Tag Archives: deployment

Navy Medicine Teams Return from USNS Comfort Deployment

By BUMED PAO NORFOLK, Va. (Nov. 15, 2019) USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) returns to Naval Station Norfolk after a five month deployment, Nov. 15, 2019. Comfort worked with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems, including …

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20 Ways to Connect with Your Kids during Deployment

By U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Kids of all ages have lots of questions about deployment and what it means for the parent who is away. It’s especially important for their questions to be answered openly, honestly and calmly. Some practical pointers 1. Encourage your kids to ask questions 2. Use language suitable to the age …

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Why I Chose Navy Nursing: Lt. J. G. Cryer

By Lt. J. G. Karen Cryer, staff nurse, Naval Health Clinic Hawaii Lt. J. G. Cryer is currently assigned as a staff nurse on one of the seven National Committee for Quality Assurance certified Medical Home Port teams at Naval Health Clinic Hawaii. Her work as a Navy nurse is one of many we are highlighting this month for Nurses …

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A Mission of Care

By Cmdr. Jean Fisak, NC, assistant director, Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control Deploying can be a stressful time, but it’s especially hard for Sailors who deploy individually. A Mobile Care Team (MCT) sees Individual Augmentees, Sailors who are pulled together as a unit into a Navy command, Sailors trained to deploy while embedded with the Army, joint …

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