I am Navy Medicine

I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A Few Words from a Navy Medicine Civilian During my ten-year career in the Air Force, I traveled to Iraq, the United Arab Emirates and many other places.  My experiences teaching pilots to survive in combat as an aircrew life support technician gave me a pretty solid foundation for my career today.  I am currently the lead IT specialist for …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine Nurse: Being a Navy Nurse is unlike any other job that I know of. On a daily basis my job is filled with challenges, adventure, and unique experiences. Unlike in the civilian world of nursing where your sole responsibility is to be a nurse, a huge part of my daily life in the …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A Few Words from a Navy Medicine Doctor: Being a physician in the Navy affords me the opportunity to take care of a unique population of patients who have served our country in a variety of ways.  My work as an Undersea Medical Officer brought me into frequent contact with young people in the submarine fleet.  Some of my proudest days as …

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I Am A Navy Chief

  Story and photos by Joshua L. Wick | U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs To an outsider it’s just a rank, however the Navy chief, has existed for more than 120 years. Chiefs freely accept the responsibility to bear the traditions and long-standing lineage beyond the call of printed assignment. The Naval History and Heritage Command …

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The Journey of a Navy Medicine Resident

By Lt. (Dr.) Mike Parenteau, General Surgery intern, Naval Medical Center San Diego Wanting to have an adventure and see parts of this country often over looked by many travelers, I set off, one turn of the pedal at a time, on a cross country bike ride from Naval Medical Center Portsmouth to Naval Medical Center San Diego.  This trip …

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