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My Navy Chief Taught Me …

ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 13, 2012) Chief Boatswain's Mate Sorrells Claiborne, left, teaches Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Charlesa Anderson how to signal while training her as a rig captain aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a replenishment at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman George M. Bell/Released)

April 1 marks 124 years of deckplate leadership by our Navy chiefs. Navy General Order 409 established the rank of chief petty officer in 1893. As we approached the birthday of the Navy chief, we asked our Facebook fans what their chief taught them about integrity, accountability, initiative and toughness. Below …

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Happy 104th Birthday Navy Dental Corps

By Vice Adm. Forrest Faison Surgeon General Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of Navy Medicine, I’d like to extend my thanks and appreciation to the men and women of our Navy Dental Corps as they commemorate 104 years of continued service to our nation.   On Aug. …

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Happy 118th Birthday Hospital Corps

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 30, 2015) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Joseph Budke and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Dominick Sestito applies a splint to a patient during a mass casualty drill in the hangar bay of aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Mai/Released)

By Vice Adm. Forrest Faison U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery On behalf of the Navy Medicine family, I would like to thank all of our hospital corpsmen and help them commemorate 118 years of excellence. Since their establishment in 1898, the Hospital Corps has …

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