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Field Medical Training Battalion - East

Marine Corps Training and Education Command

Camp Lejeune, NC
CAPT Richard J. Jehue, MSC, USN

Commanding Officer


Captain (CAPT) Jehue has earned Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Education degrees. He holds four board certifications.

Richard Jehue enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Reserves in April 1983. After completing Recruit Training, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA, he served at Battery B, 1st Battalion, 14th Marines, Pico Rivera, CA, during which he attended the U.S. Army Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Lawton, OK. He was honorably discharged in April 1989.

Richard Jehue received his commission in the U.S. Navy in November 1990. His first assignment was at Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI), Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, FL. Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG) Jehue subsequently served at Aviation Physiology Training Unit, Branch Medical Clinic (BMC), NAS Norfolk, VA. Lieutenant (LT) Jehue served at: Aviation Survival Training Center, BMC, NAS Barbers Point, HI; 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Aviation Support Element Kaneohe, Marine Corps Base HI, during which he attended the Aviation Safety Officer School, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA; and Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Unit at Boulder, CO. Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Jehue served at NAMI, NAS Pensacola, FL and Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), Washington DC, and attended the USMC Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University, Quantico, VA.

Commander (CDR) Jehue served at II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC and Field Medical Training Battalion-East, Camp Lejeune, NC as the Executive Officer (XO). Captain (CAPT) Jehue served at 1st Medical Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA, as the 60th Commanding Officer (CO), during which he also served as Commander, 22 Area, Camp Pendleton, CA, and BUMED, Falls Church, VA.

Captain Jehue's awards include the Legion of Merit Medal with one gold star, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with two gold stars, and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with three gold stars. He also received the 1995 Outstanding Naval Aerospace Physiologist of the Year award.