Mark Starnes, emergency manager for Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune monitors weather radars for the Camp Lejeune area.  Part of the responsibility of the Emergency Management Department is to monitor weather conditions which could hinder safety and operations of the Medical Center.
At Naval Medical Center San Diego’s (NMCSD) auditorium, Civil Service personnel attended a town hall Aug. 5, designed to communicate the key principles and objectives of the Defense Health Agency’s (DHA) Realignment of Personnel, Property and Systems (RePPS) to administratively transfer 1,900 NMCSD civilian team members from the Navy to the DHA. Cmdr. Ryan Jarmer, NMCSD Human Resources Office department head, brief
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONO-FORT SAM HOUSTON – (Aug. 4, 2022) – Chloe Strupulis, an intern assigned to Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio, briefed her research titled “Permanent Tissue Plastination” to NAMRU San Antonio scientist and researchers as part of the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) at the Battlefield Health and Trauma Building. NREIP places college and university students
The NMRTC PH Mobile Dental Unit (MDU) is parked pier-side on Joint Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, preparing to administer care to Sailors on Aug. 4, 2022. MDUs go the extra mile in promoting the medical readiness of the fleet by bringing dental care to the warfighter. Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Pearl Harbor’s (NMRTC PH) dental clinic on wheels administers dental exams to Sailors pier-side three times a week in support of ensuring a medically ready force.
As was the case 75 years ago in 1947, Medical Service Corps officers assigned to NHB/NMRTC Bremerton stand poised as a ready medical force for the Navy surgeon general priority of ensuring the warfighter's medical readiness in the nation's third largest fleet concentration...with a brief moment to celebrate their corps' birthday, August 4, 2022 (official Navy photo by Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs officer).
Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command (NMRTC) San Diego hosted a cake-cutting ceremony in honor of the Navy Medical Service Corps’ (MSC) 75th birthday on Aug. 4. A group of NMRTC San Diego's 133 MSC officers gather for a photo. NMRTC San Diego’s mission is to prepare service members to deploy in support of operational forces, deliver high-quality healthcare services and shape the future of military medicine through education, training and research. NMRTC San Diego employs more than 6,000 active duty military personnel, civilians and contractors in Southern California to provide patients with world-class care anytime, anywhere.
Dr. Stephen Yoest, The Joint Commission (TJC), physician surveyor, observes Naval Medical Center San Diego's (NMCSD)  Morning Colors ceremony, July 22.  NMCSD completed the demanding onsite triennial survey by TJC from July 18 to July 22. NMCSD’s mission is to prepare service members to deploy in support of operational forces, deliver high-quality healthcare services and shape the future of military medicine through education, training and research. NMCSD employs more than 6,000 active duty military personnel, civilians and contractors in Southern California to provide patients with world-class care anytime, anywhere.
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Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Kenneth Leonard, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines (2/24), conducts a contact patrol with other Corpsmen and Marines on July 22, 2022, during training on North Post at Fort McCoy, Wis. The 2/24 is an infantry battalion based out of Chicago consisting of approximately 1,000 Marines and Sailors. The battalion falls under the 23rd Marine Regiment and the 4th Marine Division. The 2/24 is holding annual training at Fort McCoy. (Photos by Scott Sturkol, Fort McCoy Public Affairs Office)
220801-N-IL330-1049 PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 1, 2022) – Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Jorge Acosta, from Chicago, applies a chest seal to a patient during a mass casualty drill in main medical aboard amphibious assault carrier USS Tripoli (LHA 7), August 1, 2022. Tripoli is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and maintain stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Austyn Riley)
Staff members from Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command San Diego (NMRTCSD) interact with miniature horses from the Cornerstone Equine Therapy Center, a local non-profit organization committed to saving and restoring the lives of active duty service members, veterans, and first responders battling service-related emotional, mental, and physical trauma. NMRTC San Diego’s mission is to prepare service members to deploy in support of opera
Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Morales , U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Blue Jacket Sailor of the Year, Fiscal Year 2021 .
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Carlton Tucker, a Hospital Corpsman with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 12, receives simulated medical care during a Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) class at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, July 28, 2022.
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 20, 2022) U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Hillary Smalley, Internal Medicine Physician, (center right) assists in a simulated resuscitation exercise in the resuscitation bay aboard Royal Australian Navy Canberra-class landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra (L02) duri
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 20, 2022) Medical personnel from Royal Australian Navy Canberra-class landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra (L02) take part in a simulated resuscitation exercise in the ship’s Intensive Care Unit during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. Twenty-
KOROR, Palau (July 21, 2022) – U.S. Navy Sailors pass the American flag during a retirement and change of command ceremony aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2022. Now in its 17th year, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Drace Wilson)
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 20, 2022) Medical personnel from Royal Australian Navy Canberra-class landing helicopter dock HMAS Canberra (L02) take part in a simulated resuscitation exercise aboard the ship’s resuscitation bay during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, three submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 29 to Aug. 4 in and ar
KOROR, Palau (July 21, 2022) – Rear Adm. Bruce Gillingham, the 39th Surgeon General of the United States Navy, back, 3rd from left, poses for a photo with Pacific Partnership personnel and Koror State Animal Shelter personnel after a tour in support of Pacific Partnership 2022. Now in its 17th year, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Drace Wilson)
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 21, 2022) – Capt. Hank Kim, Pacific Partnership 2022 (PP22) mission commander and change of command presiding officer, gives remarks during a retirement and change of command ceremony aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during PP22. Now in its 17th year, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brandie Nuzzi)
Royal Australian Navy Lt. Edward Finnis, from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, left, and U.S. Navy Lt. Cory Rogge, from Wilmington, North Carolina, assigned to Fleet Surgical Team (FST) 5, treat a simulated patient in a hangar bay onboard Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii, in support of a joint-service medical training exercise during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022, July 26, 2022.
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