Dr. Cohen's dedication to the Armed Forces.
Dr. Cohen proudly served in the Navy and was able to utilize his dental talents overseas. This page is dedicated to his military achievements.
Dr. Scott Cohen joined the United States Navy while in dental school and was awarded a direct commission to the rank of O-3, Lieutenant in 2004. He served for six years in active duty and two years in the reserve. Dr. Cohen completed Officer Indoctrination School in Newport, Rhode Island in 2007. He was stationed at Naval Air Station in Fallon, Nevada, and at Naval Air Station in Lemoore, California from 2007 to 2008. Later, he was stationed at Camp Habbiniyah, Al Anbar province, Iraq from January 2009 to September 2009. Dr. Cohen returned to the United States after his tour to Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, North Carolina until 2010. After leaving active duty, he remained in the Navy as a reservist until 2012, when he then received an honorable discharge.
Medals and Honors
FMF officer warfare device (include the attached PIC), which is earned by Navy officers assigned to the USMC who have successfully completed the necessary requirements. These requirements include serving for one year in a Marine Corps command, completing a written test, passing the Marine fitness test, shooting qualifications and an oral board conducted by FMF qualified officers.
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal which reads:
“This is to certify that the Secretary of the Navy has awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for professional achievement in the superior performance of his duties as a triage/dental officer while serving as OIC, Lakeside Dental, Surgical Company, 2S Supply Battalion (-) REIN, 2d Marine Logistics Group (Forward), II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) from January 2009 to September 2009 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 09.1. During this period Lieutenant Cohen expertly managed four dental technicians in the dental health care of over 1,100 marines and sailors valued at over $424,000 which resulted in a sustained battalion readiness of 98%. He treated 60 soldiers from HQ 3.
Dr. Scott Cohen recently sponsored a military golf team in a tournament in Florida. Check out the USO page here!