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 during July 2018.

AL ASAD, IRAQ (June 7, 2018) U.S. Navy corpsman Petty Officer 1st Class Alberto Sevillaparra and Petty Officer 3rd Class Evans Bolton, access wounded Marines during a training exercise on Al Asad Airbase, Iraq, July 5, 2018. There are 75 Coalition partners committed to the goal of eliminating the threat posed by ISIS in Iraq and Syria and have contributed in various capacities to the effort. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Zakia Gray)


AQABA, Jordan (July 9, 2018) U.S. Navy LCDR Michelle Mayer, dental doctor aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), gives a fluoride treatment to a child at SOS Orphanage in Aqaba, Jordan, during a community relations event, July 9, 2018. Iwo Jima is the flagship for the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian ocean and three strategic chokepoints (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Natalie Poggemeyer/Released)


ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 14, 2018) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Jan Anova treats a patient during a mass casualty drill in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman is currently deployed as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime security operations in international waters around the globe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Juan Sotolongo/Released)


ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 18, 2018) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class John Moore, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, prepares to dive on the wreck of the World War I ship USS San Diego (ACR 6). MDSU 2 Sailors are aboard USNS Grasp (T-ARS 51) with Naval History and Heritage Command personnel to conduct inspections of San Diego and also participate in a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its sinking, honoring the six U.S. Navy Sailors who died on the ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean Furey/Released)


SAN DIEGO (July 21, 2018) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Michael McClendon greets his family and embraces his two-week old newborn baby for the first time during the homecoming ceremony for the Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The ship and her crew completed a five-month humanitarian relief mission to Southeast Asia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort)