Where did you serve and what did you do?
1989-2001 US Army, Telecommunications
Ft Jackson, SC
Ft Gordon, GA
Ft Polk, LA
Ft Hood, Tx
Bad Kreuznach, GE
Bosnia and Herzogovenia – NATO, IFOR
How are you #StillServing?
Nurse Practitioner practicing in a Rural Health Clinic serving Veterans who live outside of the Regional VA Hospital area. Cover at two separate Rural Emergency Departments, providing emergency services to Veterans and their family members. Have done a weekly free indigent health clinic on Wednesdays to service those underserved residents of the community and surrounding communities, to include Veterans and their family members.
Why do you do it?
There is a huge shortage of qualified health professionals in the rural population and decreased access to medical care in many communities. Once leaving the military I felt compelled to return to my rural community and make a difference. Besides working in the rural clinic and emergency departments, I have done the free health care clinic for 9 years now ensuring that everyone in my community and surrounding communities have access to healthcare, regardless of the ability to pay…