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Navy Surgeon General Visits Williamsburg, Yorktown Medical Commands

The visits included all hands calls with the staffs, facility tours, lunch with junior Sailors, and meetings with command leadership. Faison spoke of the commands’ roles in maintaining the health and well-being of Sailors and Marines not only today, but into the future. Navy Medicine is a global health care network of more than 63,000 Navy medical personnel around the …

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Five Navy Medicine Moments in February 2018 [Photos]

Every day, more than 63,000 Navy Medicine personnel are operating forward around the world, providing agile and rapid health care support to the Navy and Marine Corps. Saving lives wherever our forces operate is what we do, be it above the sea, on the sea, below the sea or on the battlefield. The following photos depict important events and our medical professionals at work …

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Flu Vaccine Helps Protect Family Members and You

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs FALLS CHURCH, Va. – With the flu season upon us, Navy Medicine is stressing the importance of medical readiness for Sailors, Marines and their family members this fall. Force Master Chief Hosea Smith, Hospital Corps director, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine …

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Five Things You Need to Know About the New Hospital Corps PQS

A new Navy Personnel Qualification Standards (PQS) developed by Navy Medicine Education, Training and Logistics Command (NMETLC) becomes mandatory Oct. 1 for Hospital Corps “A” School graduates assigned to a Navy military treatment facility. The new PQS is designed to provide commands a proven method for successful training that supports the commanding officer, benefits the command and guides the Sailor’s …

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I am Navy Medicine: Lt. Andrea Fluke, Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, Integrated Medical Service Team

  CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Aug. 9, 2017) Following graduation from Mount Saint Mary’s Catholic High School in my hometown of Oklahoma City, I got a scholarship to Newman University in Wichita, Kansas where I earned my Bachelor of Science in Nursing in May 2011. Toward the end of nursing school I began considering a commission in the U.S. Navy because …

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