Tag Archives: corpsman

Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE)

Watching CDR Eric Hoffman, NECE OIC, handle a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach. By Admiral John C. Harvey, Jr., USN Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command I had the opportunity to visit the Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) in Jacksonville, Florida. NECE is a command under the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (located in Portsmouth, Va) that provides technical services …

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Pacific Partnership: “Preparing in Calm to Respond in Crisis”

The U.S. Navy lead Pacific Partnership 2012 will perform humanitarian and civic action (HCA) activities in Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Cambodia. USNS MERCY (T-AH 19) will serve as the command platform in addition to a Japanese Landing Ship Tank (LST 4001) OOSUMI. PP12 seeks to build and strengthen alliances, partnerships and relationships with regional host nations, partner nations, foreign humanitarian …

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USNS Mercy, to depart supporting Pacific Partnership

By U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Hinman, Commanding Officer, USNS Mercy Medical Treatment Facility Today the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship will depart for Pacific Partnership 2012.  In addition to my hospital staff and the military sealift command civilian mariners, we will be joined by shipmates from Destroyer Squadron Seven staff, other military services (foreign and domestic), and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).  As …

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Hot off the Press: Navy Medicine Magazine (Spring 2012)

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the Spring issue of Navy Medicine Magazine. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done by Navy Medicine around the world. The magazine features several articles, from a corpsman serving alongside and caring for Marines on the frontlines of Afghanistan, …

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Navy reservist support underserved community

The Guard and Reserve provide health care to Kaua’i during Tropic Care 2012 despite the island enduring one of its worst storms in decades. Defense Media Activity ,Video by Tech. Sgt. Michael Jackson, Hawaii News Bureau – (DVIDS) Often when military personal participate in training exercises, it is to prepare them for deployment, to brush up on skills or to …

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