Navy Medicine Story Archive

Navy Corpsman's "New Normal:" Part 4 -- Final Chapter  (4 October 2016)
We conclude our series about disabled Petty Officer 1st Class Shane Gilley, who exemplifies the warrior spirit and resiliency of our brother's in arms. He has overcome his own personal adversity to become a shining example to those living with a disability.
Navy Medicine Celebrates Navy's 241st Birthday  (13 October 2016)
U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) hosted a cake-cutting ceremony honoring the Navy's 241st birthday at Defense Health Headquarters, Oct. 13.
Navy Medicine Emphasizes Readiness during Flu Season 2016   (15 October 2016)
Fall is the unofficial start of flu season and Navy Medicine is stressing the importance of readiness for Sailors, Marines and their families.
Navy Medicine Encourages Sailors and Marines to Quit Tobacco  (1 November 2016)
Navy Medicine is encouraging Sailors, Marines and their families to quit tobacco during tobacco cessation month starting Nov. 1.
Hospital Corps Members to be Honored as "Angels of the Battlefield"  (2 November 2016)
Two Hospital Corps Sailors will be honored at the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) annual "Angels of the Battlefield" gala Nov. 4.
Navy Surgeon General Announces New Strategic Priorities  (15 November 2016)
The U.S. Navy's top doctor announced new strategic priorities for Navy Medicine, Nov. 15.
New Year, New You: Navy Medicine Encourages Sailors, Marines, Families to Partner in Health in 2017  (9 January 2017)
Navy Medicine is encouraging Sailors, Marines, and their families to become a partner in their health in 2017.
Navy Medicine Announces 2016 Sailor of the Year  (30 January 2017)
The U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) announced Navy Medicine's fiscal year 2016 Sailor of the Year (SOY) at Defense Health Headquarters, Jan. 27.
Navy Medicine Launches New Mobile App for Sailors, Marines, Families  (6 February 2017)
Navy Medicine announced the launch of a new enterprise-wide mobile app for Sailors, Marines, and their families, Feb. 6.
Navy Medicine Welcomes New Force Master Chief  (27 March 2017)
Force Master Chief (FORCM) Hosea Smith Jr. relieved FORCM Terry J. Prince as Navy Medicine's force master chief and director of the Hospital Corps during a change of charge ceremony at the Defense Health Headquarters March 24.
Navy Surgeon General: Navy Medicine Focused on Readiness for Next Conflict  (30 March 2017)
The Navy's top doctor testified before Congress, March 29.
Navy Surgeon General Discusses High Survivability at Sea Air Space Expo   (6 April 2017)
Navy surgeon general Vice Adm. Forrest Faison spoke on a panel about the future of Navy Medicine and improving and maintaining high combat survivability at the Navy League's 2017 Sea-Air-Space Exposition at National Harbor, Maryland Apr. 5.
Navy Physician Testifies Before Congress on Importance of Traumatic Brain Injury Programs   (2 May 2017)
A senior Navy physician testified before Congress, April 27.
Navy Surgeon General Visits DoD Warrior Games   (6 July 2017)
Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery and Force Master Chief Hosea Smith, director of the Hospital Corps, attended the start of the DoD Warrior Games 2017 in Chicago June 30, to support the athletes and family members in attendance.
Navy Medicine Reserve Unit Provides Support for DoD Warrior Games 2017   (17 July 2017)
Navy Medicine reserve personnel provided medical care for all athletes at the 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games, June 25-July 9.

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