Navy Medicine Features

Naval Hospital Bremerton staff members share their ‘Unwavering Strength’ for a New Year, New You, Pt. I

 By Douglas H. Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs One risked everything – including death – to escape to freedom. One faced multiple ordeals – including loss – overcoming each with strong faith. As Navy Medicine focuses on the theme of a ‘New Year and New You,’ there are two staff members at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) who have gone …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from Navy Medicine’s 2014 SAILOR OF THE YEAR: I was born in St. Charles, MO in 1981. I grew up in the St. Louis area and graduated high school in 2000 from Edwardsville High School in Edwardsville, IL. After working in construction and holding jobs in local businesses, I enlisted in the Navy following graduation in search for …

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A Look Back: Navy Medicine in 1915

By André B. Sobocinski, BUMED Historian The year 1915 saw the hopes of a short war in Europe crushed by further entrenchment, weaponization of poison gas and Germany’s policy of unrestricted submarine warfare. Although the United States would remain neutral throughout the year, the loss of the Cunard liner Lusitania along with 124 American lives in May would help change that.  On …

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‘Unwavering Strength’ for a New Year, New You

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs One risked everything – including death – to escape to freedom. One faced multiple ordeals – including loss – overcoming each with strong faith. As Navy Medicine focuses on the theme of a ‘New Year and New You,’ there are two staff members at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) who have gone …

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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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