Readiness

Food and Water Risk Assessments

By Anthony Carotenuto    Ever wonder how we provide public health protection for our Department of Defense (DoD) personnel when conducting an exercise or meeting outside the United States at a location where we have no permanent installations? According to DoD regulations, the Secretaries of the Military must provide  public health protection for deployed forces during initial entry, exercises, and …

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Hospital Corpsman Detailers Enhance Career Opportunities with Naval Hospital Bremerton Sailors

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Evans Coyle-Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Hospital Corpsman detailers from Navy Personnel Command in Millington, Tenn., visited Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) on Aug. 11 and 12 to share information and insight on a variety on career goals. The face-to-face meetings between the detailers and Sailors included an extensive symposium held in the hospital’s …

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Preventing a Vicious Cycle

By Capt. Scott L. Johnston, MSC, director, Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control At the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control, we facilitate a great deal of research to help health care providers understand the latest information about psychological illness and  injuries, and uncover innovative ways to provide effective treatments for our Sailors and Marines.  Because …

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The Making of a Navy Doc: Lt. Bernhardson

By Lt. Andrew Bernhardson, orthopaedics resident, Naval Medical Center San Diego Graduate Medical Education in Navy Medicine is multi-faceted, providing education to many specialties. As part of Navy Medical Education and Training month this month, Navy medical personnel wrote to their future selves in order to show what it took to get to the current points in their careers. You …

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A Message From the Surgeon General: Navy Medical Education and Training

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Medical education and training is the foundation of the world-class care we provide around the globe. It ensures our personnel are medically ready and deployable; it allows us to administer cutting-edge care on, above, and below the water; and ensures that we …

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