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August 24, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(17):1944. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980170084014

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New Air Force Generals.—  The surgeon general of the Air Force announced July 10 that three senior medical officers were promoted to the following rank: Major Gen. Oliver K. Niess, surgeon of Pacific Air Forces; Brig. Gen. Sheldon S. Brownton, director of staff, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health and Medical ); Brig. Gen. John K. Cullen, director of plans and hospitalization, office of the surgeon general.


Military Medicodental Symposium.—  The First Annual Medical Department Symposium for Combined Armed Forces Medical Department Reserve Officers under the auspices of the Commandant, Fifth Naval District, will be held at the Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, Va., Oct. 16-18. The program will have as its theme "Advances in Operational Military Medicine."The first day's meeting will be conducted at the Naval Hospital with a special afternoon program at the Dental Clinic, Naval Station, Norfolk, Va., for members of the Dental Corps.

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