These Sailors are recipients of the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) The Army, Navy, and Air Force offer a service scholarship to students who attend medical and dental school programs. If accepted, students receive full coverage of all tuition/fee charges as well as reimbursement of health insurance costs and other related school expenses.

Lt. Vanessa Brown, Nurse Corps Division Officer, assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Francisco conducts a recitation of the Commissioning Oath for the auditorium filled with faculty, friends, and family to see. 

These four Sailors will continue on and complete a residency with Navy Medicine. 

Lt. Larissa Brandenburg Residency Transitional Year at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center - Bethesda, MD

Lt. Seth Ching Residency General Surgery at Naval Medical Center - San Diego, CA

Lt. Nikolas Gutierrez Residency Family Medicine at Naval Hospital - Camp Pendleton, CA

Lt. Samuel Marthinsen Residency Internal Medicine at Naval Medical Center - San Diego, CA

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