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FORCM Weekly Update for 17 November 2008

FORCM

“From the Desk of the BUMED FORCE MASTER CHIEF”
and Director of the Hospital Corps
17 November 2008

Download Documents Here: forcm_17_nov_08

1. BUMED CY08 NOMINATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY AND RESERVE AEROSPACE MEDICINE TECHNICIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
BUMED is soliciting nominations for CY08 Navy Medicine BSO-18 Aerospace Medicine Technician (AVT) of the year. For more information and POC, please review the attached BUMED message DTG 131510Z NOV 08.

2. ADVANCEMENT DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Please review the attached NAVADMIN 286/08. This NAVADMIN announces the Jan 09 to Jun 09 Advancement Examination Development Conference (AEDC) schedule. Active Duty Chief’s (E7 – E9) are requested to volunteer as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). Please submit all nominations to HMCM(SW/SCW) Menke. If you have any questions or comments please contact Master Chief Menke at (202) 762-3139 or via e-mail at james.menke@med.navy.mil.

3. UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is giving a military discount for packages being shipped to APO or FPO addresses. In order to receive this discount, customers must use the free Priority Mail Large Flat-Rate Box. You can obtain these boxes at your local post office or online at http://shop.usps.com/ or by calling 1-800-610-8734.

4. HM-8463 & 8483 ENLISTED TECHNICAL LEADERS
We are currently accepting applications for the following Enlisted Technical Leader positions: HM-8463 Optician Technician and HM-8483 Surgical Technician. Applicants should have at least five years of service working in their respective technical fields, have Operational and Shore duty experience, and currently be on shore Duty. Applicants must submit an endorsement letter from their Commanding Officer to the Director of the Hospital Corps, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington DC. The Applicants Curriculum Vitae (CV) must be included as enclosure (1) of the endorsement letter. All packages must be received by November 28, 2008 for consideration. For questions or concerns, please contact HMCS(SW/AW) Charles Hickey at 202-762-3172 or charles.hickey@med.navy.mil. Please review the attached Endorsement letter and CV go-bys.

5. RHUMB LINES: THE NAVY’S WOUNDED, ILL AND INJURED COMPREHENSIVE CASUALTY CARE PROGRAM
The Chief of Naval Personnel and the Surgeon General of the Navy work to provide comprehensive care for Wounded Warriors. Please review the attached RHUMB lines for more information.

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
HMCS(SW/AW) Charles Hickey
Hospital Corps Planner/From the Desk
(202) 762-3172

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