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About Us

BJACH Leadership

Aristotle A. Vaseliades, COL

BJACH Commander Colonel Aristotle A. Vaseliades was born and raised in Gulfport, Florida, and is a 1997 graduate of Florida Southern College where he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University.

His previous assignments include: Deputy Commanding Officer, Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer/Chief of Staff, 65th Medical Brigade/Medical Activity Korea, Camp Humphreys, Korea; Deputy Commander for Administration, 121st Combat Support Hospital/Brian-Allgood Army Community Hospital, Seoul, Korea; Commander, Ansbach Army Health Clinic, Ansbach, Germany; Deputy Commander for Administration, SHAPE and Brussels Healthcare Facilities, SHAPE, Belgium; Executive Officer Healthcare Delivery and Patient Care Integration, Office of the Surgeon General, Falls Church, Virginia; Army Fellow, Humana Inc., Miramar, Fla.; Administrative Resident, Deputy Chief of Managed Care, and Chief Clinical Support Division, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii; Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment Commander, 21st Combat Support Hospital, Fort Hood, Texas; S-6, 1st Medical Brigade, Fort Hood; Chief Information Management, Managed Care/ Patient Administration, Rader Army Health Clinic, Fort Myer, Virginia.

His prior deployments include Alpha Company Commander, 21st Combat Support Hospital, Operation Enduring Freedom (2002); Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment Commander and S-4, 21st Combat Support Hospital, Operation Iraqi Freedom serving in Balad and Mosul, Iraq (2003). 

His military education includes the Army Medical Department Officers Basic and Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, Signal Officer Advanced Course, Medical Information Management Course, NATO Staff Officer Course, AMEDD Pre-Command Course, AMEDD Executive Skills Course, Brigade Pre-Command Course, Senior Officer Legal Orientation Course, JMESI Capstone Course for MHS Leaders and the Unit Movement Officer Course. COL Vaseliades is currently completing Army War College Distance Learning with a graduation date of July 2021.

His military awards include the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (with five oak leaf clusters), the Army Commendation Medal (with two oak leaf clusters and V Device), the Army Achievement Medal (with two oak leaf clusters), National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Humanitarian Service Medal and the overseas ribbon (5th Award). He is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit and holds the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Army Staff Officer Identification Badge and the German Proficiency Badge (Silver).

COL Vaseliades is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He also currently serves as the chair for the Army’s Regional Advisory Council Congress and Education Committee.

Shavonda C. Devereaux, CSM

CSM Shavonda C. Devereaux is a native of Dillon, South Carolina. She enlisted in the United States Army in September 2000 under the active component as a 68W, Health Care Specialist. She attended basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and graduated Advanced Individual Training at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

CSM Devereaux has served as a Health Care Specialist, Emergency Care NCO, Medical Treatment NCO, Troop Command Admin NCO, Health Care Sergeant,
Health Care NCO, Troop Medical Clinic NCOIC, Operations Sergeant, Operations NCO, Medical NCO, Division Surgeon NCOIC, Senior Healthcare NCO, and Troop Sergeant Major.
Her previous assignments and locations include Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana; 168th Medical Battalion, Camp Red Cloud, Korea; Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia; 501st Forward Support Battalion, Friedberg, Germany; Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia; United States Military Entrance Processing Command, Lansing, Michigan; 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky; and the Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas. She has deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Her previous assignment was the Troop Sergeant Major, Troop Command, Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia.

CSM Devereaux’s military education includes the Basic Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course, Army Equal Opportunity Leader Course, Senior Leader Course earning the Leon Van Autreve Leadership Award, Emergency Medical Technician Basic Course, Army Basic Instructor Training Course, Battle Staff NCO Course, SHARP Certification Course, Common Faculty Development-Instructor Course, Practice Manager Course, Battalion Pre-Command Course, CSM Development Program, and is a graduate of the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 70 and earned a place on the Commandant’s List, top 20%.

Her civilian education includes a Doctorate in Public Health with a focus on Epidemiology from Walden University, a Master of Science in Health Science on the subject of Public Health with Magna Cum Laude from Trident University, and a Bachelor of Science in Health Science with Cum Laude from Trident University.

CSM Devereaux’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (3rd OLC), the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (4th OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (6th OLC), the Navy Unit Commendation Medal, the Meritorious Unit Citation, the Army Superior Unit Award, the Army Good Conduct Medal (6th award), the Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 stars), the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 5), the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral 3), and the Expert Field Medical Badge. She is the recipient of the Order of Military Medical Merit.
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