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Thursday, September 29, 2022

FORCM Weekly Newsletter for 29 SEP 2008

FORCM

“From the Desk of the BUMED FORCE MASTER CHIEF”
and Director of the Hospital Corps
29 September 2008

Download the reference files here: FORCE_Doc’s

1.  VETERANS HEALTH CARE HANDBOOK
Please review the attached Military Handbook as it is designed to provide veterans and their families with information they will need to understand VA’s health care system and its enrollment process.

2.  VETERANS TRANSITION HANDBOOK
Please review the attached Military Handbook as it is designed to familiarize you with the scope of transition resources available to you.

3.  CAREER HANDBOOK
Please review the attached Military Handbook as it is intended as a reference on current Navy programs and career opportunities available to the Fleet.

4.  FEDERAL VOTING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (FVAP)
Are you registered to vote?  Now’s the time to register and request your absentee ballot for the November 4, 2008 General Election!

Fill out the Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request Form at www.fvap.gov to register and request a ballot from your state.  You can also use our new automated tool to guide you through completion of the Form, by following the link on our homepage.

Ask your Unit Voting Assistance Officer for help or a cardstock version of the Form.

Be smart, do your part, vote!

5.  NAVY LEADERSHIP CONTINUUM
Please review the attached NAVADMIN 272/08 as it establishes policy and procedures for new unit training requirements for Petty Officer First and Second Class selectees as part of their enlisted career development.

6.  OFF DUTY VOLUNTARY EDUCATION
Please review the attached NAVADMIN 273/08 as it outlines the components of voluntary education that Navy uses to support lifelong learning and the retention of our Sailors.

7.  NAVY WOMEN E-MENTOR PROGRAM
The goal of the Navy Women E-Mentor Program is to connect Mentors and Protégés for the highest quality mentoring experience. Please review the following website for more information.

http://www.npc.navy.mil/AboutUs/BUPERS/WomensPolicy/NavyWomen+eMentor.htm

Director of the Hospital Corps
POINTS OF CONTACT

HMCM(SCW) Jim Menke
Deputy Director of the Hospital Corps
(202) 762-3139
HMCM(SW/FMF) Doug Glascoe
Hospital Corps Planner/From the Desk
(202) 762-3147
NCCS(SW/AW) Marco Soave
Navy Medicine Force Retention
(202) 762-3173
HMCS(FMF) Matt Lubold
Hospital Corps Planner/HM Monthly
(202) 762-1682
HMCS(SW/AW) Jose Esquillin
FORCM Executive Assistant/Scheduler
(202) 762-3137
Ms. Evelyn Burford
Exec. Secretary/Ret. Ltrs/Travel Mgr.
(202) 762-3030

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