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About Us

NHB Command Leadership

CAPT Chad E. Roe
Commanding Officer
Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Beaufort, SC
Naval Support Facility Beaufort, SC

Naval Hospital Beaufort, SC
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CAPT Roe, a native of Anderson, IN, earned an undergraduate degree in health care administration from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and a Master of Business Administration from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. After completing his studies, he pursued his employment in the private sector until joining the Navy in 1996.

CAPT Roe was commissioned as an ENS in the Medical Service Corps in March 1996. After completing Officer Indoctrination School in Newport, RI, he served as the division officer in the managed care department and then as the head of the operations management department at Naval Hospital Corpus Christi, TX from 1996 to 1999.

After his initial hospital tour ended, CAPT Roe was selected for DUINS and begun full-time study at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, where he was awarded a Master of Science in Manpower Systems Analysis. His thesis was selected for presentation to the Chief of Naval Personnel at the Naval Annex in Washington D. C. in March 2001.

In 2001, CAPT Roe was assigned to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery as the Medical Service Corps personnel planner. In 2004, he transferred to Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, FL where he became the Department Head for the Human Resources Department.

From 2006 to 2009, he served as the Officer Community Manager for the Medical Corps, Bureau of Personnel in Millington, TN. In 2009 to 2012, CAPT Roe served as the Director for Administration at Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan. Upon returning from overseas, CAPT Roe served as the Officer in Charge of Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay, GA from 2012 to 2015. From 2015 to 2018, CAPT Roe served as the Officer in Charge on Submarine Base New London at Naval Branch Health Clinic Groton, CT.

In 2018 CAPT Chad Roe served as Director of Platform Support, Navy Medicine Readiness & Training Command Jacksonville and was assigned as the Executive Officer of the Expeditionary Medical Facility-Mike where in March 2020, he deployed supporting Coronavirus Disease 2019 response. He served as the Executive Officer of Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Charleston from 2020 to 2022.

CAPT Roe is a member in the American College of Healthcare Executives. From 2003 to 2007, he served in several positions for the Lewis E. Angelo Professional Symposium. Additionally, CAPT Roe served as the Medical Service Corps Specialty Leader for General Health Care Administrators from 2016 to 2020.

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (6), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals (3), a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various campaign, service, and unit awards.
CAPT Lanny F. Littlejohn
Executive Officer

Capt. Lanny F. Littlejohn was born in Spartanburg, SC and began his military career in the United States Marine Corps as a Landing Support Specialist (0481). He graduated from The Citadel in 1994 with a B.S. in Biology and earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, graduating cum laude and being inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society in 1999.

After an internship in General Surgery at Naval Medical Center San Diego, he was assigned as a Flight Surgeon with VMAQ-4, at MCAS, Cherry Point, NC. It was there that he completed the DoD Manned Space Flight Support Program, covering multiple Space Shuttle landings prior to deploying in support of Operation Southern Watch, Saudi Arabia in 2001. His next operational assignment was as an Undersea Medical Officer with EODMU2, NAB, Little Creek, VA.

Capt. Littlejohn completed his residency in Emergency Medicine in 2009 at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010. There he served as a Shock Trauma Platoon and Tactical Trauma Team OIC utilizing the novel Mobile Trauma Bay for far-forward Damage Control Resuscitation in support of USMC operations.

From 2009 to 2014, he served as a staff Emergency Physician at NMCP and the director of the Combat Trauma Research Group. He also served in direct combat medical support for USSOCOM, deploying an additional 5 times to AFRICOM and CENTCOM.

In 2014, Littlejohn served as the Department Head of Emergency Medicine at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune. In 2016 he attend the US Naval War College earning a MA in National Defense and Strategic Studies with a minor in Low Intensity Conflict. He served a follow on tour as the Command Surgeon of Naval Special Warfare Development Group where he earned designation as a Level III Joint Qualified Officer. He then served as the Force Surgeon for Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, CA while completing an MBA from the Naval Postgraduate School. He is currently the Executive Officer for Naval Hospital Beaufort, SC.

Capt. Littlejohn is an Assistant Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University, Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and a Certified Physician Executive. He has authored two textbook chapters, published over 20 papers in the peer-reviewed medical literature, and is currently a member of the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care and Chair of the Technology Subcommittee.

Capt. Littlejohn’s personal decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal (2) and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3).
Command Master Chief

Master Chief Petty Officer Joseph D. Matthews (David) was born in Sanford NC. At the age of 19, he decided to pursue a career in the United States Navy. On 16 February 1995 he left for boot camp in Great Lakes, IL. Following boot camp, he attended Basic Enlisted Submarine School (BESS) in Groton, CT.

After completing BESS, Matthews reported for his first sea duty assignment on board the fast attack submarine USS TAUTOG (SSN 639) in Pearl Harbor, HI as an undesignated seaman. He earned his Enlisted Submarine Warfare Qualification, completed an EASTPAC and WESTPAC deployment, and struck for the HM rating.

In 1997, Matthews transferred to HM “A” school in Great Lakes. Upon completion of “A” school he received follow on orders to Field Medical Service School in Camp Pendleton, CA and reported for his first corpsman assignment with the Third Battalion, Third Marines in Kaneohe Bay, HI.

At 3/3 Matthews served as a field corpsman with Weapons Platoon in Kilo Company, and completed a unit deployment to Okinawa, Japan. He earned his Fleet Marine Force designator and was promoted to HM3. In December 1997 Matthews was selected to attend Biomedical Photography “C” school in Bethesda, MD with follow-on orders to Naval Hospital Guam. In Guam, he advanced to HM2 and was the Sailor of the Year for 2001.

Matthews transferred to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA, and shortly after applied for Sub IDC “C” school. In March 2003 he reported for training at Naval Undersea Medical Institute in Groton, CT. Upon graduation and being meritoriously advanced to HM1, he reported to USS SANTA FE (SSN 763) in Pearl Harbor, HI. While on board, he completed an EASTPAC and WESTPAC deployment and change of homeport to Portsmouth, NH.

In September 2007, Matthews was selected for CPO and transferred to COMSUBPAC in Pearl Harbor. While at COMSUBPAC, he competed his bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences.

In December 2010, Matthews reported to USS TEXAS (SSN 775) in Pearl Harbor. In June 2011 he was selected for advancement to HMCS and completed the inaugural WESTPAC onboard the mighty USS TEXAS (SSN 775). In March 2014, Matthews reported to Naval Submarine Support Center Kings Bay, GA. Two months later he was selected for HMCM.

In September 2016, Matthews reported to the Medical Education & Training Campus as the SEA for ALL initial medical training which he oversaw the execution of 49 medical programs within a Joint Service platform for Army, Navy and Air Force enlisted men and women.

In June 2019, Matthews reported to COMSUBPAC as the Force IDC, which he implemented and enforced TYCOM standards for 39 operational Submarine commands and two surface ships providing medical care to over 8,500 Sailors.

HMCM Matthews is entitled to wear the Silver Dolphins of an Enlisted Submarine Specialist and carries the Fleet Marine Force warfare designator. His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (5), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (7) and various unit and service awards.

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