Rondine Gardiner-Boudreaux


Rondine Gardiner-Boudreaux

Enlisted in the Army in 1994 as a LPN and was stationed at Fort Huachuca, Az. After 4 years of service, transferred to the United States Army Reserves where she worked at Baton Rouge General Mid City ICU for 6 years. During this time, Rondine returned to nursing school and obtained her Associates Degree in Nursing Science from Our Lady of the Lake College, Bachelors and Master’s Degrees in Nursing Science from Loyola University, New Orleans. Currently, Rondine is scheduled to graduate with her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in June 2018.

In 2000, Rondine transitioned from an Enlisted Army non-commissioned officer to the Army Officer Nurse Corps. While in the Army Reserve as an Army Nursing Officer, Rondine held various positions ranging from Medical Readiness Officer, Unit Movement Officer, Security Manager to Commander of the 75th Combat Support Hospital, Alpha Company. She has be mobilized twice in FEB 2004 –Feb 2005 and AUG 2006 to Aug 2007.

In 2008, MAJ Boudreaux returned to active duty where she held the positions as Assistant Chief Nurse for the 4010th United States Army Hospital, New Orleans from JUL 2008 to JUL 2011 and then the position of Chief, Medical Readiness Branch of Army Medical Department (AMEDD), Professional Readiness Branch, Fort Gillem, GA from JUL 2011 to MAR 2013.

In 2013, Rondine returned to the civilian sector where she worked as a case-manager at the New Orleans VA with Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation New Dawn (OND). However, in NOV 2015, MAJ Boudreaux was recalled to active duty where she currently serves as the Command Medical Readiness Mobilization Officer for the 377th Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) at Joint Forces Base in Belle Chase, LA. Here, MAJ Boudreaux services the largest Army command of 34,000 Soldiers, ensuring Soldiers meet Army deployment standards.

Her Military awards range from Operation Iraqi Freedom Operation, Noble Eagle Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal (AAM), Army Commendation Medal, (ARCOM), 4th Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, 3rd Award, and the outstanding honor of the Meritorious Service Medal to name a few. Her professional nursing affiliations include Sigma Theta Tau, Louisiana State Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Baton Rouge District Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, and even served as the Secretary Louisiana State Nursing Association from 2004-2005. MAJ Boudreaux was an honoree in 2016 as one of the Great 100 Nurses in Louisiana for her dedicated working efforts with OEF/OIF/OND Veterans at the New Orleans, VA.