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SPRING 2018

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EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS 32 Navy | Spring 2018 1996 to 1999. She moved from the Crane Department to the Admin Department as the commanding officer, executive officer and master chief of the Ship's Yeoman and advancing to YN3. Wylie served in the following Navy Reserve Units (1999-2011): YN3 with Military Seali Command New York and (YN2 and YN1) Cargo Afloat Rig Team. Her enlistment assignments included: Admin Depart- ment h, Training Department head, Retail Ordnance Logistics Management System operator, public affairs officer and signalman. She has participated in three Rim of the Pacific exercises (2004, 2006 and 2010). She also completed a tour as the company commander of NCHB 8, Surface Charlie Company, in the Bronx, N.Y. Currently, she is the Administrative Department head of NCHB 8 and an assistant command fitness leader for the Headquarter Company. Wylie has been mobilized twice, first to the Middle East in support of Operation Noble Eagle and Opera- tion Enduring Freedom in 2003. She was assigned as the signalman and Retail Ordnance Management System operator on troop transport ship SS Cape Johnson to support Navy and Marine Corps forces with supplies and weapons. Her top awards during this time include the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with "M" Device, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal and Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal. Her second deployment was in support of Opera- tion Freedom Sentinel from August 2016 to June 2017, where she was assigned as an exercise planner for the Logistics Resource Center of CTF 56 in Bahrain. She was the lead logistics planner for NSA Bahrain Command Exercise and Eager Lion 2017, a major, multilateral training exercise in Jordan. She completed certification as a contracting officer representative in preparation for her role as camp commandant. She was awarded the Navy Expeditionary Supply Corps Officer qualification and a Navy and Marine Corps Commen- dation Medal during this mobilization. LT LINDA JOHNSON is assigned to Operational Health Support Unit (OHSU) Jacksonville Detachment P, where her primar y duties and responsibilities have been that of training officer and Dental Depart- ment head. She has been the training officer since August 2015, and was Dental Department head from April 2015 to July 2016. She also ser ved as Assistant Fitness Report (FITREP) coordinator from September 2015 to November 2015, Family Advocacy officer from Januar y 2015 to July 2015, assistant training officer from December 2013 to August 2015, and budget estimator from December 2013 to August 2015. Johnson's significant achievements during the award period in 2016 included providing dental services valued at more than $86,700 to the Navy, dedicating more than 50 personal hours to coordi- nate an expeditionary training team to come to NAS Jacksonville to teach Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), and mentoring the professional develop- ment of three dental officers, maximizing their value to the Navy and ensuring retention. As a training officer, she achieved 96 percent General Military Training, 98 percent Basic Life Support certification, 92 percent Annual Training (AT), 95 percent Hospital Corpsman Skills Basic training, and an improvement from 25 percent to 73 percent TCCC completion, a nearly 200 percent increase for OHSU Jacksonville's largest detachment. As Dental Department head, Johnson performed 1,735 exams during her time with Detachment P, directly contributing to the achievement of a 97 percent detachment dental readiness and 93 percent NOSC dental readiness. As the assistant FITREP coordinator, she improved processing efficiency and accuracy of more than 200 change-of-command FITREPs. As budget estimator, she managed the distribution of a $193,860 budget for AT. Johnson's awards include two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, the National Defense Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Medal. She also received Junior Officer of the Year honors for Naval Hospital Jacksonville. Her civilian achievements include a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistr y and molecular biology from the University of Florida in 2006, where she graduated Cum Laude, and a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from that same institution in 2010. Compiled by Amy L. Wittman, Editor, Navy magazine. U.S NAVY

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