Navy Medicine Features

Navy Medicine: 2016 Year in Review

Throughout the year, Navy Medicine sustained its capacity and know-how to deploy whenever, wherever, to meet the needs of our Navy and Marine Corps. We embarked aboard the Navy’s hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) to build trust and teamwork with partner nations. Navy Medicine ambassadors made an impact across the United States, engaging with citizens of local communities. Throughout …

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Navy Corpsman’s ‘New Normal’: Part 4 – Final Chapter

By Steve Van Der Werff, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery public affairs Editor’s note: We conclude our series about disabled Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Shane Gilley, who exemplifies the warrior spirit and resiliency of our brother’s in arms. He has overcome his own personal adversity to become a shining example to those living with a disability. Every time …

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Navy Corpsman’s ‘New Normal’: Part 3

By Steve Van Der Werff, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery public affairs Editor’s note: We continue our story about disabled Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Shane Gilley’s career as a hospital corpsman taking care of Marines on the battlefield. Recently injured after being involved in a motorcycle accident, Gilley continuously displays his resiliency. According to Gilley, he fell in …

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Why Suicide Prevention Holds a Special Place in My Heart

By Capt. Dale White, chaplain of Navy Medicine The surgeon general often reminds me to ask people why. Why are they a part of Navy Medicine? Why are they coming for help? That’s something that really resonates with me: the why. Suicide prevention has a very near and dear place in my heart. For me, my passion in suicide prevention …

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Navy Corpsman’s ‘New Normal’: Part 2

By Steve Van Der Werff, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery public affairs Editor’s note: We continue our story about Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Shane Gilley’s early childhood development prior to his military service. Disabled after being involved in a motorcycle accident, Gilley continuously displays his resiliency. He recently represented ‘Team Navy’ at the 2016 Department of Defense Wounded …

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