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March 7, 2024

Expeditionary Medical Unit’s Honduras mission leads to stronger medical partnerships and enhanced readiness

Expeditionary Medical Unit (EMU) 10 G-Rotation 16 strengthened health capability and expanded U.S. Navy readiness with Honduran medical professionals during a Global Health Engagement (GHE) in San Pedro Sula, Feb. 17 – March 2, 2024.

Dec. 18, 2023

Expeditionary Medical Facility Kilo and 2nd Medical Battalion train to care for chemical and biological warfare injuries

Expeditionary Medical Facility Kilo and 2nd Medical Battalion personnel train to care for chemical injuries during a field exercise on Dec. 7, 2023. The Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties course prepares medical forces for scenarios they could encounter during combat involving hazardous materials or biological warfare.

Nov. 3, 2023

Being the 'lifeline for the frontline' means meeting an increased need for blood donations

The Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) helps ensure mission readiness for injured military personnel in need of blood. However, donation numbers have dipped post-pandemic, and Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune’s Blood Donor Center wants to turn that around.

Oct. 27, 2023

Survey feedback leads to housing improvement for Sailors

Feedback from the 2022 Defense Organizational Climate Survey resulted in new kitchenettes for Sailors at the Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune barracks.

July 14, 2023

Expeditionary Medical Facility Kilo completes readiness exercise, earns deployment-ready status

Expeditionary Medical Facility Kilo successfully completed its Operational Readiness Evaluation (ORE). The focus of the ORE held in Camp Pendleton, California was testing the command’s ability to stand up a fully functional field hospital, capable of operating when deployed at any location around the world.

March 1, 2023

New Navy Medicine command in Eastern North Carolina focuses on expeditionary medicine

There is a new Navy Medicine command positioned aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Navy Captain Darryl P. Arfsten assumed command as the first commanding officer of Expeditionary Medical Facility Kilo on March 1, 2023.

Feb. 27, 2023

U.S. Navy Commander recognized for heroic actions that saved a life

U.S. Navy Commander David Bennett, deputy director for Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune Branch Clinics, was recognized for his heroic actions that saved a life.

Dec. 8, 2022

‘Train as you fight’- Surgical suit brings realistic training to military operations

With readiness of the medical force a top-priority, Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune often collaborates with entities across Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to train for real-life medical emergencies. In October, 2nd Medical Battalion tapped NMCCL’s Staff Education and Training Team for use of the medical center’s Human Worn Partial Task Surgical Simulator, or “cut suit”.

Nov. 17, 2022

New clinic aboard Camp Lejeune serves nearly 9,000 Marines and Sailors

Marine Centered Medical Home Wallace Creek, a new clinic aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, serves approximately 9,000 servicemembers. MCMH Wallace Creek is one of several additions and upgrades to health care for Marines and Sailors in Eastern North Carolina.

Oct. 14, 2022

Proper nutrition can fuel performance and boost readiness for Camp Lejeune operational forces

Proper nutrition is one of the key elements of good physical and mental health. So how does one sort through the overabundance of information to know what is healthy and effective? A dietitian can help get you started.

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