March 7, 2014

WBRC Welcomes New Administrative Officer

Photo: Mr. Mark Edwards, new WBRC Administrative Officer

WBRC is proud to announce that Mr. Mark Edwards has accepted the position of WBRC Administrative Officer.  He started the position on Feb. 10th, 2014.  Mr. Edwards is a 14 year veteran of the United States Navy.  He enlisted in the Navy in 1990 as an Aviation Electrician’s Mate (AE).  Mr. Edwards earned a commission in the Navy through the NROTC program at Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania from 1993 to 1997.  In his 14 years of active duty, he served on three ships: the USS America (CV-66) assigned to aircraft squadron VAW-123, the USS Estocin (FFG-15) as the Communications Officer, and the USS-Nimitz (CVN-68) as the Electrical Officer.  He also subsequently served as a Human Resources Officer for 5 years and attended graduate school at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey California.  Mr. Edwards previously worked for the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania starting in September of 2009 where he worked as an administrator in the Surgical Clinics.  Mr. Edwards was then was competitively selected by the Human Resources (ER/LR) Department at the VA Hospital in Pittsburgh in October of 2013 prior to being selected for the WBRC Administrative Officer position in November 2013.  Welcome to the WBRC Team Mark!

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