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Family Matters: Top 10 Reasons I Admire Military Kids

The month of April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, honoring military families and their children.  For more information check out the Department of Defense’s Month of the Military Child homepage. Today blog come from Elaine Sanchez, at the American Forces Press Service. She shares her perspective on the qualities she most appreciate about children from military …

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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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Rush relieves watch at BUMED

By André B. Sobocinski, Navy Medicine Office of the Historian With the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery’s departure from its Hilltop in Foggy Bottom this summer, we find ourselves saying good-bye to an old friend. Roland Hinton Perry’s bronze likeness of Dr. Benjamin Rush has stood watch for 108 years of Navy medical history from his limestone perch on the …

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Navy Corpsman, “I need to be here for [my Marines]…”

By Cpl. Michele Watson, 1st Marine Logistics Group (FWD), Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan Spending his entire life growing up in Los Angeles, Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Stallings, 23 decided he needed to make a life altering change if he was going to become the man he wanted to be. The youngest of six, Stallings looked to the military as a …

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