Civilians

Military Family Month: Get to know your Ombudsman

November is Military Family Month and Navy Medicine values the critical role our families play in ensuring the readiness of Sailors and Marines. The support they provide and the daily sacrifices they make are a testament to their selflessness and the commitment to our service members. Our families are an essential component to the success our world-wide mission. We are …

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Veterans Day 2015: Honoring Those Who Served

Today, we celebrate Veterans Day and I would like to take a few moments to discuss the significance and history behind what we have come to know as”Veterans Day”. World War I – known at the time as “The Great War” – officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Lisa Fournier

When I graduated from the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy, I thought, “This is it!”  Finally, the exams, case studies and drug literature reviews were over. I had reached the end of a long and hard journey. Now, 28 years later, I look back at that moment and realize that was just the beginning.  When a patient asks me …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Rick Fogoros

Richard Fogoros was recently recognized as Civilian Medical Logistician/Supply Technician of the Year for a shore-based facility. He manages Naval Hospital Bremerton’s (NHB) medical-surgical central supply replenishment and linen operations and three branch health clinics – BHC Bangor, Everett and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. He also took over management duties and oversight of the entire medical warehouse operations in 2014, …

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I am Navy Medicine: Sally J. Vickers

By Sally J. Vickers A few words from a Navy Medicine Public Health Educator: My career with Navy Medicine began in 1995 and it has been much more rewarding and exciting than I ever could have imagined. With a BS in Food Science and Nutrition and an MS in Community Health Education, as a Certified Health Education Specialist I was initially …

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