The deer tick is the only tick that carries Lyme disease. If individuals remove attached ticks promptly, they can prevent tick-borne disease.

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MISSION

Mission Statement:
Army Medicine provides a high quality, safe and consistent patient experience, influences healthier lifestyles and behaviors, focuses on health readiness, injury and illness prevention, saves lives, and enables optimal health outcomes in support of the Total Army.

Vision Statement:
Strengthening the health of our Nation by improving the health of our Army

LEADERS

"Army Medicine has a responsibility to all those who serve, to include Family members, and our retirees who have already answered the call to our nation. We will fully engage our patients in all aspects of their healthcare experience at each touch point, starting with the initial contact."

LTG Patricia D. Horoho, Army Surgeon General and Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command

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