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    DiLorenzo Pentagon Health Clinic

    DiLorenzo Pentagon Health Clinic Leadership

    • Director

      Colonel John Ament

      Colonel John L. Ament was born and raised in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan and attended Grand Canyon University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. He was a Distinguished Military Graduate, and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant through the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps as a Nurse Corps Officer.

      He earned his master’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University. He is certified as an operating room nurse and is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives.

      Col. Ament’s last assignment was the Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Hospital, 32nd Hospital Center, Fort Polk, La. 

      Previous assignments include Staff Nurse, Telemetry, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu Hawaii; Staff Nurse, Operating Room, Tripler Army Medical Center; Officer in Charge Operating Room, 772 Forward Surgical Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Nurse Methods Analyst, Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga.; Chief, Perioperative Nursing Services, Reynolds Army Community Hospital, Fort Sill, Okla. and deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan; Nurse Fellow, Training With Industry, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, Calif.; and Director, Surgical Services Service Line, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu; and Battalion Commander, 3rd Medical Recruiting Battalion, Fort Knox, Ky.

      He is also a graduate of the AMEDD Officer Basic Course, the Combat Casualty Care Course, the AMEDD Officer Advance Course, and the Army Command and General Staff College. His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with 3-OLC, Army Commendation Medal with 3-OLC, and Army Achievement Medal with 3-OLC. He has also earned the Expert Field Medical Badge, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit.

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