Inside Navy Medicine

Celebrating National Nurses Week 2015

By Rear Adm. Rebecca McCormick-Boyle, commander, Navy Medicine Education and Training Command and director, Navy Nurse Corps Today marks the start of National Nurses Week 2015, which runs from May 6-12 and leads up to the 107th birthday of the Navy Nurse Corps May 13. I’d like to take this opportunity to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to Navy …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Aaron Abreu

By Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (FMF) Aaron Abreu I’m Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (Fleet Marine Force Specialist) Aaron Christian Abreu. I’m a Basic Medical Technician and Corpsman Program instructor at Navy Medicine Training Support Center aboard Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. I was originally born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. At the age 10, my family moved to the Philippines …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Nathan Cole

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (FMF) Nathan Cole I’m a native of Toomsuba, Mississippi and graduated from Northeast Lauderdale High School in 2001. Because of the lack of jobs after graduating college I joined the Navy. I had always been interested in medicine, and when I found out about the hospital corpsman rate I knew it was what I wanted …

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I am Navy Medicine: Lt. Rusty English

By Lt. M. Rustin English, MSC I remember it well; the image of the second plane hitting the World Trade Center forever changed my outlook on the world.  I had just started my first semester in Mercer’s Stetson School of Business after spending my first year Pre-med – I had realized that our medical capability had outpaced the design of our …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospitalman Dominique Chesley

By Hospitalman Dominique Chesley I’m a native of Wichita Falls, Texas and currently lead GYN surgical technologist in the main operating room (MOR) at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB). After graduating from Hirschi High School in 2012, I wanted to get out of the small town I lived in and interested in Navy Medicine’s behavioral health tech program.  In the beginning of …

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