Outreach

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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USNA ’15 Summer Stem Program Accepting Applications

By Lt. Teng K. Ooi, PhD, USNA/NAVAIR Reserve Program Applications for the 2015 Naval Academy Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Summer Program opened Jan. 5, 2015 at www.usna.edu/admissions/STEM. Session dates include June 1-6 for rising ninth graders; June 8-13 for rising 10th graders; and June 15-19 for rising 11th graders. The annual summer program is designed to expose young people …

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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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San Antonio Sailors Represent Navy At River Parade

By Larry Coffey, Navy Medicine and Training Command Public Affairs Sailors from several of the 11 Navy and Navy Medicine commands and detachments in the San Antonio area joined the Navy Band’s Washington, DC-based contemporary ensemble, the “Cruisers,” on board the U.S. Navy float for the third annual Armed Forces Day River Parade May 17. Capt. Gail Hathaway, commander of …

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