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Commanding Officer
COCAPT Fitzpatrick is the second of a three generation Navy Family.  He enlisted in the Naval Reserve as a SEABEE from Missoula, MT in 1992, and was commissioned as a Reserve Nurse Corps Officer in 1998.
He transferred to active duty in 2000, and was assigned as an emergency/trauma RN at Naval Hospital Bremerton (2000-2003), and then to US Naval Hospital Naples, Italy (2003-2006).  He attended graduate studies at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, and was assigned to Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL (2008-2011) as an emergency Clinical Nurse Specialist and emergency nurse practitioner.  He helped implement NH Jacksonville’s Flu Clinic in the response to the 2009 flu pandemic.

He deployed from Jacksonville to the multi-national Joint Forces Role-III hospital at Bastion in Helmand, Afghanistan as a trauma coordinator for the Joint Theater Trauma System.  While at Bastion, he participated in process improvement and research into wartime trauma.

He transferred to US Naval Hospital Guam in 2012.  He was assigned as the Command’s Transition Coordinator, and his team oversaw the final design and outfitting of a $162M state-of-the-art replacement hospital.  They managed the training and transfer of hospital staff and patients, and coordinated with regional governments to facilitate access to excess equipment.  This highly successful project was completed without degradation of hospital services.

He served as Associate Director for Medical Services at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Virginia from April 2016-November 2018 and Interim Director for Strategy and Operations from November 2018–April 2019, overseeing initial NMRTC and DHA transition activities.  He deployed to the USNS COMFORT (T-AH-20) during Continuing Promise 2015, a humanitarian mission to 11 countries in South and Central America as a surgical care coordinator. He served as the Executive Officer of Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, NC from May, 2019 to July 2021.  CAPT Fitzpatrick reported to NMRTC/Naval Hospital Bremerton as Commanding Officer and Director in August 2021.

CAPT Fitzpatrick is proud to have served with several high-performance teams over the course of his career.  His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, The Navy Commendation Medal, The Joint Service achievement medal, and the Navy Achievement Medal.
Executive Officer
CAPT Lund grew up in Klawock, Alaska and began his naval career through the Health Professions Scholarship Program. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in 2000 from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine in 2004 and was commissioned a Lieutenant in the same year.

He completed an internship in Family Medicine at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California and deployed twice with 2nd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment from 2005-2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his return to Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, he completed the Family Medicine residency and successfully achieved American Board of Family Medicine certification.

His first staff assignment was to Naval Hospital Guam, where he received appointment as Head, Branch Medical Clinic Naval Station Guam. He was instrumental in developing the first Medical Home Port (MHP) Team at the command and laid the foundation for the National Committee on Quality Assurance level III recognition. While stationed in Guam, he was selected and promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

In September 2012, he transferred Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina. There, he served as a staff Family Physician and the Department Head of the Medical Home Port, where his proactive and engaged leadership efforts were instrumental in the Command achieving a score, 99 out 100 for the National Committee on Quality Assurance Level III recognition.

In 2016, he reported to Naval Hospital Twenty-nine Palms, California where he was selected to be the first Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the Command, with the responsibility of driving evidenced based process improvement, the principles of the High Reliability Organization, and promoting a culture of trust and patient safety to the staff. He was promoted to the rank of Commander in 2016 and continued to fulfil the role of the Chief Medical Officer and a full scope Family Physician.

CAPT Lund was then assigned to U.S.NMRTC Yokosuka as the first billeted Chief Medical Officer. He supported USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN-76) sea trials, promoted a patient safety culture, systematically optimized underway COVID- 19 medical response, and facilitated the walking blood bank pre-screening evolution. CAPT Lund was also instrumental in helping the lab accomplish high complexity molecular testing accreditation that greatly increased the COVID testing capabilities in support of U.S. Forces Japan medical readiness. He was selected to present a Virtual Classroom (VC) session on “Clinical Quality Improvement” for the Quality and Safety Leadership Academy (QSLA) for Naval Medical operational and quality leads.

CAPT Lund is currently serving as the Executive Officer of Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Bremerton located at the Naval Hospital in Bremerton, Washington.

His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medals (2nd award), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2nd award), Navy Achievement Medal, and Fleet Marine Force qualification. 
Command Master Chief
Command Master Chief May enlisted in the Navy in August 1996 and subsequently graduated recruit training at Navy Basic Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois, followed by completion of Machinist’s Mate “A” and “C” School in Groton, Connecticut.

He reported to his first duty station, PCU Louisiana (SSBN-743), in June 1997. While onboard, he conducted a change of home port to Kings Bay, Georgia, completed three Strategic Deterrent Patrols, and qualified in Submarine Warfare.

In July 2000, he transferred to USS Louisville (SSN-724), where he advanced to Second, then First Class Petty Officer. While onboard, he completed two Western Pacific deployments, while taking part in Fifth Fleet Combat Operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

He then reported to USS Georgia (SSGN-729) in May 2007, as the Auxiliary Division Leading Petty Officer. During his tour, he completed the conversion of Georgia from a Ballistic Missile to Guided Missile submarine and was advanced to both Chief and Senior Chief Petty Officer.

His next sea assignment was onboard USS Florida (SSGN-728), as the Auxiliary Division Leading Chief Petty Officer. There, he completed three forward deployed mission cycles and qualified as Chief of the Boat.

In April 2018, he reported to USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN-730) as Chief of the Boat. He completed two Strategic Deterrent Patrols and was awarded the COMSUBRON 17 Battle Efficiency “E”. In July of 2019, he was advanced to Master Chief Petty Officer.

His next assignment was onboard USS Ohio (SSGN-726) as Chief of the Boat. During his tour, he completed two forward deployed Western Pacific deployments, was awarded the COMSUBRON 19 Battel Efficiency “E”, and was selected for the Command Master Chief Program.

Command Master Chief May’s shore assignments include: Performance Monitoring Team, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, COMSUBGRU 10, Kings Bay, Georgia, and Navy Propulsion and Training Unit, Charleston, South Carolina.

He assumed his current position as Command Master Chief, Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Bremerton in March 2022.

He has been awarded the Navy Commendation Medal (5th Award), Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal (5th Award) and numerous unit and service medals. He is most proud of the performance of the officers and crew onboard USS Henry M. Jackson and USS Ohio for their exceptional performance in earning the Battle Efficiency “E” award. He is qualified to wear Submarine Warfare and Navy Scuba Diver underwater insignia. He is a graduate of the Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy and Chief of the Boat / Command Master Chief courses.
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