JULIA DATTOLO, Commander, Nurse Corps, USNR (Ret) entered the US Navy as a Direct Commission upon graduation from the University of New Hampshire. She served as a Nurse Corps Officer for 22 years before retiring. Commissioned an Ensign in 1984, she was stationed at the National Naval Medical Command in Bethesda Maryland. Her assignments included Branch Clinic MCAS EL Toro, Naval Branch Clinic Iwakuni, Japan, Naval Hospital San Diego, and Naval Hospital Jacksonville. She was a trained member of the Naval Rapid Deployable Medical Force. She obtained her Master’s Degree at UCLA while stationed at El Toro, California. She culminated her Naval career in 2006 as the Commanding Officer of the Naval Hospital Jacksonville Detachment Unit, Naval Operational Support Center in West Palm Beach, Fl. Currently Julia is Vice President of Business Services at CareerSource Palm Beach County. She and her husband Dr. Robert Dattolo, also a former Commander and Naval flight surgeon, have been married for 27 years and have two children. They reside in Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. Julia joined WVRF in 2017.