NAVY MEDICINE IN FOCUS

Here’s a few shots from around Navy Medicine for your viewing pleasure:

Chief Hospital Corpsman Allison Levy gives medical advice to a Mauritian boarding team member during a maritime-interdiction training operation aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56). Exercise Cutlass Express 2015, sponsored by the U.S. Africa Command, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, and information sharing practices to increase capabilities of East African and Indian Ocean nations to counter sea-based illicit activity. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum)
Chief Hospital Corpsman Allison Levy gives medical advice to a Mauritian boarding team member during a maritime-interdiction training operation aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56). Exercise Cutlass Express 2015, sponsored by the U.S. Africa Command, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, and information sharing practices to increase capabilities of East African and Indian Ocean nations to counter sea-based illicit activity. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum)
Retired Hospital Corpsman First Class Smith, right, a U.S. Marine Corps Association member, attaches the Armed Forces Expeditionary streamer with three bronze stars, while Lance Cpl. Randall Sorrells, 2nd Marine Division (2nd MARDIV), steadies the division's colors, on Camp Lejeune, N.C. The 2nd MARDIV celebrated their 74th birthday by rededicating their battle colors. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Kelly L. Street, 2nd MARDIV Combat Camera)
Retired Hospital Corpsman First Class Smith, right, a U.S. Marine Corps Association member, attaches the Armed Forces Expeditionary streamer with three bronze stars, while Lance Cpl. Randall Sorrells, 2nd Marine Division (2nd MARDIV), steadies the division’s colors, on Camp Lejeune, N.C. The 2nd MARDIV celebrated their 74th birthday by rededicating their battle colors. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Kelly L. Street, 2nd MARDIV Combat Camera)
Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Diversity Team member Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Gabriel B. Kotico pays tribute to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream” speech Aug. 28, 1963 by holding an equal opportunity sign in the courtyard.  The command diversity team reenacted demonstrations and set up booths to honor diversity and equal rights for all. (Photo by Personnel Specialist 2nd Class John E. Demery)
Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) Diversity Team member Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Gabriel B. Kotico pays tribute to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream” speech Aug. 28, 1963 by holding an equal opportunity sign in the courtyard. The command diversity team reenacted demonstrations and set up booths to honor diversity and equal rights for all. (Photo by Personnel Specialist 2nd Class John E. Demery)
It takes a team... with never any real down time in Naval Hospital Bremerton's Laboratory, medical lab technicians continually work around the clock in support of all inpatient clinics and departments, as well as ensure that the Blood Bank is staffed on a 24-hour, rotational basis. Such attention to details was noted during the last week of January 2015, as the Federal Drug Administration conducted an unannounced annual inspection in which the Blood Bank passed, and the collective efforts by the bank were also recognized by the Armed Services Blood Bank Center Pacific Northwest of Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord in support of the Armed Services Blood Program (Photo by Douglas H Stutz).
It takes a team… with never any real down time in Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Laboratory, medical lab technicians continually work around the clock in support of all inpatient clinics and departments, as well as ensure that the Blood Bank is staffed on a 24-hour, rotational basis. Such attention to details was noted during the last week of January 2015, as the Federal Drug Administration conducted an unannounced annual inspection in which the Blood Bank passed, and the collective efforts by the bank were also recognized by the Armed Services Blood Bank Center Pacific Northwest of Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord in support of the Armed Services Blood Program (Photo by Douglas H Stutz).