A Message from Navy Medicine’s Force Master Chief – Focus on Men’s Health


Every year in June, the United States recognizes Men’s Health Month to heighten awareness of preventable health issues commonly found in men and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the top five leading causes of death among men include heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury or accidents, chronic lower respiratory disease and …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Navy Nurse Corps 108th Birthday

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Navy Medicine is given a trust to care for those who have volunteered to defend our freedom, a trust to return America’s sons and daughters home safely. On behalf of the entire Navy Medicine family, I extend my gratitude and appreciation to our Navy Nurse Corps for 108 years of honoring that trust. On May 13, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Keeping Sailors and Marines healthy, ready and on the job

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By Vice Adm. Forrest Faison In my first few months as Navy surgeon general, I’ve had the opportunity to get out and about and meet Sailors, Marines and the Navy Medicine professionals entrusted to care for them and their families. I am completely amazed by the people I’ve met. Our strength, as a Navy and Marine Corps team, is our …

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A Message from Navy Medicine’s Force Master Chief: Happy 123rd Birthday Chiefs!

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Every year on April 1, the Navy celebrates the past, present and future of the Navy chief. Chief Petty Officers (CPOs) are the Navy’s senior enlisted leaders serving as mentors for all Sailors and are experts in their field. Coming from humble beginnings in 1893, CPOs have since surpassed expectations of what it is to be a great leader and …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Do your part to prevent sexual assault

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  Shipmates, I want to address an important issue that demands our attention: sexual assault. Simply put, sexual assault is a crime against our family that destroys trust, divides us, and diminishes our operational effectiveness. There is no place for sexual assault in our Navy and Marine Corps; it is corrosive to readiness, hinders our ability to perform our duty, …

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