Tag Archives: Pacific Partnership

Navy Medicine’s Engagement in Global Health

By Andre Sobocinski, historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery The end of the Spanish American War (1898) marked the emergence of the United States as a global military power and the beginning of the Navy’s long history in global health engagement. At the start of the twentieth century, the Navy expanded into American Samoa (1900), Cuba (1903), Guam (1898), …

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NEMTI – “Real World Training, Wherever the Mission Takes Us”

By Navy Medicine Education and Training Command Public Affairs Nearly 200 Active-duty and Reserve Sailors who will deploy in support of contingency operations around the world and specifically to the NATO Role II and III trama hospitals in Afganistan completed the second round of training at the Naval Expeditionary Medical Training Institute (NEMTI) in Camp Pendleton, Calif.  This training brings …

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Newsletter for Navy & Marine Corps Medicine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the July 2012 issue of Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across Navy Medicine around the world. Click here to view the newsletter online.

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Navy Entomology Center of Excellence’s Update on West Nile Virus

Lt. Jen Wright, Navy Entomology Center of Excellence The United States is experiencing the greatest outbreak of West Nile Virus (WNV) since its initial introduction in New York during the summer of 1999. A total of 1,590 cases of WNV cases have been reported with 66 of those cases resulting in death according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) …

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Pacific Partnership: Recap of Vietnam

Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Navy Medicine, U.S. Pacific Fleet and the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command humanitarian and civic assistance mission aboard the USNS Mercy designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region.       Vietnam Community Service Project for Children with Disabilities U.S. service members, Partner Nations and …

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