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Rear Adm. Rick Freedman, Navy Deputy Surgeon General, and Force Master Chief PatrickPaul Mangaran, director of the Hospital Corps, pose with Sailors assigned to U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery headquarters before a commemorative command run for the 126th Hospital Corps birthday at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia, June 14. Sailors participated in the run, pausing at planned stops where they were educated on significant historical milestones of the Hospital Corps.
Corpsmen, The Cutting Edge of Navy Medicine, Celebrates 126 Years
By | June 17, 2024
FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Today, the 126th birthday of the Hospital Corps was celebrated with great pride and tradition at the Defense Health Headquarters. The ceremony, attended by distinguished guests and personnel, honored...

Navy Announces Plans to Construct Parking Garage for Sailors & Shipyard Workers
By Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate Communications | June 17, 2024
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Improving the work environment for local Sailors and shipyard workers took another step forward as representatives from the US Navy, Commonwealth of Virginia, City of Newport News, and Huntington...

FRCE teammates receive Navy Financial Management Awards
By Samantha Fehr, Fleet Readiness Center East | June 17, 2024
Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) recently received numerous accolades from the Department of the Navy for its financial management achievements during the 2023 Navy Financial Management Awards ceremony, held May 29 at the...

Valiant Shield 2024 Participants Conduct Sinking Exercise
By U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs | June 17, 2024
PEARL HARBOR — Valiant Shield (VS) 2024 conducted a sinking exercise (SINKEX) with the environmentally clean decommissioned hulk of the Austin-class amphibious transport dock, ex-USS Cleveland (LPD-7) more than 40...

The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ Gregorio del Pilar-class patrol ship BRP Andres Bonifacio (PS 17), front, sails in formation with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ship JS Kirisame (DD 104), and the Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Montreal (FFH 336) in the Philippine Sea during a multilateral Maritime Cooperative Activity (MCA) between Canada, Japan, the Philippines, and the United States, June 16, 2024. Participating units include the Montreal (FFH 336), the Kirisame, the Andres Bonifacio, and the Ralph Johnson. MCAs demonstrate a collective commitment to promote and strengthen regional and international cooperation in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. Ralph Johnson is forward deployed and assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest DESRON and the U.S. 7th fleet’s principal surface force. U.S. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy's largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (Courtesy Photo)
U.S., Canada, Japan and the Philippines Conduct Multilateral Operations
By | June 17, 2024
U.S. Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, and Armed Forces of the Philippines conducted a Maritime Cooperative Activity (MCA) in the Philippines’ Exclusive Economic Zone, upholding freedom of...

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Updated Fall Protection Guide Delivers Relevant Guidance, Best Practices
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | May 20, 2024
Most falls are preventable, and planning, compliance and preparation are key attributes toward achieving an accident-free workplace. Assisting with the foundation for a mishap-free outcome is a primary focus of the Department...

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Maximize Summer Fun While Minimizing Risks
By Melissa Wenger, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | April 29, 2024
Prepare for a summer filled with adventure, but acknowledge the potential for misadventure as well. A memorable experience can be overshadowed by a trip to the hospital – or worse. Understand and manage the risks associated...

This graphic was created to help promote the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Shore Safety Award winners. The annual award recognizes outstanding support and achievement in safety and occupational health. (U.S. Navy layout and design by Leslie Tomaino)
Shore Safety Award Winners Share Common Traits
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | April 10, 2024
Engaged leadership, adherence to the Navy’s Safety Management System and commitment to Get Real, Get Better principles were all commonalities among the Chief of Naval Operations’ fiscal 2023 Shore Safety award recipients...

NAVSAFECOM Continues Risk Assurance Assessments Across Enterprise
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Jan. 31, 2024
Nearly two years since the Naval Safety Command (NAVSAFECOM) began its assurance assessment process across the naval enterprise, it has completed over 20 Echelon II/III risk assurance assessments, continuing its focus on risk...

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NAVSAFECOM App Puts Safety and Risk Management Tools in Your Pocket
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Jan. 26, 2024
The Naval Safety Command (NAVSAFECOM) announced the launch of its new mobile application Jan. 22, which is now available for download on any Android or iOS device...


 


 




 

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