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About thomaslsnyder

Retired urological surgeon and navy reservist. Researching to write the history of the Navy's first hospital on the U S west coast, at Mare Island, California. Founder and Executive Director, the Society for the History of Navy Medicine. Immediate Past Commander of the San Francisco Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States and Secretary of the Naval Order of the United States Foundation. Member of the Solano County (California) Historical Records Commission

Memorial Day Reflection

As you enjoy the Memorial Day weekend, please take time to remember someone you know who gave his or her life in service to our country.    Search as I might, I couldn’t find any data on medical personnel who’ve … Continue reading

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Announcing the Papers Accepted for Presentation at the Society’s McMullen Symposium Panel

The Society is proud to announce these papers have been selected for our panel on the history of maritime medicine at the Naval Academy McMullen Naval History Symposium at Annapolis, 19 – 20 September 2019. The name of the Session … Continue reading

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A Letter to Our Members and Friends: Society News

I sent the letter below to Society members today: Dear Members and Friends of the Society,   Some time ago, I told you I would send out the current Treasurer’s Report so that you can see how efficiently your Society is run, … Continue reading

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Announcing the Society’s McMullen Symposium Papers Selection Board

The Society is pleased to announce the following members have volunteered to serve in selecting the best papers for presentation at the 2019 McMullen Naval History Symposium. They are: Dale Smith, PhD. (President of the Board). Dr. Smith is Professor of … Continue reading

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McMullen Symposium Papers Selection Board

It looks like we will have several papers submissions for our panel(s) at the McMullen Naval History Symposium in September. That means we need to stand up a Papers Selection Board to screen the submissions and select the best for … Continue reading

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Reminder: Call for Papers Deadline 15 February

This is a reminder that the Society will mount a 3-paper academic panel (or more, if good paper proposals come flowing in) at the Naval Academy McMullen Naval History Symposium, 19 – 20 September 2019. The deadline for paper submissions … Continue reading

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2019 Papers Panel Date Announced

The United States Naval Academy Department of History has generously agreed to host the Society’s papers panel(s) at its 2019 McMullen Naval History Symposium on Thursday and Friday, 19 and 20 September. Today, the Society is releasing its Call for … Continue reading

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