The SUBASE Bone Marrow Registry Drive will take place from May 18 - 22 and is open to all active duty and retired service members and their dependants, and government employees.

The Navy Exchange will host a Registry Booth from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day during the drive, while the on-base branch of the Navy Federal Credit Union will host a booth from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day during the drive.

For more information on how you can become a donor contact your command representative, visit the bone marrow registry’s Web site at, or call 1-800-MARROW3.

According to John Paul Peltier from Naval Branch Health Clinic Groton, it’s humbling to go through physical pain, to help save the life of someone you’ve never met.

Let us follow John who has already saved a life and willing to save others again.

Source: The Dolphin