Captain Jessica D. Beard and Ms. Andrea Ward-Wiley both received awards for Nursing Excellence at the 2018 ASMUS Conference held at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD on 29 November 2018.
Captain Beard is the Senior Nurse Executive for Naval Health Clinic Lemoore and Ms. Ward-Wiley is a Registered Nurse assigned to Naval Branch Health Clinic Fallon, one of the outlying clinics aligned under NHC Lemoore.
Captain Jessica Beard received the AMSUS, The Society of the Federal Health Professionals 2018 Nursing Award for her superb leadership, excellence in nursing, and overall contributions to the military healthcare system.
Ms. Andrea Ward-Wiley received the 2018 MHS Federal Junior Civilian Nursing Leadership Excellence Award for her exemplary leadership and nursing skills.
MHS Nursing Leadership Excellence Awards The annual Military Health System (MHS) Military and Federal Civilian Nursing Leadership Excellence Awards were established to honor Registered Nurses who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and skill. Award winners in the junior and senior categories are selected by Joint selection committees of military and civilian nurses.
Naval Health Clinic Lemoore (NHCL) was commissioned 1 July 1968 and provides quality health care to 32,000 eligible beneficiaries at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, and NAS Fallon, Nevada. The command also provides dental care and medical administrative support to Navy, Marine Corps and international students at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Defense Language Institute and the Center for Information Dominance in Monterey, California.