Navy Surgeon General Visits Williamsburg, Yorktown Medical Commands

The visits included all hands calls with the staffs, facility tours, lunch with junior Sailors, and meetings with command leadership.

Faison spoke of the commands’ roles in maintaining the health and well-being of Sailors and Marines not only today, but into the future.

Navy Medicine is a global health care network of more than 63,000 Navy medical personnel around the world who provide high quality health care to more than one million eligible beneficiaries. Navy Medicine personnel deploy with Sailors and Marines worldwide, providing critical mission support aboard ships, in the air, under the sea and on the battlefield.

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Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, gives keynote remarks at the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Conference in Norfolk, Va. March 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II)
Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and Force Master Chief Hosea Smith, Hospital Corps director, speak with Navy Medicine personnel during a visit to Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command in Williamsburg, Va. March 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II)
Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and Force Master Chief Hosea Smith, Hospital Corps director, visit a portable high pressure Airbeam shelter while touring Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command in Williamsburg, Va. March 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II)
Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, speaks with Navy Medicine personnel during a visit to Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Center in Yorktown, Va. March 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II)
Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery conducts an admiral’s call during a visit to Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Center in Yorktown, Va. March 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II)