Inside Navy Medicine

#240NavyBday: Navy Medicine Reserves Celebrate 100 Years of Readiness

By Capt. Patricia K. McCafferty, executive officer, Operation Health Support Unit For 100 years, Navy Medicine Reservists have supported Sailors and Marines.Today, the Navy Medicine Reserve supports the entire U.S. Navy as it celebrates 240 years of naval presence around the globe, around the clock. Trained and ready, Navy Medicine Reservists have been mobilized in times of crisis, whether it’s …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Lt. Kevin Goodell

I’m a Medical Service Corps officer and physician assistant assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) . I’m a Lebo, Kansas native and 1991 graduate of Lebo High School. I completed Navy Recruit Training in San Diego and Hospital Corpsman ‘A’ School the same year. I was interested in a career with Navy Medicine. Health and medicine has always been my …

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Introducing Navy Medicine’s New Force Master Chief

By Mariah Felipe, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs   Force Master Chief (FORCM) (FMF/SW/AW) Terry J. Prince, director of the Hospital Corps, officially assumed the role as Navy Medicine’s force master chief in a change-of-charge ceremony September 25.     The force master chief of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) is the …

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Hospital Corpsman Skills Basic Course a Program Reborn

By Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Matthew Blake Winston Churchill said, “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” If you’ve been around Navy Medicine for any time, you’ve likely found that to be a common mantra – constantly striving to improve. Starting Oct. 1, Hospital Corpsman (HM) at every Budget Submitting Office (BSO) 18 Patient Care …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Chief Hospital Corpsman Natalie Cebular

  Attending the Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) Class 189 was a very rewarding experience for many reasons. When I first enrolled in the course I assumed it was going to be just like any other Navy training however, it was very different.  The SEA is an academic program that is designed to challenge Senior Enlisted Leaders with required readings, papers, …

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