I am Navy Medicine

I Am Navy Medicine

Dr. Uriel Lucky, M.D., Naval Hospital Pensacola In 2005, after 25 years in primary practice in a rural town in Alabama, I decided it was time to change gears and become an employee of the U.S. government. The rewards and the personal accomplishments of being in a small partnership family practice had been tremendous and the blessings innumerable, but the …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

I am a Hospital Corpsman First Class in the greatest branch in the uniformed services … the U.S Navy! I joined the Navy June 14, 2001 right out of high school in Henderson, North Carolina. Joining the Navy was not in my initial plans. I was working at Subway, happy and content with the job I was doing. I had planned …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from Navy Medicine’s 2014 SAILOR OF THE YEAR: I was born in St. Charles, MO in 1981. I grew up in the St. Louis area and graduated high school in 2000 from Edwardsville High School in Edwardsville, IL. After working in construction and holding jobs in local businesses, I enlisted in the Navy following graduation in search for …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine Scientist … My military career began when I earned a master’s in environmental science and contacted the Naval Officer Recruiting District Tampa to explore options. At the time, Navy Medicine was looking for environmental health officers and I had seen Navy Recruiting “100% on Watch” advertisements which appealed to my personal values. My …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine Corpsman: When I decided to join the Navy as an undesignated seaman, my wife, Anna, a nurse, ironically knew exactly what I was doing. “She called it my “midlife crisis.” My Navy career had a very non-traditional beginning. I quit my perfectly good job as a firefighter and paramedic and joined the Navy …

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