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Congratulations to the award winners for the year 2009.
Happy 139th Birthday to the Navy Medical Corps! That is all.
…hearing loss “will continue to be a major disability associated with the operation of high-performance aircraft.”
In September 2007, a US Navy officer working with the Marines’ executive safety board issued a simple, stark warning. According to a presentation by CDR Stan Jossell, the Marines–and to some extent the services in general–are buying new equipment that is so loud that it’s not a matter of whether but when and how badly operators will suffer permanent hearing damage. Jossell noted, moreover, that the technology to protect users from damage does not yet exist.