Mr. Winschel has over 31 years of service in the US Army as an SF Medic and Aeromedical PA.
Served in the 7th SFG(A) and the 20th SFG(A) as an SF Medic.
Served in the 3rd SFG(A) and the 19th SFG(A) as a PA.
Three combat tours Iraq 2003, Iraq 2005, and Afghanistan 2009.
Honored to receive the 2004 Special Projects Award of the year by the SF Association, “for outstanding support for Iraqi hospitals by providing medical literature and other items by the plane and truck load.” This personal effort helped develop 16 medical libraries throughout Northern Iraq.
Founder “Operation Shoe” brought thousands of shoes to Afghan children, 2009.
Served with the 19th SFG(A) in South Korea in 2017.
Currently an Orthopedic PA, and a per diem Emergency Medicine PA, and has served as both a Urology and Family Practice PA.
Currently serves in the Rhode Island National Guard in Providence, RI.
Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health, University of Maine at Farmington, 1988.
Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies, University of New England, 1999.