Navy Medicine

A brief history of the U.S. Navy Independent Duty Corpsman

By Matt Lyman, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Modern U.S. Navy corpsmen have been around for the last 116 years and have served with and supported every rate in any climate, around the world. That commitment to service and support was exemplified in 1944 when the Navy determined there was a need to have medical personnel …

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Hospital Corps’ Top Doc

31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Story by Lance Cpl. Tyler Ngiraswei CAMP HANSEN, Japan – There were an estimated five thousand casualties suffered during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, and independent duty corpsmen did their best to prevent the deaths of those injured. Petty Officer 1st Class Wilson Rodriguez, Jr., now an IDC himself, served as a hospital corpsman on …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine corpsman: I was born on the island of Manado, Indonesia and relocated to the U.S. with the family in 1998. I have always desired to serve and give back for the opportunity I was given to live in the U.S. I initially became interested in Navy Medicine because I’ve always wanted to help as …

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NHCP Pharmacists Receive Awards

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Yasmine T. Muhammad Two pharmacy staff members from Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton received awards for outstanding performance from the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Pharmacy Specialty Leader. Lt. Jose Pulido was selected as the Navy Junior Pharmacist of the Year for fiscal year 2014. Pulido serves as the outpatient and branch health clinic division …

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Scrubbing In: Naval Medical Center San Diego’s Prosthetics Lab

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&list=UU_qVcWp8T_J3GU0pyK67bUw&v=FCojpNQuQ-M

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