Kelsea Beatrice Mendenhall is a medical officer in the Kul Tiras Navy. In private, she is referred to as a junior physician due to her lack of clinical and real world experience.
It's easy to tell Kelsea from a crowd. She's largely the most beautiful one, even if she doesn't carry herself like it. Hardly haughty, and even humble most of the time, she would be both pleasant to look at and be around. Her face, rounded and soft, would keep a gently smile on it much of the time. Her hair is blonde, though sadly often put into a rushed ponytail.
It would be easy to call Kelsea a bombshell with how she looked. Large breasts, shapely hips, all tied together in a wonderful package. Many rather like how she looks, and would get a lot of compliments and "offers" based on it. While she generally likes the attention, it is not something that she depends on or lavishes in. While taking pride in her look, her priorities didn't lay there. If she put work into her look, she would likely be a true lady to be hounded over.
When it came to clothes, Kelsea certainly looked her status. Not destitute, but hardly middle class. Her everyday wear would consist of a green vest with a white undershirt, letting her have baggy sleeves to shade her arms from the sun and the heat. Her trousers were simply linen. A somewhat softer variety, but nonetheless something that anyone would happily upgrade. Lastly, her tightly tied boots would probably be the most expensive part of her outfit. Made from a fine, thick leather, they allowed her to trudge through the streets without much regard for water and filth.
Kelsea comes from the lands of Redridge, born in a small hamlet of about seventy people predominately from the Mendenhall family. While not nobility, their land is subject to no ruler other than the king himself. They also host one of the only meaderies in the kingdom, though it isn't considered particularly high class. Their mead goes to supply taverns in Redridge and Elwynn, and a barrel even managing to find its way into some Stormwind taverns from time to time.
Kelsea herself was born to the main branch of the family and had been slated to become one of the brewers. This was something that Kelsea did not want to do. In helping deliver some of the kegs to Lakeshire, she would encounter a navy man by the name of John Tellos. Though young, Kelsea would be immediately smitten with the older man. Being ten years her senior, no one approved of their relationship. Absolutely no one, and rightfully so, because she was sixteen at the time. However, they continued to see each other, not for their sinful desires, but out of a pure desire to know and see one another. Such meetings continued over the course of two years in private.
Turning eighteen, she would be the first to propose to the man. Her father and everyone in her family denied it. Still, they would make their way to Stormwind. With good timing, as John had been called to serve in the fourth war as a budding doctor-in-training. Though they would be apart, they would still elope in the cathedral, with the man taking the Mendenhall name. The next day, he would be deployed off to sea.
(To be finished.)
Military Service Edit
Kelsea is currently a lieutenant in the Kul Tiras Tenth Fleet. She is currently the leading medical officer in the newly created fleet.
Time In Service Edit
|Cadet||Undesignated||March 15, 39LC||Fifth Fleet|
|Seaman||Corpsman Apprentice||April 5, 39LC||Fifth Fleet|
|Petty Officer, Third Class||Corpsman||April 30, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|Petty Officer, First Class||Corpsman||May 14, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|Midshipman||Medical Officer*||May 28, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|Passed Midshipman**||Medical Officer||June 15, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|Lieutenant, junior grade||Medical Officer||July 03, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|* Designated as a medical officer currently in training, with promotion pending completion of the
** Passed Midshipman is the provisional rank for a midshipman that has passed their lieutenant's exam, but has not accepted or been chosen for a commission.
Awards and Commendations Edit
|Award||Ribbon (if any)||Earned||Unit|
|Gold Anchor||June 13, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|Kul Tiran Campaign Service Medal||May 28, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|N/A||April 7, 39LC||Fifth Fleet|
|First Aid||Generic||Mid-March||Fifth Fleet|
|Basic Seamanship||Generic||March 29, 39LC||Fifth Fleet|
|Rifle Familiarization||Generic||April 7, 39LC||Fifth Fleet|
|Trauma Care I||Medical||April 29, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|Clinic Management||Medical||May 18, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|Pharmacy Science||Medical||June 16, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
|Surgical Techniques||Medical||June 25, 39LC||Tenth Fleet|
Kelsea, despite not carrying a commission, uses her position as midshipman to carry out the duties as a medical officer. A lot of her duties are supplemented by Naval Hospital Hatherford as needed.
She is currently participating in the Admiralty Medical Direct Commissioning Program, a fast-track program for corpsmen to get training as physician and fill in vacancies from the Fourth War. Under this program, she is rated as an Officer Candidate Under Instruction Third Class as she is technically attending the academy while on active duty, though is largely an administrative rank for the academy lists.
Kelsea took and passed her lieutenant's exam on June 15, 39LC.