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Army geospatial engineers support Ebola relief effort

Army geospatial engineers support Ebola relief effort

Soldiers at the Army Geospatial Center in Alexandria, Virginia, are using their training as geospatial engineers to analyze data from satellite imagery, aerial photography and field reconnaissance...more

Medical team provides life-saving care to Soldiers deployed to Africa

Medical team provides life-saving care to Soldiers deployed to Africa

The 86th Damage Control Resuscitation Team, 86th Combat Support Hospital, based out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, is a one-of-a-kind medical team operating in the Joint Forces Command-United...more

Army scientist uses diagnostic tools to track Ebola, other viruses

Army scientist uses diagnostic tools to track Ebola, other viruses

An Army virologist using diagnostic tools found traces of Ebola virus in patient samples in West Africa -- a region thought to be untouched by the disease -- seven years before the largest...more

Soldiers, Airmen depart controlled monitoring area in time for holidays after Africa mission

Soldiers, Airmen depart controlled monitoring area in time for holidays after Africa mission

More than 50 Soldiers and Airmen staying in the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's Controlled Monitoring Area, at Smith Barracks, in Baumholder, Germany, since their return from missions in support...more

Behavioral Health helps Soldiers cope with Liberia deployment

Behavioral Health helps Soldiers cope with Liberia deployment

It's a common story for many deployed Soldiers. The stress from their deployment causes problems with their marriages and other relationships, which distracts them from their jobs as Soldiers...more

Quick trip promotes resiliency in Liberia

Quick trip promotes resiliency in Liberia

Walking through the doors to the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia, one of the first things that can be noticed is the silence. Soldiers deployed and stationed at the Barclay Training Center in...more

First aid classes to help prevent spread of diseases, increase readiness of Liberian police

First aid classes to help prevent spread of diseases, increase readiness of Liberian police

Soldiers assigned to the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion, from Fort Stewart, Georgia, provided a first aid training class to Liberian law enforcement personnel at the National Police Training Academy...more

Ebola fighters named Time Person of the Year

Ebola fighters named Time Person of the Year

Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), were part of Time Magazine's selection for the 2014 Person of the Year.more

Former Ebola testing lab in Liberia a hidden treasure in fighting disease

Former Ebola testing lab in Liberia a hidden treasure in fighting disease

Soldiers of the 36th Engineer Brigade, took a tour at the Liberian Institute for Biomedical Medical Research, during Operation United Assistance mission, Dec. 7, 2014, in Monrovia, Liberia.more

Severe storm moves toward Monterey

Severe storm moves toward Monterey

PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif., -- Ahead of what many weather experts are saying may be the worst storm to hit the Monterey Bay area in the last five years, the Presidio of Monterey is taking...more

DOD team conducts weekly Ebola prevention class in Liberia

DOD team conducts weekly Ebola prevention class in Liberia

The Department of Defense Ebola Treatment Training Team taught a class on how to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, in support of Operation United Assistance, at the National Police Training...more

Remote village thankful for U.S. help in fighting Ebola

Remote village thankful for U.S. help in fighting Ebola

When the Ebola virus found the remote village of Tappita, Liberia, it took more than a day for it to be properly diagnosed. Soon, it will take a matter of minutes. A new Ebola Treatment Unit will...more

Biggest threat to U.S. troops in Liberia is malaria, not Ebola

Biggest threat to U.S. troops in Liberia is malaria, not Ebola

In October 2014, Service members deployed to Liberia for Operation United Assistance, an operation supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus...more

U.S., Senegalese service members build partnership through soccer

U.S., Senegalese service members build partnership through soccer

On an early Tuesday morning, Soldiers from two nations walk on to a dirt field and start warming up. They work on the same base each day and see each other in passing, but today they will spend the...more

'First in Support' main body arrives in Senegal

'First in Support' main body arrives in Senegal

After weeks of preparation, the main body elements of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command headquarters, 7th Civil Support Command, the 30th Medical Brigade and the 16th Sustainment Brigade...more

Joint Forces Command-United Assistance celebrates Thanksgiving in Liberia

Joint Forces Command-United Assistance celebrates Thanksgiving in Liberia

With 79 percent humidity and a warm ocean breeze, Thanksgiving for Soldiers deployed in Monrovia, Liberia, feels far from traditional. But thanks to a variety of Thanksgiving activities and fare...more

Natick helps develop containment system used against Ebola

Natick helps develop containment system used against Ebola

A containment system used to quarantine Ebola virus patients being transported out of West Africa was developed with help from the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, in...more

MEDDAC-Japan conducts bilateral Ebola preparedness drill

MEDDAC-Japan conducts bilateral Ebola preparedness drill

Medical Department Activity-Japan conducted an Ebola Exercise with some host nation partners on Nov. 21, 2014, in Tokyo.more

Army Medicine prepared for Ebola threat

Army Medicine prepared for Ebola threat

Army Medical Command personnel are trained and prepared to treat any potential Ebola patient arriving at an Army treatment facility.more

North Fort Hood monitoring area reaches operational capability

North Fort Hood monitoring area reaches operational capability

The Controlled Monitoring Area Site on North Fort Hood, Texas, is operational and ready to accept troops returning from Ebola virus disease outbreak areas. Troops are anticipated to arrive there...more

Mobile training team helps Liberians take care of their own

Mobile training team helps Liberians take care of their own

The Joint Forces Command - United Assistance Mobile Training Team completed a week of training in Buchanan City, Liberia, Nov. 21, 2014.more