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CALL FOR MARINE CORPS AND NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 21ST CENTURY BATTLEFIELD MEDICAL CARE SYMPOSIUM

Date Signed: 1/8/2018
MARADMINS Number: 015/18

R 082006Z JAN 18
MARADMIN 015/18
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC LP WASHINGTON DC//
SUBJ/CALL FOR MARINE CORPS AND NAVY ATTENDANCE AT THE 21ST CENTURY BATTLEFIELD MEDICAL CARE SYMPOSIUM//
POC/PAT KELLEHER/LPV/TEL: DSN 260-7174/TEL: 571-256-7174/EMAIL: PATRICK.KELLEHER@USMC.MIL//
POC/COL MAROTTO/LPV/TEL: DSN 260-0704/TEL: 910-305-5740/EMAIL: HOWARD.MAROTTO@USMC.MIL//
POC/LT SKRYPEK/POMI FELLOW/TEL: 703-604-4602/EMAIL: ANTHONY.SKRYPEK@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS./1.  On 14-15 February 2018, the Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics, the Medical Officer of the Marine Corps,and the Surgeon General of the United States Navy will co-host the 21st Century Battlefield Medical Care Symposium at the Gray Research Center in Quantico, VA.  This event will review Lessons Learned in Navy and Joint medicine from OIF and OEF and explore promising new ideas and technology to improve the treatment and movement of casualties in a future distributed operational environment and extend the Golden Hour.
2.  Day one of the event will feature military and civilian speakers as well as panels discussing Battlefield Medicine Lessons Learned from recent operations.  There will be representation from across the Department of Defense and the U.S. Government with experts including providers, logisticians, planners, corpsmen and medics.  Day two will focus on emerging medical technology and patient care.  A range of panels and presentations will provide a view into the future of medicine.  Speakers will include renowned futurists, ground-breaking and innovative physicians, as well as medical providers from a variety of fields.
3.  Anticipated attendees include Naval, DoD, and other Service medical professionals, industry representatives, civilian medical professionals and academics.  There will be a range of emerging technology displays throughout the two days of the symposium to highlight and explain innovative approaches to medicine and technology as applied to future battlefield care.
4.  Marines and sailors in commands and fields where battlefield medical care is a critical consideration in their mission are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about the future of battlefield medical care in the 21st century by attending the symposium.  Additional information including registration details can be found at https:(slash(slash)2018.Battlefield.Med.Symposium.Eventbrite.com.
5.  Release authorized by BGen (Sel) K. D. Reventlow, Assistant Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics (LP).//