By Numed, Inc
As we enter the holiday season, we want to thank the Veterans around the country, especially the Veterans we have within our Numed community! We can’t thank them enough for their service and the sacrifices they have had to make during their lifetimes. To learn more about our Numed Veterans, please read below.
Jackie Moses: Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Jackie’s first job in the Army was 3J, Quartermaster Chemical Equipment Repairer. She focused on generators and light wheeled vehicles. After Desert Storm, she was a Medical Supply Specialist for eight years. Jackie chose the Army to do something non-traditional and to explore the world. One of her craziest moments occurred when she was waiting to be flown out of Desert Storm. After boarding the plane, she was told there was a chance that the plane could be attacked while on the way back to Germany because it was still hostile situation. She said she and the other passengers were terrified the whole flight and they kissed the concrete when they landed in Germany.
Mike McVey: Mike, National Support Engineer – MR/CT, began his military career in the United States Marine Corps in May of 1993. He served as an Avionics Technician for Huey and Cobra helicopters before being deployed to Bosnia, Kosovo and Liberia. Mike was promoted to rank of Staff Sergeant before he ended active duty in 2001. He finished out active duty in Atlanta training Reserve Marines.
Latrisa Harris: Latrisa, CT Technologist, has been retired from the Army for 21 years. She served as a Medical Supply Logistics Supervisor during her time.
Vance Acker: Vance, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, was in the Army from 1991 to 1995 and then joined the Texas Army National Guard from 1995-1999. He has participated in 21 airborne jumps, was stationed for two years in Germany and spent six months in Bosnia as part of a peacekeeping force.
Jason Jungman: Jason, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, was in the US Navy for four years from 1995 to 1999 as an Information Systems Technician 3rd Class, so his focus was on radio communications, computer networking and programming. He was stationed in San Diego, CA, which was a great change from being raised in West Texas. His mom, her brother and several cousins were all in the Army while his grandfather was in the Navy. He was drawn to the Navy because of the ability to travel and use the Navy College Fund.
Kitz Parker: Kitz, Senior Vice President of Operations, served in the Army as an Army Specialist E5. He was stationed in Germany for just over two years as part of the medical detachment in Bad Kissengen where he was an x-ray technician.
Bill Phares: Bill is one of our Numed Service Engineers – Nuclear Medicine/Injector. He is retired from the Navy Reserves as a Senior Chief E8 after 28 years of service in 2016. Bill was based out of Fort Worth, TX, and during his active duty, he made 28 trips to Guam.
Pamela Johnson: Pam, CT Technologist, served in the Army and spent her time at the Ft Sill Oklahoma, Artillery base. Her MOS was 88N. She was responsible for all movement via transportation by air, train and boats and also responsible for certifying hazardous materials before a unit could deploy. Pamela actually joined at the age of 16!
Michele Arbet: Michele, Site Supervisor, comes from a long line of military history. Her father served in the US Airforce and the US Army where he retired as a Sargent First Class, her younger sister served in the US Airforce for 10 years, and her brother also served in the US Airforce where he retired as Lieutenant after 20 years of service. Michelle served in the Army for 8 years and left as a Corporal.
Del Belton: Del, CT Technologist, served Active Duty in the US Army for four years along with time in Louisiana in the Air National Guard for six years. During his military career he was stationed in Fort Devens, Massachusetts and Kunia, Hawaii.
As we have said before, what makes Numed so special and different from our competitors is our people. We are grateful for all of our employees and want to give our Veteran employees an extra ‘thank you” this month.