WISE, Va. -- “The only reason I’m a dentist today is because of surfing.” Lt. Cmdr. Jay Ross cares about people. He exudes warmth, he comforts patients during operations, and he urges them to bring in friends and family who need care. Missions like the Innovative Readiness Training Appalachian Care 2019, held Aug. 16-29 in Wise, Virginia, are where he thrives.
PENSACOLA, Florida (September 18, 2019) Naval Hospital Pensacola, including its ten branch health clinics, will transition to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) on Oct. 1, 2019.
Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), along with branch health clinics on Naval Base Kitsap Bangor, Naval Station Everett and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, will transition to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Oct. 1, 2019.
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- While September is the month individuals and organizations across the nation raise awareness about suicide, efforts to promote psychological health and prevent suicide are ongoing every month of the year at commands throughout the Navy Medicine West (NMW) region.
SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 17, 2019) Where America’s day begins in Guam, a new day is beginning for 29 first class petty officers and one technical sergeant as they are promoted to the rank of chief petty officer at the Naval Base Guam Big Screen Theater on Sept. 13, 2019.
ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada (NNS) -- Senior leadership from the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) alongside partner and host nation representatives attended an opening ceremony to mark the beginning of the ship’s seventh medical mission stop in St. George’s, Grenada, Sept. 15.