Outreach

USNA ’15 Summer Stem Program Accepting Applications

By Lt. Teng K. Ooi, PhD, USNA/NAVAIR Reserve Program Applications for the 2015 Naval Academy Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Summer Program opened Jan. 5, 2015 at www.usna.edu/admissions/STEM. Session dates include June 1-6 for rising ninth graders; June 8-13 for rising 10th graders; and June 15-19 for rising 11th graders. The annual summer program is designed to expose young people …

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Honor Flight: WWII and Korean War Vets visit Capitol

By Lt. Norman Jacinto, Expeditionary Medical Facility Bethesda, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Recently Navy Reservists from Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) Bethesda, Detachment S, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center were “all hands on deck” welcoming to the National Capital Area, an Honor Flight of more than 200 World War II and the Korean War veterans from 127 hubs in 41 states. Much …

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San Antonio Sailors Represent Navy At River Parade

By Larry Coffey, Navy Medicine and Training Command Public Affairs Sailors from several of the 11 Navy and Navy Medicine commands and detachments in the San Antonio area joined the Navy Band’s Washington, DC-based contemporary ensemble, the “Cruisers,” on board the U.S. Navy float for the third annual Armed Forces Day River Parade May 17. Capt. Gail Hathaway, commander of …

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Navy Medical Professionals Present At USC National Trauma Symposium

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW) Bruce Cummins, Navy Medicine Education and Training Command Public Affairs  Navy Medicine professionals attended and presented at one of the largest trauma and surgical conferences on the West Coast May 15-16 at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, California. The 21st Annual 2014 University of Southern California (USC) Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical …

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Message from Secretary Hagel on Suicide Prevention Month

By Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Department of Defense   The Department of Defense has no more important responsibility than supporting and protecting those who defend our country and that means we must do everything possible to prevent military suicide. As we observe Suicide Prevention Month, the entire DoD community – service members, civilians, members of our families and leaders at …

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