Navy Medicine in Focus: March 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 March 2017.

170225-N-YL073-416 TRUJILLO, Honduras (Feb. 25, 2017) Lt. j.g. Rochelle Bailey, assigned to Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Fla., checks the vital signs of a Honduran patient during Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) 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, and medical, dental, and veterinary support to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Shamira Purifoy/Released)
170225-N-YL073-416 TRUJILLO, Honduras (Feb. 25, 2017) Lt. j.g. Rochelle Bailey, assigned to Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Fla., checks the vital signs of a Honduran patient during Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) 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, and medical, dental, and veterinary support to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Shamira Purifoy/Released)

 

170227-N-WZ792-141 TRUJILLO, Honduras (Feb. 19, 2017) Cmdr. Christopher Crecelius, assigned to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., performs surgery on a Honduran patient during Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) 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 to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ridge Leoni/Released)
170227-N-WZ792-141 TRUJILLO, Honduras (Feb. 19, 2017) Cmdr. Christopher Crecelius, assigned to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., performs surgery on a Honduran patient during Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) 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 to Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ridge Leoni/Released)

 

170302-N-GA424-026 SAN ANTONIO (March 2, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Elizabeth Sifuentes, a medical laboratory technician instructor at the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC), adjusts a microscope for students from John Marshall High School during a tour of METC at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)
170302-N-GA424-026 SAN ANTONIO (March 2, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Elizabeth Sifuentes, a medical laboratory technician instructor at the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC), adjusts a microscope for students from John Marshall High School during a tour of METC at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)

 

170309-N-QV906-022 Hambantota, Sri Lanka (March 9, 2017) Hospital Corpsman Katie Yost teaches two local nursing students how to properly check a pulse during a Basic Life Savings Skills Course at the Nurse Training School (NTS) Hambantota, Sri Lanka, during Pacific Partnership 2017 March 9. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and aims to enhance regional coordination in areas such as medical readiness and preparedness for manmade and natural disasters. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Micah Blechner/RELEASED)
170309-N-QV906-022 Hambantota, Sri Lanka (March 9, 2017) Hospital Corpsman Katie Yost teaches two local nursing students how to properly check a pulse during a Basic Life Savings Skills Course at the Nurse Training School (NTS) Hambantota, Sri Lanka, during Pacific Partnership 2017 March 9. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and aims to enhance regional coordination in areas such as medical readiness and preparedness for manmade and natural disasters. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Micah Blechner/RELEASED)

 

170309-N-QV906-043 Hambantota, Sri Lanka (March 9, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Igor Davidyuk teaches two local nursing students how to properly use an artifical breating aparatus during Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) while facilitating a Basic Life Savings Skills Course at the Nurse Training School (NTS) Hambantota, Sri Lanka, during Pacific Partnership 2017 March 9. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and aims to enhance regional coordination in areas such as medical readiness and preparedness for manmade and natural disasters. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Micah Blechner/RELEASED)
170309-N-QV906-043 Hambantota, Sri Lanka (March 9, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Igor Davidyuk teaches two local nursing students how to properly use an artifical breating aparatus during Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) while facilitating a Basic Life Savings Skills Course at the Nurse Training School (NTS) Hambantota, Sri Lanka, during Pacific Partnership 2017 March 9. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and aims to enhance regional coordination in areas such as medical readiness and preparedness for manmade and natural disasters. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Micah Blechner/RELEASED)

 

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