Heather enlisted in the Navy July 26, 2001, upon graduation she attended Great Lakes Hospital Corpsman "A" school graduating in March 2002. She then reported to FMSS camp Pendelton where she learned to be a Corpsman attached to the Marines. Graduating in April she reported to her first duty station Naval Health Clinic Hawaii Pearl Harbor, HI. Stationed there from Apr 02-July 05. During that time advancing from HN to HM3. Then she reported to the USS Port Royal CG 73 from July 05-July 08. Onboard the USS Port Royal she advanced to HM2. In March she was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for Heriosm in her couragous life saving acts on board a burning oil platform. After 3 years onboard the USS Port Royal she left for IDC school in San Diego, where she endured an ardous curriculum to gradutate. She has been advanced to 1st class, currently serving with the Seabees in NMCB Gulfport, MS and is deployed in Afganistan.