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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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NAMRU-3 and CDC working side-by-side

 By Lt. Cmdr. Rhonda Lizewski You may not know this but the U.S. Navy and  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have a lot in common. They both have made substantial efforts to control infectious diseases, including those carried by insects and small animals, since the end of World War II. U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3 (NAMRU-3) …

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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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Longtime Navy Medicine Historian Receives Prestigous Forrest Pogue Award

By André Sobocinski, Historian, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) Oral histories are basic tools used to capture first-hand accounts and memories of particular events, time periods, as well as personal and career experiences. For the last thirty years, Bureau of Medicine (BUMED) has operated an active oral history program designed to document Navy Medicine’s own stories for posterity. The …

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I am Navy Medicine: Hospitalman Dominique Chesley

By Hospitalman Dominique Chesley I’m a native of Wichita Falls, Texas and currently lead GYN surgical technologist in the main operating room (MOR) at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB). After graduating from Hirschi High School in 2012, I wanted to get out of the small town I lived in and interested in Navy Medicine’s behavioral health tech program.  In the beginning of …

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