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Warrior Games results show all competitors are winners

From DoD Office Of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy After six days of intense competition, the 2012 Warrior Games have come to an end! The Marines Corps team took home the Chairman’s Cup for the third year in a row, and Marine Jonathan Disbro claimed his second consecutive Ultimate Champion award. Below are the final results of the rest …

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FORCE’S NOTES: Increasing Family Readiness

By Force Master Chief Sherman Boss Editor’s note: This blog comes from Force Master Chief Boss’s column featured in the Spring issue of Navy Medicine Magazine. To read the full story click here to view the magazine online. The old saying about the Navy family, “If the Navy wants you to have a family, they’ll issue you one in your …

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Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE)

Watching CDR Eric Hoffman, NECE OIC, handle a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach. By Admiral John C. Harvey, Jr., USN Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command I had the opportunity to visit the Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) in Jacksonville, Florida. NECE is a command under the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (located in Portsmouth, Va) that provides technical services …

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Pacific Partnership: “Preparing in Calm to Respond in Crisis”

The U.S. Navy lead Pacific Partnership 2012 will perform humanitarian and civic action (HCA) activities in Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Cambodia. USNS MERCY (T-AH 19) will serve as the command platform in addition to a Japanese Landing Ship Tank (LST 4001) OOSUMI. PP12 seeks to build and strengthen alliances, partnerships and relationships with regional host nations, partner nations, foreign humanitarian …

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USNS Mercy, to depart supporting Pacific Partnership

By U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Hinman, Commanding Officer, USNS Mercy Medical Treatment Facility Today the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship will depart for Pacific Partnership 2012.  In addition to my hospital staff and the military sealift command civilian mariners, we will be joined by shipmates from Destroyer Squadron Seven staff, other military services (foreign and domestic), and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).  As …

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