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In case you missed it: The FDA expanded the emergency use authorization to allow 12 to 15 year olds to receive the Pfize...
05/28/2021

In case you missed it: The FDA expanded the emergency use authorization to allow 12 to 15 year olds to receive the Pfizer vaccine.

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In case you missed it: The FDA expanded the emergency use authorization to allow 12 to 15 year olds to receive the Pfizer vaccine.

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#SinkCovid

FORCM ROBERTS ADDRESSES NMRTC-PH HOSPITAL CORPSMENFrom Force Master Chief Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps:FORCM ...
05/28/2021

FORCM ROBERTS ADDRESSES NMRTC-PH HOSPITAL CORPSMEN

From Force Master Chief Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps:

FORCM Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps, addresses and recognizes Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Pearl Harbor Sailors during his visit to Hawaii on May 18, 2021, at the Sharkey Theater on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii.

FORCM ROBERTS ADDRESSES NMRTC-PH HOSPITAL CORPSMEN

From Force Master Chief Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps:

FORCM Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps, addresses and recognizes Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Pearl Harbor Sailors during his visit to Hawaii on May 18, 2021, at the Sharkey Theater on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii.

Hospital Corpsman Bill Wilson and Doctor Kramer of the Volunteer doctors for Vietnam discuss conditions of Vietnamese ba...
05/28/2021

Hospital Corpsman Bill Wilson and Doctor Kramer of the Volunteer doctors for Vietnam discuss conditions of Vietnamese baby with mother (out of picture). The child's leg had a bent position after previous improper treatment. Child was sent to hospital ...

05/29/1969; U.S.N. Photo by PH2 Kauls

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Hospital Corpsman Bill Wilson and Doctor Kramer of the Volunteer doctors for Vietnam discuss conditions of Vietnamese baby with mother (out of picture). The child's leg had a bent position after previous improper treatment. Child was sent to hospital ...

05/29/1969; U.S.N. Photo by PH2 Kauls

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USS Consolation. Alt. 750'; F.L. 6.375". Vertical. [Aerial.] [Hospital ships. Transport of sick and wounded.][Scene.] Co...
05/28/2021

USS Consolation. Alt. 750'; F.L. 6.375". Vertical. [Aerial.] [Hospital ships. Transport of sick and wounded.][Scene.] Consolation (AH-15)
05/28/1845; BuAer 324155

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USS Consolation. Alt. 750'; F.L. 6.375". Vertical. [Aerial.] [Hospital ships. Transport of sick and wounded.][Scene.] Consolation (AH-15)
05/28/1845; BuAer 324155

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MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, HI, UNITED STATESFrom Force Master Chief Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps:...
05/28/2021

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, HI, UNITED STATES

From Force Master Chief Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps:

Force Master Chief Michael Roberts spoke to Navy Medicine personnel stationed aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, MCBH, May 21, 2021. Force Roberts visited MCBH to field questions specific to Navy enlisted medical personnel. (photo by Sgt. Luke Kuennen, USMC)

MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, HI, UNITED STATES

From Force Master Chief Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps:

Force Master Chief Michael Roberts spoke to Navy Medicine personnel stationed aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, MCBH, May 21, 2021. Force Roberts visited MCBH to field questions specific to Navy enlisted medical personnel. (photo by Sgt. Luke Kuennen, USMC)

Navy Volleyball Player, Corpsman Is Proud of Her Samoan RootsSince enlisting in the Navy six years ago, Atualevao has wo...
05/27/2021
Navy Volleyball Player, Corpsman Is Proud of Her Samoan Roots

Navy Volleyball Player, Corpsman Is Proud of Her Samoan Roots

Since enlisting in the Navy six years ago, Atualevao has worked as a hospital corpsman, stationed for her first two years at Naval Hospital, Pensacola, Florida, then three years on the USS Blue Ridge, an amphibious command ship, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. She is currently working at Naval Medical Center Point Loma Clinic in San Diego. Besides working as a corpsman, Atualevao is also a member of the All-Navy Women's Volleyball team.
https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Features/Story/Article/2584699/navy-volleyball-player-corpsman-is-proud-of-her-samoan-roots/
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Navy Medicine Researchers Use Science to Fight COVID-19Capt. Carl Goforth, a researcher from Naval Medical Research Cent...
05/27/2021
Navy Medicine Researchers Use Science to Fight COVID-19

Navy Medicine Researchers Use Science to Fight COVID-19
Capt. Carl Goforth, a researcher from Naval Medical Research Center located in Silver Spring, Md., collects a biological specimen using a nasal swab from a Marine participating in the COVID-19 Health Action Response for Marines (CHARM) study.

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Capt. Carl Goforth, a researcher from Naval Medical Research Center located in Silver Spring, Md., collects a biological specimen using a nasal swab from a Marine participating in the COVID-19 Health Action Response for Marines (CHARM) study, May 24. Goforth and other scientists were at at Naval Hos...

See below for what you can do if you’re fully vaccinated:#NavyMedicine #SinkCovid
05/27/2021

See below for what you can do if you’re fully vaccinated:

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See below for what you can do if you’re fully vaccinated:

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Navy Physical Therapist Finds Challenge, Fulfillment in RugbyNavy Lt. Tia Blythe joined the Navy through a direct commis...
05/27/2021
Navy Physical Therapist Finds Challenge, Fulfillment in Rugby

Navy Physical Therapist Finds Challenge, Fulfillment in Rugby

Navy Lt. Tia Blythe joined the Navy through a direct commission as a lieutenant in 2018. She serves in the Medical Service Corps as a physical therapist, having already obtained a bachelors and masters degree from the University of California at Los Angeles before getting her doctorate degree in physical therapy from the University of Southern California. Besides being a physical therapist, Blythe also is a member of the Navy Women's Rugby team.

https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Features/Story/Article/2584554/navy-physical-therapist-finds-challenge-fulfillment-in-rugby/
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Lt. Tia Blythe chose to serve in the Navy because her grandfather served on the USS Oriskany aircraft carrier. "He reminds me of the sacrifices my grandparents have made to allow me to have the

LIFE SAVING FIRST AIDBELPASSO, Italy (May 17, 2021) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Erika Shirley receives a coin from Capt....
05/27/2021

LIFE SAVING FIRST AID

BELPASSO, Italy (May 17, 2021) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Erika Shirley receives a coin from Capt. Denise Gechas, U.S Navy Medical Readiness and Training Command Sigonella commanding officer, during a ceremony held for rendering life saving first aid after a vehicle accident May 17, 2021. 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 2nd Class Josh Cote)

https://www.dvidshub.net/news/397409/sailors-render-first-aid-after-traffic-accident

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LIFE SAVING FIRST AID

BELPASSO, Italy (May 17, 2021) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Erika Shirley receives a coin from Capt. Denise Gechas, U.S Navy Medical Readiness and Training Command Sigonella commanding officer, during a ceremony held for rendering life saving first aid after a vehicle accident May 17, 2021. 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 2nd Class Josh Cote)

https://www.dvidshub.net/news/397409/sailors-render-first-aid-after-traffic-accident

#NavyMedicine #Navy #corpsman #onenavymedicine #medical #people #platforms #performance #power #coin #NAS #sigonella #NMRTC #life #saving #first #aid #community #ceremony #recognition

05/27/2021

Mental Health Awareness
05.21.2021
Video by Deidre Smith
Naval Hospital Jacksonville

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Here's some tips to help support your mental health. #MindMissionReady #NavyMedicine

Naval Hospital. Representatives of Virginia Society of American Medical Technologists inspect auto-analyzer in chemistry...
05/27/2021

Naval Hospital. Representatives of Virginia Society of American Medical Technologists inspect auto-analyzer in chemistry department of the Hospital. [Laboratories.][Portraits.][Scene.] Portsmouth, Virginia

05/27/1961

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Naval Hospital. Representatives of Virginia Society of American Medical Technologists inspect auto-analyzer in chemistry department of the Hospital. [Laboratories.][Portraits.][Scene.] Portsmouth, Virginia

05/27/1961

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05/26/2021
U.S. Navy Surgeon General COVID update

Rear Admiral Bruce L. Gillingham, U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery gives an update on COVID vaccinations and policy. As of May 26, 2021 Navy Medicine providers have administered more than 1,000,000 vaccines to Sailors, Marines and DoD civilians and beneficiaries at 65 medical and 13 operational Navy sites around the world. #NavyMedicine

Read more here: https://www.dvidshub.net/news/397488/navy-administers-one-million-vaccines-since-beginning-covid-19-pandemic

From Force Master Chief Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps:May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. T...
05/26/2021

From Force Master Chief Roberts, Director of the Hospital Corps:

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The Hospital Corps joins the Navy and the Nation in honoring the history, heritage, and contributions of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians. One Corpsman in particular, HM2 Bobby Raines of MCRD, San Diego, California represents Navy Medicine as the Captain of the All Navy Wrestling Team and hopes to represent the United States at the Olympics and bring home the gold. He participated in the Olympic trials but was recalled to support the COVID-19 pandemic response. As a member of the COVID testing team he screened and tested over 13,000 recruits. Petty Officer Raines was recently promoted to Second Class Petty Officer under the Meritorious Advancement Program and is a shining example of Asian American contributions to our Navy and our Nation Bravo Zulu shipmate!

See more here:
https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Features/Story/Article/2583739/navy-corpsman-is-aspiring-olympic-wrestler/

Focus on Readiness During National Physical Fitness & Sports Month“As our warfighters seek human performance excellence ...
05/26/2021
Focus on Readiness During National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

Focus on Readiness During National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

“As our warfighters seek human performance excellence to protect the security of our country, the importance of physical resiliency, durability, toughness and lethality capabilities of warfighter athletes intensifies,” said Diana Settles who serves as the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Human Performance Program Manager

https://www.dvidshub.net/news/397192/focus-readiness-during-national-physical-fitness-sports-month

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Article provides information and quotes from subject matter experts regarding physical fitness during monthly awareness.

“This Day in Navy Medicine History” is a periodic feature highlighting acts of heroism, important innovations and notabl...
05/26/2021

“This Day in Navy Medicine History” is a periodic feature highlighting acts of heroism, important innovations and notable milestones in the history of our Medical Department. Today's highlight: 26 May 1945. USS Repose (AH-16) is commissioned. The Repose was based in the Pacific Theater during World War II. From 1946 to 1947, Repose served as a station hospital in Shanghai and Tsingtao. She was first decommissioned in 1950 and then recommissioned the same year for operation in the Korean War. During the Korean War she was used to transport casualties from the Korean peninsula to Yokosuka, Japan. Repose was decommissioned after the war. In October 1965 she was recommissioned for use in the Vietnam War where she earned the name, “Angel of the Orient.” She was decommissioned in May 1970.
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09-5064-110; Transparency color 35mm; "U.S.S. Repose converted by Bethlehem Steel Company Shipbuilding Division Brooklyn 56 Street Yard. 1945." [Plaque.][Hospital ships. Transport of sick and wounded.] Repose (AH-16) Vietnam

“This Day in Navy Medicine History” is a periodic feature highlighting acts of heroism, important innovations and notable milestones in the history of our Medical Department. Today's highlight: 26 May 1945. USS Repose (AH-16) is commissioned. The Repose was based in the Pacific Theater during World War II. From 1946 to 1947, Repose served as a station hospital in Shanghai and Tsingtao. She was first decommissioned in 1950 and then recommissioned the same year for operation in the Korean War. During the Korean War she was used to transport casualties from the Korean peninsula to Yokosuka, Japan. Repose was decommissioned after the war. In October 1965 she was recommissioned for use in the Vietnam War where she earned the name, “Angel of the Orient.” She was decommissioned in May 1970.
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09-5064-110; Transparency color 35mm; "U.S.S. Repose converted by Bethlehem Steel Company Shipbuilding Division Brooklyn 56 Street Yard. 1945." [Plaque.][Hospital ships. Transport of sick and wounded.] Repose (AH-16) Vietnam

USS BLUE RIDGE DENTAL CLINICSAGAMI WAN, Japan (April 13, 2021) Lt. Cmdr. Wei Liu, left, from Brooklyn, New York, and Hos...
05/26/2021

USS BLUE RIDGE DENTAL CLINIC

SAGAMI WAN, Japan (April 13, 2021) Lt. Cmdr. Wei Liu, left, from Brooklyn, New York, and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Sara Closs, from Long Beach, New York, perform a procedure to correct a fractured tooth in the ship's dental clinic aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy and, as 7th Fleet command ship, actively works to foster relationships with allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sarah C. Eaton)

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USS BLUE RIDGE DENTAL CLINIC

SAGAMI WAN, Japan (April 13, 2021) Lt. Cmdr. Wei Liu, left, from Brooklyn, New York, and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Sara Closs, from Long Beach, New York, perform a procedure to correct a fractured tooth in the ship's dental clinic aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy and, as 7th Fleet command ship, actively works to foster relationships with allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sarah C. Eaton)

#NavyMedicine #Navy #corpsman #onenavymedicine #medical #people #platforms #performance #power #USSBlueRidge #LCC #ship #dental #clinic #NewYork #dentist #7thfleet #procedure #tooth #Japan

With testing done for the Osprey and Seahawk, the Mercy returned to port.Mercy Returns to San Diego Following Successful...
05/26/2021
Mercy Returns to San Diego Following Successful Dynamic Interface Testing

With testing done for the Osprey and Seahawk, the Mercy returned to port.

Mercy Returns to San Diego Following Successful Dynamic Interface Testing

Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and its embarked Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) returned from an underway to its homeport in San Diego following a successful testing evolution May 4. “Mercy’s MTF Air Department meshed extremely well with the MSC team, and we all felt that the deck operations during flight operations were crisp, precise and extremely professional,” said Capt. Timothy Quast, Mercy’s MTF commanding officer.

https://www.dvidshub.net/news/395503/mercy-returns-san-diego-following-successful-dynamic-interface-testing

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Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and its embarked Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) returned from an underway to its homeport in San Diego following a successful testing evolution May 4.

15th MEU Sailors, Air Force medical personnel train together at Cold Bay, Alaska during Northern Edge 2021– U.S. Navy Ho...
05/26/2021
15th MEU Sailors, Air Force medical personnel train together at Cold Bay, Alaska during Northern Edge 2021

15th MEU Sailors, Air Force medical personnel train together at Cold Bay, Alaska during Northern Edge 2021

– U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Ezzer Brandes, with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes simulated vitals during a medical training event at Cold Bay, Alaska in support of Northern Edge 2021.

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210506-M-PQ459-1024 COLD BAY, ALASKA (May 6, 2021) – U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Ezzer Brandes, with Combat Logistics Battalion 15, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, takes simulated vitals during a medical training event at Cold Bay, Alaska in support of Northern Edge 2021. U.S. service me...

The National Naval Medical Center at [Naval Hospital, Bethesda.] Bethesda, Maryland, is known as one of our country's le...
05/26/2021

The National Naval Medical Center at [Naval Hospital, Bethesda.] Bethesda, Maryland, is known as one of our country's leading medical institutions. With a staff that includes some nationally known medical specialists, the hospital tends to the needs of active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. [Aerial.] [Building.] [Scene.] [Naval Hospital, Bethesda.] Bethesda - External Views

05/26/1977; Photo by Milt Putnam
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The National Naval Medical Center at [Naval Hospital, Bethesda.] Bethesda, Maryland, is known as one of our country's leading medical institutions. With a staff that includes some nationally known medical specialists, the hospital tends to the needs of active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. [Aerial.] [Building.] [Scene.] [Naval Hospital, Bethesda.] Bethesda - External Views

05/26/1977; Photo by Milt Putnam
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