Navy Medicine Features

NAMI: An Aviator to Flight Surgeon Perspective (Part 2 of a 2 part series)

Editor’s note: In part one of this two-part blog, Lt. Cmdr. Johnson explains how he, like many aviation candidates, views the flight surgeons who evaluate the student aviators prior to their training. Johnson tells his unique experience and how it changed his view on Naval Aerospace Medical Institute processes. Part one of the blog series posted on Navy Medicine’s Live …

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NAMI: An Aviator to Flight Surgeon Perspective (Part 1 of a 2 part series)

Editor’s note: In part one of this two-part blog, Lt. Cmdr. Johnson explains how he, like many aviation candidates, views the flight surgeons who evaluate the student aviators prior to their training. Johnson tells his unique experience and how it changed his view on Naval Aerospace Medical Institute processes. Part two of the blog series posted on Navy Medicine’s Live …

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Navy Medicine Headquarters Moves to Falls Church,Va.

  By Shoshona Pilip-Florea, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, the flagship command for all of Navy and Marine Corps medicine, started relocating its staff May 30 from Washington, D.C., to Falls Church, Va., as part of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Act of 2005. Vice Adm. Matt L. …

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Homeward bound: A Navy physician assistant’s journey of a lifetime

U.S. Navy Lt. Sarah Browning was deployed to Afghanistan, Uruzgan Province in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from Nov. 22, 2010 to July 20, 2011. Lt. Sarah Browning, physician assistant, Naval Health Clinic Hawaii My name is Lt. Sarah Browning and I am a 44 year old Physician Assistant in the U.S. Navy. Always wanting to serve my country, I …

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The “Sacred Twenty”: The Navy’s First Nurses

By André B. Sobocinski, Navy Medicine Office of the Historian May 13th marks the 104th anniversary of the Navy Nurse Corps. On May 13, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Naval Appropriations Bill authorizing the establishment of the Nurse Corps as a unique staff corps in the Navy.     Initially, all Nurse Corps candidates were required to travel to Washington, D.C., …

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