Tag Archives: Medical Corps

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Celebrating 147 years of the Medical Corps

It is my privilege and honor to congratulate our Navy Medical Corps on behalf of our entire Navy Medicine family, as they celebrate 147 years of service to our Nation, our Navy and Marine Corps team, and their families. Since our Nation’s founding, and well before the formal establishment of the Navy Medical Corps on March 3, 1871, Navy physicians …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Medical Corps 145th Birthday

On behalf of the entire Navy Medicine family, it is my privilege and honor to congratulate our Navy Medical Corps as they celebrate 145 years of service, providing the very best care our nation can offer to those who have sacrificed to defend our freedom. On March 3, 1871, the 41st congress enacted the naval appropriations act, establishing the Medical …

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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

Navy Medicine is proud to present the March 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across the Navy Medicine enterprise around the world. This month highlights Navy Medicine’s partnerships in health diplomacy. Click here to view the newsletter online.

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Surgeon General’s Medical Corps Birthday Message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Navy Medical Corps as they celebrate 142 years of faithful and dedicated service on March 3rd. Since 1871, when the 41st Congress enacted …

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NAMRU-6 Peru – Where the Bugs and Bacteria Roam

By Capt. Dave Service,  commanding officer, NAMRU-6 Perú Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of six blogs highlighting the vast capabilities of NAMRU-6. Who out there knows that almost one in every six commands in Navy Medicine is a research laboratory? And who knew that each lab is about the same size as a Naval Health Clinic? And did you …

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