RADIOLOGICAL DEFENSE TRAINING – IN THE NAVY DEC 1950 Naval Training Bulletin

By Hyman Olken, Training Division
United States. Naval Training Support Command. Training Publications Dept, and United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel. Naval Training Bulletin. [Washington, D.C.]: December 1950 Bureau of Naval Personnel, pp 20-28

The Atomic Defense Set-up

The atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima did more than just reveal to the world the enormous destructive power of this new weapon. It gave an inkling of how a nation or society would have to be organized to cope with this new destructive force; and, in addition, it gave a clue to the nature and enormous extent of the new training burden thrown on the Armed Services if they were to cope successfully with this new agency of warfare. Continue reading “RADIOLOGICAL DEFENSE TRAINING – IN THE NAVY DEC 1950 Naval Training Bulletin”

TI-Medical Problems of Modern Warfare and Civil Disaster 3 April 1959

Medical Problems of Modern Warfare and Civil Disaster

For many generations, the medical profession and the allied medical sciences have been involved in the seemingly endless task of dealing with man’s adaptation to the environment in which he lives. In the past, the environment has consisted in the main of natural forces, such as climate, food, water, shelter, protective clothing, reproduction of the species, and a liberal admixture of worship and fear. Now, with the advent of industrialization of so many parts of the world, new forces in the production of traumatic injury to man, including the onslaughts of biological effects, have been encountered. Radiation energy, a force having phenomenal biological and physiological implications, was destined to have a profound effect, not only on the lives of men, but on all mankind and his environment as well. Continue reading “TI-Medical Problems of Modern Warfare and Civil Disaster 3 April 1959”

TI-Active Duty Training for West Coast Medical Department Officers 6 January thru 22 June 1956

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Medical News Letter, Vol. 27, No. 1 p 31, 6 January thru 22 June 1956

Active Duty Training for West Coast Medical Department Officers

A 5-day course in Special Weapons, Isotopes, and Military Medicine is scheduled to convene at U.S. Naval Station, Treasure Island, San Francisco, Calif., Monday 27 February 1956, and continue through 2 March 1956. Continue reading “TI-Active Duty Training for West Coast Medical Department Officers 6 January thru 22 June 1956”

TI-Special Weapons, Isotopes and Professional Subjects February 27,1956

United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. “U.S. Navy medicine.”. Washington: U.S. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. V.26 Number 3; 5 August 1955. P 24:
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Special Weapons, Isotopes and Professional Subjects – 5 days.

To be conducted at the U. S. Naval Station, Treasure Island, San Francisco, Calif. , February 27, 1956, for the 11th, 12th, and 13th Naval Districts. An up-to date review of problems and information relating to the various medical aspects of special weapons and radioactive isotopes, with primary emphasis on their application to military and naval dentistry and civil defense will be presented.