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Updates to the Uniforms and Appearance (i.e., Tattoo) and the Commissioned Service Obligation Policies.

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Officer Spotlight April 2024 - LTJG Valerie Nicasio

Officer Spotlight April 2024 Officer Spotlight

Officers help control spread of COVID-19

Commissioned Corps officers provide medical care to evacuees.

Officers called to duty to control spread of COVID-19

USPHS Commissioned Corps Officer comforted a young evacuee at Travis Air Force Base.

Officers greet American evacuees in Omaha

Officers are evaluating evacuees for symptoms of COVID-19 upon arrival.

USPHS officers in summer whites in front of Washington Monument.

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The Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service, or USPHS Commissioned Corps, works on the front lines of public health. Our medical, health and engineering professionals fight disease, conduct research, and care for patients in underserved communities across the nation and throughout the world.
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