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METC: Training the Future of Military Medicine

By Rear Adm. Bill Roberts, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy, commandant, Medical Education and Training Campus When I first arrived at the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) in San Antonio, Texas as the second commandant to ever hold the position, I knew the METC team had the unique opportunity to take the campus even further forward, and into the annals …

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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!

By Lt. Jen Wright, Navy Entomology Center of Excellence No one likes that sneaking suspicion upon returning from a vacation that perhaps you have brought back more than a great tan and some fanciful knick knacks. That perchance those abhorrent little hitch hikers that strike fear in the heart of travelers worldwide have made their way home with you … …

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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

By Valerie A. Kremer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the July 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical News newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across the Navy Medicine enterprise around the world. This month highlights jointness across the Navy Medicine enterprise. Click …

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Jointness Across Navy Medicine

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Jointness is paramount as we move toward a more collaborative and plugged-in world across the Military Health System. By partnering with our sister services and other federal health care institutions, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and our academic partners, we are …

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Navy SeaPerch Challenge Showcased in Los Angeles

 By Lt. Eric Banker, perioperative nurse and command diversity officer, Naval Medical Center San Diego I was very excited to participate in the “2013 SeaPerch Challenge” at the USS Iowa (BB-61), retired naval vessel and now a museum, in San Pedro, Calif. I was lucky enough to help comprise a group of 20 hospital corpsmen and medical Naval Officers from …

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