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Military News

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

* THOMAS M. BEACHKOFSKY

Thomas M. Beachkofsky has graduated from the Uniformed Services University, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Md. The graduate was promoted to the rank of captain and commissioned as a U.S. Air Force Corps officer.

The university is the Department of Defense's military school of medicine which educates students for direct accession in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Public Health Science. At the school, students complete a four-year course of study to be a military physician. The curriculum includes extra hours in epidemiology, health promotion, disease prevention, tropical medicine, leadership and field exercises, medical effects of weapons of mass destruction, and other subjects related to the military medical career field.

The Uniformed Services University is the nation's only fully accredited federal school of medicine and graduate school of nursing, and has a worldwide reputation as a center of excellence for military medical education and research.

Beachkofsky is the son of Nancy A. and stepson of Fred E. Haggerty, Brazil.

His wife, Jessica, is the daughter of Jerry E. Langseth, Palm Harbor, Fla., and Claudia K. Nelson, Green Cove Springs, Fla.

The captain graduated in the year 2000 from Northview High School, Brazil, and received a bachelor's degree in 2004 from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.

* JESSICA L. BEACHKOFSKY

Jessica L. Beachkofsky has graduated from the Uniformed Services University, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Md. The graduate was promoted to the rank of captain and commissioned as a U.S. Air Force Corps officer.

The university is the Department of Defense's military school of medicine which educates students for direct accession in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Public Health Science. At the school, students complete a four-year course of study to be a military physician. The curriculum includes extra hours in epidemiology, health promotion, disease prevention, tropical medicine, leadership and field exercises, medical effects of weapons of mass destruction, and other subjects related to the military medical career field.

The Uniformed Services University is the nation's only fully accredited federal school of medicine and graduate school of nursing, and has a worldwide reputation as a center of excellence for military medical education and research.

Beachkofsky is the daughter of Claudia K. Nelson, Green Cove Springs, Fla., and sister of Erika C. Cochrane, Palm Harbor, Fla.

Her husband, Thomas, is the son of Fred and Nancy Haggerty, Brazil.

The captain graduated in 1994 from River Ridge High School, New Port Richey, Fla., and received a bachelor's degree in 2003 from the University of South Florida, Tampa.



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