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Navy Surgeon General Honors Hospital Corps’ 115th Birthday

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, I extend my sincere thanks and heartfelt appreciation to the men and women of the Hospital Corps, as you celebrate 115 years of service. Since the Hospital Corps’ founding on June 17, 1898, you have answered the …

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The Journey of a Nurse Corps Officer

By Lt. Angelina Brannon, head, emergency department, Naval Hospital Beaufort I never used to believe that dreams came true or that hope would someday become reality, but I have learned that while life determines the family we are born into, it is our personal courage and will that determine the course we ultimately navigate in life.  Statistically speaking, the odds …

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Navy Surgeon General Honors 105th Nurse Corps Birthday

 By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation as the Navy Nurse Corps celebrates its 105th year of service. Since May 13, 1908, the men and women of the Navy Nurse Corps have honorably served and evolved with …

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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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