On May 1, 2018 Jason Farbstein was commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Navy. On August 10, 2018 Jason graduated from the Navy’s Officer Development School in Newport, Rhode Island and was assigned to Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia as a trauma nurse. On October 8, 2018 Jason was selected for deployment aboard the USNS Comfort. The Comfort is one of the largest trauma medical facilities in the world, with 1,000 beds and 12 operating rooms. During his deployment, the Comfort treated 26,000 patients in Peru, Ecuador, Columbia, and Honduras.
Following his 2013 graduation from Wabash, Jason received a B.S. in Nursing from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia in 2016.
Congratulations, Jason, and thank you for your service!