The following articles were recently posted on Health.mil:
Women’s History Month: From Flight Nurse to Chief of Medical Doctrine, Air Force Major’s Career Soars
March 30, 2015
As an Air Force flight nurse, Maj. Julie Skinner found adventure and rewards she never could have imagined as a civilian registered nurse on the ground. She calls flight nursing the best job she’s ever had in a military career that has included improving medical processes and tending warriors wounded in Iraq.
The first quadruple amputee to receive treatment at the Center for the Intrepid here is a female retired police officer and the wife of a retired Coast Guardsman.
Donna Lowery, who hails from Corpus Christi, Texas, lost her limbs over a year ago due to a bacterial infection that almost took her life. But today, she’s surviving and thriving –- and inspiring the center’s military patients.
Full story: www.health.mil/News/Articles/
2015/03/27/Face-of-Defense- Civilian-Amputee-Inspires- Military-Patients
The Pacific Command Armed Services Blood Bank Center opened its new facility March 18 next to U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.