• Pioneered the establishment of the first-ever in-theater mobile Physical Therapy team, successfully conducting 400 patient encounters across six Forward Operating Bases. This invaluable initiative played a crucial role in sustaining the mission of the Special Operations Task Force-East Africa.
  • Provided exceptional care through 2,300 patient treatment visits and expanded inpatient services to benefit 260 Afghan individuals, fostering trust and strong relationships with the local national population.
  • Rehabilitated an impressive total of 657 US and coalition forces, effectively restoring them to mission-ready status with an outstanding 99% return-to-duty rate.
  • Instituted a groundbreaking spine care clinic, revolutionizing the treatment of 60 Soldiers at Forward Operating Bases. This innovative practice was subsequently adopted Army-wide.
  • Assumed the role of Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC), overseeing clinical operations and skillfully managing 27,000 patient encounters.
  • Led a highly proficient joint service team consisting of 22 members, resulting in savings of over one million dollars in outsourcing costs.
  • Conducted comprehensive training for 44 joint service physical therapy assistant students, meticulously validating 131 tasks and accumulating 1,200 training hours.
  • Undertook a significant revision of the unit’s education and training program, successfully rectifying 55 discrepancies, which greatly contributed to the satisfactory rating for Staff Assist Visit and Battalion Inspection.
  • Identified a critical manning shortage and collaborated with the career field manager to secure two additional manpower slots, ensuring uninterrupted services for 30,000 patients.
  • Provided patient-centered medical care to 700 US and Coalition troops, significantly improving readiness levels across the entire installation.
  • Volunteered more than 30 hours to lead pre-5k stretches, lifting sessions, and back strengthening classes, effectively ensuring the physical readiness of our troops and preventing injuries.
  • Treated over 2,000 patients, generating over $200,000 in care for the Medical Group.
  • Directed a team of two senior therapists and three technicians, delivering injury prevention education to over 2,000 members and successfully reducing emergency room visits by 10%.
  • Volunteered time to provide sports physicals for the local High School Football team, completing 260 examinations in a single day.
  • Served as a dedicated volunteer for the local High School Football team for three seasons, treating over 40 acute injuries.
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