Pacific Regional Medical Command
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Col. Jennifer L. Bedick
Regional Nurse Executive, Pacific Regional Medical Command
Deputy Commander for Nursing, Tripler Army Medical Center

Deputy Commander for Nursing

Colonel Jennifer L. Bedick began her military career in 1984 completing Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, SC, then 91D school in 1985 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and Fort Carson, Colorado. Colonel Bedick received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 1986 from Eastern Michigan University, commissioned as a 2LT reporting to officer basic in 1987. In 1989, she received a Masters of Science in Administration in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University (Hawaii campus) and a Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, and in 1994, she earned a Post Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education from Wayne State University. A Masters of Strategic Studies followed in 2009. She has been a Certified Nurse in the Operating Room (CNOR) since 1990.

Colonel Bedick’s military training includes the AMEDD Officer Basic Course, the Operating Room Nurse Course, the AMEDD Officer Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff Officer Course, AMEDD Executive Skills Course, U.S. Army War College, AMEDD CAPSTONE Course, Airborne School, and Air Assault School.

Her past military assignments include: Staff Nurse Operating Room, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii; Staff Nurse Operating Room, DeWitt Army Community Hospital, Virginia; Perioperative Nursing Course Director, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, Texas; Head Nurse then Chief of Perioperative Nursing Services, Martin Army Community Hospital, Georgia; Chief of Perioperative Nursing Services, Ibn Sina Hosptial, Baghdad Iraq, where she also served as the Theater Consultant for Perioperative Nursing; Operating Room Head Nurse, Womack Army Medical Center; Chief, Surgical Nursing Services Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Chief, Perioperative Nursing Services, Brooke Army Medical Center, Texas. Colonel Bedick assumed command of Reynolds Army Community Hospital on June 8, 2011.

Her awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3 oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (1 oak leaf cluster), Army Achievement Medal (2 oak leaf clusters), Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Medal, National Defense Medal with star device, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon 2nd award, Expert Field Medic Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Air Assault Badge. She is also a proud member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.