C Colonel Wendy Sawyer
Colonel Sawyer was born in Barbados, West Indies to Mr Rupert Millar and Mrs Vida Millar. Upon emigration to the United States in September 1974, she settled with her family in Brooklyn, N.Y.
She began her active duty military career in October 1986, when she was assigned as a staff nurse at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC). Since then, she has served in many posts including as an Assistant Chief and Chief of Hospital Education and Training at DDEAMC (2007-2011). She was later assigned to BAMC as the Chief, Department of Hospital Education (2013-2016).
Colonel Sawyer has been awarded the Legion of Merit (1), Meritorious Service Medal (5), the Army Commendation Medal (4), the National Defense Service Medal (2), the Global War on Terrorism Service and Expedition Medals, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, Korean Defense Medal, the Air Crewmembers Badge, the Overseas Service Ribbon and the Army Service Ribbon. Additionally, in 2007 she was inducted into the prestigious Order of Military Medical Merit.