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  • Carson and governors travel to Afghanistan, Germany

    Sep 30, 2014

    Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson escorted the governors of New York, Tennessee, Missouri and Nevada to Afghanistan and Germany Sept. 26-29, 2014 to get a first-hand look at operations on the ground as well as meet with constituents.

  • U.S. Army Veteran Staff Sgt. Sean Johnson and his pilot Mr. Gregory Miller

    Sep 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Veteran Staff Sgt. Sean Johnson, N.D., and his pilot Mr. Gregory Miller, members of the Army team, ride through the starting point during the Visually Impaired Tandem men's cycling event during the 2014 Warrior Games at Fort Carson, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014.

  • U.S. Army Veteran Sgt. Delvin Maston passes the ball during a sitting volleyball game

    Sep 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Veteran Sgt. Delvin Maston, Birmingham, Ala., a member of the Army team, passes the ball during a sitting volleyball game against the Air Force at the 2014 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 28, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kaily Brown

  • Retired U.S. Army Spc. James Taylor and Spc. Willie Stafford practice using starting blocks

    Sep 30, 2014

    Retired U.S. Army Spc. James Taylor (right) and Spc. Willie Stafford (right), members of the Army team, practice using the starting blocks during training at Fort Carson, Colo. in preparation for the 2014 Warrior Games, Sept. 24, 2014. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kaily Brown

  • With "Some Oomph," Warrior Games Cyclists Overcome as a Team

    Sep 30, 2014

    The cyclists, wind-blown and lashed from rain, rounded the curve and pushed through the final straightaway to cross the finish line. The fans, undeterred by the sudden downpour, screamed and clapped as the bikes whipped by. A dramatic but fitting display for the seventh and last cycling event in the 2014 Warrior Games, drenching but never dissuading the athletes who have already prevailed over so much.

  • Performance Triad advises to eat light

    Sep 30, 2014

    The 26-week Performance Triad Health Challenge hopes to maintain, restore and improve the stamina, resiliency and health of the Army.

  • KAF vet clinic holds event to mark World Rabies Day

    Sep 29, 2014

    Service members across Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, got their fill of canine attention celebrating World Rabies Day, a United Nations observance, at an event at the Boardwalk, Sept. 27, 2014.

  • Enhancing resiliency: Forces Command Soldiers intervene, help Army "battle buddies"

    Sep 29, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command units across the United States are helping ensure suicide prevention and awareness among their Soldiers, Forces Command G-1 personnel officials say.

  • Athlete regains 'sense of self' in first competition of 2014 Warrior Games

    Sep 29, 2014

    "Point Army," the announcer boomed, and Ron Hasting, Rhonda Caskey and Corey Hasting collectively caught their breath. They watched from the bleachers as Sgt. Scotty Hasting sat balancing on his right hip on center court, pushed his body forward and used this momentum to pitch the volleyball back over the net. Sitting volleyball was the first event of the fifth annual Warrior Games, and Hasting's parents and younger brother watched as the Army team waged an offensive against the Air Force in the three-part game.

  • AMEDD Center and School announces 2014 CSM Jack L. Clark, Jr. Army Best Medic Competition

    Sep 29, 2014

    Sixty-eight Soldiers from across the Army will compete in a grueling, continuous 72-hour two-Soldier team competition that will test competitor's physical and cognitive abilities at Camp Bullis from November 5-7, 2014 in order to earn the title of the Army's Best Medic Team.

  • Army Families Gather at 2014 Warrior Games Opening Ceremony

    Sep 29, 2014

    "There's no quitters in the crowd," said Juanita Phillips of the audience full of wounded, ill and injured service members at the fifth annual Warrior Games opening ceremony yesterday. This is Mrs. Phillips and her husband Lloyd Phillips' second trip from Cullowhee, North Carolina to Colorado Springs to see their son, Michael, compete in the Warrior Games.

  • Retiree Health Fair Provides Dose Of Information

    Sep 29, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- From cholesterol screenings to hearing aid information, from pharmacy services to medical equipment reviews, from Land Trust recreational offerings to Madison County's Project Lifesaver, there were plenty of health options on display Sept. 19 during the Retiree Appreciation Day Health Fair at The Summit.

  • Best of the best earn top honors during 800th LSB 'Truck Rodeo'

    Sep 29, 2014

    FORT KNOX, KY. -- Staff Sgt. Jason O'Farrell, C Co, 4/321st, and Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Wierzbick, A Co, 3/399th Logistical Support Brigade were the top performers, respectively, in the driver and mechanic categories of the 800th LSB's Logistical Training Exercise, also known as a "Truck Rodeo," here Sept. 18-20, 2014.

  • La. medevac crew rescues stranded EULEX members using helicopter hoist

    Sep 26, 2014

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo (Sept. 20, 2014) -- A medevac crew from Multinational Battle Group-East's Southern Command Post put their hoist training to the test during a real-world event, which aided in the rescue of two European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) members. U.S. Army Soldiers with F Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment, Louisiana National Guard, rescued the two security officers who became stranded on a cliffside in Albania, Sept. 20.

  • AUSA Medical Symposium Tackles "Hot Topics": High-Reliability Organizations Can Improve Patient Saf

    Sep 26, 2014

    Lt. Gen Patricia Horoho discussed how to eliminate medical harm at Association of the United States Army held a medical symposium.

  • PRMC Conducts Best Medic Competition

    Sep 26, 2014

    Six Soldiers from Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) competed against one another for the title of Best Medic during the PRMC Best Medic Competition held at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii September 21-25, 2014.

  • 2nd SBCT, 25th ID Soldier wins USARPAC paralegal challenge

    Sep 26, 2014

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- An Army paralegal specialist job is to maintain law and order and ensuring the punishment fits the crime. However, when it comes to basic Soldiering skills one paralegal stands out in front of the rest.

  • Suicide prevention awareness saves lives

    Sep 25, 2014

    People who die by suicide usually show some indication of immediate risk before attempting to kill themselves. Recognizing warning signs can help save a life.

  • Sgt. 1st. Class Smith retrieves a volleyball during Warrior Games Practice

    Sep 25, 2014

  • She did it and you can too!

    Sep 25, 2014

    Do you struggle with weight? In this fast paced lifestyle in which we live, it is difficult to keep fit and healthy. Many people believe skipping one meal or not having breakfast will keep their body fit and healthy. This is where a dietitian comes into the picture. To benefit from a healthful lifestyle, it is important to include a balanced diet plan.

  • Team Army practices sitting volleyball during training for the 2014 Warrior Games

    Sep 25, 2014

  • "R U Trackin'?" 26-Week Health Challenge Kicks off October 4th with KAHC Annual Volksmarch

    Sep 25, 2014

    Using the Performance Triad targets as your guide, you can begin to establish changes in high risk health behaviors leading to a healthier lifestyle.

  • 1st. Lt. Kelly Elminger practices for the 2014 Warrior Games

    Sep 25, 2014

  • She did it and you can too

    Sep 25, 2014

    Connie Johnson, now 59, had been struggling with her weight. Connie tried various diets, everything from Weight Watchers to Richard Simmons to diet pills the full gamut but they never worked for her. Sure, she might shed a pound or two, but those diet plans didn't turn out to be sustainable for her.

  • Team Army practices archery for the 2014 Warrior Games at Fort Carson

    Sep 25, 2014

  • Army-Baylor Leadership Adds High-Reliability Science to Graduate Program

    Sep 25, 2014

    The Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration, one of the nation's leading programs in graduate health and business administration, is transforming its curriculum with the introduction of high-reliability science. The area of study will be a key component of the Program's homeland security, hospital preparedness, quality, and operations management curricula.

  • Retired Army Capt. Barraquiero practices archery for the 2014 Warrior Games

    Sep 25, 2014

  • Army Veteran Maj. Arbino prepares to shoot during 2014 Warrior Games practice

    Sep 25, 2014

  • Legacy of Life Hawaii honors Tripler

    Sep 25, 2014

    Legacy of Life Hawaii (LLH) presented Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) with its highest honor, the Health and Human Services Medal of Honor Award, for donation best practices during an outdoor ceremony at TAMC Sept. 25, 2014.

  • Pioneering Bariatric Pharmacy at Fort Gordon

    Sep 24, 2014

    In 2010, surgeons who did bariatric or gastric bypass surgeries started to see patients going to their primary doctor or the emergency department for issues not related to the surgery, but due to their medications. At the time, there weren't pharmacists who specialized in bariatric pharmacy so Eisenhower Army Medical Center asked a EAMC Critical Care Pharmacist to help.

  • Screenings, response plans can prevent suicide

    Sep 23, 2014

    Col. Brett Schneider, director of behavioral health at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Maryland, spoke about mental health screenings and response plans, during the Psychological Health and Resilience Summit, Sept. 18, 2014, at the Defense Health Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia.

  • Strike Soldiers honor fallen hero during shadow run

    Sep 23, 2014

    LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- During 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division's deployment to Afghanistan in 2010, they lost one of their brightest young officers, and for the "Strike" Soldiers who remembered him best, the loss of 1st Lt. Eric Yates the loss was tragic.

  • US Army Veterinary Corps hosts panel of NATO experts

    Sep 23, 2014

    The US Army Veterinary Corps recently hosted a meeting of NATO experts with specialties in Food and Water Safety and Veterinary Support (FWSVS) and Military Working Dog Countering -- Improvised Explosive Devices (MWD C-IED).

  • Surgeon General focuses on patient harm during TEDMED talk

    Sep 23, 2014

    Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, surgeon general of the Army, delivered a live TEDMED talk on Sept. 11, 2014, titled, "Don't you dare talk about this," which was held in the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Award for excellence presented at USAPHC

    Sep 23, 2014

    David Davis, USAPHC chief information officer, received the first annual Evelyn "Bell" Riley Award from Maj. Gen. Dean G. Sienko, commander of the U. S. Army Public Health Command, at a ceremony Sept. 18 in the Aberdeen Proving Ground South chapel.

  • Fort Campbell WTB recieves Army Superior Unit Award

    Sep 23, 2014

    The Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky received the Army Superior Unit Award Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 for their support to over 18,000 warfighters deploying to and from combat operations in Afghanistan from October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012.

  • Warriors Rolling to the Coast

    Sep 23, 2014

    On a warm and sunny morning, riders from the 158th Infantry Brigade from Camp Shelby, Miss., joined six other local area motorcycle clubs for a group ride down to the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

  • Malaysian, U.S. Army medics complete Tactical Combat Casualty Care training

    Sep 23, 2014

    Malaysian Soldiers completed training on Tactical Combat Casualty Care to test the cumulative skills acquired during a Medical First Responder course, held Sept. 15-19, 2014, at Kem Desa Pahlawan, Malaysia, during the bilateral exercise Keris Strike 14.

  • Tips to reduce triggers for asthma, allergy sufferers

    Sep 22, 2014

    During May, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation released results from its 2014 Spring Asthma and Allergy Capitals research projects. These annual reports rank the 100 most challenging places in the United States to live with asthma and allergies. Richmond was ranked as the No. 1 asthma capital for the second year in a row and came in at No. 8 in the allergy capital report.

  • Doc gives candid talk on women's issues in military

    Sep 22, 2014

    "I'm going to talk about subjects that make men squirm," warned Retired Col. (Dr.) Elspeth Ritchie, before discussing sanitary conditions in the field, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual assault and other topics focused on military women.

  • Evan's expands its cardiology services

    Sep 22, 2014

    A ribbon cutting ceremony at Evans Army Community Hospital marked the expansion of services for the hospital's cardiology clinic. The additional capabilities of the clinic come with the arrival of a military cardiologist. "We have been building upon what was already here," said Lt. Col. Daniel Carlson, Evans' new cardiologist who recently arrived from Fort Belvoir, Virginia. "Before the hospital had a cardiology/pulmonary section, without a physician. This meant that many patients were sent downtown and the results of the tests done by Evans' technicians were sent to Brooke (Army Medical Center, at Fort Sam Houston) for reading."

  • DoD: Family stressors increase risk of suicide for younger Soldiers

    Sep 19, 2014

    Soldiers between the ages of 17 and 24 have the highest rate of suicide in the Army, according to a 2012 Department of Defense Suicide Report. Of the 155 Army servicemember suicides reported by the Department of Defense in 2012, 61 percent were under the age of 30.

  • USAMRMC and Fort Detrick Hosts Change of Command

    Sep 19, 2014

    In a ceremony held Sept. 16 on Fort Detrick, Maryland, the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick, conducted a change of command with Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho, Jr., relinquishing command to Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein.

  • Jump into shape returns to Fort Bragg

    Sep 19, 2014

  • What is the self care pharmacy?

    Sep 19, 2014

  • Healthy breakfast for kids an essential part of the day

    Sep 19, 2014

  • Veteran, amputee gets 'leg up' with breakthrough prosthesis

    Sep 18, 2014

    Wounded warrior Edward Lychik worked with the professionals at the Center for the Intrepid to develop a first-of-a-kind leg prosthesis for people with hip-disarticulation amputations.

  • 121 Combat Support Hospital Medics at work

    Sep 18, 2014

    Soldiers from Alpha Company, 121st Combat Support Hospital served as stand by medical personnel Sept. 13, 2014 during the first home game of the Seoul American High School football season.

  • Prescription drug take back coming Sept. 27

    Sep 18, 2014

    Army installations across the U.S. are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement agencies for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Sept. 27, 2014.

  • Five Soldiers selected for Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program

    Sep 18, 2014

    US Army Selects Five Soldiers for Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program

  • What is Relay Health?

    Sep 17, 2014

  • 100 days at the helm

    Sep 17, 2014

  • New Carson unit has 6-state responsibility

    Sep 17, 2014

    A new unit activated on Fort Carson Sept. 5 that is responsible for the health of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers in six states. The Joint Task Force Carson Warrior Transition Battalion Community Care Unit is one of 13 units being established at 11 Army installations which will allow Soldiers to recover at home with the support of their families and communities. "We are very fortunate to have been one of the few Warrior Transition Battalions selected to receive a CCU," said Lt. Col. Aaron Termain, commander of Fort Carson's WTB. "This activation is in recognition of the hard work and dedication of the cadré and civilian staff of this battalion."

  • 618th Dental Company develops smiles in field clinic

    Sep 17, 2014

    Going to the dentist can be quite an experience for some. Whether it is a toothache, a need for a cleaning or to have a cavity filled, dental personnel with the 618th Dental Company are always "Ready to Fight Tonight." And with a dual mission, the training of newly arrived personnel takes top priority. One crucial part of the company's quarterly training is a Situational Awareness Exercise, commonly known as an STX. Soldiers from Area II recently completed their STX Sept. 16-18, 2014 at Yongsan Garrison, Republic of Korea.

  • Army research team recognized at international nanotechnology conference

    Sep 16, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory received the best conference paper award at the 14th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology held in Toronto, Canada, Aug. 18-21.

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) instructors visit Canadian counterparts

    Sep 16, 2014

    When it comes to innovation and improving the quality of military instruction, sometimes it helps to think outside the box, or even the country. That's the thinking behind the 101st Brigade Engineer's latest push to establish a long-term instructor exchange with their Canadian counterparts, a move that not only helps strengthen the bond with the U.S.'s northern neighbor, but also provides a unique opportunity to learn from and improve the training for both countries' military engineers.

  • Giving a Voice to Care Givers

    Sep 16, 2014

    FORT GORDON, Ga. - When caregivers at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center want to improve procedures or suggest a change in policy they now use the Unit Practice Council to affect change at every level. Unit Practice Councils are the ground level of the Patient Caring Touch System (PCTS) and have given a voice to employees at every level of patient care in the Eisenhower Army Medical Center.

  • Simplifying Access to Specialty Care

    Sep 16, 2014

    At the Eisenhower Army Medical Center (EAMC) there is a focus on helping beneficiaries lead a healthy lifestyle to avoid serious health issues but sometimes they need to use one of EAMC's specialty care services such as cardiothoracic, orthopaedic, or dermatology. A referral from your Primary Care Manager (PCM) is all that's required to see an EAMC specialty care provider.

  • Joint DOD/VA Partnership Benefits Veterans with Hearing Loss

    Sep 16, 2014

    The newly renamed GeorgiaLina Federal Healthcare Executive Council is making access to hearing aids for Veterans easier and faster by joint partnerships between Military Healthcare and the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.

  • Competing to be the Best

    Sep 16, 2014

    At zero dark thirty, Friday Sept. 5, 2014 two medic Soldiers from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division met their graders on Fort Polk's Honor Field to see if each one has what it takes to represent the Patriots at Joint Base San Antonio to win the title of "Best Medic."

  • Vietnam War Soldiers inducted into Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

    Sep 16, 2014

    Two Vietnam War Soldiers who were presented with Medals of Honor for their valor beyond the call of duty, Sept. 15, 2014, at the White House, were celebrated and inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2014.

  • Two Vietnam War Soldiers receive Medal of Honor

    Sep 15, 2014

    Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Spc. 4 Donald P. Sloat were awarded Medals of Honor for valor in Vietnam, during a ceremony at the White House, Sept. 15, 2014.

  • Medics provide training to African forces

    Sep 15, 2014

    Combat medics from the 557th Medical Company, 421st Med. Battalion, 30th Med. Brigade, are in Africa training forces on new medical equipment as a part of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic.

  • 2014 MSC September 11th Remembrance Ceremony

    Sep 15, 2014

    Members and friends of the Medical Service Corps gathered at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on Sept. 11 to attend a wreath ceremony to remember and honor six Medical Service Corps officers who made the ultimate sacrifice defending this nation.

  • Brig. Gen. Mark S. Inch Takes Over as Provost Marshal General, CID, ACC Commander

    Sep 15, 2014

    During a formal ceremony on September 12, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall's Summerall Parade Field, Brig. Gen. Mark S. Inch assumed responsibility as the Provost Marshal General (PMG) of the U.S. Army and took command of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, and the Army Corrections Command (ACC).

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) Family Programs, Child Youth Services hold first Teen Council meeting

    Sep 13, 2014

    Caleb Strother celebrated his 15th birthday Sept. 6, 2014 during the 80th Training Command (TASS) Family Readiness Programs' inaugural Teen Council meeting which took place in Sterling, Va., Sept. 5-7. Strother, whose father Woodson is a sergeant first class in the 94th Training Division, commends his parents for suggesting that he volunteer as a council member. "If I was home I'd probably just hang out, play Xbox, and maybe go out for dinner, but being here getting to know these new people is really fun," Strother said.

  • International medical leaders meet to share information, ideas

    Sep 12, 2014

    Military medical leaders from across Europe and NATO came together in Mons, Belgium Sept. 8 and 9 to share information and ideas in the spirit of international partnership.

  • Kenner expert discusses grief, resilience in wake of shooting

    Sep 12, 2014

    It is important to distinguish the difference between normal grief and depression. When an individual loses someone or something dear to them, it's natural to feel pain and grief. The grief process is normal, and most people go through it. But when grief takes over a life and an individual begins to feel hopeless, helpless and worthless, then it's time to talk to a doctor.

  • Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

    Sep 12, 2014

    The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

  • USAPHC lab capabilities enhanced to improve health protection

    Sep 12, 2014

    U.S. Army Public Health Command laboratories around the world will soon have additional molecular diagnostic equipment that strengthens their biosurveillance capabilities.

  • Pay attention for suicide prevention

    Sep 12, 2014

    Vigilant attention in our observations and interactions with others is key to preventing suicide. Caring for each other, knowing the clues, and taking action to help can make all the difference.

  • ORISE program benefits both Army and students

    Sep 12, 2014

    "There is no other summer internship opportunity quite like it," said Jacqueline Owens, management analyst and ORISE Program coordinator at the U.S. Army Public Health Command.

  • Steelhead Triathlon

    Sep 12, 2014

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - "We had a total of 150 participants, including team members," said Leslie Woods, chief of Sports, Fitness and Aquatics. Woods founded the triathlon, consisting of swimming, biking and running, in 1994, and has continued organizing the event every year since.

  • Assessing Army Safety

    Sep 12, 2014

    As the new director of Army Safety and commanding general of the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center, I look forward to working with Army leaders and safety professionals at all levels to preserve our Army's readiness through the prevention of accidental loss of our Soldiers, civilians, Family members and vital resources. First, however, I'd like to recognize some of those whose efforts have been so instrumental in turning the accidental loss arrow downward over the past few years.

  • Army Medical Service Corps remembers fallen comrades

    Sep 12, 2014

    US Army Medical Service Corps remembers it's fallen comrades

  • Soldier earns first medal in first Invictus race

    Sep 12, 2014

    The United States took home its first medal of the 2014 Invictus Games on its first opportunity in London, Sept. 11, 2014, as Sgt. Ryan McIntosh finished third in the 100-meter dash.

  • USAMRMC Receives First Motorcycle Mentor

    Sep 12, 2014

    In fiscal 2014, 29 Army motorcycle fatalities have occurred through Aug. 20, according to the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center. Three of those fatalities were U.S. Army Medical Command Soldiers during a three-week period in May and June 2014. After the MEDCOM safety director learned of the fatality trends, and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command chief of staff learned of the areas for improvement in current motorcycle mentorship programs, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center Director Col. Dan Kral was selected as the USAMRMC's first senior motorcycle mentor.

  • Madigan Soldiers win regional Top Medic Team Competition

    Sep 12, 2014

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- Ruck, train and workout -- that was the prescription for success for a team of medics from Madigan Army Medical Center who were named the Western Regional Medical Command's Top Medic Team in a ceremony Sept. 11 at the base.

  • Community-based WTU deactivates after 9 years

    Sep 12, 2014

    When the Soldiers walked onto the makeshift, grassy strip of a parade field in McClellan, Calif., they gathered together with current and past cadre members of the Community-Based Warrior Transition Unit-California to stand together one last time in formation. The CBWTU-CA held its deactivation ceremony near its headquarters on Aug. 13 to mark the end of a 9-year mission taking care of community-based wounded, ill and injured Soldiers.

  • Community-Based Soldier Care Unit Closes Its Doors

    Sep 12, 2014

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone has officially lost a tenant due to the Army's transformation. Redstone Arsenal's Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-Alabama, which served wounded, ill or injured Soldiers convalescing with family in Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi or Louisiana, closed its doors of service during an inactivation ceremony Friday.

  • Army medics shadow veterinarian at the Washington State Fair

    Sep 12, 2014

    A normal day for an Army medic usually includes assessing injuries, taking blood pressure or helping in-processing patients waiting to be seen by medical providers.

  • Newest Intrepid Spirit Center opens at Campbell

    Sep 11, 2014

    The newest Intrepid Spirit Center officially opened at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Sept. 8, 2014.

  • Wounded, Ill and Injured Army Athletes Will Fight for Gold at 2014 Warrior Games

    Sep 11, 2014

    The U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) announces the 40 wounded, ill and injured soldiers and veterans representing Team Army at the 2014 Warrior Games. Army athletes compete in seven sports against Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Special Operations Command teams September 28-October 4, 2014, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center Colorado Springs, Colorado.

  • Record Number of Expert Field Medical Badge Candidates Attain the Badge

    Sep 11, 2014

    Record number of candidates successfully complete the 2014 U.S. Army Europe Expert Field Medical Badge at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.

  • Local volunteer celebrates 66 years of service

    Sep 11, 2014

    Patsy Skidmore has volunteered at the Andrew Rader Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for 18 years and she does not intend to stop any time soon.

  • Preventive medicine expert suggests lifestyle changes for resilient leaders

    Sep 11, 2014

    Dr. Dean Ornish, a leading expert on lifestyle and nutrition spoke to the Army War College Class here Sept. 9 as a component of the Senior Leader Development & Resiliency Program.

  • Madigan Community Care Unit activates

    Sep 11, 2014

    A Community Care Unit charged with oversight of Soldiers healing at home stood up in the Madigan Warrior Transition Battalion September 5.

  • SMA visits Natick on 9/11 anniversary

    Sep 11, 2014

    On the 13th anniversary of a day etched in the nation's collective memory, the Army's highest-ranking NCO visited the Natick Soldier Systems Center.

  • TAMC Holds Remembrance Ceremony

    Sep 11, 2014

    HONOLULU - On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, at 9:25 a.m. on the Generals Loop, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) staff and leadership took the time to reflect on the fallen and to remember the lives that were lost on that tragic day.

  • USAG Ansbach, 12th CAB help promote suicide prevention in September

    Sep 10, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach, the command team from 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and members of the USAG Ansbach's Army Substance Abuse Program help promote September as Suicide Prevention Month.

  • Army cooks help fuel EFMB candidates

    Sep 10, 2014

    Deep in the woods of the Grafenwoehr Training Area, an Army medic runs smack into simulated enemy fire. He responds quickly by dropping to the ground and aiming his rifle toward a thicket of oak trees. Twenty yards in front of him, his battle buddy has taken a bullet to the leg and writhes in pain. The medic must make his way to his buddy, dress the wound and drag him to safety.

  • Tobacco Kills. Period.

    Sep 10, 2014

    In June Major League Baseball fans mourned the death of Tony Gwynn, a Hall of Fame outfielder and accomplished hitter. He died from salivary gland cancer, a form of oral cancer. Gwynn attributed his cancer to the smokeless tobacco that he used throughout his entire career. Most people know that tobacco can cause heart disease, stroke, cancer of the lung, liver, pancreas and bladder, and a host of other diseases. But most users don't consider what tobacco does to the site where they actually place it -- their mouth.

  • Army vice chief, surgeon general address future of Army Medicine

    Sep 10, 2014

    Army Medicine intends to reset and transform as operations wind down in Afghanistan, and how it will transform was the topic of a day-long professional development forum, Sept. 10, 2014, in Arlington, Va.

  • Fort Campbell Intrepid Center, third of nine completed nationwide

    Sep 9, 2014

    Members of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF), along with senior Army leaders and dignitaries, dedicate the new $11 million Intrepid Spirit Center Sept. 8, 2014 at Fort Campbell, Ky. The Fort Campbell Center is the third of nine completed nationwide.

  • Army Reserve command sergeant major addresses 80th Training Command senior NCOs

    Sep 9, 2014

  • MEDDAC-Japan participates in disaster drill

    Sep 9, 2014

    Medical Activity Japan (MEDDAC-J) participated in the 35th annual emergency response exercise deploying a medical team along with medical supplies during the Sagamihara Prefectura Disaster Drill, Sept. 1, 2014 linking various local area agencies, subject matter-experts, equipment, and operation procedures together to best respond to a disaster in Japan.

  • Hawaii eMSM medical appointment policy

    Sep 9, 2014

    The Hawaii Enhanced Multi-Service Market (eMSM) formalized Show Time, No-Show and Late Show policies to ensure consistency across Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) within the Hawaii Market in a memorandum signed by Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle, Senior Market Manager for the Hawaii eMSM, dated July 29, 2014.

  • Dignity and respect: The mission of the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe

    Sep 8, 2014

    Warrior transition units improve the lives of Soldiers who require complex medical care management. One such unit, the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe, cares for all U.S. Army Soldiers in Transition in Europe.

  • Command Receives First Motorcycle Mentor

    Sep 8, 2014

    The Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center Director, Col. Daniel Kral, was selected as the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's first senior motorcycle mentor. Kral was chosen as the command's senior mentor to help improve the units' safety and motorcycle mentorship programs. This selection was based on his extensive motorcycle experience, including 37 years of riding, as well as his personal passion for reducing military casualties through mentorship.

  • Fort Detrick Celebrates Women's Right to Vote

    Sep 8, 2014

    Fort Detrick employees commemorated the 94th anniversary of the women's suffrage movement by attending an event for Women's Equality Day, Aug. 26.

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