U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps Recognizes National Nurses Week

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The Civilian Corps of the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) recognizes National Nurses Week as a time to honor the civilian nurses that care for Army servicemen and women, veterans, and their families every day.

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Together, the U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps offers our sincerest thanks to the civilian nurses who work tirelessly to care for the U.S. Army Medicine beneficiaries in our medical treatment facilities worldwide.”

The Civilian Corps of the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) recognizes National Nurses Week as a time to honor the civilian nurses that care for Army servicemen and women, veterans, and their families every day.

“We recognize National Nurses Week as a time to celebrate the civilian nurses that are an integral component of Army Medicine,” states Dr. Joseph Harrison, Jr., Chief, Recruitment and Retention, Headquarters U.S. Army Medical Command, Civilian Human Resources.

He continues, “Together, the U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps offers our sincerest thanks to the civilian nurses who work tirelessly to care for the U.S. Army Medicine beneficiaries in our medical treatment facilities worldwide.”

President Nixon issued a proclamation in 1974 designating May 6th-May 12th National Nurses Week. The week acknowledges the hard work and dedication of the millions of nurses in the United States.

The nurses in the U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps work alongside their military counterparts to care for our uniformed service members and their families. To learn more about nursing opportunities in the U.S. Army Medicine Civilian Corps, please visit http://www.civilianmedicaljobs.com.

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Civilians make up approximately 60% of the total Army Medicine workforce and provide day-to-day care for Army Soldiers, beneficiaries and their families at Army hospitals and clinics worldwide.

The Civilian Corps provides rewarding career opportunities for civilians to serve those who serve their country. Employees are not subject to military requirements, such as enlistment or deployment, and receive excellent benefits, including flexible work schedules, competitive salaries, health and life insurances and access to state-of-the-art training and equipment.

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