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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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Surgeon General’s Medical Service Corps birthday message

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General On behalf of Navy Medicine and a grateful nation, I extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Medical Service Corps as they celebrate 65 years of faithful and dedicated service. After the outbreak of World War II, on Aug. 4, 1947, President Harry Truman signed the Army-Navy Medical Service …

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Naval Hospital Jacksonville: Breastfeeding improves health of babies

By Julie Kellogg, M.D., Naval Hospital Jacksonville pediatrician Naval Hospital Jacksonville celebrates Aug. 1- 7 as well as showcases their World Health Organization/United Nations Children’s Fund Baby Friendly Certification. Breastfeeding benefits babies and moms and is considered by many to be a miracle food with advantages that cannot be duplicated. In multiple studies, breastfeeding has been shown to be the …

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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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Bring your dad to work day: Father of a U.S. Navy pharmacist supports humanitarian mission

Lt. Cmdr. Emily Zywicke is the Pharmacy Department head onboard the USNS Mercy Pacific Partnership 2012 mission. Pacific Partnership 2012 is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asia-Pacific region. The mission delivers humanitarian civil assistance and conduct environmental sustainability missions from USNS Mercy to the host nations of Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia.   Hello, …

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