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  • Dentists welcome new commander

    Jul 31, 2013

    Col. Michael P. Mahoney assumed command of the Dental Activity, during a ceremony on Founders' Field, July 30.

  • 7ID soldier receives Legion of Merit following 30 years of service

    Jul 31, 2013

    Lt. Col. Johnny Vandiver, the 7th Infantry Division's senior physician assistant and chief of clinical operations, was awarded the Legion of Merit, July 26, in honor of his many accomplishments in his 30 years of service.

  • Lewis-McChord Soldier to be awarded Medal of Honor

    Jul 30, 2013

    The room hummed with the steady clicks of camera shutters as Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter and his wife, Shannon, were the center of attention during a press conference at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 29, 2013.

  • Saving Lives by Saving Blood

    Jul 30, 2013

    The XSTAT device, which is used to prevent blood loss from junctional hemorrhage, is being developed by the Combat Casualty Care Research Program of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick, Md., and may soon save lives on the battlefield and beyond.

  • CID warns of social networking, dating site scams

    Jul 30, 2013

    The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, continues to warn the greater Army community and the American public, to be vigilant of internet scams and impersonation fraud, especially within popular social networking and dating websites.

  • APG unveils center for STEM, education outreach

    Jul 30, 2013

    Aspiring scientists and engineers are now exploring their future careers at a unified Aberdeen Proving Ground facility dedicated to education outreach.

  • Watching out for your pet during the dog days of summer

    Jul 29, 2013

    It's time to get out with the family and the family dog to enjoy some recreational activities and some beautiful summer weather. Hot weather can make us all uncomfortable, and it poses special risks for man's best friend. People need to be reminded of the seasonal dangers so summer fun isn't spoiled by a preventable emergency or illness.

  • Army Medicine celebrates 238 years

    Jul 29, 2013

    Maj. Gen. M. Ted Wong, commanding general, Northern Regional Medical Command, talks about impact of Army Medicine.

  • Sitting can kill you

    Jul 26, 2013

    Decisions made pertaining to daily life activities -- specifically nutrition, activity and sleep -- will make a greater difference to your health than the 100 minutes visiting your health care provider.

  • Patient advocates help facilitate WAMC system

    Jul 26, 2013

    Patient advocates of the Patient Relations Division work to help customers address concerns and issues with Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • ANA commandos receive dental training

    Jul 25, 2013

    U.S. Army Capt. Abby Raymond, the brigade dentist for 4th BCT, 101st Abn. Div., Capt. Shani Thompson, a dentist with the 528th Sustainment Brigade, United States Army Special Operations Command, and their dental assistants, provided training covering dental basics at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Afghanistan, July 21 and 22.

  • Two reporting options available for sexual assault

    Jul 25, 2013

    To maintain the respect and privacy of sexual assault victims, the Department of Defense offers two reporting options to victims to receive proper medical treatment with confidentiality.

  • USAREUR family serves together

    Jul 25, 2013

    It is said that less than one percent of the population of the U.S. serve in the military. So, for some people, seeing a member of the military is a rare sight. But even harder to find is a family of service members.

  • Martin Army Community Hospital under new leadership

    Jul 25, 2013

    Martin Army Community Hospital marked a transition in leadership July 12 with a change of command and responsibility ceremony at Fort Benning's York Field.

  • GEMS: Students climb mountains

    Jul 25, 2013

    Although school has been out of session for quite some time, some children are continuing their education by learning through the Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program, and this time they're conquering mountains.

  • Public health commander leads by example

    Jul 24, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Dean G. Sienko, commander, U.S. Army Public Health Command, made a visit to the Army Wellness Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to learn how the services such as metabolic testing, nutrition counseling and stress management are being used to teach Soldiers, civilians, retirees and family members how to be healthy.

  • Scientific team collects fish to test for human health risk

    Jul 24, 2013

    The USAPHC Water Resources program is a prime example of how the three pillars of public health--humans, animals and environment--interact and are dependent upon each other.

  • New leader assumes command at Fort Drum MEDDAC

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- The U.S. Army Medical Department Activity welcomed a new commander during a ceremony July 17 at Sexton Field. Col. Mark W. Thompson relinquished command to Col. Matthew E. Mattner, with staff, Family, friends and distinguished visitors there to share in the event.

  • DENTAC welcomes new commander

    Jul 24, 2013

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Fort Drum welcomed a new U.S. Army Dental Activity leader Friday in front of the Capt. John Sayre Marshall Dental Clinic. Col. Michael P. Mahoney relinquished command of Fort Drum DENTAC to Col. Valerie E. Holmes during a warm and windy change of command ceremony.

  • U.S. Army Africa exercise Shared Accord 13 kicks off this week

    Jul 23, 2013

    U.S. military forces are teaming up with South African National Defense Forces for Shared Accord 13, near Port Elizabeth, South Africa, from July 24 to Aug. 7, 2013.

  • Student scientists go 'Inside the NFL'

    Jul 22, 2013

    The Falcons of Skyview Middle School in Leominster, Mass., won the sixth-grade eCYBERMISSION STEM competition with a project that explored helmets and concussions.

  • Tornado Preparedness

    Jul 22, 2013

    Emergency management is one of the most challenging tasks for individuals and organizations and cannot be overlooked. Thinking ahead could mean the difference between life and death. Your safety, as well as that of your family members, co-workers and Soldiers, depends on weather preparedness.

  • Rader Clinic reduces service on Fridays due to furloughs

    Jul 22, 2013

    Anyone who went to Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic on Joint Base Myer Henderson Hall July 12 noticed a big change to a typical Friday. The clinic was only open for urgent care and dental appointments.

  • Army spouse gets a chance at life thanks to medical breakthrough at LRMC

    Jul 19, 2013

    When a patients' life depends on a 13-hour flight and a complicated lung bypass machine for survival, there's a lot of fear that something could go wrong. But for the wife of an Army Soldier stationed in Germany, it was not only a smooth medical evacuation flight across the Atlantic, but also a first in military medicine.

  • Army, Air Force team achieves historic trans-Atlantic medical mission

    Jul 19, 2013

    A Brooke Army Medical Center team made medical history last week by completing the military's first trans-Atlantic movement of an adult on external lung support.

  • USAPHC bids farewell to first command sergeant major

    Jul 19, 2013

    Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald C. Ecker, the inaugural command sergeant major for the U.S. Army Public Health Command, reflects on his tenure at the USAPHC.

  • Lifestyle fitness: Proper preparation necessary before any workout routine

    Jul 19, 2013

    Approximately 115 deaths occur in gyms across the U.S. each year as a result of everything from weight-lifting incidents to heat exhaustion, according to the New York Times.

  • New lactation room opens

    Jul 19, 2013

    Kenner Army Health Clinic recently opened a Lactation Room for nursing mothers' comfort and convenience when visiting or working in the facility. The new room is part of a Northern Regional Medical Command initiative to provide a workplace lactation room and program to lower absenteeism rates and improve employee morale.

  • Department of Combat Medic Training prepares Soldier medics for battlefield trauma care

    Jul 19, 2013

    JBSA-Fort Sam Houston -- The Department of Combat Medic Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston is responsible for training the Army's 68-Whiskey health care specialists, more commonly referred to as combat medics.

  • Diet soda? No, diabetes soda

    Jul 18, 2013

    Calorie-free maybe, but hardly worth the health risks

  • Professional partnership focus of medical exercise in Congo

    Jul 18, 2013

    U.S. Army Africa-sponsored Soldiers partnered with health care professionals of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo during a weeklong Medical Readiness Training Exercise known as a MEDRETE 13-3, June 4-12.

  • Schweinfurt health clinic providers limited during furlough

    Jul 18, 2013

    The Schweinfurt Health Clinic will be reducing some clinical services Fridays, between July 12 and Sept. 27, due to the governmental furloughs being implemented.

  • Ride 2 Recovery kicks off European tour in Vicenza, Italy

    Jul 18, 2013

    Some 120 Soldiers, veterans, civilians and their supporters gathered on Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy, July 11, 2013, to begin the first leg of a 700-kilometer Ride2Recovery bicycle trek through Northern Italy and France. The first day's ride, a 44-mile (70-kilometer) stretch, took the cyclists to Verona.

  • Program warns youth of tobacco dangers

    Jul 18, 2013

    As part of the Operation Live Well Health Expo campaign in the month of July, the Fort Sill Tobacco Cessation Program is providing anti-tobacco education at the Youth Center and School Age Centers.

  • Body Mechanics pampers Soldiers, Families

    Jul 18, 2013

    Being in and working for the Army can be a vigorous and stressful life, but Fort Rucker wants all of its workers, and Family members, to know that they deserve a chance to be pampered and indulged.

  • Senior leader honors Soldiers, thanks BAMC staff for service

    Jul 18, 2013

    A senior leader from the Pentagon honored two Soldiers and visited with warriors, families and staff at Brooke Army Medical Center July 17.

  • A moveable feast

    Jul 17, 2013

    They grew up on the same block in Seattle, but Lt. Col. Tim Haley and Deborah Haley didn't meet each other until later.

  • New, larger hospital to be completed fall 2014

    Jul 17, 2013

    The new hospital, located along the banks of Upatoi Creek, will open in fall of 2014. Soldiers, family members and retirees of the Fort Benning community will receive care in the 745,000 square-foot facility. The additional space will provide a more comfortable setting for patients and staff, as well as offer additional services and be twice the size of the current hospital, designers said.

  • Book Discusses Accomplishments of the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences

    Jul 17, 2013

    Fort Sam Houston, TX, 11 July 2013 -- This publication captures the significant activities and dramatic achievements in tropical infectious diseases of the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences during the last fifty years. Begun in 1959 as a result of the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, the Thailand SEATO Cholera Research Project in Bangkok, later the Medical Research Laboratory, and finally, AFRIMS (in 1977), was a collaborative research effort between the US Army Medical Department and the Royal Thai Army. Throughout the institute's history, US Army and Thai doctors jointly pursued research and therapy for illnesses that threatened both US troops and Thai citizens, such as cholera, malaria, opisthorchiasis, dengue, Japanese B encephalitis, hepatitis, enteric infections, and HIV/AIDS. MG James K Gilman, former Commander, USAMRMC, highlights recent achievements, by stating that "AFRIMS provided the clinical trials network for conducting the only successful vaccine trial for human immunodeficiency virus infection to date." This textbook is now available for online order or PDF download from the Borden Institute Website: www.cs.amedd.army.mil/borden.

  • Grafenwoehr gets new clinic commander

    Jul 16, 2013

    A ceremonial passing of the colors here July 11 placed a new commander at the helm of health services in Grafenwoehr. Lt. Col. Tara L. Hall assumed command from Lt. Col. Mark C. Carder at the change of command ceremony for Grafenwoehr Health Clinic.

  • Brooke Army Medical Center named one of nation's Most Wired Hospitals, second year

    Jul 16, 2013

    For the second year in a row, Brooke Army Medical Center was officially recognized as "A Top Wired Hospital in the United States" from the Hospitals and Health Networks magazine - 2013 Most Wired Survey.

  • Army, Air Force team achieves historic trans-Atlantic medical mission

    Jul 16, 2013

    A Brooke Army Medical Center team made medical history by completing the military's first trans-Atlantic movement of an adult on external lung support.

  • Equine therapy volunteer aids wounded warrior recovery, resilience

    Jul 16, 2013

    Jed Elrod is one of three volunteers who devote time skill and experience to promote healing through equine therapy at the Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Equestrian Center.

  • From doctor to Soldier to Officer

    Jul 16, 2013

    A physical therapist gave up his six year practice to serve his country as an enlisted Soldier, to better understand and treat their injuries before taking his next step; becoming a captain.

  • Army medicine, VA share focus on behavioral health concerns

    Jul 15, 2013

    Both the Army and the Department of Veterans Affairs share a concern for Soldier behavioral health, and are working together to further mutual goals.

  • Water Wise

    Jul 15, 2013

    One beautiful morning, my family joined some friends for a boat ride on Lake Nacimiento on the central coast of California. The water was cold, so we had no plans to go swimming. We just wanted to spend some time on the beautiful lake.

  • Natick segment to air on 'Only in America'

    Jul 12, 2013

    When it comes to turning out the finest equipment in the world for American servicemen and women, no one else can "Git-R-Done" quite like the folks at the Natick Soldier Systems Center. That's what "Larry the Cable Guy" discovered Nov. 8, 2012, when the comedian known for that blue-collar catch phrase brought the crew of his popular History Channel TV series "Only in America" to NSSC for a visit. The segment will air Wednesday, July 17, at 9 p.m. EDT.

  • Two Army Warrior Games medal winners selected for Team USA

    Jul 12, 2013

    Army Veterans Robbie Gaupp and Luis Puertas use Warrior Games experience to secure a spot on Team USA at the 2013 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France July 19-28.

  • Reynolds Army Community Hospital welcomes new commander

    Jul 12, 2013

    Fort Sill's Reynolds Army Community Hospital held a change of command ceremony July 2.

  • WTB organization day provides rest, relaxation for Soldiers

    Jul 12, 2013

    Soldiers in the Fort Belvoir Warrior Transition Battalion relaxed with their Families while listening to music and enjoying a catered meal during the WTB's organization day at the USO Warrior and Family Care Center -- Fort Belvoir July 3. The event was a day for the Soldiers to get out of their rooms and get away from the stress of daily life while spending time with their Families and meeting new people.

  • USO Healing Gardens provide therapy for WTB Soldiers

    Jul 12, 2013

    Soldiers at Fort Belvoir's Warrior Transition Battalion will soon have another stress-release activity available to them at the Belvoir USO Warrior and Family Care Center. Healing Gardens are currently being planted at the Care Center and should be available for Soldiers at the WTB in July to help them relax and clear their minds.

  • Porter assumes command of 'best in the Army' team at Dunham Clinic

    Jul 12, 2013

    First nurse and first woman to command the Dunham U.S. Army Health Clinic, Col. Stephanie Wilcher was honored by the military community here today as she passed to the incoming commander a healthcare campus that has achieved more access to care, more types of healthcare and wellness programs, and more efficiency.

  • Organizations can help manage furlough stress

    Jul 12, 2013

    Stress is an emotion community members will inevitably feel during the Department of Defense furlough period that started this week. Tension at appropriate levels can help a person focus to accomplish a goal but too much can lead to physical, mental and emotional issues.

  • Avoid heat injury with hydration, rest

    Jul 12, 2013

    As the summer season marches on, chances are that the temperature will only increase. Fort Belvoir community members exercising and working outdoors are encouraged to do so while getting the proper amount of rest, especially when the temperature rises above 90 degrees, according to Fort Belvoir Safety Office officials.

  • Army Initiating Collaborative Effort to Address TBI, PTSD

    Jul 12, 2013

    "The invisible wounds - post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury - are just as damaging as the visible ones. They impact the families as well as the Soldiers," said Brig. Gen. John M. Cho, a doctor, and deputy chief of staff for operations with Army Medical Command.

  • Joint Base Langley-Eustis updates hospital operating rooms with new capabilities

    Jul 12, 2013

    Approximately 1,500 surgeries were performed at Fort Eustis, Va., in 2012. This year, the McDonald Army Health Center plans to perform another 2,000 -- and that's the lowest estimate.

  • South Korean medics train in latest battlefield techniques

    Jul 12, 2013

    South Korean military medical personnel rehearsed lifesaving medical treatments during the 23rd Asia Pacific Military Medicine Conference July 10 at the Millennium Seoul Hilton.

  • It's time to schedule school physicals

    Jul 11, 2013

    With the end of summer vacation less than eight weeks away, it's time to plan for the upcoming school year. Beat the rush, schedule your back to school and sports physicals.

  • Group serves wounded warriors

    Jul 11, 2013

    The Colorado Injured Military Support Network has grown to a statewide program to help wounded Soldiers get needed services after the program was started by employees from Fort Carson Army Community Service seven years ago.

  • Lyster encourages patients to bring in questionable medical bills

    Jul 11, 2013

    Patients who have medical bills in debt collection are encouraged to bring their statements as well as all supporting documents to the Lyster Army Health Clinic Managed Care Division for further assistance.

  • Corps of Engineers to improve patient care at West Point hospital

    Jul 10, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is building a new addition to the Keller Army Community Hospital at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., that will provide outpatient medical services for its Cadets.

  • 1-228th Aviation Regiment crew rescues 9 stranded off Honduran coast

    Jul 10, 2013

    A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew with the 1-228 Aviation Regiment at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, was dispatched July 2, 2013, to the Caribbean Sea to help locate two Americans, one Canadian and six Hondurans, who had last been seen June 30.

  • Sustainers take on the fight against sexual assault

    Jul 10, 2013

    July 9, the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) took a formidable step against sexual assault and sexual harassment in their own ranks -- collective awareness training for everyone assigned to the unit at Haszard Auditorium here on Fort Knox.

  • Muster helps wounded, ill, injured Soldiers build relationships, resources

    Jul 9, 2013

    Nearly 70 Soldiers gathered together June 3-7 at March Air Reserve Base, Calif., to train, meet with leadership, and gain fellowship at a Community Based Warrior Transition Unit-California muster.

  • Change to Army Post-9/11 GI Bill transfer policy takes effect Aug. 1

    Jul 8, 2013

    Beginning Aug. 1, 2013, every Soldier who elects to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to a family member will incur an additional four years in the Army, without regard to their time in service.

  • Medical leaders gather for conference in Seoul

    Jul 8, 2013

    Military medical leaders from 21 nations are participating in the 23rd Asia Pacific Military Medicine Conference in Seoul, South Korea, July 8-12, 2013.

  • West Nile Virus detected on JBM-HH

    Jul 8, 2013

    Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Directorate of Public Works has been working hard this summer to combat mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus. The Fort McNair portion of the joint base tested positive for one mosquito carrying the virus this summer.

  • Beat the Heat

    Jul 8, 2013

    Summer is a beautiful time of year; however, we should always be aware of the associated dangers lurking around the corner.

  • Client-centered clinics: Medical 'homes' for Soldiers

    Jul 5, 2013

    "The whole purpose behind PCMH is to improve quality of care," said Samara Walker, McDonald Army Health Center PCMH project manager. "I consider continuity of care fundamental to that purpose."

  • Fort Lee policeman honored after helping to save man's life

    Jul 3, 2013

    FORT LEE, Va. (July 4, 2013) -- In the everyday experiences of our lives, how improbable is the notion that our being could somehow be impacted by one among the masses of people we see but are oblivious to every day?

  • Healthy choices are focus at USAG Bamberg

    Jul 3, 2013

    In recognition of June as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, Awareness Month, Bamberg Army Health Clinic teamed up with the garrison's Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, to facilitate a Suicide Prevention Training at the Freedom Fitness Facility June 27.

  • Fort Bragg physician assistant gains surgeon general recognition

    Jul 3, 2013

    A physician assistant dedicated to improving optimal care for trauma patients has been recognized for his efforts to make Womack Army Medical Center a certified trauma center. Maj. George Barbee, an emergency medicine physician assistant in WAMC's Department of Emergency Medicine, was recently awarded the 2012 Surgeon General's Physical Assistant Recognition Award.

  • Dietitian offers guidance for healthy meals

    Jul 3, 2013

    Although there is no one right way to eat, there are some basic dietary guidelines we can all follow when planning mealtimes, food shopping and any eating environment to help us all make good choices for a healthier lifestyle.

  • Medical soldiers hone skills for chemical environment

    Jul 3, 2013

    Like a scene from a disaster movie, casualties were spread out as far as the eye could see, waiting for soldiers to triage, decontaminate and treat their injuries after a simulated chemical plant explosion.

  • Wildfire smoke can cause health problems

    Jul 3, 2013

    Even healthy people can feel the effects of wildfire smoke.

  • TRADOC leads review of MOS standards, gender integration

    Jul 2, 2013

    As U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command continues to design the force of the future, it will also review the standards for all Soldiers -- men and women alike -- to support the future force.

  • Army ER doctor chosen for 21st class of astronauts

    Jul 2, 2013

    An Army doctor at Fort Belvoir, Va., Community Hospital was selected as an astronaut candidate with the NASA class of 2013.

  • Army Medicine General Officer "Brings Humanity to the Battlefield"

    Jul 2, 2013

    When then Col. Patrick D. Sargent learned he'd been selected for promotion to brigadier general, he said he thought--'Wow, the Army has a sense of humor.' "I'm so pleased the Army has a sense of humor." said the Panama City, Fla., native.

  • Army Medicine ENTs Answer Call to Provide Humanitarian Aid to Pacific Republic

    Jul 2, 2013

    A team of Tripler Army Medical Center Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) physicians and Department of the Army Civilians recently completed a humanitarian mission to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) where 407 outpatient visits and 234 audiologic evaluations were provided to a population in need of care that was not affordable or accessible to those living in the region.

  • FIRST ACTIVE COMPONENT AMERICAN OF KOREAN DESCENT PROMOTED

    Jul 2, 2013

    Brig. Gen. John M. Cho, surrounded by family and friends received his first star on June 21, 2013, at Fort Myer, Virginia. He has become the first Active Component American Soldier of Korean descent to achieve the rank of Brigadier General.

  • BORDEN INSTITUTE RELEASES: THE BORDEN COMPENDIUM AND EBOOKS

    Jul 2, 2013

    Fort Sam Houston, TX, June 28, 2013 -- Borden Institute releases four eBooks available from our website: www.cs.amedd.army.mil/borden. Available in ePub and MOBI formats are: Medical Consequences of Radiological and Nuclear Weapons; Musculoskeletal Injuries in Military Women; The Warrior in Transition Leader Medical Rehabilitation Handbook; and The Military Advanced Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia Handbook.

  • Independence Day Holiday Safety Message from The Surgeon General

    Jul 2, 2013

    We are blessed to live in a Nation with unrivaled freedoms. As we celebrate our Nation's 237th Birthday, take time to remember the men and women of our Armed Forces who defend and protect the freedoms we hold dear.

  • Ten Hut! Superheroes in our midst

    Jul 2, 2013

    We Americans love our superheroes, as evidenced this summer with the return to the big screen of two favorites from my youth, the Lone Ranger and Superman.

  • JTF-Bravo conducts medical readiness training exercise in Honduras

    Jul 1, 2013

    Joint Task Force-Bravo, in conjunction with the Honduran Ministry of Health, conducted a medical readiness training exercise, June 25-26, 2013, inside of a school named Lempira in the remote village of Bara Patuca, Gracias a Dios, Honduras, where patients received dental, preventative medicine and well-being checkups.

  • Protect your eyes from ultraviolet light

    Jul 1, 2013

    July is Ultraviolet Light Safety Month, and anyone who has been sunburned in the past knows the effects of too much sun and UV light exposure.

  • Children can eat healthy while on-the-go

    Jul 1, 2013

    Finding easy, creative ways to add more fruits and vegetables in place of other foods may be important in reducing risk for child and youth obesity.

  • Knowing your headache provides relief options

    Jul 1, 2013

    Eighty-five to 90 percent of the world's population experiences headaches throughout their lifetime.

  • USAMEDDAC Fort Knox and Ireland Army Community Hospital welcomes new commander

    Jul 1, 2013

    United States Army Medical Department Activity Fort Knox and Ireland Army Community Hospital welcomed a new leader and bid farewell to its former commander in a Change of Command Ceremony Thursday morning at Brooks Field.

  • Stand Down teaches troops to prevail in battle against sexual harassment and assault

    Jul 1, 2013

    FORT BLISS, Texas -- 402nd Field Artillery Brigade held a Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program Stand Down June 26 at Biggs Park here, featuring guest speakers and blocks of training supporting the Army's fight against sexual assault.

  • USAMRMC signs agreement with AmpliPhi BioSciences Corporation to develop bacteriophages therapies

    Jul 1, 2013

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) Jun. 13 to develop medical products that use bacteriophages to treat burns, skin and soft tissue infections and diarrheal diseases.

  • From the Director of Army Safety - Risk: a common denominator

    Jul 1, 2013

    Anyone who has ever had a college philosophy class is familiar with the question, "If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" Multiple interpretations of the answer have been given by great minds through the years, but one simple premise is this: The lion's share of human perception is made up of only what we actually observe. Trees fall in the forest all the time, but it's not an "event" unless someone is there to see or hear it.

  • Wounded warrior works with animals, old cars to recover

    Jun 27, 2013

  • Garuda Shield brings medical care and smiles to Indonesia

    Jun 25, 2013

    Troops from the Indonesian army and the U.S. Army gave free medical treatment and dental screenings to more than 200 local residents at a public health day held at the Kostrad Medical Clinic in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 19, 2013.

  • Accident reduction achievable with engaged leadership

    Jun 25, 2013

    In recognition of National Safety Month, members of the Ground Directorate encourage everyone in the Army Family to take time and integrate risk management into their planned activities; day, night, tactical, non-tactical, on or off duty. While there's been a recent decline in Army accidental fatalities, there's still room for improvement when it comes to reducing losses.

  • 'Ammo Shack' offers fun alternatives at Miesau

    Jun 25, 2013

    Until recently, Pfc. Patrick Stone, a personnel clerk at 212th Combat Support Hospital, had nowhere to go for a little fun. Then, the local junior enlisted council transformed Miesau Ammo Depot's empty library into the ultimate hang out spot -- now dubbed the "Ammo Shack." Dozens of troops attended the June 24 opening.

  • 'Beetle Bailey' draws attention to post-traumatic stress

    Jun 25, 2013

    Fans of the long-running comic strip "Beetle Bailey" got a bit of a surprise, June 16, 2013, when its creator, Mort Walker, chose to set aside his usual military-inspired humor to draw attention to a more serious subject.

  • Spouse sets sights on Ms. Fit

    Jun 24, 2013

    Less than a year after beginning weight training, Justine Molton is gearing up for her first bodybuilding competition.

  • USAARL Researcher Receives RDA Award

    Jun 24, 2013

    Dr. Amanda Kelley, research psychologist at the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Fort Rucker, Ala., was among the 153 Army scientists and engineers to receive the 2012 Research and Development Achievement award.

  • LRMC Medic Receives Combat Medical Badge

    Jun 21, 2013

    An Army Medic assigned to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, has been awarded the prestigious Combat Medical Badge for the aid he rendered to an Afghan Soldier while under enemy fire in Afghanistan.

  • 3d ESC Change of Command Ceremony

    Jun 21, 2013

    Brig. Gen. Kristin K. French relinquished command of the 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) to Col. (P) Flem B. "Donnie" Walker Jr. during a change of command ceremony June 18 at the Natcher Physical Fitness Center.

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