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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

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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Society Names Members of the Langley Book Prize Selection Board

The Society for the History of Navy Medicine is pleased to announce the members of the selection board tasked with selecting a recently published book concerning the history of maritime medicine, the author(s) of which will receive the Harry D … Continue reading

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Langley Book Prize Selection Board; Call for Paper(s) for the Society Panel(s) at the 2019 McMullen History Symposium

The Society will award its second-ever Langley Book Prize in the History of Naval / Maritime Medicine at the Naval Academy McMullen History Symposium in the autumn of 2019. I am looking for one person to join two eminent historians … Continue reading

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Society Partners with Naval Academy McMullen Naval History Symposium for 2019 Scholarly Papers Panels

The Society is pleased to report that Commander Benjamin “BJ” Armstrong, USN, Assistant Professor of History at the U.S. Naval Academy, has told us that the McMullen Naval History Symposium will be happy to host our panel(s) at their September … Continue reading

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