Navy Medicine Features

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Health Care Heroes Awards honors humble hero from Naval Hospital Bremerton

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs When Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Occupational Medicine and Population Health officer was selected as a recipient of the Military Medical Personnel Award for the inaugural Kitsap Sun Health Care Heroes Awards Program, his colleagues were not surprised. But he was. Dr. Dan Frederick was formally recognized at the Health Care Heroes Award …

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Remembering Navy Medicine at Normandy, Seventy Years Later

By André B. Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On Sept. 27, 2012, Dr. Lee Parker the last surviving Navy physician from the Normandy Invasion died at the age of 95.(1)  With his death the public was again reminded that Navy Medicine played an unsung role on June 6th, 1944 in what Gen. Dwight Eisenhower termed the …

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Navy corpsman excels at Kandahar’s NATO Role III Multi-National Medical Unit

By Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston As a baseline standard, the military asks its personnel to be effective in whatever job they choose to do. Many meet the standard and some go above and beyond. An example of the latter is U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Charisse Torres, hospital corpsman and X-ray technologist at the NATO Role III Multi-National Medical …

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