Leadership

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Suicide Prevention

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery I despair when I hear that of one of our Sailors or Marines has taken his or her own life. These are tragedies where we must intervene somehow and somewhere in the chain of events that leads to the hopelessness of …

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Navy Surgeon General Honors Dental Corps’ 101st 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 appreciation to the officers of the U.S. Navy Dental Corps in celebration of their 101st anniversary. For more than a century, Navy dentists have demonstrated tireless dedication to our tenants …

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Navy Surgeon General Honors Medical Service Corps’ 66th 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 to the Medical Service Corps as you celebrate 66 years of faithful and dedicated service. Your origins began on Aug. 4, 1947 when the Army-Navy Medical Service Corps Act was …

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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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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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