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NEWS | April 2, 2024

Naval Medical Forces Support Command hosts annual Instructors, Sailors of the Year Awards Ceremony

By Burrell Parmer Naval Medical Forces Support Command Public Affairs

Rear. Adm. Walter Brafford, commander, Naval Medical Forces Support Command, or NMFSC, hosted the annual awards ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 29, recognizing the Instructors of the Year and finalists for the command’s Sailor of the Year Program at NMFSC headquarters.

The following Sailors were recognized:

  • Command Career Counselor of the Year: Petty Officer 1st Class Dana Connor, of Barnett, Missouri., assigned to Navy Medicine Training Support Center (NMTSC)
  • Midgrade Instructor of the Year: Petty Officer 1st Class Kyle Callarman, of Quincy, Illinois, assigned to NMTSC
  • Junior Grade Instructor of the Year: Petty Officer 2nd Class Cade Hall, of Memphis, Tennessee., assigned to NMTSC
  • NMFSC’s Selection for the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) Sailor of the Year: Petty Officer 1st Class Bruce Binns, of Miami, assigned to Navy Medicine Operational Training Command (NMOTC)
  • NMFSC Headquarters Sailor of the Year: Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Ortiz, of Orlando, Florida.
  • NMTSC Sailor of the Year: Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Minton, of Long Branch, New Jersey.
  • Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command (NMLPDC) Sailor of the Year: Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Stemple, of Akron, Ohio.

NMFSC develops and delivers integrated education and training that produces operational medical experts to project Medical Power in support of Naval Superiority.

Story originally posted on DVIDS: Naval Medical Forces Support Command hosts Annual Instructors, Sailors of the Year Awards Ceremony