Tag Archives: Navy

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Provides Care for Sexual Assault Victims

By Lt. Adrienne Manasco, SAPR command liaison, Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center The 2015 theme of SAAPM is “Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part. Do Your Part.” This theme emphasizes how vital it is for each member of our community to uphold our role in preventing sexual assault and to respond with holistic care should a sexual assault …

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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: 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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“It’s On Us” – NAMRU San Antonio Women Learn how to Fight Sexual Assault with Self-Defense Skills

By Flisa Stevenson, NAMRU San Antonio Women staff from the Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) embraced the theme “Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know Your Part, Do Your Part.” They were taught Krav Maga strategies to protect and defend themselves in an attack or abduction situation, during the annual “Dangerously Cute” self-defense seminar that occurred earlier this year and benefits the …

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