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USNS Comfort Conducts Mass Casualty Training Exercise

Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Liston, Navy Public Affairs Support Element East | 13-Oct-2018

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Oct. 13, 2018) – Doctors, nurses and other embarked medical personnel aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) conducted a mass casualty training exercise in preparation for visiting medical sites in Central and South America, Oct. 13, 2018

NMCSD Pediatrician Teaches School to Save Lives

Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Kreitzer, Naval Medical Center San Diego | 12-Oct-2018

SAN DIEGO (October 12, 2018) A pediatrician at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) helped students and staff of a local school make their school and community a safer place to be.

Naval Medical Logistics Command Celebrates Navy's 243rd Birthday and announces AOR Senior Sailor of the Year

Julius Evans, Naval Medical Logistics Command | 12-Oct-2018

Naval Medical Logistics Command (NMLC) celebrated the Navy's 243rd Birthday in a ceremony held at Fort Detrick, Frederick, MD. Oct. 12.

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 News Releases


Navy Surgeon General Strengthens Navy Medicine's Ties with Brazil

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II | 28-Aug-2018

BRASILIA, Brazil (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, met with senior officials and toured Brazilian Navy medical facilities during a visit to Brazil March 11-14.

Navy Medicine Draws from the Past to Outline the Future of Battlefield Medical Care

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Paul Kotara II | 28-Aug-2018

QUANTICO, Va. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps held the 21st Century Battlefield Medical Care Symposium, Feb. 14-15, at Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Navy Medicine Establishes Policy for Long-Term Opioid Therapy Safety

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs | 27-Aug-2018

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Deputy Surgeon General, Rear Adm. Terry J. Moulton, signed the Long-Term Opioid Therapy Safety Program instruction, establishing policies and training designed to ensure the safety of long-term opioid therapy patients, March 14.

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