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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


Looking Back at the Filipino Pioneers of Navy Medicine

By André Sobocinski | 06-May-2021

Filipino-Americans have long played vital roles in the U.S. Navy and have helped to shape Navy Medicine through their numerous contributions as leaders, healthcare providers, medical administrators, and scientists.

Medical Records Team lauded for Radiation Health Record Review

By Douglas Stutz | 05-May-2021

There’s a reason why Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command (NMRTC) Bremerton Detachment Puget Sound Naval Shipyard is known as the best amongst the best when it comes to handling the largest radiation health program in Department of Defense (DoD).

I Am Navy Medicine – and Certified Nurse Midwife – Lt. Cmdr. Cheryl Q. Castro

By Douglas Stutz | 03-May-2021

Of the approximately 30 certified nurse midwifes in the Navy, there is one with Asian American Pacific Islander heritage.  With May designated as Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and May 13 as Navy Nurse Corps 113th birthday, Lt. Cmdr. Cheryl Q. Castro is the embodiment of personal heritage and professional legacy.

Naval Hospital Pensacola Combats COVID-19 with Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinic

By Petty Officer 1st Class Brannon Deugan | 01-May-2021

Naval Hospital Pensacola (NHP) held a COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinic for TRICARE beneficiaries on May 1, 2021.  NHP was prepared to provide more than 600 vaccinations to beneficiaries at least 16 years old during this drive-thru vaccination.