alternative billets

Brigade Commander, USUHS – O6 Only

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USUHS Brigade Commander is a position of significant leadership and impact within the Military Health System:

USUHS Brigade Commander Memo

Applicants should send a CV/BIO and letter of intent with three references to BUMED via their Specialty Leader by 19 June 2017. All applicants should have Specialty Leader and Detailer concurrence.

NOTE – Applications should not be sent directly to USUHS.

Director, Center for Global Health Engagement at USUHS – CAPT/CAPT(s) Only

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Here is the call to fill this position by 1 OCT 2017:

USUHS Request Memo – Nominations for CGHE Director

Candidates need to route their CV/BIO and letter of intent (including three references) to BUMED via their Specialty Leader by 20 June.

NOTE – All Navy nominations must come through BUMED.

Director, Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute – CAPT/CAPT(s)

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Here is the announcement looking for the next Director of the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute. Any interested parties should send their CV/BIO/Letter of Intent and three references to CDR Frank Mullens (in the BUMED global address book) for consideration. The report no later than date is June 2018. All applicants should have Specialty Leader/Detailer concurrence.

NOTE – applicants are not to submit an application directly to USU. All nominees from the Navy must come from BUMED.

Family Medicine/Operational Detailer Position Available Now – Millington, TN – O4-O6

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As a recovering Detailer, I strongly encourage anyone looking to promote to O6 consider this position.  Here is the announcement:

Family Practice and Operational Detailer position available now! Seeking LCDRs, CDRs, or CAPTs eligible to move in the summer of 2017. All specialties eligible.

  1. Career Enhancing: ever heard of a detailer that did not make CAPT? We haven’t. This is a high-visibility job that will give you career diversification.
  2. Make a difference: as a detailer assigning positions and providing career counseling, you have the opportunity to positively affect member’s lives and change policy at a high level.
  3. Take a break. Ever thought about life without call or weekend shifts? Remember those things called “3 day weekends” you had back in elementary school?
  4. Stay clinical. All 3 physician detailers stay clinically active.
  5. Memphis! Living in Memphis, the home of the blues, the birthplace of Rock n Roll, and the biggest city in Tennessee, is a blast. Urban offerings (museums, restaurants, night-life, zoo), history (Civil War, Music), outdoor activities (running, hiking, camping, road-biking, canoeing, etc.), and food options (BBQ, Jack Daniels whiskey) abound. Check out this website:
  6. Kids? Live cheaply in a gorgeous neighborhood with one of the best school districts in Tennessee. ( (
  7. Single? Exciting downtown Memphis is only 20 minutes away from Navy Personnel Command.
  8. Spouse? The job market is excellent for spouses in Memphis Tennessee.

If interested, the POC is listed in this Detailing Position Announcement.

Associate Dean, Academic Operations and Student Management, San Antonio – O6 Position

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Here is a position description of this position.  Any interested party needs to apply to CDR Frank Mullens (BUMED Policy & Practice Officer, contact info in the global address book) with Specialty Leader and Detailer concurrence.  You need to include your CV and last 3 fitreps.

Director of Medical Readiness in Washington, DC – O5/O6

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I’m not sure if this position is at BUMED or DHA.  It sounds like BUMED to me, but if you’re interested contact the POC below.

Position: Director of Medical Readiness Description
Homeport: Washington DC
Rank: 0­5/0­6Fill date: Summer 2017
Time On Station Requirements: > 2 years

Application Due Date: ASAP, rolling admission
POC for CV/BIO: CAPT Charles Benson (check global address book)Make a difference in Navy Medicine! Looking for an O­6 or motivated O­5 medical officer to become the Director of Medical Readiness. You and your team will manage a diverse policy portfolio including being the Director of Qualifications and Standards overseeing accession and waivers. You will run the Medical Evaluation Board process including the new limited duty initiatives. Your team will lead family readiness programs including EFMP, EDIS and oversea screening. You will ensure medical readiness surveillance by overseeing the PHA, PRT Screen, PDHA and oversea screening of active duty Sailors and Marines. These responsibilities will put you in front of Flag officers and SES on a daily basis. You will work closely with congressional staff, SECNAV staff and DHA leadership. Billets like this don’t come by every day and there will be a vetting process. Energized leaders and innovators please apply! Contact the incumbent, CAPT Charles Benson at for more information.

Medical Director and Chief of Clinical Operations Position at the Defense Health Agency

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Description: See this position description

Homeport: National Capital Region

Rank: O6 preferred, but will consider all ranks

Fill date: Summer 2017

Application Due Date: 1st come, 1st serve

POC for CV/BIO: Detailer