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  • MCAHC hosts U.S. Army Civilian Corps Celebration

    Mar 27, 2014

    Civilian Corps Celebraton

  • Medic finds place working on engineer team

    Mar 27, 2014

    PAKTIA PROVINCE, Afghanistan -- Not far from the gate of Forward Operating Base Rushmore, engineers with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI), perform final checks on a convoy preparing to embark on a route clearance mission -- among the most hazardous jobs in Af-ghanistan.

  • Safety should be a key focus in the spring

    Mar 27, 2014

    April is already upon us, and it brings hope of long-awaited warmer temperatures and bright sunny days that tend to be more uplifting to ones spirits. The warmer weather also brings increased outdoor activity and the need to be mindful of spring and summer safety tips.

  • Interactive wellness event on tap for Fort Lee community

    Mar 27, 2014

    If you and your family are looking for something to do this year during Spring Break, look no further. KAHC welcomes the community for an interactive, fun-filled event that is educational and will enable participants to learn more about the Army Surgeon General's Performance Triad. The triad is an important part of helping all families become healthier by improving physical activity, sleep and nutrition.

  • Wounded Warriors Soar to New Heights

    Mar 27, 2014

    A group of wounded warriors have taken their recovery to a whole new level -- more than 19,000 feet above the sea. The team last month ascended East Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing mountain in the world.

  • March marks TBI Awareness Month

    Mar 26, 2014

    MCAHC promotes TBI Awareness Month

  • MCAHC program aims to provide better continuity of care for patients

    Mar 26, 2014

    Patient Centered Medical Homes aim to provide better continuity of care to patients through a more interactive approach to healthcare.

  • New Nutrition: MCAHC tips for improving health

    Mar 26, 2014

    Obesity has been steadily rising since the turn of the millennium, and has yet to decline.

  • Natick study examines effects of stress on Soldiers' immune systems, cognitive ability

    Mar 25, 2014

    Training and operations can put such tremendous physical and psychological stresses on warfighters that their immune systems and their ability to respond to threats may be compromised.

  • TBI: RWBAHC personnel offer mild-case treatment program

    Mar 25, 2014

    Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, has been called the "signature wound" of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Injuries the Soldiers receive downrange can originate from improvised explosive devices, rocket-propelled grenades, mortars, gun blasts, accidents and equipment failure. Many military personnel have experienced multiple deployments due to the length of war, translating into multiple exposures to potential TBI events.

  • Joint Staff Surgeon helps celebrate Women's History Month

    Mar 25, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- The Pentagon's Joint Staff Surgeon laid out the theme for Women's History Month celebrations at Club Hood here March 19.

  • BAMC offers Patient Transfer Service

    Mar 25, 2014

    With a single phone call, providers can arrange for military beneficiaries to be transferred from a civilian medical facility to San Antonio Military Medical Center for care.

  • Tripler leaders sign sexual assault awareness month proclamation

    Mar 25, 2014

    Leaders from Tripler Army Medical Center show their support for Sexual Harassment, Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) with a proclamation.

  • Female Soldier launches into history

    Mar 25, 2014

    Story and photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman 210 FA Bde. Public Affairs CHEOLWEON, South Korea -- A haze falls over the surrounding mountains of Rocket Valley. The tracks of multiple launch rocket systems leave deep trails in the mud. A group of Soldiers stand by their vehicle after just completing qualification fires.

  • Training to help Soldiers recognize concussions

    Mar 24, 2014

    Spurred by more than 172,000 documented cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) involving Soldiers in garrison and theater since 2000, beginning in August, the Army's Executive Agent for TBI, Army Medicine, will roll out its new concussion training program on the Army Training Network (ATN).

  • Convertino Selected 2013 Top EMS Innovator

    Mar 24, 2014

    The Journal of Emergency Medical Services selected Victor A. Convertino, Ph.D., a physiologist/researcher and the tactical combat casualty care research task area program manager at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) at Joint Base San Antonio--Fort Sam Houston, as a 2013 top innovator in emergency medical services (EMS).

  • USAMMDA Hosts Regulatory Intelligence Seminar

    Mar 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity is hosting a Regulatory Intelligence Seminar that consists of seven sessions. The series began in January and will end in August.

  • Warrior Citizen tackles competition, saves lives

    Mar 21, 2014

    Knowing how to save a fellow Soldier's life in combat is one thing Sgt. Aaron Cooper is trained to do, and he uses these Army skills daily to save the lives of strangers in Wisconsin.

  • Frederick City and Fort Detrick Leadership Strengthen Partnership

    Mar 21, 2014

    City of Frederick elected officials, including Mayor Randy McClement and several city aldermen, visited Fort Detrick March 10 to meet with post commanders and lab directors and receive an overview of Fort Detrick, discuss ways to collaborate, tour the installation and identify needs of the community and the installation.

  • Fort Detrick Fire Department Wins Best Medium Size Department in IMCOM Atlantic Region

    Mar 21, 2014

    Just a few months shy of one year after moving into their new Fire and Emergency Services building, the Fort Detrick Fire Department has won the Best Medium Sized Fire Department in the Atlantic Region for the Installation Management Command.

  • Fitness classes provide new life, energy

    Mar 20, 2014

    Fort Sill will host a health expo and safety fair April 4, as part of the Healthy Base Initiative project. The following story is part of a series on the HBI, and it focuses on how members have taken advantage of the free fitness courses offered through Fort Sill Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.

  • Warrior-Athletes Bring Home Gold From Sochi

    Mar 20, 2014

    A wounded warrior and former patient here led Team USA's sled hockey team to a hard-won victory over Russia at the Paralympics.

  • Know signs of concussion, TBI

    Mar 20, 2014

    The Department of Defense released the "Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness for Soldiers and Leaders" guidelines in June. These guidelines direct commanders and Soldiers as to how to treat concussions. The Cannoneer reviewed these guidelines in a continuing effort to raise awareness about TBI during March.

  • Drill sergeants, cadre prepare for civilian medevacs

    Mar 20, 2014

    Fort Sill drill sergeants teamed up with Air Methods, an emergency airlift company based out of the Lawton-Fort Sill airport, to practice a medical evacuation.

  • GLWACH hosts annual JOC leadership seminar

    Mar 20, 2014

    General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital hosted the third annual Junior Officer Leadership Seminar at Pershing Community Club March 11.

  • Post therapy dog put up for special award

    Mar 20, 2014

    He started his life as a little puppy that nobody wanted, but now he's 155 pounds of therapeutic comfort and his name is Bandit.

  • Safety's 'looking up' across the 80th Training Command (TASS)

    Mar 20, 2014

    Maj. Woodrow Anderson did not expect to graduate with honors from the Army Safety and Composite Risk Management Course he attended at Fort Knox, Ky., but he plans on using his new-found knowledge to implement new measures that will improve his unit's safety program. Anderson said the course gave him a better understanding of a safety officer's duties and responsibilities, and he plans on taking a more critical look at the unit's safety program before suggesting some procedural and personnel changes.

  • 3rd Medical Command trains to save lives during USARAF-led training exercise

    Mar 19, 2014

    Medical professionals from the U.S. Army Reserve 3rd Medical Command are providing support and training African armies in emergency medicine at Exercise Central Accord 14. Central Accord 14 is a U.S. Army Africa-led multinational exercise hosted by Cameroon. The exercise brings together approximately 1,000 troops from eight nations including the United States, Nigeria, Gabon, Burundi, Republic of Congo, Chad and the Netherlands. U.S. participants include contingents from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and the Air and Army National Guards.

  • MCAHC celebrates 127th Anniversary of the Army Enlisted Medical Corps

    Mar 19, 2014

  • Kimbrough's brown bag lunch program discusses nutrition

    Mar 18, 2014

    A lunch at a popular fast food eatery that offers healthy options may not be so healthy.

  • Local health care leaders visit Army medical home

    Mar 18, 2014

    Leaders from Group Health's Puyallup Medical Center, one of the largest civilian health providers in the area around Joint Base Lewis-McChord, visited Madigan Army Medical Center's Puyallup Community Based Medical Home March 14.

  • USARIEM researchers study Soldiers' running styles

    Mar 14, 2014

    At a time when running barefoot or with so-called minimalist shoes has gained increasing traction, researchers at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine at Natick Soldier Systems Center, Mass., decided to study how Soldiers run during physical training and if running style contributes to training-related injuries.

  • Eat Healthy, Spend Less

    Mar 14, 2014

    In today's world, people are getting the mind set that eating healthy means spending more money. This statement can be true if you do things such as only purchasing organic food items, produce that is not in season, or convenience items such as precut vegetables.

  • The 'Fat Truth' -- Fat Facts and Food Sources

    Mar 14, 2014

    March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme is 'enjoy the taste of eating right.' Does eating food with fat make you fat? Food labels use jargon like 'fat-free' and 'heart-healthy,' or promise to help lower your bad cholesterol if you buy and eat the product. Is fat-free healthier than full-fat items? What is the truth?

  • Recruit fights cancer to become Soldier

    Mar 14, 2014

    When one Fort Leonard Wood Soldier graduates Advanced Individual Training tomorrow, the occasion will mark a nearly two-year battle to fulfill his desire to become a Soldier.

  • Fort Jackson TRICARE service center to close

    Mar 13, 2014

    Walk-in service at the Moncrief Army Community Hospital TRICARE Service Center, or TSC, will no longer be available as of April 1, 2014.

  • MACH schedules events to raise brain injury awareness

    Mar 13, 2014

    Moncrief Army Community Hospital's Victory Care Clinic will host several events in recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month.

  • Helping kids cope with deployment and reintegration

    Mar 12, 2014

    The challenges facing Army Reserve families during deployment and reintegration are vast and complex - especially for kids. To combat these unique challenges, the 88th Regional Support Command Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program Team has incorporated training specifically developed to assist and empower military children through the deployment process.

  • ROVR collects animal health records

    Mar 12, 2014

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command is training veterinary personnel on a system that will offer Army veterinary service personnel worldwide new methods for recording and maintaining veterinary clinical information about the animals they treat.

  • Eye injuries avoidable with use of eye protection

    Mar 11, 2014

    March is National Save Your Vision Month, and the Defense Department wants service members to take care of their eyes by wearing eye protection when performing dangerous work, reducing eye strain and routinely undergoing eye examinations.

  • Patient Safety Week at CRDAMC promotes working relationships between providers, patients

    Mar 11, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- This past week Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center participated in Patient Safety Awareness Week, an event that was founded by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) and celebrated by healthcare organizations worldwide.

  • Survey aims to improve the community

    Mar 11, 2014

    The Public Health Command asks the BMC to complete a quality of life survey.

  • March is National Nutrition Month

    Mar 11, 2014

    Tara Lemons (CPT), Registered Dietitian, BMEDDAC

  • Cooking class targets picky eaters

    Mar 11, 2014

    WIC Overseas offers a cooking class to provide healthy treats for pint-sized chefs.

  • Online ToolBox offers Army leaders a gateway of resources, references, tips

    Mar 11, 2014

    U.S. Army Forces Command unveiled March 12 the FORSCOM Leader Development ToolBox, an online resource for leaders across all Army components and cohorts: Officer, NCO, Warrant Officer, Army Soldiers and Civilian employees.

  • Resilient Soldier in goal for Paralympic Team USA

    Mar 10, 2014

    U.S. Army World Class Athlete Paralympic Program goalie Sgt. Jen Lee was selected for the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team that will compete in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

  • MORE is better when it comes to food rations

    Mar 10, 2014

    Warfighters in extreme, demanding operational environments need additional sustenance to complete their missions successfully -- they simply need MORE.

  • MST survivors get help together

    Mar 10, 2014

    Female Soldiers now have a safe and anonymous place to share their experiences with military sexual trauma, thanks to the Women's Trauma Recovery Group which began at the Warrior Transition Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., last summer. The Women's Trauma Recovery Group is the only sexual trauma group -- for women or men -- that meets on JBLM.

  • Going back to his roots: Soldier realizing childhood dream of being youth minister

    Mar 10, 2014

    The seed was planted years ago, in the farmlands of Indiana. Aaron Brady's childhood Sundays were filled with "fire and brimstone" -- a scary way to go to church as a kid, he said. He met a youth minister as a teenager, though, who inspired him. Through the youth group and youth minister, "we found a safe place to grow up and communicate with each other. I always felt like I wouldn't have joined the military or been in the condition I was in if it wasn't for him," said Brady, who joined the Army National Guard in 1993 only to go active duty a year and a half later.

  • Save the Date: Brain Health Consortium April 10-11

    Mar 10, 2014

  • WRMC CG visit brings insight into future Army Medicine

    Mar 7, 2014

    Brig. Gen. John Cho, commanding general at Western Regional Medical Command, spent Thursday and Friday visiting several General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital clinics, facilities and patients here. Cho spoke about meeting the needs of patients, enrollment, efficiency, and the future of the hospital and Army Medicine, during several facility tours and Town Hall meetings with staff and patients here.

  • WTU promotes healing, camaraderie during Sports Week

    Mar 7, 2014

    At Fort Eustis, the Warrior Transition Unit, Alpha Company, facilitates recovery through events like its quarterly platoon Sports Week, held Feb. 21-27.

  • Tripler Soldiers graduate from Air Assault Course

    Mar 7, 2014

    The Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) proudly congratulated five of their own in graduating from the 25th Infantry Division's Lightning Academy Air Assault Course at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii on March 7, 2014.

  • 210th FA Bde. holds Sgt. Audie Murphy board

    Mar 6, 2014

    CAMP CASEY, South Korea -- Two Soldiers from the 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division appear before members of the brigade's Sergeant Audie Murphy Club board Feb. 26, 2013, on Camp Casey, South Korea. Staff Sgt. Clayton G. Hodge, from Hampton, Va., the senior medical assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment, 210th FA Bde. and Sgt. 1st Class Floyd Jordan, from Burlington City, N.J., a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear noncommissioned officer in charge for 210th FA Bde. were tested by the board on the history of Sgt. Audie Murphy, their knowledge of Army regulations and their ability to apply them in real-life circumstances. The Audie Murphy Club originated in 1986 on Fort Hood, Texas, and recognizes noncommissioned officers that exemplify leadership characterized by personal concern for the needs, training, development and welfare of their Soldiers. These noncommissioned officers are a prime example of the 2nd Inf. Div. readiness to fight tonight. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Sara E. Wiseman, 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs/Released)

  • Kenner recognizes Brain Injury Awareness month

    Mar 6, 2014

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and many people may have a co-worker, battle buddy, friend, neighbor or spouse who is dealing with a brain injury.

  • Lost and found--tenacity and technology lead dog home

    Mar 6, 2014

    Due to the kindness of a stranger and some smart sleuthing by a U.S. Army Public Health Command veterinarian, Bear, a black Australian shepherd dog, is back home with an Army veteran and his family.

  • ADA competition determines best medic

    Mar 6, 2014

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- Third Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery also known as "Task Force Legion" held a top medic competition in February that tested their individual skills, readiness and fitness.

  • Lyster helps TRICARE for Life beneficiaries move to pilot program

    Mar 6, 2014

    Lyster Army Health Clinic's pharmacy has taken steps within the last two years that will help make the newly-mandated TRICARE for Life pilot program easier on its beneficiaries.

  • BAMC wins DOD Patient Safety Award

    Mar 6, 2014

    Brooke Army Medical Center Department of Nursing was recently awarded the 2013 Department of Defense Patient Safety Award for its abstract submission, "Implementation of an Evidence Patient Based Safety Team to Prevent Falls in Inpatient Medical Units."

  • TSC walk-in service ends April 1, 2014

    Mar 6, 2014

    Walk-in service is ending at Fort Leonard Wood's TRICARE Service Center on April 1, 2014, along with all other stateside TRICARE service centers.

  • Brussels Army Health Clinic earns national recognition as Army Medical Home

    Mar 5, 2014

    After nearly a year of hard work, the Brussels Army Health Clinic has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as an Army Patient Centered Medical Home.

  • Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic earns national recognition as Army Medical Home

    Mar 5, 2014

    After nearly a year of hard work, the Wiesbaden Army Health Clinic has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as an Army Patient Centered Medical Home.

  • Enjoy the taste of eating right--Nation Nutrition Month

    Mar 5, 2014

    Taste tops nutrition as the main reason one food is purchased over another, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Grafenwoehr Army Health Clinic earns national recognition as Army Medical Home

    Mar 4, 2014

    After nearly a year of hard work, the Grafenwoehr Army Health Clinic has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as an Army Patient Centered Medical Home.

  • Fort Worth District helps Wounded Warrior on transition to civilian life

    Mar 4, 2014

    In October 2008, Allan Annaert began working for the Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District as a part time project engineer on the San Antonio Military Medical Center North project. However Annaert's path to the Corps began as a patient at the very facility he would eventually work.

  • Army Safe Spring Campaign now live online

    Mar 4, 2014

    The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center launched the annual Army Safe Spring Campaign online March 1, providing leaders and Soldiers easy access to seasonal safety materials.

  • Tripler awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission

    Mar 4, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center has earned accreditation from The Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in healthcare, by demonstrating compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety.

  • Army continues to expand body armor analysis work to protect Soldiers

    Mar 3, 2014

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory continue to expand body armor analysis work to protect Soldiers - not only protecting their lives, but also their daily life functions after treatment and recovery.

  • Kosovo Aviation training mission continues at 166th AVN BDE

    Mar 3, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- With American forces in Afghanistan fully engaged in a dynamic drawdown and the recent end of conflict in Iraq, it is easy to forget the current peacekeeping operations American forces continue conducting in Kosovo.

  • Soldiers thank community partners for friendship contributions

    Mar 3, 2014

    FORT HOOD, TX -- During a recent two-day whirlwind of events, the 120th Infantry Brigade showed appreciation to its Gatesville, Texas community partner for the great contributions the city provided to Division West throughout 2013.

  • Army Surgeon General completes Asia-Pacific tour

    Mar 3, 2014

    The Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, wrapped up a two-week tour of the Asia-Pacific region to discuss top Army Medicine priorities, conduct key leader engagements with DoD and partner nations, and visit MEDCOM Treatment and Research Facilities. The trip afforded Horoho the opportunity to better understand the health care requirements for this critical region of the world, and how Army Medicine capabilities can be used to strengthen alliances, enhance diplomacy, and improve the health and security of the Asia-Pacific area of responsibility.

  • Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems

    Feb 28, 2014

    Baby your brain: Know the signs of TBI, get plenty of rest and keep an eye out for vision problems.

  • Apache Gunship from 1st Calvary Division conducts route recon near Bagram Air Field

    Feb 28, 2014

    Apache Gunship from 1st Calvary Division conducts route recon near Bagram Air Field

  • Brushing up on dental health

    Feb 28, 2014

  • Releasing personnel information on Soldiers might violate federal law

    Feb 28, 2014

    Releasing unauthorized portions of Soldiers' personnel records is a violation of federal law and could result in fines and/or prison sentences.

  • WTB athletes take aim on Warrior Games

    Feb 28, 2014

    Eight Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers from Fort Belvoir and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center honed their skills in the first wave of adaptive archery training clinics Feb. 19 at Belvoir's Archery Center. The clinic provided the participants an opportunity to develop the skills that might ultimately enable them to qualify for a slot on the U.S. Army team competing at the 5th annual Warrior Games, Sept. 28-Oct. 4, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center and the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.

  • Is it possible to eat right on a budget?

    Feb 28, 2014

    It is possible to eat healthy and well while on a budget.

  • SRMC Observes Patient Safety Week 2014, provides tools to 'Navigate Your Health... Safely'

    Feb 28, 2014

    At the Southern Regional Medical Command, we take our job, caring for America's Sons and Daughters, very seriously and part of that includes patient safety. This year's theme for Patient Safety Week is "Navigate your Health... Safely" and I'd like to tell you about some tools you can use that will help guide you safely on your trip through the Army Medicine healthcare system.

  • Army Enlisted Medical Corps Celebrates 127 Years

    Feb 28, 2014

    For 127 years, the Army Enlisted Medical Corps has provided quality care and selfless service to Soldiers, Retirees and Family members on the home front and on the battlefield.

  • Adequate sleep brings benefits for a lifetime

    Feb 28, 2014

    Vital tasks carried out during sleep help maintain good health and enable people to function optimally. Not getting enough sleep can be dangerous to mental and physical health.

  • Bath salts--what's in a name?

    Feb 28, 2014

    The street names of this dangerous product create an illusion that using it will lead to relaxation or an exhilarating high. But the reality is that the use of bath salts comes with unpredictable reactions and dangerous consequences.

  • Tripler celebrates Army Hospital Corps birthday

    Feb 28, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center celebrates the 127th Hospital Corps Birthday and recognized General Order number 29, the 68 career management fields and the privilage of answering the nation's call to conserve the fighting strength.

  • 2 CR Soldier reenlists while recuperating from war injury

    Feb 27, 2014

    In the aftermath of being downed by a gunshot wound during a firefight in Afghanistan, several thoughts came to the mind of Staff Sgt. Tyronne Jones -- among them was reenlistment. Sadly, the date and location were not the only things that changed that day.

  • NRMC Civilians recognized for their importance to the Army team

    Feb 27, 2014

    The commanding general Northern Regional Medical Command hosted a Civilian Awards Ceremony recognizing 25 civilian employees for their professionalism and dedicated service to the command, the Army and the nation February 26 at Fort Belvoir Wood Theater.

  • Borden Institute releases 'Skilled and Resolute: A History of the 12th Evacuation Hospital and the 2

    Feb 27, 2014

    Fort Sam Houston, TX, -- Borden Institute has just released SKILLED AND RESOLUTE: A HISTORY OF THE 12th EVACUATION HOSPITAL and the 212th MASH 1917-2006. Tracing the 90-year history of the US Army`s oldest deployable hospital, this book looks at how medicine and the military have changed in these decades. Recognizing the challenges and accomplishments of the men and women of the 12th Evac and 212th MASH, the text pays tribute to each generation of these "skilled and resolute" soldiers as they worked to save the lives of fellow US service members, allies, prisoners, and local civilians, from World War I Europe to recent conflicts in the Near East.

  • Clinic to observe patient safety week

    Feb 27, 2014

  • 'Small Steps to a Healthier You' challenges Guard Soldiers and community

    Feb 27, 2014

    Guard Your Health will launch the Small Steps to a Healthier You, also known as Small Steps, on Saturday to help Army National Guard Soldiers and their families create long-term healthy habits by changing their daily routines slightly.

  • 5th AR runners win supporting local cancer charity 5K

    Feb 27, 2014

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 360th Regiment, Task Force Rough Rider, 5th Armored Brigade, participated in the inaugural Race for Care 5K here Feb. 16, with one Soldier finishing with the overall first place trophy.

  • Students learn about medical professions

    Feb 27, 2014

    Laughter and smiles filled the room during a medical seminar as 13 middle school students learned about various medical professions on Fort Carson, Feb. 18-20. Capt. Jason Auchincloss, aeromedical physician assistant, 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, hosted the children from The Colorado Springs School.

  • March is Social Work Month

    Feb 27, 2014

    Social workers play a vital role in the military. At Fort Sill there are dozens of social workers who help Soldiers and their families cope with the everyday world of Army life.

  • Fort Sill officers get career guidance

    Feb 27, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- With the Army's officer corps slimming down, those who are juniors in the ranks are asking for advice on advancing. Fort Sill's medical officers gathered for that reason Feb. 20 to attend the Junior Officer Council Leadership Seminar.

  • Army Medical Enlisted Corps celebrates 127 years, promotes "Trust"

    Feb 27, 2014

    At 127 years old we are one of the oldest corps in the Army Medical Department.

  • Are You At Risk For A Heart Attack?

    Feb 27, 2014

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. In fact, the disease accounts for one of every four deaths in the United States, according to National Vital Statistics Reports.

  • Senior enlisted leader receives Tripler tour

    Feb 27, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center leadership put their capabilities on display during a tour of the facilities by Army Medicine's senior enlisted leader.

  • SAMMC installs Interactive Kiosks to help visitors find their way

    Feb 26, 2014

    With more than 2 million-square-feet and nearly 300 destinations at San Antonio Military Medical Center, it's easy to make a wrong turn.

  • 402nd FA receives ASBP 2013 US blood donation award

    Feb 26, 2014

    FORT BLISS, Texas - The 402nd Field Artillery Brigade was recognized by the Armed Services Blood Program here recently for donating more than 95 units of blood during 2013.

  • ASC personnel learn CPR, AED operation

    Feb 26, 2014

    A combination of 16 U.S. Army Sustainment Command Soldiers and civilians learned some potentially lifesaving skills at the Fire Department at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., Feb. 25.

  • MCAHC hosts WTU tour by JBLE Commander

    Feb 26, 2014

    Col. John J. Allen Jr 633rd Air Base Wing Commander visits WTU at Fort Eustis.

  • Army Surgeon General visits Tripler Pain Management Center

    Feb 25, 2014

  • Army Medicine senior enlisted leader holds town hall

    Feb 25, 2014

    The senior most enlisted leader in Army Medicine held a town hall with senior enlisted leaders at Tripler Army Medical Center.

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