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Navy Medicine Mobilizes New Platforms in the whole-of-nation fight against COVID-19

By André B. Sobocinski, BUMED Communications *** On July 20, 2020, Navy medical providers were mobilized to Texas as part of U.S. Northern Command’s pandemic response in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s request for Defense Support to Civil Authorities. This deployment marked the first use of the newly established Acute Care Team and Rapid Rural Response Team medical …

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Military Family Month: Get to know your Ombudsman

November is Military Family Month and Navy Medicine values the critical role our families play in ensuring the readiness of Sailors and Marines. The support they provide and the daily sacrifices they make are a testament to their selflessness and the commitment to our service members. Our families are an essential component to the success our world-wide mission. We are …

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Navy Medicine Ambassadors Make an Impact in the ‘Sooner’ State

By Steve Van Der Werff, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs With a goal of raising awareness about Navy Medicine’s mission, Navy Medicine ambassadors traveled to the ‘Sooner’ state during Oklahoma City (OKC) Navy Week, Sept. 21-27. Capt. Alison Eagleton, reserve affairs officer, Medical Corps, and Lt. Cheryl West, Nurse Corps, led a group of Navy Medicine …

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Navy Medicine Personnel Spend Armed Forces Day Giving WWII “Honor Flight” Veterans a Hero’s Welcome

Editors Note: Even though Memorial Day is still a few days that didn’t stop Washington D.C. area Navy Medicine personnel from spending this past Armed Forces Day giving a hero’s welcome to WWII “Honor Flight” veterans from across America who visited our nation’s capital to visit the WWII Memorial and several others. Of special note was 91 year old retired Hospital …

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Naval Hospital Bremerton staff members share their ‘Unwavering Strength’ for a New Year, New You, Pt. II

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs  Tart was the actual architect of their involvement in the book. He was the one who initially found out that the book’s publisher, Judy O’Beirn, were looking for true, inspirational stories and was told by friends that he needed to get in touch with the publisher. After he contacted the publisher …

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