Hospital Corps

Navy Corpsman’s ‘New Normal’: Part 1

By Steve Van Der Werff, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery public affairs Editor’s Note: Before 1990 people with disabilities could be discriminated against without legal consequences. That isn’t the case today. Today we honor the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act when our country committed itself to abolishing judgement against people undermined by injury or disease, clearing …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Keith Anthony

by Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Keith Anthony I was 16-years-old when I first had contact with a military organization. I had joined the Army JROTC at my high school. After my first day of school, I immediately went to the barbershop and got a flat top hair cut to meet regulations, and found a niche for shining my brass and squaring …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Dametrius Mannings

I grew up as an Army brat. I was born in Birmingham, Alabama the second oldest of four children, and graduated from Hardin County High School in Elizabethtown, Kentucky in 1998. My junior year in high school I decided to enlist in the Army National Guard as an automated logistical specialist. I enjoyed my service to the guard so much …

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I am Navy Medicine Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Timothy Bielke

  Prior to joining the Navy, I had a hungry desire to serve those around me. I grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota and graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 2007. As the oldest of six kids, caring for the needs of others just came natural for me. This desire to serve manifested while caring for my grandmother for …

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Navy Medicine Education and Training addresses health and safety with a training change

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Matthew Clutter, Navy Medicine Operational Training Center Public Affairs June is men’s health month, providing Navy Medicine an opportunity to spread awareness of preventable disease and injury among men. Part of Navy Medicine’s campaign is communicating to patients that, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), unintentional injury is among the top five causes …

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