Project FOCUS: Supporting Military Families Worldwide


By Kirsten Woodward, director, Family Programs, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery It’s always been said – “military families serve too” – they feel the effects of mutliple and combat related deployments and they bare witness to the impact of high operational tempo.  Since 2008 – Navy Medicine has been not only serving the […]

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Navy Medicine Supports Military Medical Technology Month

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By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General After a decade of war, we have seen military medical technology advance by leaps and bounds. I am always impressed with the progress we have made in the realms of clinical informatics, prosthetics, and modeling and simulation. It is truly remarkable how far we have […]

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Trauma Team Works Towards a Common Goal at Role 3 Hospital in Afghanistan

The medical team at the Role 3 NATO hospital prepares to work on a patient in the emergency room. (Courtesy photo)

By Cmdr. Mark Lenert and Lt. Cmdr. Ian Valerio, Role 3 Multinational Medical Unit, Kandahar, Afghanistan The pager goes off.  It is a Trauma “A” alert, “IED blast casualty with multiple wounds”… another reminder of being in a warzone, and part of the daily life of the medical care team at the Role 3 Multinational […]

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Supporting the Fleet and Marine Forces


From Navy Live Blog  Hospital Corpsmen give fellow servicemembers routine, preventive and emergency health care. They help care for their families back home. They take part in relief missions, providing aid for hurricane or earthquake victims. Whether they are working in a hospital or on a ship, at a clinic or in the field, Hospital […]

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Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jimmy P. Florendo

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 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 […]

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