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Navy Medicine: 2015 Year in Review

Mercy Return

Throughout the year, Navy Medicine maintained its ability and capability to deploy whenever, wherever, to meet the needs of our Navy and Marine Corps. We deployed with the Navy’s two hospital ships to build trust and cooperation with partner nations. Navy Medicine ambassadors made an impact across the United States, engaging with citizens of local communities. Throughout the year, we …

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Hospital Corpsman #ThankfulFor Small Acts of Kindness


Editor’s note: On November 26, Good Morning America featured Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (HM2) Shannon Thompson as part of its “Thankful Happens Here” series celebrating military heroes, their families and community members who made a lasting impact. Here is HM2 Thompson’s story.   I was raised to be nice to everyone. As my parents always said, “kill ‘em with kindness.”  I …

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A Thank You Letter to My Family


I want to take this time to thank you for everything you do. You have been there for me no matter what. Through all the holidays when I was deployed, you have always been there.             For the last 17 years, you have supported me through numerous deployments. Each time I get underway, I do so knowing you are there, …

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Military Family Month: Get to know your Ombudsman


November is Military Family Month and Navy Medicine values the critical role our families play in ensuring the readiness of Sailors and Marines. The support they provide and the daily sacrifices they make are a testament to their selflessness and the commitment to our service members. Our families are an essential component to the success our world-wide mission. We are …

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Veterans Day 2015: A Thank You to our Veterans

Veterans Day 2015

Veterans Day: The day we come together as a nation to honor and celebrate the service and sacrifice of our Veterans.  It’s our chance to show our appreciation for the brave men and women who answered the call to defend our freedom. Veterans are our relatives, our friends, our neighbors and our co-workers. Navy Medicine would like to thank the …

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