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Naval Hospital Performs Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant

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A team of dermatologists at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California has conducted an allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell procedure on a U.S. Navy veteran, marking the first such operation at a U.S. military treatment facility. The Navy said Wednesday physicians used stem cells from a donor’s bone marrow to address the patient’s skin …

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Rear Adm. Brian Brakke Takes Helm of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command

Rear Adm. Brian Brakke

Rear Adm. Brian Brakke, former deputy director of operations and intelligence integration at the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, has assumed a new role as head of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command. The U.S. Navy said Friday Brakke officially took command of NECC from Rear Adm. Frank Morneau during a ceremony at Joint Expeditionary …

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Navy Conducts Fire, Blast Test on Littoral Combat Ship Replicate

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The U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ship program has conducted a blast and fire test on a full-scale Independence-variant LCS replicate at the U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center to evaluate the overall survivability of the platform during combat. The Multi-Compartment Surrogate replicate underwent destructive tests that involved charges placed in several of the ship’s compartments …

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P-8A Environment, Safety & Occupational Health Team Gets SECNAV Environmental Award

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The Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Program Office’s environment, safety and occupational health team for the Boeing-built P-8A aircraft has received the Secretary of the Navy’s fiscal 2015 environmental award for environmental excellence in the weapon system acquisition large program category. The Naval Air Systems Command said Wednesday Dennis McGinn, assistant secretary of …

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Defense Innovation Advisory Board Appoints New Members; Ashton Carter Comments

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The Defense Innovation Advisory Board has added new members who will work to help the Defense Department stay up-to-date with innovation. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter unveiled the appointees during the official opening of a Boston outpost for the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, a DoD initiative meant to help the department forge ties with …

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Ray Mabus: Navy Implements Assessment Program to Promote Professional Growth for Officers, Civilians

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Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has directed a new set of policies and procedures to implement a program that supports ongoing efforts for professional growth among uniformed Navy and Marine Corps officers plus the supporting civilian workforce. The Navy said Thursday the Full and Inclusive Review program will use the 360-degree review multi-rater assessment for all military …

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