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Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi

Master Chief Hospital Corpsman

A native of Queens, New York, Master Chief Reyes enlisted in the Navy in July 1997 where he attended Recruit Training followed by Seaman Apprenticeship Training (ATD) in Great Lakes, Illinois. Upon completion of apprenticeship training, he transferred to USS Samuel V. Nicholas (FFG-47) homeported in Portsmouth, Virginia. In May 1999 he received orders to attend HM “A” in Great Lakes, Illinois.

He reported to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA in September 1999 where he was assigned to the Directorate for Nursing Services, Surgical Specialties Ward and was advanced to Petty Officer Third Class.

In August 2001 he reported for Surgical Technologist “C” School at Naval School of Health Sciences, Portsmouth, VA and prior to departing was advanced to Petty Officer Second Class. Upon graduating in March 2002 he transferred to Pre-Commissioning Unit Ronald Reagan (PCU-76), became a plankowner, completed a homeport shift to San Diego, CA and was advanced to Petty Officer First Class.

In August 2005 he transferred to Naval School of Health Science (NSHS), San Diego, CA for duty as an Instructor for the Surgical Technologist Program, where he earned the Master Training Specialist (MTS) Qualification and was advanced to Chief Petty Officer.

Master Chief Reyes transferred to 1st Marine Logistics Group, Camp Pendleton, CA in January 2009 where he deployed to Helmand Province, Camp Dwyer with Combat Logistics Battalion-1 as the Senior Medical Department Representative.

In June 2011 he transferred to 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division in Fort Devens, MA for duty as Medical Inspector Instructor for 13 geographically separated units across five states. In July 2014 Master Chief Reyes transferred to 2d Medical Battalion, 2d Marine Logistics Group, Camp Lejeune, NC. Where he served as Senior Enlisted Leader for Bravo Surgical Company, S-3 Operations Chief and the Leading Chief Petty Officer of the Health Service Support Platoon of Combat Logistics Battalion-24.

Master Chief Reyes reported to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Unit Earle, Colts Neck, NJ in May 2017 where he served as the Senior Enlisted Leader for the Directorate for Branch Clinics and was advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer. In August 2020, he reported to Navy Medicine Training Support Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX where he served as Instructor for the Hospital Corpsman Basic Program was screened for selection to Master Chief Petty Officer.

Master Chief Reyes is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy Class 227 – Khaki; is qualified as an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS), Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (EAWS) and Enlisted Fleet Marine Warfare Specialist (EFMFWS). He earned a Bachelor’s in Health Care Management from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. His personal awards include Navy Commendation Medal four Gold Stars, Navy Achievement Medal one Silver Star and various service and campaign awards.

Master Chief Hospital Corpsman Luis J. Reyes

HMCM Luis J. Reyes
United States Navy
Master Chief Hospital Corpsman
Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi 

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