Nurse Corps

Navy Nurse Corps Scientist Reflects During Nurses Week

By Capt. Jacqueline Rychnovsky, U.S. Navy, Nurse Corps, PhD, RN, CPNP, commanding officer, Naval Health Research Center As a little girl, science was my favorite subject.  My mom always said my constant questioning made me “nosy,” but I remind her that I’m just curious. Fast forward years later, and my curiosity helped lead me into a career in Navy Medicine …

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Happy 106th Birthday Navy Nurse 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 Nurse Corps as they celebrate 106 years of unwavering dedication and service. Since May 13, 1908, when President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Naval Appropriations Bill establishing …

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Navy Nurse Corps 106th Birthday, A week-long remembrance at Naval Hospital Bremerton

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs The Navy Nurse Corps 106th Birthday is being recognized at Naval Hospital Bremerton with a slate of week-long events that culminates with a memorial run in remembrance for one of their own before their actual birth date of May 13. The schedule commenced in earnest on May 6 with the Nurse …

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Navy Nurse Earns Highest Possible Award

By L.A. Shively Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Public Affairs Lt. Cmdr. Deborah “Lynn” Redman’s deployment to Afghanistan landed her in prison. Not as an inmate – but as a reserve Navy nurse. On her arrival in the war-ravaged country, she realized a strong desire to help Afghan women and children through outreach missions, first from Forward Operating Base …

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The Journey of a Nurse Corps Officer

By Lt. Angelina Brannon, head, emergency department, Naval Hospital Beaufort I never used to believe that dreams came true or that hope would someday become reality, but I have learned that while life determines the family we are born into, it is our personal courage and will that determine the course we ultimately navigate in life.  Statistically speaking, the odds …

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