Tag Archives: Medical Service Corps

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Medical Service Corps 70th Birthday

Shipmates: I am honored to join in the celebration of the 70th birthday of the Navy Medical Service Corps on Aug 4, 2017. From the initial establishment of the Corps onward, generations of Medical Service Corps officers have supported the Navy and Marine Corps fighting teams through decades of trials and triumph, ensuring fast and effective support even in the …

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Surgeon General’s Medical Service 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 Medical Service Corps (MSC) as they celebrate 67 years of faithful and dedicated service. In recognition of the corps’ anniversary, I wanted to …

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Navy Surgeon General Honors Medical Service Corps’ 66th Birthday

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Medical Service Corps as you celebrate 66 years of faithful and dedicated service. Your origins began on Aug. 4, 1947 when the Army-Navy Medical Service Corps Act was …

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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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Surgeon General’s Medical Service Corps birthday message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Medical Service Corps as they celebrate 65 years of faithful and dedicated service. After the outbreak of World War II, on Aug. 4, 1947, President Harry Truman signed the Army-Navy Medical Service …

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