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FORCM Weekly Update for 10 March 2009, It’s BACK!!

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“From the Desk of the BUMED FORCE MASTER CHIEF”
and Director of the Hospital Corps
10 March 2009

Download supporting documentation here: forcm_mar_09

1. A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE HOSPITAL CORPS TO ALL SELECTION BOARD ELIGIBLE MASTER CHIEFS AND SENIOR CHIEFS
To all Selection Board Eligible Master Chiefs and Senior Chiefs, please read the attached letter from FORCM(FMF) Martinez.

2. HAPPY 94TH BIRTHDAY TO OUR NAVY RESERVE
The Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Roughhead, extends his sincere appreciation to all Sailors who are serving our nation at home and abroad, and to our communities, employers, families, and friends who provide the support, which enables us to serve.  For further information, please review attached NAVADMIN 068/09.

3. NAVY RESERVE MISSION AND VISION
The mission of the Navy Reserve is to provide strategic depth and deliver operational capabilities to our Navy and Marine Corps team and Joint Forces, from peace to war.  The Navy Reserve vision is to be a provider of choice for essential naval warfighting capabilities and expertise, strategically aligned with mission requirements and valued for our readiness, innovation, and agility to respond to any situation.  For further information, please review the attached Navy Reserve Mission Vision and RHUMB Lines documents.

4. ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION
Over the past decade, the Navy has made significant progress in addressing and preventing alcohol abuse.  The “Right Spirit” campaign has been highly successful, as evidenced by a 33 percent reduction in alcohol related incidents and a 23 percent reduction in DUI/DWI incidents for the Navy since FY-04.  Please review the attached NAVADMIN 061/09.  Additionally, to increase awareness of drunk driving, please review the attached HERO and Top 10 reasons to make mom proud posters.

5. OBSERVANCE OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2009
March 2009 is the 22nd annual observance of Women’s History Month, during which we celebrate the many contributions women have made and are making to our Navy and Nation.  This year’s National theme is “Women taking the lead to save our planet.”  For further information, please review, attached NAVADMIN 069/09.

6. ADVANCE DENTAL ASSISTANTS (HM-8702)
Do you want to increase your knowledge and work more independently?  Qualify for a Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB)?  Have a competitive
Sea-Shore rotation?  We are currently looking for motivated Hospital Corpsman to assume greater roles and responsibilities to study to become Advance Dental Assistants (HM-8702).  For further information, please review the attached Advance Dental Assistants letter.

7. 2009 PETTY OFFICER FIRST CLASS LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
The Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan First Class Petty Officer Association (BWM FCPOA) invites you to the seventh annual Petty Officer First Class Leadership Seminar from 1-3 April 2009.  This three-day seminar will take place at Andrews Air Force Base, Base Theater.  For further information, please review attached NAVADMIN 063/09.

POINTS OF CONTACT

HMCM(SCW) Jim Menke
Deputy Director of the Hospital Corps
(202) 762-3139
HMCS(SW/AW) Charles Hickey
Hospital Corps Planner/From the Desk
(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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