Justice M. Parrott
Captain Parrott grew up as a military dependent overseas and began his Navy career as honor guard crew aboard the USS Constitution (IX 21, “Old Ironsides) in Boston, Massachusetts. During his enlistment, he cross-rated to Hospital Corpsman and reported for duty at Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune. Upon leaving active duty at the end of Desert Storm, he affiliated with the U.S. Naval Reserve and received his commission as an Ensign in 1995.
His previous tours have included staff nurse and division officer (PACU), Naval Hospital, Camp Lejeune; staff nurse anesthetist and affiliate Navy Nurse Corps Anesthesia Program faculty, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth; chief nurse anesthetist, Naval Hospital, Naples, Italy; staff nurse anesthetist and adjunct USUHS faculty, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda; chief nurse anesthetist and Head, Staff Education and Training Department, Sigonella, Italy; assistant professor and the Program Director for the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS) Nurse Anesthesia Program, Bethesda, Maryland; Director, Capability Development, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Falls Church, Virginia; and Executive Officer, Navy Medical Operational Training Command in Pensacola, Florida.
His operational experiences include student nurse anesthetist, USS Kearsarge (LHD 3); Emergency Resuscitation and Stabilization Team, USS LaSalle (AGF 3); Emergency Resuscitation and Stabilization Team, USS O’Bannon (DD 987); and chief nurse anesthetist and safety officer, Expeditionary Medical Facility, Kuwait.
In addition to being the first Hospital Corpsman to successfully challenge the Licensed Practical Nurse certification in North Carolina, Captain Parrott holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Carolina University, a Master of Science from Georgetown University, and an anesthesia certificate from the Navy Nurse Corps Anesthesia Program where he received both the Regional Student and Student Researcher of the year awards. He graduated with a Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice from Virginia Commonwealth University in May of 2013, a post-graduate certificate in Simulation and Modeling from the Naval Postgraduate School in August of 2013, and a post-graduate certificate of Introduction to Foundations in Health Professions Education from USUHS in May of 2021.
His military decorations and awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal (3 awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5 awards), the Navy Good Conduct Medal, and numerous unit and service awards.
Robert L. Anderson
Capt. Robert Anderson is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He graduated in 1991 from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, and then served four years in the U.S. Navy as an enlisted Personnelman. Upon completion of his active duty obligation, he returned to civilian life to continue his education. He was commissioned in 2000 as a lieutenant junior grade through the Navy’s Health Services Collegiate Scholarship Program. He holds two graduate degrees: a Master of Health Services Administration from FIU and a Master of Business Administration from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Capt. Anderson currently serves as the Executive Officer, Navy Medicine and Readiness Training Command/Deputy Director, U.S. Naval Hospital Naples, Italy. He has successfully completed two Navy Medicine milestone tours as the Director for Administration, Naval Medical Center, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and as the Officer in Charge, Branch Health Clinic Atsugi, Japan. Other health care administration assignments include positions at U.S. Naval Hospitals Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Yokosuka, Japan.
Throughout his career, he has held a variety of staff positions. Most recently, he served as the Medical Service Corps Career Planner at the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Other tours include Special Assistant for Health Affairs at the office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy; Military Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs in the office of the Secretary of Defense; and Health Care Administrator Detailer at Navy Personnel Command.
His operational assignments include tours on board the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) as the Medical Administration Officer/Division Officer, and the USS Saratoga (CV-60). His deployments supported national interests in 6th Fleet and 7th Fleet areas of responsibilities.
Capt. Anderson’s personal decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (four gold stars), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three gold stars), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the Navy Good Conduct Medal, and numerous unit and service awards.
Master Chief Petty Officer
Command Master Chief Brown reported to Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois in September 1994. Soon after he became a Damage Controlman following “A” School at Fleet Training Center, Treasure Island, CA. He was selected for the Command Master Chief Program in 2018.
He has served in a variety of sea duty assignments, including USS NICHOLSON (DD 982), USS NICHOLAS (FFG 47), USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65), USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6), USS ESSEX (LHD 2), AND USS FORT MCHENRY (LSD 43). His Command Master Chief tours include Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron SEVEN THREE (HSM 73) and he is currently assigned as the CMC of Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command, Naples Italy.
His previous shore tours include Fleet Training Center’s Farrier Fire Fighting School in Norfolk, VA. He also served as 21st Company’s Senior Enlisted Leader at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Additionally, he was assigned as Training Liaison Officer for USS IWO JIMA (LHD 5) and USS HUE CITY (CG 66) at Afloat Training Group Mayport, FL.
Master Chief Brown deployed seven times to the Pacific, Atlantic, and Middle Eastern theatres. Specifically, during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, he deployed and surged in just two short years to support combat operations. He successfully completed a Hull Swap with both USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) AND USS ESSEX (LHD 2) ensuring Forward Deployed Naval Forces Japan were ready to answer the nation’s call. As Command Master Chief, he embarked and deployed aboard USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) for an unprecedented 11 month deployment during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic.
Master Chief Jason L. Brown is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 135/Grey) and has been awarded the Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), and various other personal and unit awards. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business specializing in Leadership and Management from Florida State College of Jacksonville.