I am Navy Medicine

I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A Few Words from a Navy Medicine Doctor For as long as I can recall, I have been interested in medicine and aviation. Therefore, when the Navy gave me the option to defer the remainder of my orthopaedic surgery residency and serve a tour as a Naval Flight Surgeon, l leapt at this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Of course, I never dreamed …

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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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