Tag Archives: U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

Navy Medicine Presents “The Grog”

By Andre Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery It is with great pleasure that we offer you the latest “ration” of The Grog, A Journal of Navy Medical History and Culture. In this edition, we look back at the U.S. Navy’s long history with sharks–from curious cases of shark attacks documented by Navy physicians to the development …

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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

By Valerie A. Kremer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the June 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical News newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across the Navy Medicine enterprise around the world. This month highlights value across the Navy Medicine enterprise. Click …

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Sailor in the Spotlight: HM2 Ruth Suarez

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Ruth Suarez, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery det. Bethesda *Editor’s note: In support of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Navy Medicine Live blog will feature three “Sailor in the Spotlight” to highlight the great work that our Sailors are doing to support the Navy and Marine Corps team. Hometown: General Santos City, …

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Angels of the Airfields: Navy Air Evacuation Nurses of World War II

By Andre Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery When the Naval Air Transport Service (NATS) R4D broke through the clouds of volcanic dust and smoke to land on Iwo Jima on March 6, 1945, it carried more than whole blood and medical supplies for the wounded. On board this flight was a 22-year old Navy nurse named Jane …

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Navy Medicine Debuts New “Scrubbing In” Show

Welcome to “Scrubbing In,” brought to you by Navy Medicine. “Scrubbing In” is the only show that takes you across the Navy Medicine enterprise and shows its vast capabilities. The U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) created and released a new “Dirty Jobs”-style informational show, Jan. 31. The episode released is part of a larger series, titled “Scrubbing …

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