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NEWS | July 13, 2016

First meritorious promotion goes to NHCC Sailor

By Kris Patterson Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Seaman Jamie Kerr, a hospital corpsman at Naval Health Clinic Charleston, is meritoriously promoted to Petty Officer 3rd Class by NHCC Commanding Officer Capt. Elizabeth Maley and Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Floreen Johnson July 1 at NHCC. In continuing the Navy's efforts toward innovative ways to attract and retain highly talented Sailors, the Meritorious Advancement Program was recently expanded to include shore commands.  Kerr's advancement is NHCC's first meritorious promotion under the newly expanded program.