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Captain Kimberly P. Toone

Executive Officer, USNS Comfort

15 April 2021
Captain Kimberly P. Toone
Captain Kimberly P. Toone
Captain Kimberly P. Toone
Captain Kimberly P. Toone
Captain Kimberly P. Toone Executive Officer, USNS Comfort
Photo By: USNS Comfort Public Affairs
VIRIN: 200529-N-IS698-0001
Capt. Toone is a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee and was raised in Plant City, Florida. She graduated from Plant City High school in 1989, going on to Florida State University (FSU) where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1993. She was accepted into the Program in Medical Science (PIMS) at FSU where she earned acceptance into the United States Navy Health Promotion Scholarship Program and was commissioned in December of 1993. From there, she transferred to the University of Florida (UF) earning her medical degree in 1997.

She reported on active duty in May of 1997 as an intern in Pediatrics at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and was selected for Flight Surgery training in 1998. She earned her wings in early 1999 and reported to Naval Station Mayport, Florida where she served as a wing flight surgeon and provided medical support for the Department of Defense Manned Space Flight Program. Capt. Toone then returned to graduate medical education at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida, completing a residency in Family Medicine and serving as Chief Resident from 2004-2005. Upon graduation, she reported to US Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan deploying in 2006 to Yogyakarta (Sewon), Indonesia where she served as senior primary care provider during a humanitarian aid/disaster relief mission. Upon redeployment, she was assigned department head of Branch Health Clinic, Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and was appointed as Senior Medical Officer for the Directorate of Branch Clinics in Okinawa.

Capt. Toone was accepted into the Navy’s Residency in Aerospace Medicine (RAM) during which she earned her Master’s Degree in Public Health from Tulane University. Upon completing the RAM, she reported to USS George H.W. Bush, CVN 77, to serve as the Senior Medical Officer and Surgeon for Carrier Strike Group Two. She completed the ship’s maiden deployment in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn and earning her Surface Warfare Medical Department Officer qualification. She was then appointed as the Specialty Leader for Aerospace Medicine and Flight Surgery, assuming those duties upon transfer to Naval Hospital Pensacola, Florida in June 2013. There she was an attending physician for the Family Medicine Residency as well as the Associate Director for Public Health during the Ebola

outbreak of 2014. Departing Pensacola in July 2015, she reported to PCU Gerald R. Ford, CVN 78, as the Senior Medical Officer where she was charged with developing medical services aboard a new class of aircraft carrier and eventually became a plank owner. From there, Capt. Toone was assigned as the Force Surgeon for Naval Air Forces Atlantic where she was responsible for the medical support for all naval aviation assets on the east coast of the continental US. Capt. Toone reported aboard USNS Comfort, T-AH 20, on May 29, 2020 as Executive Officer of the Medical Treatment Facility.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Webmaster
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