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Military Service

Dr. Wright is a combat veteran with 21 years in the United States Military. His military decorations include two Navy Commendation Medals, two Navy Achievement medals, Combat Action Ribbon, and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. After four years of active duty, he left in order to start his own dental practice in Maryland while still remaining in the Navy Reserve for an additional 17 years. During that time, he often provided care at Bethesda Naval Hospital. After practicing in Maryland for 10 years, Dr. Wright accepted a position at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Washington DC. In addition to treating patients, he also served on the hospital’s Infection Control Committee and was a member of the Medical Center’s Chemical and Biological Decontamination team. Dr. Wright moved to Virginia in 2002 and opened his thriving dental practice in Harrisonburg.
Dr. Wright at The Black Top, artillery impact area at 29 Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in California. He was tasked with setting up a field medical clinic.
Dr. Wright with his brother Trip at a family wedding. Trip is a Green Beret. He is in Kabul, Afghanistan finishing up his third deployment. Dr. Wright with his three brothers at a family wedding.

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