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Peter F. Roberts
Captain, Medical Corps, United States Navy

 

Captain Peter Roberts earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Middlebury College, Vermont. He subsequently earned his MD degree from Temple University School of Medicine and completed residencies in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
 

Dr. Roberts was commissioned in the Navy Reserve as a Lieutenant while on the faculty at UC Davis School of Medicine Department of Surgery and Shriner’s Hospital for Children. During his academic career he has authored more than 25 peer reviewed medical articles and book chapters and has been an invited lecturer at national and international scientific meetings.

 

Dr. Roberts was commissioned in the Navy Reserve as a Lieutenant while on the faculty at UC Davis School of Medicine Department of Surgery and Shriner’s Hospital for Children. During his academic career he has authored more than 25 peer reviewed medical articles and book chapters and has been an invited lecturer at national and international scientific meetings.
 

In 2003, he transitioned to active duty and established a cardiothoracic surgery program at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP), serving initially as department head. He was elected President of the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, serving in that role from 2005 to 2009. He deployed to Iraq with 2nd MLG in support of OIF, holding positions as the Director of Surgical Services (DSS) and Forward Resuscitative Surgical System (FRSS) OIC at Camp Al Taqaddum and as a thoracic surgeon at Balad Air Force Theater Hospital.
 

After serving as DSS at NMCP from 2009-2011, he was selected to be the first American Executive Officer at the NATO Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan, dual hatted as Deputy Commander, Task Force Med South under Task Force Med Afghanistan. Upon returning from Afghanistan, he was assigned to U.S. Fleet Forces Command, assuming duties as CTF-80 Surgeon and Head, Medical Plans and Operations.
 

From 2014-2016, CAPT Roberts completed a successful tour as Deputy Commanding Officer at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii improving access to primary care while responsible for tertiary care throughout the Pacific Region. During his subsequent tour as Commanding Officer, MTF USNS MERCY (2016-2018), he led two Pacific Partnership missions. He spent nearly one year at sea engaging with more than a dozen Indo-Pacific nations furthering theater security cooperation, global health and preparations for all hazards planning and foreign humanitarian assistance.
 

CAPT Roberts served as Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, Fleet Surgeon from 2018 to 2021. Over this time, he was responsible for health support to fleet operations, including C3F’s medical response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He provided critical leadership in the command’s Defense Support to Civil Authorities response to U.S. Northern Command and force generation of more than 25,000 sailors and marines during the pandemic.
 

His personal decorations include Legion of Merit (two awards), the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. He is qualified to wear the Fleet Marine Force and Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer devices.

 

Sharon L. House
Navy Captain, Nurse Corps, United States Navy

 

Captain House is a native of Gardiner, Maine. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont on a Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps scholarship and her commission as an Ensign in 1997. Her graduate degrees include a Master of Science in Nursing and post graduate certificate in wound, ostomy and continence nursing from the University of Virginia.
 

Operationally, CAPT House served as Staff Nurse and Mass Casualty Officer for Joint Task Force, Joint Medical Group, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Senior Nurse and Staff Nurse for 1st Medical Battalion, Bravo and Charlie Surgical companies in support of Operation Moshtarak. She was also key to the establishment of the Concussion Restorative Care Center on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. The first in country Marine Corps asset dedicated to the recovery of post-concussive casualties. Additionally, CAPT House served as the Officer in Charge of the Naval Expeditionary Medical Training Institute where she completely revised the Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) platform curriculum, instituting hands on clinical, equipment, communications and Command and Control training, resulting in the first EMF Operational Readiness Evaluation in 15 years.
 

CAPT House’s previous assignments include staff nurse positions on the Psychiatric and Medicine units, Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida; Assistant Division Officer Multi-Service Ward Naval Hospital Rota, Spain; Clinical Educator for Naval Health Care New England; Duty Under Instruction at the University of Virginia; Division Officer Orthopedics and General/ Specialty Surgery Inpatient Units Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia; Department Head Family Medicine and Deputy Director Marine and Sailor Concussion Recovery Center Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune , North Carolina where she established the state of the art Intrepid Spirit Concussion Recovery Center and earned the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS) Rehabilitation Award. Executive assignments include Director Branch Clinics Naval Health Clinic Quantico, Virginia; Officer in Charge Naval Expeditionary Medical Training Institute Camp Pendleton, California; Deputy Commander, Naval Hospital Camp Naval Medical Readiness Training Command Camp Pendleton, California. Currently serves as Executive Officer of Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton and Naval Medical Readiness and Training Command Camp Pendleton, California.
 

Captain House is qualified as a Fleet Marine Force Warfare Officer. Her personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Joint Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), and numerous unit, campaign and service awards.

CMDCM (FMF/SW/AW) Peter E. Torres
Command Master Chief
Naval Medical Readiness Training Command (NMRTC), Camp Pendleton, CA

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Command Master Chief Torres began his naval career on June 06, 1992, onboard Recruit Training Command (RTC), San Diego, CA.

He completed Hospital Corpsman "A" school in 1993 and subsequently attended Advanced Medical Laboratory Technician "C" School at the Naval School of Health Science, San Diego, CA.

Command Master Chief Torres holds a Bachelor of Health Science Degree in Clinical Lab Science from Trident University, and a Certification, in Medical Lab Technology from George Washington University. He is a graduate of the Navy War College's Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 164), and Naval Leadership and Ethics Center, Command Master Chief Capstone Course (Class 18050), Newport, RI.

His fleet assignments include Fleet Surgical Team ONE, San Diego, CA, where he deployed aboard the USS TARAWA (LHA 1) in July 2000 in support of OPERATION RESTORE HOPE, East Timor and OPERATION DETERMINED RESPONSE, Aden, Yemen. He subsequently deployed aboard the USS BONHOMME RICHARD (LHD 6) WESTPAC 02-3 in November 2001 in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM. Forward Deployed Preventive Medicine Unit FIVE, San Diego, CA. He participated in Homeland Defense support and deployed with I Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) in February 2003, in support of the initial push of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM and deployed with II MEF, Task Force-261 in January 2005 in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM 04-6 forward operating base Al Assad, Al Anbar Province. 3rd Medical Battalion, III MEF, Okinawa, Japan as Senior Enlisted Leader (SEL) deployed in support of numerous theater security operations and exercises from 2009 to 2012. Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I MEF, Camp Pendleton, CA, where he served as SEL. 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I MEF, Camp Pendleton, CA, he deployed aboard USS BOXER (LHD 4) WESTPAC 16-1 as SEL in February 2016 in support of OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE and numerous theater security operations and exercises in the FIFTH, and SEVENTH Fleet's Area of Operation. 1st Marine Division, I MEF Camp Pendleton, CA, where he served as Deputy Command Master Chief (CMC). The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS SPRUANCE (DDG 111), San Diego, CA, where he served as the CMC. SPRUANCE deployed in October 2018 with Johns C. Stennis Strike Group in support of OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE, OPERATION FREEDOM'S SENTINEL, and various multi-nation exercises in the FIFTH and SEVENTH Fleet Area of Operation.

His shore assignments include Naval Medical Center San Diego, CA, and Field Medical Training Battalion-West, Training & Education Command, Camp Pendleton, CA, where he served as SEL and instructor.

He assumed his current position as CMC onboard NMRTC, Camp Pendleton, CA in September 2020.

Command Master Chief Torres is designated a specialist in Fleet Marine Force, Surface, and Air Warfare, and holds a certification as a Master Training Specialist. Personal awards include Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards) as well as numerous unit, campaign, and service awards.
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