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I Am Navy Medicine: Personnel Specialist 1st Class Briana Marlin

Not all the enlisted Sailors in Navy Medicine are hospital corpsman. Meet Personnel Specialist 1st Class Briana Marlin. The Caldwell, Idaho native is assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton. Shortly after graduating from Caldwell Senior High School, Marlin headed to the recruiting office to continue her family’s military service. “When I decided to join the Navy, …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Brandon Vargo

With a career expanding 18 years, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Brandon Vargo, From Cass City, Mich., now serves as Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton’s leading petty officer for the hospital’s career counseling team. In that 18 years the Cass City High School and Craven Community College graduate has spent 15 of them in Navy Medicine. “I came …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Harold Dexter

Not every Sailor’s journey from being a civilian to the world of Navy Medicine is a designed, straightforward destination. There are some Sailors who join the Navy with a different path in mind but eventually find their calling to help support mission readiness and an operationally ready force. “My military career began pretty rough,” said Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Harold …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Emma Nolan

Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Meagan Christoph “I am Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Emma Nolan, assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton.” Nolan, from Lowell, Ore., graduated from Lowell Junior/Senior High School in 2014 and became a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in 2017 at Pioneer Pacific College, Springfield, Ore. She joined the Navy shortly after earning her …

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I Am Navy Medicine: Hospitalman Megan Schnell

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan Riley The assistant leading petty officer of Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton’s Labor and Delivery Unit, Hospitalman Megan Schnell, was named the hospitals Blue Jacket of the Quarter (BJOQ) for the first quarter Jan. 24, 2020. “I was so surprised, and honestly in disbelief,” said Schnell. “It’s an honor to be …

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