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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Medical Service Corps 69th Birthday

By Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of the entire Navy Medicine family, it is my honor to congratulate our Navy Medical Service Corps as they celebrate 69 years of honoring the trust placed in our hands by our nation. Since its inception in 1947, the men and women of our …

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I am Navy Medicine: Capt. Annie Case

By Capt. Annie Case I am a Navy Nurse Corps officer, recently assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) as Quality Management Department head. On July 1, 2016, I promoted to the rank of Navy captain as a Navy Nurse Corps officer, and transferred to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka to become director, Nursing Services. I first became interested in a career …

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Navy Chaplains team with Navy Medicine Mental Health for care and compassion

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs The five distinctive corps associated with Navy Medicine – Dental Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Medical Service Corps, and Nurse Corps – are also supported by several other corps such as the Judge Advocate General Corps and Supply Corps. There’s also the Navy Chaplain Corps that provides distinctive assistance throughout Navy …

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20 Ways to Connect with Your Kids during Deployment

By U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Kids of all ages have lots of questions about deployment and what it means for the parent who is away. It’s especially important for their questions to be answered openly, honestly and calmly. Some practical pointers 1. Encourage your kids to ask questions 2. Use language suitable to the age …

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My Victim Advocate Training Experience

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacquelyn D. Childs Like any Sailor, I’m always looking for new ways to make myself better, whether personally or professionally. I don’t mean to look better on paper, because I realize some people have that intent in their careers.  I mean really, truly a better person through growth and professional development. One interest I …

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