Nurse Corps

MHS 2022 Federal Mil/Civ Nursing Leadership Excellence Award

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This award honors Federal Civilian and Military Registered Nurses employed within the Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency (DHA), Army, Navy, and Air Force who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and exceptional compassion and commitment to patients, colleagues, and the profession of nursing, resulting in noteworthy clinical or administrative accomplishments and contributing to the improved image and practice of nursing within the Military Health System (MHS).

Eligibility:  See attachments for details on award criteria and submissions:

1.       MHS Federal Civilian Nursing Leadership Excellence Award

2.       MHS Federal Military Nursing Leadership Excellence Award


1.       Package documents must be submitted in one consolidated PDF format with the following naming convention: Lastname_Firstname_Award Category_MHS 2022

2.       For Correspondence related to this award, please annotate in the subject line: MHS Nursing Leadership Excellence Award

3.       Contact service POC for any questions

Email Navy nominations and questions to CAPT Julie Darling (contact in the global)

For other services, nominations will be submitted to the service POC.

Nurse Corps News – New Years Message – 2022

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I know it is a little late for a New Years Message, but a few days ago I saw this 5 minute video about stress and resiliency from RDML Cindy Kuehner, Chief of the NC, and I wanted to share it. It is a message everyone could benefit from:

Academic Year 2020 Nurse Corps Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program Selection Board

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Do you know an enlisted member who would make a great nurse? Here is a link to the NAVADMIN for this program:

Academic Year 2020 Nurse Corps Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program Selection Board