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Health, Wealth & Safety

Taking Care of Our Sailors

The Navy describes resilience as “the capacity for Sailors, families, and commands to withstand, recover, grow, and adapt in the face of  stressors and changing demands.”  Resilience is also about fitness in balance. Our Sailors have to be physically, psychologically, spiritually, financially and emotionally fit. Post Deployment Health Re-Assessments and Operational Stress Control …

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Tax Scams: Protect Ya Neck!

  The following, written by L. Lee Acker, a financial professional from the Bethesda (Md.) Fleet & Family Support Center, is the first in a series of financial blogs aimed at helping you achieve a healthier financial status. This particular blog is aimed squarely at helping you avoid those scoundrels …

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The “S” Word

Derek Nelson (pictured to the left in the middle of a high-end mud “treatment”) has worked at the Naval Safety Center “forever” and, contrary to what you might think from the picture, is a “safety guy” — check out this, umm, quirky, take on a very serious subject. One of …

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Stop and Think

The following post is to encourage you to STOP and THINK before getting behind the wheel of any motorized vehicle after consuming alcohol. The video is from the Naval Safety Center which partnered with the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to raise awareness on this, and other alcohol-related concerns.  You’ve heard …

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Staying Happy and Sane During the Holidays

The holidays can be a joyous time, but as many of us know they can also be stressful. Tis the season for financial worries, travel uncertainties, and time management challenges – no matter your age, job or background.  The purpose of this blog is to raise awareness about common types of seasonal stress and to share …

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Fort Meade Naval Officer Has Chance to Give the Gift of Life

This blog post is written by Lt. Cmdr. John Schofield, a Navy Public Affairs Officer stationed at the Defense Information School in, Fort Meade, Maryland. A little over two years ago, I helped the Senior Medical Officer (SMO) on my ship organize a bone marrow registry drive.  There were close …

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