Marines

Adaptive Treatment for Wounded, Ill, and Injured Sailors and Marines

By Ms. Helen Metzger, Health and Wellness Department Head at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), and the Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) Department at Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) I became a true believer in wellness after joining the Health and Wellness Department at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) and am now committed to increasing …

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Adaptive Treatment for Wounded, Ill, and Injured Sailors and Marines

By Helen Metzger, Health and Wellness Department Head at Naval Medical Center San Diego, and Health Promotion and Wellness Department at Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center I became a true believer in wellness after joining the Health and Wellness Department at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) and am now committed to increasing awareness of how to maximize …

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RUNNING MAN

By Lt. Hy Pham, Naval Hospital Bremerton The 39th running, literally, of the Marine Corps Marathon, held on Oct. 26, 2014, fielded almost 20,000 participants and a dedicated few from Naval Hospital Bremerton, including a Puget Sound Family Medicine Residency member attempting his first…but not last marathon. My name is Lt. Hy Pham, and currently stationed at Naval Hospital Bremerton pursuing …

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Honor Flight: WWII and Korean War Vets visit Capitol

By Lt. Norman Jacinto, Expeditionary Medical Facility Bethesda, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Recently Navy Reservists from Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) Bethesda, Detachment S, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center were “all hands on deck” welcoming to the National Capital Area, an Honor Flight of more than 200 World War II and the Korean War veterans from 127 hubs in 41 states. Much …

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The Bizarre Loophole in the Navy’s No-Pregnancy Policy

By André B. Sobocinski, BUMED Historian Disclaimer. The names of nurses in this story have been changed to protect their identities.   October 12, 1962 – Hours into his first day as commanding officer of Naval Hospital Newport, Rhode Island, Capt. Edward Hogan learned he had a personnel problem, one for the ages.(2)  Nothing, other than careful study of the “Parent …

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