IDC Program Manager
As the IDC program manager, he passed the 1 MEF inspection of the program, ensuring documentation, training, and care delivered met standards.
INDEPENDENT DUTY CORPSMAN PROGRAM MANAGER AND SENIOR WATERFRONT IDC. HMCS PAULSON SET THE STANDARD FOR READINESS BY CONDUCTING OVER 90 TECHNICAL ASSIST VISITS AND 28 MEDICAL READINESS INSPECTIONS WHICH FACILITATED 22 SUCCESSFUL DEPLOYMENTS TO THE 5TH AND 7TH FLEET AORs. HE SPENT ALL HIS SPARE TIME RESEARCHING AND RESOLVING TECHNICAL, CLINICAL, AND READINESS ISSUES, WHICH GREATLY CONTRIBUTED TO MIDPAC SHIPS' ABILITY TO COMPLETE THEIR MISSIONS. HMCS PAULSON'S HIGH STANDARD OF PROFESSIONALISM AND RELENTLESS PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE GARNERED SURFOR RECOGNITION OF MIDPAC SHIPS, SUSTAINING THE HIGHEST AGGREGATE MEDICAL AND DENTAL READINESS, FOR ALL USN SHIPS FLEETWIDE, IN OVER FIVE YEARS. HMCS PAULSON'S EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL SKILLS BECAME THE FACE OF COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC'S PROFESSIONAL REPUTATION.
As Leading Chief Petty Officer, Branch Medical Clinics, Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Chief Kelly demonstrated superior leadership while managing over 140 personnel and ensuring a high state of readiness of 50,000 Marines and Sailors while assigned to four separate branch clinics. As the Command Independent Duty Corpsman Program Manager, she established the first-ever Command Utilization Program which enabled 24 IDC to rotate through six specialized clinics in order to expand their experience and knowledge. She also coordinated the third area-wide annual IDC Symposium serving 30 operational commands within the region. Her achievements helped the command receive honorable mention as the best IDC Program Navy-wide.
As lead collections advocate for the Adavanced Analytics, he was an insightful leader, adding value to each new analytical challenge. His tenacity and intuitive and enagaging style impacted each effort within the analytical focus area. His leadership went beyond expectations and was highly effective in educating an informed command on all aspects of collections and cross command collaboration and sharing.
AS THE SENIOR MEDICAL DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVE FOR PHIBLEX-13, CROW VALLEY, REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, HE WAS ACCOUNTABLE FOR AN AMAL VALUED AT OVER $70K AND WAS THE SOLE MEDICAL PROVIDER FOR MORE THAN 200 DEPLOYED MARINES AND SAILORS. AS THE BATTALION IDC PROGRAM MANAGER, HE MAINTAINED 13 IDC PORTFOLIOS ENSURING 100% CREDENTIALING IN ACCORDANCE WITH OPNAV AND III MEF INSTRUCTIONS. HE FACILITATED 40 MASS CASUALTY SCENARIOS FOR FMF PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR 3D MLG AND FACILITATED SIX TACTICAL COMBAT CASUALTY CARE COURSES THAT RESULTED IN THE CERTIFICATION OF 56 CORPSMEN. HIS EFFORTS AS PART OF THE STAT-C DEVELOPMENT TEAM, CONTRIBUTED TO THE ADDITIONAL FUNDING OF OVER $500K FROM HQMC.
SERE East's Medical LCPO and IDC Program Manager. He led his team of 13 corpsman in providing exceptional medical care for over 3200 Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape (SERE) students training at an austere remote location, resulting in zero loss of life, minimal injury, and a 98% completion rate. In addition, as the LCPO for the Advanced Instructor Training department, he led his team through a grueling JPRA high-risk training inspection with zero discrepancies. Furthermore, he revised the Research and Analysis process, saving nearly 1000 man hours and ensuring only the highest quality product was delivered to the staff of SERE East.