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U NIFORMED S ERVICE P ROTOCOL FOR PHS O FFICERS. ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN OFFICERS COMMITTEE. Videoconference June 20, 2007. SLIDE 1. C OMMISSIONED C ORPS U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE. U NIFORMED S ERVICE P ROTOCOL FOR PHS O FFICERS CAPT James E. Knoben (Ret.) CDR Alice Knoben

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UNIFORMED SERVICE PROTOCOL

FORPHS OFFICERS

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN

OFFICERS COMMITTEE

Videoconference

June 20, 2007

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COMMISSIONED CORPS

U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE

UNIFORMED SERVICE PROTOCOL

FOR PHS OFFICERS

CAPT James E. Knoben (Ret.)

CDR Alice Knoben

MARCH, 2007

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U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE

WORLD CLASS

National Asset

Integrity-Responsible

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V

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Vital Mission

Professional Excellence

Global Impact

Public Health Leadership

Renowned Heritage

Service Tradition

Protecting, Promoting, and Advancing Public Health

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UNIFORMED SERVICE PROTOCOL

FORPHS OFFICERS

Does knowledge of military protocol and service etiquette have importance for Commissioned Officers?

YES!!

You are an officer of the USPHS

You are an official representative of the USPHS

Your actions directly reflect upon the

U.S. Public Health Service

Interoperability with other uniformed personnel and health diplomacy requires such knowledge

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UNIFORMED SERVICE PROTOCOL

FORPHS OFFICERS

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died

Erma Bombeck

Your airplane tray table is stained and dirty—what does that suggest about the plane’s mechanical condition?

The perception of your “upbringing,” professional competence, and the organization you represent is influenced by your behavior, comportment, dress—

i.e., your knowledge and observance of protocol

and service standards

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UNIFORMED SERVICE PROTOCOL

FORPHS OFFICERS

MODULES

I. SERVICE HERITAGE

II. OFFICERSHIP BASICS &

MILITARY PROTOCOL

III. SPECIAL DUTY

IV. COMMUNICATIONS

V. CEREMONIAL/SOCIAL

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PROTOCOL& TRADITION

Uniformed services place great emphasis on the observance of protocol and tradition

Protocolincludes military courtesies and customs that show respect for others; courtesies and customs foster good human relationships

Courtesy – considerate behavior

Custom – an act or ceremony consistently

followed by service members

Traditionrepresents accumulated experiences of the services and its members, passed forward

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COURTESIES/CUSTOMS

Navy and PHS

Examples

Courtesies, Honors

National Colors

Position of Honor

Quarterdeck Honors

Salutes

Sounding of Bells, Taps

Ceremonies & Social Customs

Awards, Promotion, Retirement, Funeral

Change of Command/CPO

Dining-Out

Official Dinners and Receptions

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HERITAGE

Heritage includes protocol and tradition

that impart esprit de corps

and pride in being a member

of the uniformed service

Uniformed Service heritage has many facets:

Experiencesrelating to the institution or environment in which it operates

Historical Recordof the institution in carrying out its mission

Individual or Group Feats of noteworthy heroism and accomplishment

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HERITAGE

Protocol and Tradition

Enrich an officer’s professional career

Heritage

A foundation and an inspiration

for present-day service members

to meet challenges with resolve

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HERITAGE

Important Historical Dates

1798

Passage of the Act for the Relief of

Sick and Disabled Seamen, which

set up the marine hospital system

that evolved into the PHS

1889

Passage of the Act to Regulate

Appointments in the Marine Hospital

Service of the United States, which

formalized the Commissioned Corps

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UNIFORMED SERVICE PROTOCOL

FORPHS OFFICERS

MODULES

I. SERVICE HERITAGE

II. OFFICERSHIP BASICS &

MILITARY PROTOCOL

III. SPECIAL DUTY

IV. COMMUNICATIONS

V. CEREMONIAL/SOCIAL

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OFFICERSHIP

A blend of leadership, management

and professionalism,

with an expectation that officers:

Use professional judgment

Possess moral fiber and values

Understand the relationship of

the Corps and its role in service

to society

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OFFICERSHIP

Characteristics of PHS officership

include the following:

Competence as a

Technical Expert and Professional Officer

Knowledge, skills, and expertise as a

Public Health Professional

Practice of

Core Values

LEADERSHIP, SERVICE, INTEGRITY, EXCELLENCE

Commitment to a

Common Mission

Ability as a

Leader and Manager

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

I. TITLES OF RANK/POSITION

II. COMING TO ATTENTION

III. FLAG ETTIQUETTE

IV. MILITARY FUNERAL

V. POSITION OF HONOR

VI. SALUTING

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

TITLES OF RANK

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

TITLES OF RANK

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

TITLES OF RANK

Rank always precedes an officer’s surname

U.S. COAST GUARD, NAVY, NOAA, PHS

In conversation and greetings:

Coast Guard, Navy officers below commander may be addressed as “Mr./Ms. (surname)”

All commanders (LCDR, CDR) are addressed “Commander”

All admirals (Rear, Vice, Admiral, Fleet) are addressed “Admiral”

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

TITLES OF RANK

Rank always precedes an officer’s surname

U.S. AIR FORCE, ARMY, MARINE CORPS

In conversation and greetings:

All lieutenants (First, Second) are addressed “Lieutenant”

All colonels (Lt. Col., Col.) are addressed “Colonel”

All generals (Brig., Maj., Lt., General) are addressed “General”

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

TITLES OF POSITION

“Sir”/“Ma’am” are proper forms of address for a senior officer

The officer who commands a ship is addressed “Captain” regardless of rank

The commander of an Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps unit may be referred to as “the Commander” or “the Commanding Officer”

Other important positional titles may be used in place of rank; for example, Surgeon General (surname)

Descriptive position titles may be used in place of rank; for example, dentists and physicians may be addressed “Doctor” and clergy as “Chaplain,” regardless of rank

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

COMING TO ATTENTION

•When called to attention by the officer in charge

• When rendering a salute

Do not stop and come to attention when approaching,

or being approached by, other uniformed personnel

•When the National Anthem is played indoors

Note that uniformed personnel do not salute

•When the Pledge of Allegiance is recited indoors

Note that uniformed personnel

do not salute

do not recite the Pledge

do not place the right hand over their heart

• When an officer of superior rank enters a room and the

command “Attention” or “Attention on Deck” is given

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

FLAG ETIQUETTE

The terms flag, color, standard, or ensign

may be used to designate the national flag

Raising and Lowering the Flag

Morning Colors and Evening Colors (Navy)

Reveille and Retreat (Army, Air Force)

- daily ceremony

- flag is displayed only between sunrise and sunset,

unless illuminated

- flag is raised briskly and lowered ceremoniously

- uniformed personnel come to attention and hold a

salute until the last note of music or bugle call,

or flag is removed from halyard, whichever is longer

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

FLAG ETIQUETTE

Displaying the U.S. Flag - Indoors

With other flags, the U.S. flag is placed in the position

of honor: the flag’s own right (observer’s left)

- all other flags arranged to the left in decreasing

order of precedence (organizational, then admiral)

- no other flag is displayed above the U.S. flag

- for receptions and dinners, a flag line is used

- for a podium, U.S. flag

to right of the staging

area, other flags to left

of the speaker

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

FLAG ETIQUETTE

Displaying the U.S. Flag - Indoors

With other flags, the U.S. flag is placed in the position

of honor: the flag’s own right (observer’s left)

- among several flags on

staffs, U.S. flag is centered

and staff placed vertically

at the highest point

- when displayed flat against

a wall (indoor or outdoor)

the flag’s union (stars) is

positioned at the top and

to the flag’s own right

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

FLAG ETIQUETTE

Displaying the U.S. Flag - Outdoors

With other flags, the U.S. flag is placed in the position

of honor: the flag’s own right (observer’s left)

- no other flag may be larger in size, nor displayed

higher than the U.S. flag

- U.S. flag is first to be raised and last to be lowered

- when flown on the same pole, U.S. flag is positioned

at the top

- when flown with flags of other nations, each flag is

same size, displayed on a separate pole of the same

height, and all are raised and lowered simultaneously

- when displayed on a car, U.S. flag is affixed to the

front right

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

FLAG ETIQUETTE

The U.S. Flag in Mourning

Only the President or a state governor can order the

U.S. flag be lowered to half-staff (half-mast in Navy)

- the flag is first hoisted to peak for an instant, then

lowered to one-half the distance between top and

bottom of staff

- the flag is again raised to peak, before being lowered

for the day

- on Memorial Day, the flag is displayed at half-staff

until noon, at which time it is raised to full staff

When used to cover a casket

- union is positioned at the head, over left shoulder

- flag should not touch ground

- flag is not lowered into the grave

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

FLAG ETIQUETTE

Folding the U.S. Flag

Step 1. Two persons hold flag

parallel to the ground,

waist-high, and fold the

lower striped half of flag

over the blue field of stars

Step 2. Fold flag again lengthwise

—begin with the folded

edge and bring it up to

meet the open edges, with

the blue field on the outside

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

FLAG ETIQUETTE

Folding the U.S. Flag

Step 3. Start a triangular fold by

bringing the striped corner

of folded edge to meet the

open edge of the flag; then,

turn the outer point inward,

parallel with the open edge, to form

a second triangle; the triangular folding

is continued until only the blue field is visible

Step 4. Fold down the square into

a triangle and tuck inside

the folds

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

MILITARY FUNERAL

Elements of the Ceremony

• Officer-in-charge

• Uniformed body bearers (casket team)

• Honorary pallbearers (up to eight)

• Firing detail and bugler

• Ceremonial folding and presentation of U.S. flag

Sequence of Events

- Immediate family, relatives and friends of deceased

are seated on the right side (facing front), before

the casket is carried into the chapel

- Honorary pallbearers form two facing ranks in front of

chapel before hearse arrives

- Upon arrival, the honorary pallbearers salute when body

bearers carry casket, foot end first, into the chapel

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

MILITARY FUNERAL

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

MILITARY FUNERAL

Sequence of Events

- After the chapel service, the reverse order is followed

- At grave site, the casket is placed over grave and the

casket team holds flag, stretched out and level, waist

high, over casket throughout the service

- After committal service is ready by chaplain, the OIC

presents arms to initiate three rifle volleys; then,

bugler sounds Taps

- Casket team folds flag; lead bearer passes flag to

OIC, salutes, and team departs

- OIC or chaplain presents flag to the family:

“On behalf of a grateful Nation and a proud Public

Health Service, I present this flag to you in recognition

of your (relationship)’s years of honorable and faithful

service to his/her Country”

The presenter then steps back one pace and salutes

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

MILITARY FUNERAL

Military Salutes

All uniformed personnel attending in their individual capacity render the hand salute, as follows

- when the caisson or hearse arrives at the cemetery

- whenever the casket is moved

- while the casket is lowered into the grave

- during the firing volley

- during the sounding of Taps

Casket team members do not salute, except as noted, during

the ceremony

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

POSITION OF HONOR

ALWAYS TOTHE RIGHT

• Automobile – Right Rear Seat

- Junior officer enters right rear door first, slides to left

side, and is last to disembark

- Safety permitting, junior officer opens and closes

right rear door for senior, then enters left rear door

- If three officers in rear seat, junior sits in middle or

moves to front passenger seat

•Chair

- Right of the chairperson, host, or center podium

- Most desirable seats in all settings

•Walking

- Right side

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

SALUTING

A gesture of greeting and respect among service personnel,

the salute is rendered to

all commissioned and warrant officers,

the President of the U.S.,

senior government officials of the U.S.,

a Medal of Honor recipient,

and officers of friendly foreign countries

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

SALUTING

• Forms of Salute

- Hand salute

- Rifle salute (under arms)

- Saber/sword salute

- Cannon salute

•Basics

- Salute is initiated by enlisted or junior officer and

held until after return salute by senior officer

- Head and eyes are turned to person being saluted

or to the colors

- If standing, junior salutes from position of attention

- If walking, initiate salute in sufficient time to allow

response by senior officer (between 6-30 paces)

- Courtesy to accompany salute with a verbal greeting

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

SALUTING

• How to Salute

- Raise right hand smartly

- Join and extend fingers

- Palm down and slightly

turned toward face

- Tip of forefinger/middle

finger touches right front

corner of headdress

- If a nonbilled cap, touch

forehead to right of eye

- Upper arm horizontal

- Elbow slightly forward

- Forearm at an angle

- Hand and wrist straight

- Hand is dropped smartly

to position of attention

Incorrect

Correct

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

SALUTING

• When to Salute

Only when covered, outdoors

- When approaching a senior officer in uniform

- When saluted by junior officers or enlisted personnel

- When given a rifle salute (e.g., military installation)

- When passing a senior officer walking in the same

direction (“By your leave, sir/ma’am”)

- During “Honors” (morning and evening colors), and

playing of National Anthem, the bugle call “To the

Colors,” “Hail to the Chief,” foreign national anthem

- During recitation of Pledge of Allegiance

- To national color, holding salute 6 paces before and

after it passes, or before and after passing it

- When flag rank officers in official vehicles pass by

- On ceremonial occasions (e.g., command change)

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MILITARY PROTOCOL

SALUTING

• When to Salute – Ships

- When boarding, stop at top of gangway, turn toward

stern and salute national ensign

- After saluting national ensign, face and salute the

officer of the deck (“Sir/ma’am, I request permission

to come aboard”)

- When disembarking, reverse order (OOD, ensign)

• When Not to Salute

- When uncovered (without headgear)

- When officers of equal rank approach each other

(optional salute)

- When impractical (e.g., carrying items in both hands)

- When in public places (e.g., sporting events) and on

public conveyances, where inappropriate

- When either subordinate or senior is in civilian attire

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UNIFORMED SERVICE PROTOCOL

FORPHS OFFICERS

MODULES

I. SERVICE HERITAGE

II. OFFICERSHIP BASICS &

MILITARY PROTOCOL

III. SPECIAL DUTY

IV. COMMUNICATIONS

V. CEREMONIAL/SOCIAL

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SPECIAL DUTY

I. ESCORT OFFICER

II. HONOR CADRE

III. MENTOR

IV. MUSIC ENSEMBLE

V. RECRUITER

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ESCORT OFFICER

I. DEFINITIONS

II. AIGUILLETTE

III. PERSONAL QUALITIES

IV. BASICS

V. ADVANCE WORK

VI. ARRIVALOF PRINCIPAL

VII. PROTOCOL

VIII. POINTOF CONTACT

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ESCORT OFFICER

DEFINITIONS

•Aide-de-Camp

(French: camp assistant)An officer who is a fulltime

confidential assistant to an officer of flag rank

• Escort Officer

An officer who is temporarily assigned to a flag officer

or dignitary (“the principal” or “distinguished visitor”)

•Protocol Officer

A person, officer or civilian, who provides fulltime

management and support service to a command officer

or high ranking government official; this person

represents the officer/official and command, and is

not a personal assistant

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ESCORT OFFICER

AIGUILLETTE

Escort officers may wear an

aiguillette only while serving

in an official capacity as an

aide to flag officer

The number of loops corres-

pond to the principal’s rank:

Aide to Admiral………..4 loops

Aide to Vice Admiral….3 loops

Aide to Rear Admiral....2 loops

There are two types:

Service Aiguillette

Dress Aiguillette – for official

ceremonies, social events

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ESCORT OFFICER

PERSONAL QUALITIES

•Knowledgeable

Familiar with uniformed service courtesies, customs,

protocol, and social etiquette

• Self-Reliant

Must be resourceful, and able to organize, prioritize,

and carry out a myriad of tasks competently and with

good judgment

•Interpersonal Abilities

Should have good verbal and written communication

skills, and be adept at dealing appropriately and with

integrity with people at all levels

•Military Bearing

Must have exemplary military appearance and bearing

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ESCORT OFFICER

BASICS

•Always be thoroughly prepared before meeting the

principal

•Always be well groomed, wear a well-fitted, clean and

pressed uniform

• Always be on time and earlier if possible

•Always practice military courtesy, adhere to official

protocol, and maintain a formal military bearing while

in public view

•Always remember that you must subordinate your

desires to the needs of the principal

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ESCORT OFFICER

ADVANCE WORK

•Upon notification, obtain the principal’s itinerary and

travel information well in advance

• Confirm reservations-flight, car, hotel, restaurant

•Review the schedule of events and locations with the

Point of Contact and/or local event coordinator

- Visit event location and identify parking area

- Determine entrance and exit

- Know where proceedings will be staged

- Learn who will be the official greeters

- Determine seating arrangement

- Ensure schedule allows for meet and greet, photo

ops, coffee breaks, meals, rest periods, transport

- Confirm dress required for all scheduled activities

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ESCORT OFFICER

ARRIVAL OF PRINCIPAL

•A full sized vehicle should be used

• Check with terminal security to position car nearby

•Be waiting at the arrival gate at least 15 minutes early

• Greet and introduce yourself to the principal

“Good morning (afternoon, evening) Admiral Williams.

I am (rank, first and last name) and I will be your

escort officer during your visit.”

- Assist with luggage

- Open and close the car’s right rear door for principal;

if not driving, enter right rear first (safety permitting,

enter left rear door)

- Give a brief description of the day’s itinerary, and

provide a folder with itinerary, names, contact info.

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ESCORT OFFICER

PROTOCOL

•Always address principal with rank/title

• When walking, stay to left and ½ pace behind principal

•Carry any materials needed by principal

• Position yourself at a distance from principal, but near

enough to support the principal when needed

•Be prepared to move people along so no one

monopolizes principal’s time

• Be prepared to call “Attention on Deck” when proper

•Observe military protocol

- Junior officer allows senior to initiate handshake

- Junior officer rides/sits/stands/walks on senior’s left

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UNIFORMED SERVICE PROTOCOL

FORPHS OFFICERS

MODULES

I. SERVICE HERITAGE

II. OFFICERSHIP BASICS &

MILITARY PROTOCOL

III. SPECIAL DUTY

IV. COMMUNICATIONS

V. CEREMONIAL/SOCIAL

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COMMUNICATIONS

I. BUSINESS CARDS

II. CALLSAND CARDS

III. CORRESPONDENCE

IV. TELECOMMUNICATIONS

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BUSINESS CARDS

PHS Officers should consider a Business Card

•Purpose

- To provide professional and uniformed service

identification and contact information

- As a cover attachment to official documents

• Specifications

- Standard size of 3½ by 2 inches

- Conservative by design

•Format

- Upper Corner(s): Institutional and/or PHS logo

- First Line, Centered:

Officer’s name and academic degree, or

Rank and name (no trailing credentials)

- Note that honorifics (Dr., Mr., Ms.) are not used

on business cards, in contrast to social cards

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BUSINESS CARDS

Meredith E. Ford, Ph.D.

Captain, U.S. Public Health Service

Director, Division of Drug Information

Tel: (301) 555-1000 FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

Fax: (301) 555-2000 5600 FISHERS LANE, ROOM 10-30

[email protected] ROCKVILLE, MD 20857

FDA Logo

Name and Credential

Rank

Position Title

Contact Information

HHS and PHS Logos

Rank and Name

Position Title

Contact Information

UNITED STATES

PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE

DEPT. OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

RADM PAUL TEMPLETON

Chief, International Operations

Room 815H (202) 555-1000, Office

200 Independence Avenue, SW (202) 555-5000, 24-Hour

Washington, DC 20201 (202) 555-2000, Facsimile

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