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The MHS GENESIS Transition Team at Camp Lejeune is overseeing the training of approximately 3,800 personnel to be ready for the new electronic health care launch on March 19, 2022.
The federal government works around the clock screening and vetting vulnerable Afghans prior to their entry into the U.S. in order to protect both national security and our allies at Camp Atterbury, Ind., Dec. 2, 2021.  This initiative provides essential support at secure locations outside of Afghanistan. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities in permanent or temporary structures as quickly as possible. (U.S. Army photo-illustration by Sgt. Trinity Carter / 14th Public Affairs Detachment)
Some of the first Chiefs and Directors of Navy Medicine Staff and Enlisted Corps. Clockwise from top left: Dr. Andrew Jones, 1st Director of Navy Medicine Civilian Corps (2017); HMCM Stephen Brown, Director of Hospital Corps (1979); CAPT Nellie Dewitt, Director of Nurse Corps (1947); Commodore Lewis Angelo, Director of Medical Service Corps (1982); LCDR George Reed, Chief of Dental Corps (1922); RDML Robert Higgins, Chief of Medical Corps (1989).
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Hunter Coates, assigned to Naval Medical Forces Pacific, works in office as regional information systems officer. The Director of Navy Medical Service Corps selected Coates as senior information technology officer of the year Dec. 16, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by David A. Bennett)
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Hunter Coates, assigned to Naval Medical Forces Pacific, works in office as regional information systems officer. The Director of Navy Medical Service Corps selected Coates as senior information technology officer of the year Dec. 16, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by David A. Bennett)
SAN DIEGO (Jan. 11, 2022) Lt. Molly Clark, a Sailor assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) San Diego’s Directorate for Nursing Services (center right) receives an award from Capt. Kim Davis, NMRTC San Diego’s commanding officer (center left), for Junior Officer of the Year FY21 Jan. 11.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Curtis Cortezpoole, a clinical nurse specialist assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command, Bethesda, Maryland, sets up equipment at the beginning of his shift while supporting COVID response operations at Erie County Medical Center, New York, Jan. 9, 2022. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, remains committed to providing flexible Department of Defense support to the whole-of-government COVID response. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ashleigh Maxwell)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2021) - Lt. Cmdr. Kaitlyn Schiavone, a dermatologist at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, conducts an exam with a 6-year-old.  Schiavone holds a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.  A native of Sarasota, Florida, she says, "Skin checks are a type of preventive care.  They can be helpful indicators of internal health and can detect lesions of concern early, before complications develop."  (U.S. Navy photo by Deidre Smith, Naval Hospital Jacksonville/Released).
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Mary Ashcraft administers the COVID-19 vaccine booster for Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Nicolas Cardiel aboard the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39).
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IPAP Graduation
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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Branch Health Clinic Oceana petty officers receive Navy Achievement Medals (NAMs) for assisting a motorcycle-accident victim. Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Petty Officer Nathaniel Bennet and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Petty Officer Taylor Scott were given the NAMs by Capt. Shelley Perkins, NMCP’s commanding officer, Jan. 7.
220104-N-OX321-1059 NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (Jan. 4, 2022) Hospitalman Hector Conde, a San Antonio, Texas native attached to U.S. Naval Medial Readiness and Training Command Sigonella, grabs a vaccine vile from the immunization office’s refrigeration unit, Jan. 4, 2022. Conde was selected by his command to be highlighted in the “In the Spotlight” feature of Naval Air Station Sigonella’s base paper, The Signature. NAS Sigonella’s strategic location enables U.S., allied, and partner nation forces to deploy and respond as required, ensuring security and stability in Europe, Africa and Central Command. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kegan E. Kay)
In honor of National Blood Donor Month, Capt. (Ret.) Evin Thompson makes his 94th donation to the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) Blood Bank, Jan. 7.
The Omicron variant of the COVID-19 outbreak, along with the annual winter cold and influenza season(s) are making it difficult for a number of people to weather the winter. Officials at Puget Sound Military Health System (MHS) commands such as Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), along with Madigan Army Medical Center and Naval Health Clinic Oak Harbor are helping to prevent the pandemic as well as protect patients from the common cold and flu. NHB subject matter experts strongly advocate that everyone should continue to take practical preventive measure to ward off the three highly-infectious viruses (official photo/graphic from NHB/NMRTC public affairs office).
DAYTON, Ohio -- (Center) Dr. Michael Reddix, a researcher with the Naval Medical Research Unit-Dayton’s (NAMRU-D) Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory (NAMRL), and Capt. Walter Dalitsch III, NAMRU-D commander, (left) attend a conference call for recognition from Rear Adm. Bruce Gillingham, Surgeon General of the Navy, Oct. 25 in Dayton, Ohio. Reddix and his team were recognized by the U.S. Navy for their research towards development of a protective lens that mitigates that risk of lasers to the eyesight of pilots during flying operations (U.S. Navy photo by Elexia Tharp/Released.)
Gina and Joshua Steitzer welcomed their new son, Isaac, at 4:34 a.m., Jan. 6, 2022. Isaac was the first baby born in the New Year at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Northwest Beginnings Family Birth Center to proud parents Gina and Joshua, chief damage controlman assigned to USS Nimitz (CVN 68).. Isaac weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and is 20 inches long (Official Navy phot by Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC public affairs officer).
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