About Us
Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command New England (NMRTC NE) is the health care system for the Navy in the Northeast Region, providing medical care to over 70,000 beneficiaries. Primary and specialty care services are provided at all facilities with hospital based care provided through the partnership hospitals of Newport Hospital, Newport RI, William W. Backus Hospital, Norwich CT and Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, New London, CT.
The command headquarters is located in Newport, RI, view map, with Navy Branch Health Clinics at Groton, CT, view map, Portsmouth, NH, view map,  and Saratoga Springs, NY, view map.
Our facilities have varied hours of operation. Please visit the clinic location page for specific hours, or call the Appointment Call Center for more information: (888) 628-9633.
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NMRTC NE Newport, RI
NBHC Groton, CT
NBHC Portsmouth, NH
NBHC Saratoga Springs, NY

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Commanding Officer:

CAPT Gordon R. Blighton
Medical Service Corps
United States Navy

Executive Officer:
CAPT H. Wesley Cho
United States Navy
Command Master Chief:
HMCM John L Pettry
United States Navy
(401) 841-3772
DSN: 841-3772
Commanding Officer
Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command New England
43 Smith Road
Newport, RI 02841-1002
(888) 628-9633
Newport IMR Appointments
(401) 841-6186
RX Refills
(877) 211-1126
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Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command New England
Has Earned the
Joint Commission's
Gold Seal of Approval
Visit the Quality Management Office page if you have any comments, questions or concerns about the quality of health care at NHCNE.

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Newport ICE
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The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center has a fact sheet on mold at:

It discusses mold growth, mold control strategies, and possible health effects from mold exposures.

NMRTC NE is Tobacco Free