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Commanding Officer 1st Medical Battalion
Captain Sean M. Hussey

Captain Hussey is a native of Lima, Ohio. He was commissioned as a Navy officer through the Health Professions Scholarship Program in 1993 following graduation, Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Miami University.

He entered into active service following completion of his medical training from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1997. After completing an internship in General Surgery at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, CAPT Hussey was assigned as a General Medical Officer with the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base from 1998 to 2002. During that time he served with 1st Battalion/10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, and Headquarters Battalion. 

Following his Fleet Marine Force tour he completed residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as fellowship training in Surgical Pathology at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, earning his Board Certification from the American Board of Pathology. During his residency, he remained active in the Navy reserves at the Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, Texas.

CAPT Hussey returned to active duty in 2007 and was assigned as a staff pathologist and Assistant Deputy Commander of Clinical Support Services at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. While there he deployed twice on the hospital ship USNS COMFORT; in support of the humanitarian mission CONTINUING PROMISE in 2009 and Operation UNIFIED RESPONSE following the Haiti earthquake in 2010. In 2011 CAPT Hussey received orders to Naval Hospital Guam where he served as the sole pathologist and Director for Clinical Support Services.

He departed Guam in 2013 to return to operational medicine as the 1st Marine Logistics Group Surgeon at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. In March 2015, he deployed to Kuwait as the Force Surgeon with the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force Crisis Response-U.S. Central Command. Upon his return from deployment in November 2015 he was selected to become the Force Surgeon for the I Marine Expeditionary Force. In June 2018 he was selected for command and reported to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences as the Brigade Commander overseeing 1200 active duty faculty, staff, and students at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine and the Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing. Captain Hussey most recently served as the Deputy Commanding Officer at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii from 2020-2022.

CAPT Hussey is a member of the College of American Pathologists, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, and American College of Healthcare Executives.  He is Fleet Marine Force and Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer qualified and his personal awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (two awards) , Navy Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy Commendation Medal (two awards), and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. 

1st Marine Logistics Group