I am Navy Medicine

Sailor in the Spotlight: HM2 Ruth Suarez

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Ruth Suarez, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery det. Bethesda *Editor’s note: In support of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Navy Medicine Live blog will feature three “Sailor in the Spotlight” to highlight the great work that our Sailors are doing to support the Navy and Marine Corps team. Hometown: General Santos City, …

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I Am a Navy Corpsman

By Paul Ross, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs A 16-year-old picks up a magazine and flips through the glossy pages. He stops at an article about a heroic sailor — a Navy corpsman — who ran through a minefield to save the Marines he served with during Operation Desert Storm. For some people, the story would …

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Sailor in the Spotlight: HM2 Martin

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (SW/AW) Dominique Martin, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune *Editor’s note: In support of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Navy Medicine Live blog will feature three “Sailor in the Spotlight” to highlight the great work that our Sailors are doing to support the Navy and Marine Corps team. Hometown:  Chicago, IL When did you join Navy? …

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Sailor in the Spotlight

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (FMF) Mai Thao Pham, 1st Dental Battalion/Naval Dental Center, Camp Pendleton, Calif. *Editor’s note: In support of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Navy Medicine Live blog will feature three “Sailor in the Spotlight” to highlight the great work that our Sailors are doing to support the Navy and Marine Corps team. Hometown:  Dong Thap, …

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Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin: From Residency to Operational Medicine

By Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, Senior Medical Officer, USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Palms sweating, heart beating fast, orders in hand, I stepped onto the brow of the mighty warship. “You must be the new SMO?” remarked the Officer of the Deck, rendering a crisp salute. Returning the salute I said, “Yes, my name is Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, and I’m the …

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