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About the Commanding General Brig. Gen. Bertram C. Providence

About the Commanding General Brig. Gen. Bertram C. Providence

Pacific Health Regional Health Command Pacific About the Commanding General

 

Brig. Gen. Bertram Providence assumed command of Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) in June 2016. He is a distinguished medical degree graduate of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). Providence completed his medical residency in the Orthopedic Surgery Service at Tripler Army Medical Center (Tripler), Honolulu, Hawaii. After assignments as a flight surgeon with the Multi-national Force and Observers (MFO) Sinai, Egypt and as the Chief of the Orthopedic Surgery Service at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Providence returned to Tripler as the Chief of the Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service. As RHC-Pscommanding general, Providence is again headquartered on the Tripler campus.

Providence earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from St. John’s University in Queens, New York, graduating Magna Cum Laude. As a distinguished military graduate, Providence was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps. He also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on healthcare from the George Washington University School of Business, and a master’s degree of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. His most recent assignment, before taking command at RHC-P, was as the Command Surgeon, U.S. Army Forces Command, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.

As RHC-P’s commanding general, Providence commands the Army’s largest geographically dispersed regional health command in support of U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM), U.S. Army in the Pacific (USARPAC), U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) and U.S. Forces Japan (USFJ). He is also the Command Surgeon USARPAC, as well as the Market Manager, Hawaii enhanced Multi-Service Market.

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