Thursday, October 6, 2011
VADM Harold M. Koenig, Surgeon General (1995-1998)
Vice Admiral Koenig has served as a general medical officer, residency training program director, department chairman, and director of medical services. In June 1984, he became executive officer of Naval Hospital Portsmouth, VA. From July 1985 through June 1987, he was commanding officer, Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA. He assumed command of Naval Health Sciences Education and Training Command, Bethesda, MD in July 1987. His staff tours included positions as Director, Health Care Operations in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) for Health Services Operations. Vice Admiral Koenig served as Deputy Surgeon General of the Navy from 1994 to June 1995.