Tag Archives: sexual assault

Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

Navy Medicine is proud to present the April 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical News (MEDNEWS) newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across the Navy Medicine enterprise around the world. This month highlights Navy Medicine’s support to Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Click here to view the newsletter online. Click …

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Sexual Assault: Not in My Navy

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Many of you are familiar with my philosophy of “Ship, Shipmate and Self.” In the Navy and Marine Corps, we ensure the mission is accomplished, we watch out for our comrades and we must take care of ourselves. When it comes …

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We have a problem…

Hello shipmates, The Secretary of the Navy recently announced our “21st Century Sailor and Marine” initiative, which pulls together a set of objectives, policies and programs, new and existing, to maximize personal and family readiness. I’d like to cover one of the five areas in the initiative: readiness. More specifically, it’s a readiness problem that has grown at an alarming …

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“Sexual assault has no place within Navy Medicine”

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General Recently Navy Medicine became a key partner in supporting the new “21st Century Sailor and Marine” initiative that the Secretary of the Navy announced last month. This initiative lays out a set of objectives, programs and policies across a spectrum of wellness that maximizes the personal readiness of Sailors, Marines and …

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