Partnerships

Thirtieth Naval Construction Regiment Departs for Pacific Partnership

By Lt. Theresa Donnelly, Thirtieth Naval Construction Battalion Public Affairs PORT HUENEME, Calif. – PORT HUENEME, Calif. – Nearly forty medical, communication and support staff from service commands across the U.S. joined  by the 30th Naval Construction Regiment (NCR), based at Naval Base Ventura County, will depart May 17 in support of humanitarian mission Pacific Partnership 2014 (PP14).   At the …

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Joint Army-Navy project measures effects of blast overpressure

By Ben Sherman, Fort Sill Cannoneer FORT SILL, Okla. – The Army and Navy are working on a joint research project to measure the effects of concussion, traumatic brain injury and blast events on military personnel. One area of research is the measurement of blast overpressure, especially related to field artillery, both during combat and training. A research team recently …

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Being a Part of the Global Force For Good

By Lt. Cmdr. Sherri Hoskins, MSC, assistant officer-in-charge, Cajun Care 2014 A “Global Force for Good” is what it said on the back of a large Navy recruiter bus that sat several cars up in traffic. To think that in Navy Medicine, we get to be part of this initiative.  All the many benefits we provide, big or small, all …

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Navy Medicine Highlights Commitment to Global Partnerships

Lt. Cmdr Dustin J Harrison, PhD, U. S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2 Phnom Penh, Cambodia PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Navy Surgeon General completed a visit to Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2 – Phnom Penh (NAMRU-2 PP), Cambodia, Feb. 26 -28. Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, Navy Surgeon General and Chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery …

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A Message from MHS Leadership: Patient Centered Medical Home

From Military Health System Leadership After more than a decade of war and in a period of national evolution in concepts of health care, the Military Health System (MHS) must reengineer processes by which we bring health to the 9.6 million beneficiaries we serve.  We have embarked on a shared strategy to prepare the MHS to successfully meet the future …

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