Colonel Reid N. Orth is the Commander, 62d Medical Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Air Pressure Base, WA. He’s accountable for overseeing all Air Pressure Medical capabilities in assist of the 62nd Airlift Wing in executing speedy world mobility. His unit, encompassing flight drugs, optometry, bioenvironmental engineering, public well being, aerospace physiology and well being promotion, works with U.S. Military counterparts to make sure the readiness of 4,000 Airmen. Along with being the commander of the 62d Medical Squadron, Colonel Orth additionally serves as a Director of the Puget Sound Army Well being System.
Previous to this project, he served because the 4th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Commander, Seymour Johnson Air Pressure Base, N.C., overseeing operational and expeditionary medical readiness within the disciplines of Bioenvironmental Engineering, Dentistry, Flight and Operational Medication, Human Efficiency, Psychological Well being, Optometry, Bodily Remedy and Public Well being. He’s accountable for the general coaching, growth, readiness and efficiency of 141 medical personnel caring for 4th Fighter Wing’s 4,750 lively responsibility personnel. He’s the Lead Wing Surgeon for 4th Fighter Wing’s Agile Fight Employment. Throughout this project he deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, as flight surgeon for 335th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and 380th Expeditionary Medical Group supporting Operations SPARTAN SHIELD and INHERENT RESOLVE.
Colonel Orth additionally served as Commander, eighth Medical Operations Squadron, eighth Medical Group, eighth Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea in a squadron of 86 members for over 2,800 lively responsibility personnel. He served because the Army Assistant to the Deputy Underneath Secretary of Protection for Coverage, Workplace of the Secretary of Protection (OSD), Washington, D.C., formulating and coordinated on pressing nationwide safety and coverage challenges dealing with the Division of Protection. Additionally whereas serving in OSD, he was the Particular Assistant for Biodefense guiding world well being engagement and overseeing the Division’s creation of bioweapon prevention/counter proliferation/response insurance policies. He served because the Emergency Medication doctor on the Particular Operations Surgical Workforce/Particular Operations Essential Care Evacuation Workforce offering battlefield surgical procedure and important care in Afghanistan and the Republic of Niger. He has served as an Emergency Medication Doctor in Alabama, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina. In prior assignments, he served as a biotechnology department chief, biomedical engineer, assistant professor, developmental engineer, booster methods engineer, and spacecraft methods engineer.
1994 Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins College, Baltimore, Md. 1994 Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins College, Baltimore, Md. 1997 Grasp of Science, Engineering Administration, West Coast College, Santa Barbara, Calif.
2000 Grasp of Science, Biomedical Engineering (Nanotechnology emphasis), Cornell College, Ithaca, N.Y.
2000 Squadron Officer’s Faculty, Maxwell Air Pressure Base (AFB), Ala. (By correspondence and in residence)
2003 Air Command and Workers Faculty, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (By correspondence)
2003 Physician of Philosophy, Biomedical Engineering (Nanotechnology emphasis), Cornell College, Ithaca, N.Y.
2009 Physician of Medication, College of Texas Well being Science Middle at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
2013 Graduate, Emergency Medication Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell, N.Y.
2015 Grasp of Public Well being, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Faculty of Public Well being, Baltimore, Md.
2018 Air Warfare Faculty, Maxwell AFB, Ala. (By correspondence)
2020 Licensed Doctor Govt, American Affiliation of Doctor Leaders, Washington, D.C.
- September 1994 – June 1997, Spacecraft Techniques Engineer, Booster Techniques Engineer, Vandenberg AFB, Calif.
- June 1997 – June 2000, Asst Prof of Aerospace Research, Commandant of Cadets, ROTC Det 520, Cornell U., Ithaca, N.Y.
- June 2000 – Might 2003, Physician of Philosophy diploma in Biomedical Engineering, Cornell College Ithaca, N.Y.
- Might 2003 – July 2005, Department Chief, Biotechnology Division, AF Technical Software Middle, Patrick AFB, Fla.
- July 2005 – June 2009, Physician of Medication, College of TX Well being Science Middle at San Antonio, San Antonio, Tex.
- June 2009 – June 2013, Emergency Medication Residency Program, New York Presbyterian Hospital, NYC, N.Y.
- June 2013 – June 2015, Emergency Doctor, 720 Operational Assist Squadron, twenty fourth Particular Operations Wing, Hurlburt Discipline, FL. (Might 2014 – Nov 2014, Emergency Doctor, Particular Operations Surgical Workforce, twenty first Expeditionary Particular Ways Squadron, Mixed Joint Particular Operations Air Part, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan)
- June 2015 – January 2018, Particular Assistant for Biodefense, Workplace of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Protection for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, Workplace of the Secretary of Protection, Pentagon, Wash., D.C.
- January 2018 – June 2018, MilitaryAssistant, Deputy Underneath Secretary of Protection for Coverage, OSD, Pentagon,Wash., D.C.
- June 2018 – June 2019, Commander, eighth Medical Operations Squadron, eighth Medical Group, Kunsan AB, Rep. of Korea
- June 2019 – December 2019, Commander, 4th Aerospace Medication Squadron, 4th Medical Group, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C.
- December 2019 – June 2021, Commander, 4th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, 4th Medical Group, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (Jan 2021 – Feb 2021, Flt Surg, 335th EFS & 380th EMDG, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates)
- July 2021 – Current, Commander, 62nd Medical Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Air Pressure Base, Wash.
Ranking: Flight Surgeon
Flight Hours: 248 aircrew hours together with 173 fight flying hours; and 37 further hours in personal pilot program
Plane: F-15E, F-16, E-3, EC-130, and seven different plane
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Protection Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Pressure Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Pressure Achievement Medal with one oak leaf clusters
Air Pressure Excellent Unit Award with one oak leaf clusters
Air Pressure Organizational Excellence Award with two oak leaf clusters
Afghanistan Marketing campaign Medal with bronze star machine
Proper of Line Award (Prime Air Pressure ROTC Detachment within the Nation), 1998
Lance P. Sijan nominee for Air Pressure Officer Accession and Coaching Colleges, 1999
Northeast Area Air Pressure ROTC Firm Grade Officer of the Yr, 1999
Air Pressure ROTC Commandant of Cadets of the Yr, 2000
Nationwide Protection Industrial Affiliation Colonel Leo A. Codd Memorial Award, 2000
Paul Model Worldwide Medication Internship, 2009
American Affiliation of Doctor Leaders Capstone Scholarship, 2020
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Board Licensed, American Faculty of Emergency Medication
Licensed Doctor Govt, American Affiliation of Doctor Leaders
Fellow, American Faculty of Emergency Medication
Alternate Delegate, American Medical Affiliation Part Council on Emergency Medication, 2012-Current
Vice Chair, American Medical Affiliation-Medical Pupil Part, 2007-2009
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant, July 25, 1994
First Lieutenant, July 25, 1996
Captain, July 25, 1998
Main, Jan. 15, 2005
Second Lieutenant, Aug. 1, 2005 (Re-commissioned within the Medical Service Corps upon medical faculty)
Main, Oct. 3, 2009
Lieutenant Colonel, Oct. 3, 2015
Colonel, July 1, 2021
(Present as of August 2021)