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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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