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Taking leadership to another level.

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A Message from Chief Nurse Officer RADM Mix

Becoming a nurse officer in the USPHS Commissioned Corps
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Master’s of science in nursing from a program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Passing score on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)
Current, unrestricted, and valid Registered Nurse (RN) license from any U.S. state, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam
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College loan repayment
Health and dental care at low or no cost
Mobility between government agencies
Tax-free housing and meal allowances
Financial support for education through the Post-9/11 GI Bill
Retirement pension plan
Career advancement and pay increases with years of service
Flexibility to work in a variety of settings

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