Tammy Karamarinov has served as a military pharmacist for over 15 years. After graduating from the University of Oklahoma in Norman with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1995, she joined the United States Air Force as an officer in 1996. Over her career, Karamarinov has earned awards and medals, presented speeches and seminars, and served her country at a number of locations.Tammy Karamarinov began her career in San Antonio, Texas, where she served as the officer in charge of inpatient and outpatient pharmacies. She spent three years at that location, earning a promotion to First Lieutenant in 1997 and a subsequent promotion to Captain in 1999. Karamarinov also earned an Air Force Commendation Medal during that time.After leaving San Antonio, Tammy Karamarinov temporarily left the United States and became the clinic pharmacy Flight Commander for Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany. For 3 years, she oversaw the work of 12 employees at 2 locations and was responsible for consulting with pharmaceutical suppliers. She earned several commendations for her work there, including a second Air Force Commendation Medal.When she returned to the United States, Karamarinov took a role as Chief of the United States Air Force inpatient pharmacy in Dayton, Ohio. Over her four years there, she earned a large number of medals and other awards for meritorious service. Her final position as a member of the Air Force was in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she served as Flight Commander of the pharmacy until 2008. Since leaving the Air Force, Tammy Karamarinov has continued to serve the military as a civilian pharmacist. She first acted as Lead Outpatient Pharmacist at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, earning additional awards and teaching at a mid-year pharmacy conference on emergency medications. In 2010, Karamarinov began work in her current position as an inpatient pharmacist at Eglin Air Force Base in Destin, Florida.