I am Navy Medicine

I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Elizabeth Richeal

I joined the Navy in October 2005, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Unbeknownst to me, I was continuing a long family history of not only Naval Service but service in the Hospital Corps with three other family members currently serving as hospital corpsmen from the ranks of a 3rd class to a senior chief. It has become a “family thing”, as the Sailors …

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I am Navy Medicine – Petty Officer 2nd Class Maria Eloisa Almazar

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Maria Eloisa Almazar, Operational Readiness, Navy Medicine East PORTSMOUTH, Va. – My mom, a registered nurse, has been my biggest inspiration in my pursuit of a medical career. I was also in the Navy’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) throughout high school and truly enjoyed the experience. Being able to merge these two things …

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I am Navy Medicine – Petty Officer 1st Class Bernard Anthony Morales

By Petty Officer 1st Class Bernard Anthony Morales, Staff Administration, Navy Medicine East PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Navy has always been a part of my family. I have uncles who retired as master chief petty officers; two as senior chiefs, two as chiefs, two as first class petty officers, and one as a commander.  My aunt, a retired commander, started …

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I am Navy Medicine: Lt. Cmdr. James Wiley

By Lt. Cmdr. James Wiley, reserve liaison officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery My name is Lt. Cmdr. James Wiley. I’m a reserve liaison officer at the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. My job as a reserve liaison officer is to ensure Navy Medicine is ready to mobilize Sailors to deploy. I believe in selfless service …

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I am Navy Medicine: Capt. Alison Eagleton

By Capt. Alison Eagleton, reserve affairs officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery I’m the reserve affairs officer for the Medical Corps at the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. I’m also the interim reserve affairs officer for the Nurse Corps, which means I’m responsible for 1,700 Medical Corps and Nurse Corps officers worldwide. When I started with …

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