Leadership

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Hospital Corps 118th Birthday

On behalf of the Navy Medicine family, I would like to thank all of our hospital corpsmen and help them commemorate 118 years of excellence. Since their establishment in 1898, the Hospital Corps has grown exponentially from its first 25 apothecaries to the more than 30,000 corpsmen delivering world-class care to those entrusted to us across the globe. Today we …

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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

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

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!

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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