Navy Medicine Features

I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine Scientist … My military career began when I earned a master’s in environmental science and contacted the Naval Officer Recruiting District Tampa to explore options. At the time, Navy Medicine was looking for environmental health officers and I had seen Navy Recruiting “100% on Watch” advertisements which appealed to my personal values. My …

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Honoring the Legacy of Navy Nurses Worldwide

By Rear Adm. Rebecca McCormick-Boyle, commander, Navy Medicine Education and Training Command and director, U.S. Navy Nurse Corps Editors note: The following was originally posted on  Naval History & Heritage’s Naval History Blog. January 6 commemorates the 72nd anniversary of one of the most tragic, yet heroic and triumphant moments in Navy Nurse Corps history. On that date in 1942, 11 …

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NAVY MEDICINE IN FOCUS

Here’s a few shots from around Navy Medicine for your viewing pleasure:

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine Corpsman: When I decided to join the Navy as an undesignated seaman, my wife, Anna, a nurse, ironically knew exactly what I was doing. “She called it my “midlife crisis.” My Navy career had a very non-traditional beginning. I quit my perfectly good job as a firefighter and paramedic and joined the Navy …

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Fear and Loathing in Singapore

By  Steve Van Der Werff, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) Public Affairs Editor’s Note: This December we celebrate Global Health. As a global leader in health care, Navy Medicine effectively accomplishes its mission with our global partners using effective communication. With that said, below is an old school sea story to illustrate what can happen when there’s a communication …

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