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Treating the underserved. Healing a nation.

Treating the underserved. Healing a nation.

Officers In Action

A Message from Chief Health Services Officer CAPT Bunnell

Becoming a health services officer in the USPHS Commissioned Corps
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Doctoral degree in podiatry from a program accredited by the Council on Podiatric Education of the American Podiatric Medical Association
Current, unrestricted, and valid podiatry license from any U.S. state, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam
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Career advancement and pay increases with years of service
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
Flexibility to work in a variety of settings
College Loan Repayment
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