MAJ Karen Wall

MAJ Karen Wall

Dates of Service: May 1982 - Jul 2005
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  • 2LT May 82
  • 1LT 1985
  • CPT May 88
  • 1LT Mar 93
  • CPT Nov 94
  • MAJ 2004
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, May 1982

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My family has served since the Revolutionary War, and I am part of the legacy. My Air Force dad met my Japanese mom in Japan, where I was born. I was raised in Hawai'i with my sister and 2 brothers. My older 1/2 siblings (brother deceased) are in NC and we are all very close. I am a devout Irish Catholic, Professed Secular Franciscan, and involved in all things faith. I am a retired Army Psych RN.

Military Experiences

Apr 1999 - Jul 2005
CPT- S1 Section Officer
I was in charge of the S1 Personnel Section, as well as the Weight Control Officer for this Combat Stress Control Company. I retired from service with this unit after 23 years total and was promoted to MAJ before I retired in 2005.
Aug 1999 - Feb 2000
CPT-Medical Officer
I was TDY to Micronesia to the island of Kosrae as the medical officer for an engineer unit from Alaska as part of the Civic Action Team Compact helping rebuild the infrastructure of the island. I ran the clinic for the team, as well as going out to the villages on the island to treat medical needs of the locals. I also treated animals on occasion.
Apr 1998 - Apr 1999
CPT Head Nurse
I was the Head Nurse for the 12-bed Acute Inpatient Psych Unit. I was also tasked with being the psychiatric nursing Product Line Supervisor since I was the only Active Duty Psych RN in the area. Due to health decline which would not allow me to deploy with my CSH attachment, I made the decision to leave AD and finish my career in the USAR.
Jan 1995 - Apr 1998
Tripler AMC (TAMC)
CPT- Staff RN & Assistant Head Nurse
This was my first duty station as a Psych RN. I began as a Staff RN on unit 3B2- Acute Inpatient Psychiatry. During this tour, I became Assistant Head Nurse and was involved in moving the unit up to Ward 4B2. I also worked directly with the psychiatric treatment team, to include leading groups with patients and supervising nursing staff.


(7 months)
Jan 1991 - Jul 1991
Southwest asia ribbon
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
Repair Parts Platoon Leader (92B QM) with 102nd Maint. Co. NYARNG.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Ended in 1996

Headnurse Leadership Course

Ended in 1994

US Army Psychiatric-Mental Head Nurse Specialty Course (66C)

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Ended in 1994

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse


Feb 2017

ANCC Certified Gerontological Nurse

Aug 1995

ANCC Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Security Clearance
Prefer not to say

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2012 - 2015

Argosy University,EdD Counseling Psychology

Doctorate, Counseling Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy

2008 - 2011

Argosy University,MA Counseling Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy

1990 - 1992

York College of Pennsylvania, BS Nursing

1986 - 1987

University of Hawaii – Manoa, PD (MA) Secondary Science Education

Personal Information

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