....see full story
Four out of every 10 White women age 50 or older in the United States will experience a hip, spine, or wrist fracture sometime during the remainder of their lives; 13 percent of White men in this country will suffer a similar fate...see full story
Red Arrow  APAOC Successfully Implements an Online Voting System
The Asian Pacific American Officers Committee (APAOC) successfully implemented an online voting system to enhance the ability of the committee to conduct official business...see full story

Red Arrow  Office of Force Readiness and Deployment

In support of the victims of Hurricane Katrina, the Office of Force Readiness and Deployment (OFRD) is engaged in its largest deployment ever. OFRD deployments are ongoing and in flux at this time...see full story


Red Arrow  Call for Nominations


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