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Africa Partnership Station Medical Training in Cameroon

By: Chief Hospital Corpsman (SW) Blake W. Cooper, medical planner at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa It’s hard to explain Africa to someone who has never been there; it’s even harder to explain the inner workings of the countries that make up this continent.  Since its inception in 2007, the Africa Partnership Station (APS) has been the vehicle that allows …

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Navy Corpsman, “I need to be here for [my Marines]…”

By Cpl. Michele Watson, 1st Marine Logistics Group (FWD), Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan Spending his entire life growing up in Los Angeles, Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Stallings, 23 decided he needed to make a life altering change if he was going to become the man he wanted to be. The youngest of six, Stallings looked to the military as a …

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