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FORCE’S NOTES: Increasing Family Readiness

By Force Master Chief Sherman Boss Editor’s note: This blog comes from Force Master Chief Boss’s column featured in the Spring issue of Navy Medicine Magazine. To read the full story click here to view the magazine online. The old saying about the Navy family, “If the Navy wants you to have a family, they’ll issue you one in your …

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Newsletter for Navy & Marine Corps Medicine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the April 2012 issue of Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across Navy Medicine around the world. Click here to view the newsletter online.

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Hot off the Press: Navy Medicine Magazine (Spring 2012)

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the Spring issue of Navy Medicine Magazine. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done by Navy Medicine around the world. The magazine features several articles, from a corpsman serving alongside and caring for Marines on the frontlines of Afghanistan, …

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Navy Medicine research helps to stave virus

By NMPCHC Public Affairs  The threat of a virus spreading could be the plot right out of a movie, but it’s real life and the Navy’s Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit Two (NEPMU2) in Norfolk is dealing with those “what-if” scenarios every day. They announced March 12 the development of a norovirus testing kit to help identify Navy-wide outbreaks. Noroviruses are the …

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Marines take aim in archery

By Petty Officer 2nd Class John O’Neill Herrera, Naval Medical Center San Diego Public Affairs Marines assigned to Naval Medical Center San Diego’s Wounded Warrior Battalion West detachment, (left to right) Sgt. Eric Rodriguez, Staff Sgt. Gabriel Martinez and Cpl. Marcus Chischilly wait their turn during an archery practice at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center during the 2012 Paralympics …

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