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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 Medicine Mobilizes New Platforms in the whole-of-nation fight against COVID-19

By André B. Sobocinski, BUMED Communications | 05-Aug-2020

On July 20, 2020, Navy medical providers were mobilized to Texas as part of U.S. Northern Command’s pandemic response in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s request for Defense Support to Civil Authorities.

From Shoulder Boards to Shoulder Pads – Navy MSC Officer helps lead the way

By Douglas Stutz | 04-Aug-2020

For Navy Lt. Mark Fisher, wearing a uniform as an immovable force against a determined foe was just part of growing up. He’s donning a decidedly different kind of uniform now - as part of Navy Medicine- helping to block the spread of COVID-19 as well as support operational readiness.

From Hospital Corps Chief to Medical Service Corps Admiral: The Story of Rear Admiral Mark Moritz

By Regena Kowitz | 03-Aug-2020

It can be said that the Medical Service Corps (MSC), which celebrates its 73rd birthday this year, was born from the ranks of hospital corpsmen. Among the 251 plankowners who represented the very first MSC Officers, 71 percent were former corpsmen or hospital corps warrant officers.

NHC Annapolis’ operational approach to COVID-19 prevention puts U.S. Naval Academy on track for fall 2020 semester

By Lt. Sarah Ermoshkin, DDS | 31-Jul-2020

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (July 29, 2020) - It has been nearly a month since the first incoming freshmen, or plebes, arrived at the United States Naval Academy (USNA) to check in for their immunizations, vaccinations, blood draws, eyeglasses, and coronavirus (COVID-19) test.