Navy Medicine Features

Navy Medicine at Pearl Harbor (Dec. 7, 1941)

By Andre B. Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Dec. 7, 1941 still represents the U.S. Navy’s greatest disaster. In just over two hours, much of the Pacific Fleet had been destroyed or seriously damaged. Even before the last Japanese aircraft had disappeared over the horizon, the pride of the U.S. fleet—seven battleships that once projected U.S. …

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Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jimmy P. Florendo

 By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brooks B. Patton Jr A brief look into the craft of producing dental crowns for patients. Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jimmy P. Florendo shares with viewers his insight and experience as a dental technician improving the quality of life for Sailors in warfighting environments. His contribution shows the importance of providing services that improve …

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Summer 2012 edition of “The Grog”

André B. Sobocinski, historian and publications manager, Office of Medical History, BUMED It is with great pleasure that we present to you the summer 2012 edition of THE GROG. In our attempt to meet our standards of variety, we offer you original articles on: Navy Medicine in the War of 1812, A Look Medicine and Hygiene in the Royal Navy, …

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Where Are They Now: Lt. Dwight Hampton

Editors Note: The Bureau of Medicine and Surgery’s Diversity Office is highlighting junior and senior enlisted officers with various backgrounds that have greatly contributed to Navy Medicine as well as achieved personal successes. These officers wanted to share their stories in hopes to pass along inspiration to the next generation of Navy Medicine officers. By Jasmine Smith, Diversity Intern Lt. …

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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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