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From Navy Medicine’s headquarters just outside of Washington, D.C., to any of the military treatment facilities, research labs, training facilities, or support activities around the globe, we’re constantly working to ensure our Sailors and Marines are healthy and ready to do our nation’s work. These photos, articles and transcripts and publications highlight the work we do to support a medically ready force and ready medical force.


 External News


Navy Surgeon General Posthumously Honors Cmdr. Erin M. Simmons as the 2019 Navy Hero of Military Medicine Award Recipient

By Angela Ciancio | 10-May-2019

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) – Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, honored Cmdr. Erin M. Simmons as she posthumously received the 2019 Navy Hero of Military Medicine Award at the Heroes of Military Medicine Awards dinner May 9, 2019.

Navy Nurse Corps ‘Super Heroes’ Celebrated at Naval Hospital Bremerton

By Douglas Stutz | 10-May-2019

"Who’s able to leap a tall hospital bed and resuscitate a patient in a single bound?"

Naval Medical Center San Diego Nurse Earns Recognition for Nurses Week 2019

By Suzanna Brugler, Naval Medical Center San Diego Public Affairs | 08-May-2019

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) nurse earned special recognition for exceptional leadership from two distinct organizations: the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) on March 19, and the Defense Health Agency for Nurses Week, May 6-12.

U.S. Navy Hospital Ship to Deploy in Response to Humanitarian Crisis in Latin America

From U.S. Southern Command Public Affairs | 08-May-2019

MIAMI (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is scheduled to deploy in June from Naval Station Norfolk to the Caribbean, Central America and South America to conduct humanitarian medical assistance missions in support of regional partners and in response to the regional impacts of political and economic crises in Venezuela.