Tag Archives: readiness

Five Navy Medicine Moments in July 2017 [Photos]

Every day, more than 63,000 Navy Medicine personnel are operating forward around the world, providing agile and rapid health care support to the Navy and Marine Corps. Saving lives wherever our forces operate is what we do, be it above the sea, on the sea, below the sea or on the battlefield. The following photos depict important events and our medical professionals at work …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Keeping Sailors and Marines healthy, ready and on the job

By Vice Adm. Forrest Faison In my first few months as Navy surgeon general, I’ve had the opportunity to get out and about and meet Sailors, Marines and the Navy Medicine professionals entrusted to care for them and their families. I am completely amazed by the people I’ve met. Our strength, as a Navy and Marine Corps team, is our …

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Serving our Wounded, Ill and Injured

By Cmdr. Amy Drayton, RN, MPH, MSN, director of Population Health, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Sailors and Marines who answer the call of duty to protect our nation’s freedom often risk illness and injury during their service, sometimes returning from war with complicated burdens of physical and psychological injuries. We, at the Navy and Marine Corps Public …

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Psychological Health Research Leads to Readiness and Resilience

By Capt. Scott L. Johnston, MSC, USN, director, Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control Research, in its most basic definition, is the act of carefully studying a specific subject to gain more information. At the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC), science is the foundation of everything that we do and it’s essential to fulfilling our …

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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the February 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across Navy Medicine around the world. This month highlights Navy Medicine’s role in operating forward. There is also an announcement for …

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