Outreach

Message from Secretary Hagel on Suicide Prevention Month

By Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Department of Defense   The Department of Defense has no more important responsibility than supporting and protecting those who defend our country and that means we must do everything possible to prevent military suicide. As we observe Suicide Prevention Month, the entire DoD community – service members, civilians, members of our families and leaders at …

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Navy SeaPerch Challenge Showcased in Los Angeles

 By Lt. Eric Banker, perioperative nurse and command diversity officer, Naval Medical Center San Diego I was very excited to participate in the “2013 SeaPerch Challenge” at the USS Iowa (BB-61), retired naval vessel and now a museum, in San Pedro, Calif. I was lucky enough to help comprise a group of 20 hospital corpsmen and medical Naval Officers from …

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NMRC & STEM: Encourages students to pursue science and engineering careers

Captain Richard L. Haberberger, Jr., commanding officer, Naval Medical Research Center Often, when we talk about Navy Medicine‟s notable achievements in biomedical research and development, we highlight those who came before us whose efforts and accomplishments laid the cornerstones for the foundation of our successful enterprise. To sustain our legacy, we also need to look to the future, and that …

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BUMED gives back to D.C. schools

By Capt. Mae Pouget, Navy Medicine Diversity Officer As the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) prepares for base realignment and closure (BRAC), spring cleaning and equipment turn-over is being completed. Out-dated or damaged equipment is usually sent to the Defense Reutilization Marketing Services. After doing some research, Anthony Frabutt, a procurement technician at BUMED, and a member …

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Navy reservist support underserved community

The Guard and Reserve provide health care to Kaua’i during Tropic Care 2012 despite the island enduring one of its worst storms in decades. Defense Media Activity ,Video by Tech. Sgt. Michael Jackson, Hawaii News Bureau – (DVIDS) Often when military personal participate in training exercises, it is to prepare them for deployment, to brush up on skills or to …

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