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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​                              William T. Scouten
   Captain, Medical Corps, United States Navy
                  Director, U.S. Naval Hospital Rota                


Capt. William T. Scouten hails from Westfield, New Jersey. After graduating from Davidson College in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, he was commissioned in the US Navy through the Health Professions Scholarship Program and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1995 from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  His professional training includes a psychiatry internship at the National Naval Medical Center and a pediatric internship, residency, and endocrinology fellowship in the National Capital Consortium.

Operationally, Capt. Scouten deployed several times on USNS COMFORT (T-AH 20).  He was the Pediatric Department Head in support of Continuing Promise (CP) 09, Assistant Director of Medical Services and pediatrician in support of Operation Unified Response, after the Haiti earthquake in 2010, and Director of Medical Services ​        for ​CP 11.  In addition, he was the Director of Medical Operations for CP 13 and an integral planner for the CP 17, CP 18, Enduring Promise, and USNS COMFORT 2019 missions.

Ashore, Capt. Scouten was assigned to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan, where he headed the Negishi Branch Health Annex as a general medical officer from 
​1996-1999.  He was assigned to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) as a Staff Pediatric Endocrinologist from 2005-2017. During his time at NMCP, he built a robust pediatric endocrine practice and multidisciplinary diabetes management center that serves the largest population of pediatric beneficiaries in the military health system.  He established and led the NMCP Pediatric Subspecialty Group from 2006-2010 and served as the Pediatric Department Chairman from October 2010 to 
April 2011, managing the largest Department of Defense training program with 200 staff and over 30 joint service residents in training.  

​Capt. Scouten completed tours as U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command / FOURTH Fleet Surgeon from 2017 to 2019, Executive Officer tour on board USNS MERCY
​(T-AH 19) from 2019 to 2021, and as Force Surgeon, U.S. Naval Forces Transportation Command / Military Sealift Command from 2021 to 2023.

Capt. Scouten is a Master Clinician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and is a published expert and consultant in the field of thyroid cancer and ship-based disaster and humanitarian medicine.

His personal awards include Legion of Merit with gold star, Meritorious Service Medal with two gold stars, Navy Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and Army Achievement Medal.

Craig T. Malloy

Captain, Nurse Corps, US Navy

Executive Officer, U.S. Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command, Rota

CAPT ​Craig T. Malloy is a native of New South Wales, ​​​​Australia. After completion of his Diploma of Applied Science in Nursing from Mitchell College of Advanced Education in 1989 he immigrated to the United States in 1990 and subsequently was employed as a civilian nurse in Massachusetts and Florida. In 1995, CAPT Malloy enlisted in the Naval Reserves through the Advanced Pay-Grade Program. In 2000, he completed his Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree from Barry University in Miami Shores, FL and he obtained his citizenship and a commission in the U.S Naval Reserves.

After only a brief period of reserve commission CAPT Malloy decided to accession to active duty. In August, 2001 he commenced his active duty service at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Working in the Main Operating Room it was realized despite his junior rank that the experience brought from the civilian sector enabled him to become team leader for Neurosurgery. This experience allowed for superiors to nominate him for the Colonel Reddy leadership symposium in which he briefed Tri Service Flag officers on nursing competencies.

In July 2004, CAPT Malloy was assigned to US Naval Hospital Guam. A successful tour highlight was the completion of first reconstructive total joint procedures to be performed in several years and his selection as Nurse of the Year for 2008.  CAPT Malloy was sent TAD and attended the Naval Trauma Training Course at LA County Ho​spital in Los Angeles. His efforts there were noted with him being awarded the “Hard Charger" for that class group.

After a successful OCONUS tour, CAPT Malloy was assigned to Fleet Surgical Team Six, Little Creek, VA in August 2007. Deployments on the USS Bataan (LHD-5) and covert missions on the USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) culminated in him being awarded the Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer (SWMDO) designator.

Following the FST assignment, CAPT Malloy was assigned to the Main Operating Room at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA in August 2009. Assuming staff nurse responsibilities he was moved into Team Leader, Neurosurgery and then selected as Division Officer representing 6 surgical disciplines. In 2011 he deployed to Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan as the Perioperative Nurse and Senior Nursing Officer of the Role 2E Hospital. Upon returning to Portsmouth, he transitioned into the Clinical Coordinator position and then Assistant Department Head. In December 2014, CAPT Malloy transferred to Naval Hospital Lemoore serving as Department Head, Perioperative Services and then was selected as Director of Medical Services and Head of Quality Management assuming these positions from October 2015 until July 2017. In July 2017, CAPT Malloy assumed the role of Nurse Corps Assignment Officer for approximately 900 constituents at the Bureau of Personnel in Millington, TN. In December 2019, CAPT Malloy assumed the role of Associate Director of Nursing Services, NMRTC-Portsmouth.  On June 1, 2022 CAPT Malloy assumed the role of Executive Officer at NMRTC Rota.                          

​CAPT Malloy's personal decorations and awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), SWMDO designation, and multiple unit, campaign, and service awards.

Frank D. Garza


Command Master Chief, U.S. Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command, Rota

Master Chief Hospital Corpsman Frank Garza was born on January 22, 1982 in San Antonio, TX, graduated from John F. Kennedy H.S. class of 2000, and enlisted in the U.S. Navy, August 2001.

Upon completion of basic military training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL and graduating Hospital Corpsman “A" School, January 2002, he proceeded to Field Medical Service School, Camp Johnson, NC, graduating in of May 2002.

He has served in a myriad of operational sea duty assignments including 1st Marine Division; 2nd Marine Airwing; 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force; Marine Aircraft Group 26; International Security Assistance Force-Nuristan Provincial Reconstruction Team; and as the Medical Departmental Leading Chief Petty Officer onboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

His previous shore tours include, Naval Hospital Great Lakes, IL; Naval Station Great Lakes Hospital Corpsman “A" School Instructor; Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA; NMRTU Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island, SC; Command Master Chief Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command (NMRTC) and Naval Support Facility (NSF), Beaufort, SC; and is currently serving as Command Master Chief NMRTC Rota, Spain.

He completed multiple combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and two shipboard tours during OEF and Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR).  His combat tours include, II MEF CASEVAC Team, Medium Lift Helicopter Squadron Purple Foxes (HMM 364); Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS 271) Immediate Response Platoon; Provincial Reconstruction Team-Nuristan assigned to 10th Mountain Infantry Division, 11th Armored Calvary Regiment and 405th Civil Affairs Battalion.  His shipboard tours include a WESTPAC with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Battalion Landing Team 3rd BN, 5th Marines onboard the USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Carrier Strike Group EIGHT operating in the Mediterranean and High North Atlantic participating in Trident Juncture, Baltic Ops and Exercise Lightning Handshake.   

HMCM Garza and his wife Valerie Garza, have been married for 20 years and have a 19 year old daughter named Kayla M. Garza who is a college student at Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.

​HMCM Garza holds a Master's Degree in Administration and Health Care from The University of Incarnate Word, is a graduate of the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course (Class 224/21050) and the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 192/Gold).  He has earned the warfare designations, Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Information Warfare Specialist, Marine Combat Aircrew, U.S. Army Basic Aviation Badge, U.S. Army Combat Medical Badge and U.S Navy Master Training Specialist.  His awards include, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal w/2 Strike/Flights, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5), Army Commendation Medal (2) w/Combat “Valor", Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3), Combat Action Ribbon (2), and various other campaign and unit awards.
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