Sailors

Navy Surgeon General Video Message: Navy Medicine Priorities

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Folks, I have talked a lot about priorities over the last several months and have shared with you what I believe is a course charted for the success of Navy Medicine in the future.  As we move into the New Year, my goal …

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Supporting the Fleet and Marine Forces

From Navy Live Blog  Hospital Corpsmen give fellow servicemembers routine, preventive and emergency health care. They help care for their families back home. They take part in relief missions, providing aid for hurricane or earthquake victims. Whether they are working in a hospital or on a ship, at a clinic or in the field, Hospital Corpsmen are always ready to …

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Memorial Day Message: Our American Sailor

  This blog is in honor of Memorial Day and comes from Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations.  I am re-purposing the following letter I sent to The Hill recognizing our U.S. Navy Sailors for their Memorial Day tribute. It is available online by clicking here. Shipmates, Though the U.S. Navy is made up of ships, submarines and …

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Rush relieves watch at BUMED

By André B. Sobocinski, Navy Medicine Office of the Historian With the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery’s departure from its Hilltop in Foggy Bottom this summer, we find ourselves saying good-bye to an old friend. Roland Hinton Perry’s bronze likeness of Dr. Benjamin Rush has stood watch for 108 years of Navy medical history from his limestone perch on the …

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“Q & A” for 21st Century Sailor and Marine

“Navy Medicine is in the readiness business…we must be ready the minute a warrior hits the ground, or mom heads into the labor deck. We exist to support the Fleet and the Fleet Marine Force. When the world dials 911, it is NOT to make an appointment.”  –  Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of …

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