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Nadja Y. West

Surgeons General

United States Army

Lieutenant General NADJA Y. WEST

Retired September 01, 2019

 

SOURCE OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE USMA

     

EDUCATIONAL DEGREES

United States Military Academy – BS – Engineering

George Washington University – MD – General Medicine

National Defense University – MS – National Security and Strategic Studies

     

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED

Army Medical Department Officer Basic and Advanced Courses

United States Army Command and General Staff College

National War College

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE(S) None recorded

 

PROMOTIONS

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

CPT

20 May 88

MAJ

30 Sep 93

LTC

30 Sep 97

COL

30 Sep 03

BG

1 Jul 10

MG

2 Apr 13

LTG

11 Dec 15

   

FROM

TO

ASSIGNMENT

Dec 15

Aug 19

The Surgeon General, United States Army/Commanding General, United States Army Medical
Command, Falls Church, Virginia

Jun 13

Dec 15

Joint Staff Surgeon, Joint Staff, Washington, DC

Jun 12

Jun 13

Deputy Chief of Staff for Support, United States Army Medical Command, Falls Church,
Virginia

May 10

May 12

Commanding General, Europe Regional Medical Command/Command Surgeon United States
Army Europe, Germany

Jul 08

May 10

Commander, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Oct 07

Jun 08

Director of Operations, J-3, Joint Task Force-National Capital Region Medical, Bethesda,
Maryland

Jul 06

Sep 07

Deputy Commander, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland

Mar 05

Jun 06

Student, National War College, Washington, DC

May 03

Mar 05

Commander, United States Army, Medical Department Activity, Fort Eustis, Virginia

Jul 01

May 03

Chief, Department of Medicine and Dermatology Service, 18th Medical Command, 121st
General Hospital, Eighth United States Army, Korea

Jun 99

Jun 01

Division Surgeon, 1st Armored Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army,
Germany and OPERATION JOINT GUARDIAN, Kosovo

Jul 97

Jun 99

Chief, Dermatology Clinic, United States Army Medical Department Activity, European
Regional Medical Command, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany

Jul 96

Jun 97

Dermatology Resident, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado

Jun 94

Jun 96

Dermatology Resident, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado

Mar 92

May 94

Family Physician, later Officer in Charge, Troop Medical Clinic Five, Health Services
Command, United States Army Medical Department Activity, Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Apr 91

Mar 92

Family Practice Resident, United States Army Medical Department Activity, Fort Benning,
Georgia

Aug 90

Mar 91

Field Surgeon, Company B, 197th Support Battalion, 197th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized),
24th Infantry Division, OPERATIONS DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM, Saudi Arabia

Jun 88

Aug 90

Family Practice Resident, United States Army Medical Department Activity, Fort Benning,
Georgia

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS

DATE

GRADE

Joint Staff Surgeon, Joint Staff, Washington, DC

Jun 13 - Dec 15

Major General

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF OPERATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS

DATE

GRADE

Division Surgeon, 1st Armored Division, Task Force Falcon,
OPERATION JOINT GUARDIAN, Kosovo

Jun 00 - Jul 00

Lieutenant Colonel

Field Surgeon, Company B, 197th Support Battalion, 197th Infantry
Brigade (Mechanized), 24th Infantry Division, OPERATIONS
DESERT SHIELD/DESERT STORM, Saudi Arabia

Aug 90 - Mar 91

Captain

 

 

 

US DECORATIONS AND BADGES

 

 

Distinguished Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit (with 3 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters)
Combat Medical Badge
Flight Surgeon Badge
Parachutist Badge
Air Assault Badge
Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge