Five Navy Medicine Moments in May 2017 [Photos]

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 May 2017.

KUCHING, Malaysia (April 19, 2017) Lt. Yamel Ramirez performs dental work on a patient as Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force dentist Cmdr. Mikio Ozawa and Malaysian Armed Forces dentist Lt. Nathan Ashwin observe during a community health engagement at Suba Buan Bau for Pacific Partnership 2017 Malaysia. 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 2nd Class Chelsea Troy Milburn/Released)

 

DA NANG, Vietnam (May 13, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Gustavo Llerenas (front left), United Kingdom Army Capt. Paul Bristow (back right) and Vietnamese emergency responders carry a simulated casualty to receive medical care while participating in a search and rescue and oil spill response field training exercise during Pacific Partnership 2017 Da Nang May 13. 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 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)

 

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 15, 2017) Lt. Cmdr. Elise Brandon, a doctor assigned to Fleet Surgical Team 1, inspects a patient’s wound aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) during a mass casualty drill. The America Amphibious Ready Group are conducting a composite training unit exercise off the coast of Southern California in preparation for a deployment later this year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ramon Go/Released)

 

DA NANG, Vietnam (May 16, 2017) Lt. Cmdr. Justin Dye (center) from Naval Medical Center San Diego performs spinal surgery at Da Nang Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Medical Center during Pacific Partnership 2017 Da Nang May 16. 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 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)

 

NHA TRANG, Vietnam (May 22, 2017) Lt. Vanna Rocchi, from Naval Medical Center San Diego, treats a patient during Pacific Partnership 2017 Khanh Hoa at Khanh Hoa General Hospital, May 22. 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 3rd Class Madailein Abbott)

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  1. Jeannie Casady

    I would like to know Vice Admiral Matthew L Nathan
    please let me know where is him
    Is he working or retired where
    thank.pls email me

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