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Comfort Deployment 2019: From a Surgical Doctor’s Perspective

By: LCDR Steven Bradley, MD, USN LCDR Steven Bradley is a staff anesthesiologist stationed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Steven Bradley, an anesthesiologist aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), preps a man with a broken ankle before going into surgery off the coast of Kingston, Jamaica Oct. 28, 2019. Comfort is working with health …

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A Message from new Navy Surgeon General Rear Adm. Gillingham

I am honored and privileged to serve as your 39th Surgeon General of the Navy. Below you will see an outline of my priorities, and the course that we will sail together. Take a moment to review and discuss this information with your Shipmates, reflecting on how YOUR actions contribute to maritime superiority. As a high reliability organization, your active …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Readiness, Health and Partnerships

By Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general Shipmates, Navy Medicine is dedicated to the best readiness and health in the world and it is our mission to keep Sailors, Marines and their family ready, healthy and on the job. As your 38th Navy surgeon general, I understand the significance of quality care and the increasing role patients play in …

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Leadership Cares- U.S. Fleet Forces Hosts Mental Health Summit

By Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Jonathan E. Donnelly U.S. Fleet Forces Command hosted a three-day Fleet Mental Health Summit aboard Naval Support Activity, Hampton Roads in Norfolk, Va. January, 26-28. “For the first time, we’ve taken everybody that holds a piece of the spiritual or mental health puzzle and put them all in one room in an effort to …

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Naval Hospital Bremerton Lab Blood Bank acknowledged for professionalism

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton The vast majority of the work conducted in Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Laboratory Department Blood Bank is routinely accomplished behind the scenes. It is rare for the staff to be in the spotlight, but they were twice during the last week of January 2015. The FDA (Federal Drug Administration) conducted an unannounced annual inspection …

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