NH DHHS To Host Top International Naval Officers On October 7th

Concord, NH – On Friday, October 7, 2011, the New Hampshire Department of

Health and Human Services (DHHS), Bureau of Community Based Military

Programs will host visitors from the Naval Command College, US Naval War

College. The visit will include more than 80 Naval Officers from 50

different countries. These officers are regarded as the best of the best in

their countries and are chosen by their Chief of Navy to study for one year

at the Naval Command College in Newport, Rhode Island. Most of the officers

have a promotion history of at least 50% to flag rank (Admirals and

Generals). This is the second time the Naval War College has chosen to

bring naval leaders to visit the Department to learn about its programs and


During their visit to the Department, the naval leaders will be briefed on

healthcare, homelessness, Medicaid, public health and more. They will have

an opportunity to learn how DHHS strives to provide health and independence

for the citizens of New Hampshire. Major General William Riddel, the NH

National Guard Adjutant General, will join DHHS Commissioner Toumpas and

members of the Commissioner’s Leadership Team for this important

introduction to health and human services on the state level.

WHAT: DHHS Hosts Naval Officers from the US Naval War College

WHEN: Friday, October 7, 2011, from 9:00 am – 11:00 am

WHERE: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

Brown Build Auditorium

129 Pleasant Street

Concord, NH