CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 20, 2022) Sailors assigned to 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, conduct a patient assessment before beginning treatment as part of Operation Firebreak. Operation Firebreak involves patient care from point of injury through Role I, Role II, and Role III care. Operation Firebreak is part of Navy Reserve-Expeditionary Medical Facility (NR-EMF) Bethesda’s operational readiness evaluation (ORE). NR-EMF Bethesda is comprised of Reservists from ar
Corpsman competency from shore to ship...Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Don Wilwayco, assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command Bremerton, recently took part in teaming up with Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 11 for operational platform training and familiarization exercises. Along with Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jose Deras, Wilwayco were introduced to weapon handling, logistics, engineering, communications and unit operations in a small-boat environment, and in turn provided medical instruction helping develop a Tactical Combat Casualty Care program applicable for the kind of injuries and casualties a small boat unit could expect during a mission (official Navy photo by Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs officer)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 19, 2022) Sailors assigned to Navy Reserve-Expeditionary Medical Facility (NR-EMF) Bethesda, conduct a patient review in the intensive care unit during their operational readiness evaluation (ORE). The ORE directly supports the Surgeon General's guidance that "Navy Medicine will optimize to project medical power in support of Naval Superiority." NR-EMF Bethesda is comprised of Reservists from around the country that came together to complete training which includes equipment familiarization, integrated medical/patient throughput training, scenario/mission, and emergency (fire, security, etc.) training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David Kolmel/ Released)
220623-N-AU520-1025 TUY HOA, VIETNAM (June 23, 2022) – Capt. Hank Kim, Pacific Partnership 2022 mission commander (middle), and Capt. Timothy Quast, Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy’s (T-AH 19) commanding officer (right), talk with students from the Phu Yen Medical College during a health fair 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
220623-N-AU520-2014 TUY HOA, VIETNAM (June 23, 2022) – Cmdr. Tim Kim (middle left), an ophthalmologist aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19); Huyah Nguyen Ngoc Trinh, a Vietnamese ophthalmologist; and LCDR Naoyu Yamuzaki (right), an ophthalmologist in the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force, perform eyelid reduction surgery on a Vietnamese patient at the Phu Yen Ophthalmology Hospital 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
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 19, 2022) Sailors assigned to Navy Reserve-Expeditionary Medical Facility (NR-EMF) Bethesda, perform care on a simulated military working dog during their operational readiness evaluation (ORE). The ORE directly supports the Surgeon General's guidance that "Navy Medicine will optimize to project medical power in support of Naval Superiority." NR-EMF Bethesda is comprised of Reservists from around the country that came together to complete training which includes equipment familiarization, integrated medical/patient throughput training, scenario/mission, and emergency (fire, security, etc.) training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David Kolmel/ Released)
220623-N-AU520-1072 TUY HOA, VIETNAM (June 23, 2022) – Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Vianh Longaker, an interpreter for Pacific Partnership 2022 (PP22), talks to students from the Phu Yen Medical College during a health fair 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 Jacob Woitzel)
PHILIPPINE SEA (June 21, 2022) Sailors checks the vitals of Fireman Jarin Meyer, from Piqua, Ohio, in the flight deck battle dress station during a search and rescue drill onboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability through alliances and partnerships while serving as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Aleksandr Freutel)
220617-N-YD731-1039 ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 17, 202) Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) respond to a medical emergency, June 17, 2022. The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway completing a certification exercise to increase U.S. and allied interoperability and warfighting capability before a future deployment. The George H.W. Bush CSG is an integrated combat weapons system that delivers superior combat capability to deter, and if necessary, defeat America's adversaries in support of national security. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Novalee Manzella)
220615-N-OX321-1367 NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (June 15, 2022)— Capt. Jean Fisak, commanding officer, U.S. Navy Medicine Readiness & Training Command Sigonella, is applauded during the USNMRTC Sigonella change of command ceremony on Naval Air Station Sigonella, June 15, 2022. During the change of command ceremony Capt. Jean Fisak relieved Capt. Denise Gechas as the commanding officer of USNMRTC Sigonella. 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)
Capt. Anthony Keller, Navy Medicine and Readiness Training Command, Bethesda's, executive officer, prepares to donate blood for an Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) drive at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, June 6, 2022. The ASBP provides quality blood products for service members, veterans and their families worldwide in both peace and war. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brett Walker)
Cadets with Cunningham Field Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol NC 160 visited Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune on June 13, 2022 to get a first-hand look at how our medical team responds to incoming trauma patients.
FREDERICK, Md. (June 3, 2022) Chief Hospital Corpsman Jan Marayag of Naval Medical Research Center’s (NMRC) Biological Defense Research Directorate (BDRD) demonstrates the use of a deployable containment kit, which provides a practical containment solution for field collection, containment, and decontamination. NMRC’s BDRD laboratory, located at Ft. Detrick, works to advance research and develop therapeutics to protect against biological attacks. (U.S. Navy photo by Michael Wilson /Released)
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (June 19, 2022) Sailors assigned to the Navy Reserve-Expeditionary Medical Facility (NR-EMF) Bethesda, perform a treatment on a patient in the acute care unit during their operational readiness evaluation (ORE). The ORE directly supports the Surgeon General's guidance that "Navy Medicine will optimize to project medical power in support of Naval Superiority." NR-EMF Bethesda is comprised of Reservists from around the country that came together to complete training which includes equipment familiarization, integrated medical/patient throughput training, scenario/mission, and emergency (fire, security, etc.) training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David Kolmel/ Released)
United States Public Health Service Corps Lieutenant Michael Krage, Psy.D, serves as a Clinical Psychologist aboard Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point in eastern North Carolina.
Making the cut...overseen by Guest of honor and keynote speaker, Command Master Chief Loren D. Rucker of 1st Marine Logistical Group, Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command Bremerton most seasoned and youngest corpsman – Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Arlene Alonzo, leading chief petty officer for Staff Education Training department and HN Alexis Jordan, newly reported several days prior to Navy Medicine Readiness Training Unit Bangor - participate in the traditional cutting of birthday cake, with the first piece offered to the guest of honor, the second to the oldest corpsman present who in turn passes it on to the youngest, signifying the passing of experience and wisdom from a seasoned and savvy Sailor to the youngest active duty staff member of the hospital corpsman rate (Official Navy photo by Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs officer).
Marine Centered Medical Home Hadnot Point, a new clinic aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, will bring health care closer to approximately 7,000 Marine sand Sailors with 2nd Marine Division. The clinic, a joint venture between Navy Medicine and the Defense Health Agency, will offer a one-stop-shop for operational forces giving them access to multiple ambulatory services in one location. MCMH Hadnot Point officially starts accepting patients in July 2022.
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Tristian Ricamona, left, from Las Vegas, assigned to Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) medical department, speaks during a presentation during the 124th hospital corpsman birthday celebration, June 17, 2022. Ford is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting Chief of Naval Air Training Command (CNATRA) carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Tyler Slavicek)
U.S. service members conduct medical training during a Joint Emergency Medicine Exercise at Fort Hood, TX, on June 8, 2022. The training was accomplished from 06-10 June 2022 at the Fort Hood medical simulation training center for all graduating Tri-Service Emergency and Family Medicine residents and multiple medical occupational specialists within Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, U.S. Army Regional Health Command-Central, U.S. Army Medical Command, and III Armored Corps. (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Adrian Pacheco)
U.S. Navy Capt. Cassidy Norman, right, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), presents a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal to Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Gerardo Alvarez, from Los Angeles, for using CPR to save a flight attendants life during a flight in December of 2021, on the floating accommodation facility, in Newport News, Virginia, May 2, 2022. The John C. Stennis is in Newport News Shipyard working alongside NNS, NAVSEA and contractors conducting Refueling and Complex Overhaul as part of the mission to deliver the warship back in the fight, on time and on budget, to resume its duty of defending the United States. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Curtis Burdick)
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