The primary health threat to troops for more than two decades has been common muscle, joint, tendon/ligament and bone injuries like knee or back pain that are caused by running, sports and exercise-related activities.

Non-battle injuries result in more medical evacuations than combat

The primary health threat to troops for more than two decades has been common muscle, joint, tendon/ligament and bone injuries like knee or back pain that are caused by running, sports and exercise-related activities such as basketball and......READ MORE

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MISSION

Mission Statement: Promote health and prevent disease, injury and disability of Soldiers and military retirees, their families, and Department of the Army civilian employees; and assure effective execution of full-spectrum veterinary service for Army and Department of Defense veterinary missions.

Vision Statement: World-class provider of public health services across DA and DOD.

LEADERS

There is a limitless potential for public heath to do good. The USAPHC must - and will - deliver recommendations that come from the best science available, and must deliver the public health perspective and messages time and time again. This is necessary if we are to create a sustainable, proactive system that maximizes quality of life for all.

Col. John V. Teyhen, III, Commander, U.S. Army Public Health Command

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