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Navy Medicine Personnel Spend Armed Forces Day Giving WWII “Honor Flight” Veterans a Hero’s Welcome

Editors Note: Even though Memorial Day is still a few days that didn’t stop Washington D.C. area Navy Medicine personnel from spending this past Armed Forces Day giving a hero’s welcome to WWII “Honor Flight” veterans from across America who visited our nation’s capital to visit the WWII Memorial and several others. Of special note was 91 year old retired Hospital …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Aaron Abreu

By Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (FMF) Aaron Abreu I’m Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (Fleet Marine Force Specialist) Aaron Christian Abreu. I’m a Basic Medical Technician and Corpsman Program instructor at Navy Medicine Training Support Center aboard Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. I was originally born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. At the age 10, my family moved to the Philippines …

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Medical and Health Service Support Activities deploys with Marine Air Ground Task Force

By  Capt. Harold Groff, Force Surgeon for Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command Editors Note: Capt. Harold Groff,  has served in the Navy for 30 years. First as a Civil Engineer Corps officer for more than 10 years before changing careers and going back in rank as an ensign to attend USUHS from 1996 to 2000. He recently returned from …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Nathan Cole

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (FMF) Nathan Cole I’m a native of Toomsuba, Mississippi and graduated from Northeast Lauderdale High School in 2001. Because of the lack of jobs after graduating college I joined the Navy. I had always been interested in medicine, and when I found out about the hospital corpsman rate I knew it was what I wanted …

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I am Navy Medicine: Lt. Rusty English

By Lt. M. Rustin English, MSC I remember it well; the image of the second plane hitting the World Trade Center forever changed my outlook on the world.  I had just started my first semester in Mercer’s Stetson School of Business after spending my first year Pre-med – I had realized that our medical capability had outpaced the design of our …

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