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Surgeon General’s Medical Service Corps birthday message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Medical Service Corps as they celebrate 65 years of faithful and dedicated service. After the outbreak of World War II, on Aug. 4, 1947, President Harry Truman signed the Army-Navy Medical Service …

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Saving lives: Navy hospital corpsmen

By Cpl. Isaac Lamberth, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing The Bastion Role 3 hospital is known in Helmand province for its superb medical care and the extraordinary talent of its medical staff. Completing a three-week tour at the hospital, two sailors from Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3 gained combat life-saving experience and were able to apply …

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Naval Medical Research Center News

By Naval Medical Research Center, Public Affairs  Navy Medicine is proud to present the July 2012 issue of Naval Medical Research and Development News. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work and research being done across Navy Medicine and around the world. Click here to view the newsletter online.

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A Letter from the Force Master Chief: Hospital Corps’ 114th Birthday

By S. E. Boss, Force Master Chief, Bureau of Medicine And Surgery It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I wish the men and women of the Hospital Corps a very happy 114th birthday.  History has witnessed our humble beginnings, from our 1898 establishment, through our first graduating class of 28, and today, a force of over 25,000 performing …

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Surgeon General honors Hospital Corps

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend our sincere thanks and heartfelt congratulations to the men and women of the Hospital Corps, as you celebrate your 114th . No Marine has ever taken a hill without his corpsman by his side.  Our hospital corpsman deploy with Sailors …

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