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PHOTOS | Combat Leader Course training at JBSA-Camp Bullis
August 9, 2023
Combat Leader Course Room Clearing

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program interns present research at NAMRU San Antonio
August 9, 2023
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONO-FORT SAM HOUSTON – (July 13, 2023) – University of Texas at Austin junior Saeha Lee, of Dallas, an intern assigned to Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio, participated in the Office of Naval Research’s Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) at the Battlefield Health and Trauma Research Institute. NREIP places college and university students in the Department of the Navy laboratories where they take part in real Naval research for ten weeks during the summer. NREIP gives academically talented college students, graduating seniors, and graduate students pursuing STEM careers the opportunity to learn about Naval research and technology while receiving first-class mentoring by top scientists and engineers. NAMRU San Antonio is one of the leading research and development laboratories for the U.S. Navy under the Department of Defense (DoD) and is one of eight subordinate research commands in the global network of laboratories operating under the Naval Medical Research Command in Silver Spring, Md.  Its mission is to conduct gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of DoD personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer, NAMRU San Antonio Public Affairs/Released)

BAMC ceremony recognizes 30 teens for volunteer service
August 8, 2023
Ceremony recognizes 30 teens for volunteer service

Community Connection Events help answer back-to-school questions
August 8, 2023
Community Connection events help answer back-to-school questions

IMCOM commanding general visits Europe garrisons
August 8, 2023
IMCOM Commanding General visits Europe garrisons

Survey says: BAMC providers are ‘Best of the Best’
August 8, 2023
Survey says: BAMC providers are ‘Best of the Best’

Director, Defense Health Agency J3/5/7 visits NAMRU San Antonio
August 8, 2023
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON – (Aug. 3, 2023) – Cmdr. Drew Havard, deputy director, Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine (CHRM), Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio, joined by NAMRU San Antonio leaders, and Capt. William Deniston, commander, Naval Medical Research Command (NMRC), briefs Capt. Robert Hawkins, director, J3/5/7, Defense Health Agency (DHA) and director, U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, on a NAMRU San Antono-invented trachea device during a tour of NAMRU San Antonio facilities at the Battlefield Health and Trauma Research Institute. NAMRU San Antonio’s mission is to conduct gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. It is one of the leading research and development laboratories for the U.S. Navy under the DoD and is one of eight subordinate research commands in the global network of laboratories operating under NMRC in Silver Spring, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer, NAMRU San Antonio Public Affairs/Released)

NAMRU San Antonio welcomes new commanding officer
August 7, 2023
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON – (Aug. 4, 2023) – Capt. Gerald DeLong, Medical Service Corps (MSC), of Belvidere, Ill., former commanding officer of Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio, is “Piped Ashore” at the conclusion of a Change of Command Ceremony held at the Fort Sam Houston Theatre. Commanding NAMRU San Antonio since May 2021, DeLong took command during the COVID-19 pandemic with limited and or suspended research projects with less than 50 percent facilities occupancy for unit personnel.  DeLong led the command out of the pandemic and into full operations while regaining the confidence of research sponsors. NAMRU San Antonio’s mission is to conduct gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. It is one of the leading research and development laboratories for the U.S. Navy under the DoD and is one of eight subordinate research commands in the global network of laboratories operating under NMRC in Silver Spring, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer, NAMRU San Antonio Public Affairs/Released)

Enterprise approach enhances Army’s largest GPC program
August 4, 2023
Enterprise approach enhances Army’s largest GPC program

ARSOUTH Soldiers help conduct multinational public affairs training workshop with Guyana Defense Force
August 1, 2023
Multinational Public Affairs Team Supports TRADEWINDS23 Exercise

Patient appointment booking office achieves post-pandemic milestone
July 31, 2023
Patient appointment booking office achieves post-pandemic milestone

San Antonio Market speeds up hiring process for medical professionals
July 31, 2023
Military health system speeds up hiring process for medical professionals

Tradewinds 23 exercise highlights multinational partnerships
July 31, 2023
The Tradewinds 23 closing ceremony was held in Georgetown, Guyana, July 27, 2023. The multinational, two-week exercise included representatives from 21 nations and Army and Air National Guard units from Alabama, Florida, Missouri, Oklahoma and the Virgin Islands.

U.S. Army North commander visits 2023 National Jamboree
July 27, 2023
U.S. Army North commander visits 2023 National Jamboree

Commander of Naval Medical Forces Support Command visits NAMRU San Antonio
July 27, 2023
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON – (July 25, 2023) – Cmdr. Drew Havard, deputy director, Craniofacial Health and Restorative Medicine (CHRM), Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio, joined by Chief Science Director Dr. Sylvain Cardin, speaks with Capt. William Brafford, commander, Naval Medical Forces Support Command (NMFSC) and Command Master Chief Veronica Brittenum regarding research on the Application of Phage Display for the Development of a Novel Antivenom against Western Cottonmouth Snakes during a tour of NAMRU San Antonio facilities at the Battlefield Health and Trauma Research Institute. Scientists assigned to CHRM integrate research in the areas of biomaterials, biostatistical analysis, environmental surveillance, epidemiology, infection control, and maxillofacial injury. NAMRU San Antonio’s mission is to conduct gap driven combat casualty care, craniofacial, and directed energy research to improve survival, operational readiness, and safety of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel engaged in routine and expeditionary operations. It is one of the leading research and development laboratories for the U.S. Navy under the DoD and is one of eight subordinate research commands in the global network of laboratories operating under Naval Medical Research Command in Silver Spring, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer, NAMRU San Antonio Public Affairs/Released)

Senior Noncommissioned Officer of Year credits team, spouse for achievement
July 25, 2023
Senior Noncommissioned Officer of Year Credits Team, Spouse for Achievement

MEDCoE instructors, drill sergeants give cadets a glimpse of Army life
July 21, 2023
MEDCoE instructors, drill sergeants give cadets a glimpse of Army life

Top recruiter sends off cycling team to represent Air Force
July 21, 2023
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Firefighters learn skills essential to protecting JBSA’s natural areas
July 20, 2023
Firefighting hand tools.

MICC commander hosts change of command in Kuwait
July 20, 2023
MICC commander hosts change of command in Kuwait