Dr. Chance T. Kaplan

Military Career

Dr. Kaplan’s Military Career:

Commander
330th Medical Brigade
Ft. Sheridan, Illinois
2011-2013
Commander
CENTCOM/ARCENT Area Of Responsibility
Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait
OIF, OND & OEF
2007-2010
Command Surgeon
81st Regional Support Command (RSC)
Ft. Jackson, South Carolina
2007-2010
Commander
4211th U.S. Army Hospital
San Diego, CA
2005-2007
Senior Officer Legal Orientation Course
Charlottesville, VA
2005
Officer in Charge (OIC)
Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE)
U.S. Army – Tikal, Guatemala
2005
United States Army Trauma Training Course
Miami, FL
2004
Commander
324th Combat Support Hospital
Miami, FL
2003-2004
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Theatre Evacuation Hospital Surgeon
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany
2003
Officer In Charge (OIC)
Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDETERE)
U.S. Army – Caaguazu, Paraguay
2003
Commander – Hospital Unit Surgical (H.U.S.)
324TH Combat Support Hospital
Miami, FL
1998-2002
Staff Surgeon
Operation Smile (World Journey of Hope)
Yasothon, Thailand
2000
Command and General Staff College

Ft. Levenworth, Kansas

1998-2000
Officer In Charge (OIC)
Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDERETE)
U.S. Army – Tumbes, Peru
1998
Chief, Plastic Surgery Service
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
El Paso, TX
1997
Commander
31st Combat Support Hospital
Fort Bliss, TX
1996-1997
U.S. Army Medical Department
Officers Advanced Course
Fort Sam, Houston, TX
1996
Assistant Chief, Plastic Surgery Services
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
El Paso, TX
1994-1996
Expert Field Medical Badge
McGregor Range
White Sands, NM
1996
Chief, General Surgery Service
United Nations Mission in Haiti
Port Au Prince, Haiti
1994-1995
Airborne Course
U.S. Army Infantry School
Fort Benning, GA
1995
Combat Casualty Course
Fort Sam Houston, TX
1994

AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal (4 Awards)
  • U.S. Army Commendation Medal (8 Awards)
  • Army Achievement Medal (2 Awards)
  • Reserve Components Achievement Medal (8 Awards)
  • National Defense Service Medal (Bronze Star)
  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
  • Iraq Campaign Medal (With Campaign Star)
  • Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (Bronze Star)
  • Global War On Terrorism Service Medal (Bronze Star)
  • Humanitarian Service Medal
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (Bronze Medal)
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal (Silver Hour Glass, M Device, 2 Device)
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon (3 Device)
  • Reserve Officers Overseas Training Service Ribbon
  • United Nations Medal (Haiti)
  • Department of the Army – Distinguished Military Graduate
  • U.S. Army Health Professional Scholarship
  • U.S. Army Commandants List Graduate – Officer Basic Course
  • Member – The American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Member – American Medical Association
  • Fellow – American College of Surgeons

SPECIAL SKILLS & BADGES

  • Combat Action Badge
  • Expert Field Medical Badge
  • Parachutist Badge




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