Inside Navy Medicine

A Message From the Director of the Navy Nurse Corps

By Rear Adm. Elizabeth Niemyer, director, Navy Nurse Corps, and deputy chief, Wounded, Ill and Injured, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As I look at the calendar and see National Nurses’ Week May 6-12 and the 105th Navy Nurse Corps Birthday rapidly approaching on May 13th, I want to take this opportunity to reach out to the entire …

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Navy Corpsman Provides Care at Misawa Airbase

From Defense Media Activity The health and wellness of service members is one of the most important aspects of daily military life. Airman 1st Class Scott Taylor takes us to Misawa Airbase’s Medical Group in Misawa, Japan to show the importance of working together. Includes sound bites from Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Patrick Daly, Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC). For more information on IDCs click here.

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Surgeon General’s Medical Corps Birthday Message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Navy Medical Corps as they celebrate 142 years of faithful and dedicated service on March 3rd. Since 1871, when the 41st Congress enacted …

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Surgeon General’s Dental Corps birthday message

 By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General On behalf of a grateful nation, I want to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Navy Dental Corps as they celebrate 100 years of sacrifice, service, honor and commitment.  Our dentists have served in times of peace and war to ensure dental readiness and optimize dental health for …

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Surgeon General’s Medical Service Corps birthday message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Medical Service Corps as they celebrate 65 years of faithful and dedicated service. After the outbreak of World War II, on Aug. 4, 1947, President Harry Truman signed the Army-Navy Medical Service …

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