I am Navy Medicine

I am Navy Medicine: Chief Hospital Corpsman Javier Cortes

By: Chief Hospital Corpsman Javier Cortes, U.S. Naval Hospital Rota, Spain I became a hospital corpsman because I wanted the opportunity to serve, to repay the country that’s given my family so much opportunity to succeed. I am from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and enlisted in the Navy 18 years ago. Ten years ago I became an independent duty corpsman (IDC) …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sarah Pacquette

By Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sarah  Pacquette, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center I have served in the Navy for 15 years, and proudly wear my Fleet Marine Force qualification pin on my uniform that signifies I’m qualified to serve with the United States Marine Corps. I’ve always had enormous respect for my grandfather, who served as a yeoman in …

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I am Navy Medicine: Cmdr. Lee Danny Hoey

My name is Lee Danny Hoey. I am a commander in the Navy’s Medical Service Corps, serving as a biochemist at U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) I am a native New Yorker. I was born in New York City where I lived and attended school before earning my Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts. During …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Pamela Adjibodou

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Pamela Adjibodou, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center I have served in the Navy for six years, and am full of pride for my recognition as Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s Junior Sailor of the Quarter for the 2nd quarter, FY 16. Being able to mentor others and be a role model for others …

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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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