Blayne Brown is surrounded by his team of health care professionals at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune on June 25, 2024. Brown was transported to the NMCCL Trauma Center from North Topsail Beach on June 23 after suffering extensive wounds to his right leg from a shark bite. Brown was cared for by a team of providers at NMCCL; he will soon travel home to West Virginia to complete recovery.

Boy Bitten by Shark Thanks Naval Medical Center ...

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Jun. 25, 2024

On June 23, 14-year-old Blayne Brown was transported to Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune after suffering...
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Walter Reed National Military Medical Center hosted its annual Safety Day celebration, Jun. 18 to promote summer safety awareness among staff. The event featured safety experts from various departments providing guidance on preventing injuries from heat, outdoor activities, water recreation, lawn care, and more.

Walter Reed Hosts Summer Safety Day

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Jun. 20, 2024

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command...
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New DAF Mental Health Overview clarifies mental ...

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Apr. 11, 2024

The overview guide contains seven brief chapters that debunk common mental health assumptions, differentiate...
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U.S. Air Force personnel assigned to the 36th Medical Group learn to use the Military Health System Genesis program at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 12, 2024. MHS Genesis is an advanced electronic health record, that has replaced several legacy systems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Allon Lapaix)

MHS GENESIS Deploying in Guam

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Jan. 18, 2024

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Military Health System GENESIS deployed here, Jan. 13th, 2023.MHS GENESIS is...
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The front of the Ehrling Bergquist Medical Clinic at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.

MDG announces holiday season family day schedule

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Dec. 18, 2023

The 55th Medical Group recently announced its holiday season family day schedule for the Ehrling Bergquist...
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Sailors from USNMRTC Okinawa enjoys cake the morning of the MHS GENESIS launch.

MHS GENESIS Now Operational in Europe, Pacific

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Dec. 12, 2023

MHS GENESIS, the Department of Defense’s new electronic health record, is now operational in the European and...
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Air Force physician chosen to lead military’s largest medical network

Air Force Physician Chosen to Lead Military’s La...

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Oct. 13, 2023

An Air Force physician with over 30 years of service became the first director of the newly designated Defense...
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New COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for 2023-24

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Sep. 18, 2023

This page is being updated based on the Sept. 12, 2023, decision and recommendation by the Centers for Disease...
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Aug. 16, 2021

100th ARW Offers BRIEF Therapy to Ease Emotional Health, Wellbeing

The 100th Air Refueling Wing now has its own embedded mental health professional available to provide support and a listening ear to Airmen, civilians and adult dependents under a limited scope practice.

Aug. 10, 2021

San Diego Region Becomes DHA’s Newest Medical Market

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and Rear Adm. Tim Weber, San Diego Market director and commander, Naval Medical Forces Pacific, visited Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) for the San Diego Market establishment ceremony Aug. 10.The San Diego Market is on the leading edge of the Military

Aug. 10, 2021

New Website Combines all Navy and Marine Corps Electronic Health Assessments

Accessing and completing a Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) or any Deployment Related Health Assessment (DRHA) is now easier with two websites combined into one.

Aug. 9, 2021

Airman Advocates for Neurodiversity in Military

A passenger-filled sedan rolled violently against a dirt median, abruptly halted on its roof and blocked oncoming traffic on the interstate. Master Sgt. Shale Norwitz’s duty to protect and serve took precedence.

Aug. 9, 2021

Army Artist Unveils New COVID-19 Artwork

FORT BELVOIR, Va. (August 4, 2021)— Two new pieces of art created by the U. S. Army Artist in Residence, Sgt. 1st Class Curt Loter, were unveiled Wednesday August 4 during a ceremony at the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. The artwork depicts scenes of Army Medical Soldiers responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Aug. 9, 2021

Spangdahlem AB Tests New PT Options

Fitness Assessment Airmen from the 52nd Force Support Squadron began testing the new physical training options scheduled to become available Air Force-wide in the beginning of 2022.

Aug. 5, 2021

An Expo Emphasis on Mental Health and Wellness

As Navy Lt. Maxwell Anderson calmly addressed a seated crowd during the Mental Health and Wellness Expo 2021, he asked those in attendance to focus on the concept of mindfulness.

Aug. 4, 2021

Medical Leaders Take Part in Robust Conversation on COVID

On August 4, 2021, COVID-19 was again front and center as top medical leaders of the Navy, Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Coast Guard took part in a robust conversation about the pandemic at the Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland.

Aug. 4, 2021

Vaccination Station: Joint-Service Initiative at Navy Exchange Pearl Harbor

In an effort to meet service members and their families where they conduct their day to day lives, Naval Health Clinic Hawaii (NHCH), Tripler Army Medical Center, and the American Red Cross joined together to bring the COVID-19 vaccine to the Navy Exchange (NEX) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

July 28, 2021

I Am Navy Medicine - and NHB Employee of the Month - Matt Hodgson

By Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs officer – What started out as an interest in the medical field has become a career spanning 30 years – and counting – of active duty and civil service for Matt Hodgson.