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Health Occupations Students of America, Inc. and the U.S. Army Sign Memorandum of Understanding in Support of Improving Career Options for Nation's Students
Date:3/12/2010

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army Accessions Command (USAAC) and Health Occupations Students of America, Inc. (HOSA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two organizations. The agreement identifies collaboration to support the Nation's youth in developing the skills and leadership qualities necessary for success in health care-focused careers and beyond.

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"HOSA is proud to partner with the U.S. Army to demonstrate the available career opportunities and prepare students for professions in the health care field," said Jim Koeninger, Executive Director of HOSA. "Our organizations share a common goal: to provide young people with the opportunities, education, training and leadership skills they need to succeed. This MOU represents HOSA's commitment to continued dialogue and collaborative actions with the U.S. Army. It helps ensure today's youth are not only well-prepared for career success, but enables them as leaders and citizen contributors that keep our Nation strong."

"The health care professions provide an essential service to our Nation and represent a promising career path for young people," said Lieutenant General Benjamin C. Freakley, Commanding General, USAAC. "This partnership enables us to support HOSA's commitment to developing skilled future health professionals. It will ensure that its members are given opportunities to explore career pathways and financial assistance, including the excellent options offered by the U.S. Army. Through educational funding, advanced training, mentoring and leadership development in more than 90 health care career paths, the U.S. Army offers these students many options."

The MOU allows HOSA members to receive a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and benefits of pursuing a health care career in the U.S. Army. Other focus areas include expanded career exploration and test preparation resources for educators and students; leadership development and improving the health and fitness of students.

Through the MOU, HOSA students, advisors and health science teachers will benefit from a combined effort to share the Army's educational and expert resources. The Army's emphasis on education, training and leadership supports HOSA's mission to develop the knowledge, skills and leadership qualities of future health professionals.

Health Occupations Students of America, Inc is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science technology education students.

The U.S. Army Accessions Command, headquartered at Ft. Monroe, Va., is charged with providing integrated command and control of recruiting for the Army's officer, warrant officer, and enlisted forces. Designed to meet the human resource needs of the Army, the command is charged with finding and recruiting the highest talent to be developed as Soldiers and Officers who will defend the Nation today and tomorrow.

SOURCE U.S. Army Accessions Command

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