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May 19, 2021
171129-N-PG340-103 PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Nov. 29, 2017) Navy Medicine East (NME) selects Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Alexanderia Artis (center), from Naval Hospital Jacksonville (NHJ), as its Regional Senior Sailor of the Year for 2017 during a ceremony held at River’s Edge Nov. 29. NME and NHJ leaders (from the left) joined Artis for a photo following the ceremony: Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Hinkle, command master chief of NME; Master Chief Petty Officer Lewis Jackson, NHJ command master chief; Artis; Capt. David Collins, NHJ commanding officer; and Rear Adm. Anne Swap, NME commander. NME is one of only two regional commands with oversight of Navy Medicine's delivery of care to the Navy and Marine Corps family. It oversees the delivery of medical, dental and other health care services to approximately one million patients across almost 100 facilities-including the Tidewater Military Health System which brings together McDonald Army Health Center, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and U.S. Air Force Hospital Langley. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephane Belcher/Released)


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