Medical Corps

Happy 143rd Birthday to the Navy Medical Corps

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Navy Medical Corps as they celebrate 143 years of dedicated service March 3. The Medical Corps has come a long way since 1871 when the 41st Congress …

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Navy Surgeon General Honors Medical Service Corps’ 66th Birthday

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Medical Service Corps as you celebrate 66 years of faithful and dedicated service. Your origins began on Aug. 4, 1947 when the Army-Navy Medical Service Corps Act was …

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Surgeon General’s Medical Corps Birthday Message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Navy Medical Corps as they celebrate 142 years of faithful and dedicated service on March 3rd. Since 1871, when the 41st Congress enacted …

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Navy Surgeon General Honors Medical Corps Birthday

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Today we celebrate the 141st  birthday of our Navy Medical Corps. We’ve come a long way since the Forty-First Congress enacted the Appropriations Act which established the Medical Corps as a separate entity and as a Staff Corps of the U.S. Navy back in …

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