MEDITERRANEAN SEA (July 11, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Christina Sizemore, left, and Ships Surgeon Lt. Cmdr. Krista Puttler perform surgery aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). The ship and its carrier strike group are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joe Boggio/Released)

Five Navy Medicine Moments in July 2017 [Photos]

Every day, more than 63,000 Navy Medicine personnel are operating forward around the world, providing agile and rapid health care support to the Navy and Marine Corps. Saving lives 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 important events and our medical professionals at work during July 2017.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (July 11, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Christina Sizemore, left, and Ships Surgeon Lt. Cmdr. Krista Puttler perform surgery aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). The ship and its carrier strike group are conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joe Boggio/Released)

 

NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (July 12, 2017) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Dumbuos Asigri, assigned to the 4th Dental Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve, examines X-rays for clarity during Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at Assumption Community Center in Napoleonville, La., July 12, 2017. The Louisiana Care IRT event is a joint-service medical mission that provides service members the opportunity to increase public awareness and understanding of the Marine Corps and Navy while increasing overall training and readiness. (Photo by U.S. Marine Pvt. Samantha Schwoch/Released)

 

AMITE, La. (July 15, 2017) Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystal Tao, an optometrist with Expeditionary Medical Facility Camp Pendleton, tests the eyesight of Kathleen Giles, a patient attending Innovative Readiness Training Louisiana Care 2017 at Amite High School in Amite, La. IRT Louisiana Care 2017 offers optometry, dental and medical care to the local community at no cost to patients. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Niles Lee/Released)

 

SAN DIEGO (July 24, 2017) Sailors give emergency medical treatment to wounded Sailors during an integrated mass casualty drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is moored in its homeport of San Diego, Calif. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bill M. Sanders/Released)

 

NORFOLK (July 27, 2017) Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Sean Miles briefs students on a rigid-hull inflatable boat during the Navy’s first Role 2 Light Maneuver course at the Center for Security Forces Learning Site, Little Creek Waterborne Security Schoolhouse. The course is designed to build a mobile unit equipped to set up a functioning medical area with advanced trauma life support capabilities. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication 2nd Class Michael J. Lieberknecht/Released)

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