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    Commander, Naval Medical Forces Pacific visits Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio [Image 8 of 15]

    Commander, Naval Medical Forces Pacific visits Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio



    Photo by Burrell Parmer 

    Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON – (March 25, 2024) – Lt. Cmdr. Jason Cole, deputy director of Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio’s Directed Energy Health Effects Directorate, speaks with Rear Adm. Guido Valdes, commander, Naval Medical Forces Pacific (NMFP) at the Tri-Service Research Laboratory. Valdes toured the facility and received a series of briefings ranging from Expeditionary and Trauma Medicine to Cellular and Immune Based Adjuncts. Valdes, who serves as the Chief of Navy Medical Corps, has oversight of 10 Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Commands on the West Coast and Pacific Rim as well as Navy Medicine's eight global research labs. Valdes also serves under the Defense Health Agency (DHA) as the director of the Defense Health Network Pacific Rim where he oversees the delivery and integration of healthcare at nine medical treatment facilities (MTF) on the West Coast and Pacific Rim. 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 the Naval Medical Research Command in Silver Spring, Md. (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer, NAMRU San Antonio Public Affairs/Released)


    Date Taken: 03.25.2024
    Date Posted: 03.26.2024 11:01
    Photo ID: 8307547
    VIRIN: 240325-N-ND850-1008
    Resolution: 2100x1500
    Size: 1.25 MB
    Location: SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, US

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