Nurse Corps

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Navy Nurse Corps 110th anniversary

On behalf of the Navy Medicine family, congratulations to the men and women of our Navy Nurse Corps on your 110th anniversary. On May 13, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Naval Appropriations Bill that authorized the establishment of the Nurse Corps as a unique component of the Navy. Today, over 4,000 strong, Navy nurses deliver world-class care to our …

Read More »

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Nurse Corps 109th Birthday

On behalf of the entire Navy Medicine family, it is my privilege and honor to congratulate our Navy Nurse Corps as they celebrate 109 years of service, providing superior care to our warfighters and their families around the world. Since its establishment on May 13, 1908 with the “sacred twenty,” the Nurse Corps has un-waveringly answered the call of duty. …

Read More »

Top Navy Nurse Describes a ‘Typical Day’ in Navy Medicine [Interview]

In honor of National Nurses Week 2017, the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery public affairs office interviewed the Navy’s top nurse, Rear Adm. Tina Davidson, director, Navy Nurse Corps on why she chose a Navy nursing career and what a typical day in the life of a Navy nurse entails.  Q1. Why did you choose to become a …

Read More »

I am Navy Medicine: Lt. Cmdr. James Wiley

By Lt. Cmdr. James Wiley, reserve liaison officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery My name is Lt. Cmdr. James Wiley. I’m a reserve liaison officer at the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. My job as a reserve liaison officer is to ensure Navy Medicine is ready to mobilize Sailors to deploy. I believe in selfless service …

Read More »

I am Navy Medicine: Capt. Alison Eagleton

By Capt. Alison Eagleton, reserve affairs officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery I’m the reserve affairs officer for the Medical Corps at the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. I’m also the interim reserve affairs officer for the Nurse Corps, which means I’m responsible for 1,700 Medical Corps and Nurse Corps officers worldwide. When I started with …

Read More »