Leadership

A Letter from the Force Master Chief: Hospital Corps’ 114th Birthday

By S. E. Boss, Force Master Chief, Bureau of Medicine And Surgery It is with great pride and enthusiasm that I wish the men and women of the Hospital Corps a very happy 114th birthday.  History has witnessed our humble beginnings, from our 1898 establishment, through our first graduating class of 28, and today, a force of over 25,000 performing …

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Surgeon General honors Hospital Corps

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend our sincere thanks and heartfelt congratulations to the men and women of the Hospital Corps, as you celebrate your 114th . No Marine has ever taken a hill without his corpsman by his side.  Our hospital corpsman deploy with Sailors …

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Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan visits USNS Mercy and Pacific Partnership crew

As if visiting the tropical paradise of Guam isn’t cool enough, USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) was greeted by the Navy Surgeon General, Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, who spoke to the crew about the importance of their service, and the importance of Pacific Partnership 2012. As the U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Nathan leads …

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Navy Nurse Corps celebrates its 104th birthday

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As the Navy Nurse Corps celebrates its 104th year of service, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to you on behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation. Since 1908, the men and women of the Navy Nurse Corps have honorably served in …

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BUMED’s “Change of Port”

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General Shipmates and Colleagues, There is something I want to convey to all of you that I believe is of the upmost importance, particularly after taking part in the wonderful “Change of Port” ceremony here on the BUMED compound last week. Thank you again for all those who helped plan the event …

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