Vice Adm. Raquel Bono (center left), director, Defense Health Agency, cuts the ribbon for the Naval Dosimetry Center (NDC) at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Hank Gettys/Released)

Navy Medicine in Focus: February 2017

Every day, more than 63,000 Navy Medicine personnel are operating forward around the world, providing agile, rapid health care support to the Navy and Marine Corps. Ensuring lives are saved wherever our forces operate is what we do, be it above the sea, on the sea, below the sea or on the battlefield. The following photos depict our medical professionals at work during February 2017.

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class William Reece, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, treats a simulated casualty during a mass casualty drill in support of Command Post Exercise (CPX) 3. The intent of CPX-3 is to establish command, control, communication, computer and intelligence infrastructure to prepare for the battalion's upcoming field training exercise (FTX). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rosalie Chang/Released)
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class William Reece, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, treats a simulated casualty during a mass casualty drill in support of Command Post Exercise (CPX) 3. The intent of CPX-3 is to establish command, control, communication, computer and intelligence infrastructure to prepare for the battalion’s upcoming field training exercise (FTX). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rosalie Chang/Released)

 

Hospitalman Billy Gibson, assigned to Naval Hospital Pensacola, Fla., preforms a teeth cleaning on a patient during Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. CP-17 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements, and medical, dental, and veterinary support to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Shamira Purifoy/Released)
Hospitalman Billy Gibson, assigned to Naval Hospital Pensacola, Fla., preforms a teeth cleaning on a patient during Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. CP-17 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements, and medical, dental, and veterinary support to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Shamira Purifoy/Released)

 

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Brandon Morrison, assigned to Naval Branch Health Clinic Belle Chasse, La., performs an eye exam on a patient during Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. CP-17 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements, and medical, dental, and veterinary support to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brittney Cannady/Released)
Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Brandon Morrison, assigned to Naval Branch Health Clinic Belle Chasse, La., performs an eye exam on a patient during Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. CP-17 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements, and medical, dental, and veterinary support to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brittney Cannady/Released)

 

Lt. Lisa Daily, assigned to Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay, Ga., demonstrates stretches and exercises during a physical therapy session at the Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) medical site in Trujillo, Honduras. CP-17 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements, medical, dental, and veterinary support in an effort to show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ridge Leoni/Released)
Lt. Lisa Daily, assigned to Naval Branch Health Clinic Kings Bay, Ga., demonstrates stretches and exercises during a physical therapy session at the Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) medical site in Trujillo, Honduras. CP-17 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements, medical, dental, and veterinary support in an effort to show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ridge Leoni/Released)

 

Vice Adm. Raquel Bono (center left), director, Defense Health Agency, cuts the ribbon for the Naval Dosimetry Center (NDC) at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Hank Gettys/Released)
Vice Adm. Raquel Bono (center left), director, Defense Health Agency, cuts the ribbon for the Naval Dosimetry Center (NDC) at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Hank Gettys/Released)