Army, Office of the Surgeon General
Nadine Alonzo(he/she/they non-binary) is an active duty major promotable in the United States Army with 20 years of service. They participate in Defence Health Agency and Army Healthcare Operations policy discussions on transgender healthcare. Nadine is also a Doctor of Acupuncture, having practiced in North Carolina and New York.
Nadine is assigned to Army, Office of the Surgeon General with duty at Headquarters, Army G8 in the pentagon. They have also served as a Paratrooper in the 82d Airborne Division and Special Forces Command. Nadine has deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan. They commanded a medical company in Afghanistan in 2013, during the peak of operations.
Nadine came out while in command in 2013 after DOMA was overturned. They were one of the first out commanders in combat.
Nadine began their non-binary medical transition in 2022 after a DoD publication that acknowledged non-binary service members and endorsed transgender healthcare for them.
Nadine has been Married to their wife Kerstin for 7 years.