Navy Medicine Features

A Culture of Safety

By Paul Ross Healing the sick, preventing illness and mending the broken is the main goal of any medical community. In military medicine the added requirement of readiness is critical and is the main priority. Navy Medicine runs military treatment facilities to keep a force of medical personnel ready to deploy in support of our warfighters when needed. But none …

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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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Navy Medicine in Focus

       

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Sailor Meets Bone Marrow Recipient

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Mark P. Langford Navy Recruiting Command Public Affairs Eric Priest carefully removed the paper wrapping from a small box and wordlessly inspected the pewter clock inside and the words engraved on the surface: “Eric Priest, Thanks For Adding Time To My Life. Phil Jones July 4, 2012” Priest is a lieutenant in the United …

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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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