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  • Fort Leonard Wood Veterinary Clinic stands ready to serve pets, Families

    Oct 15, 2015

    With operations of the Fort Leonard Wood Animal Shelter shifting to the city of Waynesville, staff members at the Fort Leonard Wood Veterinary Treatment Facility wants the community to know nothing has changed, as far as animal-treatment services.

  • Kenner clinic, PMO share Halloween safety reminders

    Oct 15, 2015

    Kids look forward to Halloween each year for many reasons. They like dressing up in costumes but they mostly like it for the candy and treats! The article provides safety tips and guidelines for the Fort Lee ghosts and ghouls who plan to trick-or-treat this year on the installation.

  • Code guides staff interaction at Regional Health Command-Atlantic headquarters

    Oct 15, 2015

    Regional Health Command-Atlantic Headquarters leaders commit to cooperation by signing the Leader's Code of Cooperation during an Oct. 14 ceremony on Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

  • Moncrief Environment Health team helps provide Fort Jackson with clean drinking water

    Oct 15, 2015

    A Preventative Medicine, Public Health, and Environmental Health team of Soldiers and civilians from Moncrief as well as from Fort Jackson, Fort Bragg, and Fort Stewart are utilizing Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Units (ROWPU) to provide Fort Jackson with clean water after rain and flood damage.

  • Family Health and Wellness: Key Part of Army Readiness

    Oct 15, 2015

    The health and wellness of Army families and civilians is just as important as fitness and resilience is to active duty military personnel. That was one of the messages delivered during the family forums at the Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting that was held on Oct. 12 to 14 in Washington, D.C.

  • Eisenhower Army Medical Center recognized for high quality in eight surgical areas

    Oct 14, 2015

    Eisenhower Army Medical Center has been recognized by the American College of Surgeons' National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for its safety initiatives and quality of care in announcement during the ACS' Clinical Congress, Oct. 4-8 in Chicago.

  • Security enterprise helps train Armenian medics

    Oct 14, 2015

    U.S. Soldiers made history this summer by bringing the Army's Health Care Specialist School and Army Basic Instructor Course to the Armenian armed forces.

  • Warrior Transition Brigade squad leaders lend helping hand to transitioning Soldiers

    Oct 14, 2015

    NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY, Bethesda, Md. - With a motto that reads "heal, educate, transition" as their mantra, outpatient squad leaders for the Warrior Transition Brigade-National Capital Region at both NSAB and Fort Belvoir, Virginia, work to ease some of the headaches that wounded, ill or injured (WII) Soldiers experience as they prepare to transition either back to duty or to the civilian world.

  • Access Army Medicine

    Oct 13, 2015

    There are many recent innovations within the Army Medical System that can help you and your family find care when needed. As everyone knows, people don't always get sick just when your primary care clinic is open. Also, you would rather not go to the Emergency Room and sit next to REALLY sick people, if you don't need to! So what's the best way to get care? A lot depends on the circumstances. First, let's talk about the tools that TRICARE has. Some of them are new and some have been with us for a while.

  • Joint emergency service station boosts effective response and readiness

    Oct 13, 2015

    Firefighters and paramedics celebrated the opening of Fire Station 3, Camp Arifjan's new joint emergency service station, during an uncoupling ceremony Oct. 10.

  • Sea Dragons show support, Attend Pink Day Fun Run

    Oct 13, 2015

    Thirty-two Soldiers and family members with 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, participated in the Pink Day Fun Run, Oct. 7, 2015, to show support for breast cancer awareness at Honolulu.

  • BACH celebrates life with Walk to Remember

    Oct 9, 2015

  • Trials test cyclists for Warrior Games

    Oct 9, 2015

  • BACH team assists at Retiree Appreciation Day event

    Oct 8, 2015

    Retirees and Family members swarmed Fort Campbell's Soldier Support Center to take part in Fort Campbell's annual Retiree Appreciation Day Sept. 19.

  • Kenner readies for annual Volksmarch

    Oct 8, 2015

    Come join Kenner Army Health Clinic for their third annual 5K Volksmarch and health fair set to take place Oct. 17, 9 a.m. - noon. The goal of the event is to educate the community on the resources available at Kenner and how individuals can achieve overall health, wellness and resilience.

  • MEDDAC highlights midwives' role in women's health care

    Oct 8, 2015

    Members of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity staff, in conjunction with Fort Drum OB/GYN Clinic staff members, are celebrating the crucial role midwives play in women's health care during National Midwifery Week, Oct. 4-10.

  • Every day is laundry day

    Oct 8, 2015

    On average, Eisenhower Army Medical Center goes through 2,000 pounds of laundry every weekday. To put that in perspective, the average U.S. household washes, dries and puts away about 80 pounds every week. "Linen is a backstage service that is critical for a hospital's function," said Leon Green Jr., chief of EAMC's Environmental Services.

  • Hospital celebrates life with Walk to Remember

    Oct 8, 2015

    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's hosted its 9th annual Walk to Remember Ceremony Wednesday, honoring families and parents who gathered to reflect on children lost at birth, miscarriage or at a young age.

  • Protect your hearing before it's too late

    Oct 8, 2015

    It's National Protect Your Hearing Month, so it's appropriate to note that hearing loss among service members has risen substantially in the last few years.

  • USARPAC Commanding General visits RHC-P HQ

    Oct 8, 2015

    Gen. Vincent Brooks (left), Commanding General, United States Army Pacific (USARPAC), visits the Regional Health Command-Pacific Headquarters on October 7, 2015.

  • Walk or bike -- physical activity offers positive health benefits

    Oct 7, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Fort Huachuca will host its second Walk & Bike to School event 7 a.m.-9 a.m. today to encourage a more healthy community and work force.

  • Columbus Day Safety Message 2015

    Oct 7, 2015

    History holds remarkable examples of heroism and adventure, and the voyage of Christopher Columbus from Lisbon, Portugal, in 1492 is one of history's great stories of exploration and bravery. We have come to celebrate Columbus' arrival in the Americas as the day that charted the course of our Nation's history.

  • Texas National Guard Soldiers receive state, federal Purple Hearts

    Oct 7, 2015

    Four Texas Army National Guard Soldiers, who are recovering at Brooke Army Medical Center here, received both state and federal Purple Heart medals during ceremonies at the Warrior and Family Support Center's Purple Heart Garden.

  • Officer discusses many contributions of Hispanics to military, government during local observance

    Oct 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense hosted a Hispanic American Heritage Month celebration on Sept. 23. Lt. Col. Jose M. Pizarro Matos of the Army Public Health Center (Provisional) served as a guest speaker.

  • APHC scientists discuss public health with 500 local scouts

    Oct 7, 2015

    Col. Joanna Reagan of the Health Promotion and Wellness Portfolio and Capt. Brian Knott and Kevin Harkins of the Environmental Health Engineering Portfolio, represented the Army Public Health Center at the "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Scouting" day held Sept. 12, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • Traveling Exchange Program for Regenerative Medicine

    Oct 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity's Tissue Injury and Regenerative Medicine Program Management Office managed a Regenerative Medicine Traveling Exchange Program in mid-September. The program provides an opportunity for medical fellows to visit medical research sites across the United States to learn in-depth about regenerative medicine research.

  • USAMMA's Precision Fielding Saves Money, Time and Effort

    Oct 7, 2015

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency is a unique, multifaceted organization whose central purpose is to execute medical logistics programs that directly support Army readiness, while building and enabling health readiness. The organization has found a way to fulfill its mission and ensure that the American Warfighter has the medical equipment they need, when they need it and at the same time save the Army money, time and effort by using a new process called precision fielding.

  • USAMRMC Employees Receive Army Office of Small Business Awards

    Oct 7, 2015

    Two U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command employees were presented with Army Office of Small Business Awards during a Sept. 16 awards ceremony for their outstanding support of the Department of Defense Small Business Programs.

  • USAMRMC "Infects" Fairgoers in Virtual Virus Epidemic Game

    Oct 7, 2015

    Members of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Strategic Partnerships Office spent Sept. 23 at the Great Frederick Fair telling fairgoers about the command's mission. The SPO also showed attendees why the work conducted at the USAMRMC is important not only to members of the military, but to them and their families as well by "infecting" them with a virus during a virtual virus epidemic game.

  • Weight loss success- Couple loses weight together

    Oct 6, 2015

    Incorporating tenets of Performance Triad into daily routine pays off for Marvin and Connie Johnson. Combined the couple has lost 119 pounds.

  • Army Reserve Soldiers train at Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic

    Oct 6, 2015

    The 6253rd U.S. Army Hospital (6253rd USAH), provided more than 3,000 clinical care encounters during their annual training mission at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC) Sept. 12-24.

  • 2015 CSM Jack L. Clark, Jr. Army Best Medic Competition

    Oct 5, 2015

    The 2015 Jack L. Clark Jr. U.S. Army Best Medic Competition (ABMC) will be conducted Oct. 27-30 at Fort Sam Houston, Tx and Camp Bullis. The competition is sponsored by the AMEDD Museum Foundation.

  • Army Medicine: Health Readiness Is "Hot Topic" at AUSA Forum

    Oct 5, 2015

    "Army Medicine delivers health readiness, and we need to build partnerships with academia and the private industry to do it better" was the key message shared at the medical "Hot Topics" symposium hosted by the Association of the United States Army. "Army Medicine delivers health readiness, and we need to build partnerships with academia and the private industry to do it better" was the key message shared at the medical "Hot Topics" symposium hosted by the Association of the United States Army.

  • Army Safety and Occupational Health Leaders meet to chart way ahead

    Oct 5, 2015

    Leaders from the Army's Safety and Occupational Health community met at the Army Public Health Center headquarters at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Sept. 10 to develop a partnership strategy aimed at enhancing readiness and preserving capabilities across the force.

  • Col. Shauna Snyder aims for Gold during World Games

    Oct 5, 2015

    Army Col. Shauna Snyder represents Armed Forces Team USA at the sixth annual Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Games being held in Mungyeong, South Korea, October 2-11 2015. She is the Chief of Staff, Warrior Transition Command.

  • Triage, Treatment and Teddy Bears: Ft. Irwin MEDDAC Open House

    Oct 5, 2015

    Command and staff of the Weed Army Community Hospital hosted an Open House at the Dr. Mary E. Walker Center (MEWC) Wednesday, 30 September. More than 600 Fort Irwin Soldiers and family members turned out for the event.

  • JBLM Medics earn the EFMB

    Oct 5, 2015

    Soldiers and Airmen test their knowledge and skill to try and earn one of the hardest special skill badges to recieve, the Expert Field Medical Badge. More than 200 servicemenbers tried, but only 47 was able to pin it on. SGT Chad Guthrie, Reporting CSM Diamond Hough, 62nd Medical Brigade, Command Sergeant Major 2LT Justin Felix, Participant, 62nd Medical Brigade 1LT Rosaimy Grady, Participant, 62nd Medical Brigade

  • NTC, Ft. Irwin leadership pave the way for community health during 2015-2016 flu season.

    Oct 5, 2015

    Col. Jason Wieman, Weed Army Community Hospital Commander and officials from the hospital immunization clinic visited National Training Center (NTC) Headquarters to administer influenza vaccine shots to community leaders, kicking off the 2015-2016 Influenza Vaccination Season on Fort Irwin. "NTC leadership is always setting the example when it comes to Soldiers and community health issues. The office call today is just another way they help us at the WACH let people know they should get out there and get their flu shots to protect themselves and their families." said Wieman.

  • Leaving a Legacy: Wounded Warrior Retiring After Years of Inspiring Others

    Oct 2, 2015

  • Region joins nation in launch of new health care classification system

    Oct 2, 2015

    The Regional Health Command-Atlantic (Provisional) launched a new classification system Oct.1, which coding experts say represents a significant change impacting the entire national health care community and could enhance the way health care professionals and hospitals provide health care delivery.

  • Whatever it takes

    Oct 2, 2015

    The crowd shouted and cheered as each candidate pushed their limits, physically and mentally, to reach a goal and achieve what some have been striving for, for years.

  • BAMC holds annual event to celebrate cancer survivors

    Oct 2, 2015

    The 9th Annual Cancer Survivors Day celebration was held Sept. 26 at San Antonio Military Medical Center to honor cancer survivors and their families.

  • Keller Army Community Hospital clinics participate in neonatal education program

    Oct 2, 2015

    Keller Army Community Hospital's Inpatient Obstetrics Unit (OBU), and other clinical physicians, pediatricians and nurses, received STABLE training, the most widely distributed and implemented neonatal education program to focus on the pre-transport stabilization of sick newborns.

  • Annual RAD event helps retirees 'feel the love' of Army Family

    Oct 1, 2015

    The annual Fort Lee retiree Appreciation Day, organized by the Soldier for Life Retirement Services Office featured guest speakers, information booths, blood pressure screenings and flu shots, identification card renewal/replacement services, legal assistance, a mobile Department of Veterans Affairs service center and more.

  • Prepping for flu season

    Oct 1, 2015

    It's that time of the year; flu season. The single best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated each fall. When more people get vaccinated, less flu can spread through that community. In addition to the influenza vaccine, National Institutes of Health suggest avoiding close contact with people who are sick; staying home from work, school and errands when you are sick; covering your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing; washing your hands often; and avoiding touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

  • SFC Hill Increased Warrior Transition Command Safety Awareness

    Oct 1, 2015

    It is said that proper safety doesn't happen by accident. Similarly the improved safety posture of Warrior Transition Command (WTC), ever since Sgt. 1st Class Charles Hill III assumed the role of WTC safety official, didn't occur by accident. September 30 marks the final day of service to the WTC for the Vermont native and former assistant inspector general of the Vermont National Guard.

  • Fort Drum MEDDAC offers Well Woman Saturdays

    Oct 1, 2015

    October is Women's Health Month, and Fort Drum MEDDAC wants to remind women of the importance of staying up-to-date with their Well Woman exams and Pap smears.

  • USADTRD Cases Colors, Becomes USAISR Directorate

    Oct 1, 2015

    The 43-year history of the U.S. Army Dental and Trauma Research Detachment at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research came to an end Oct. 1 as the unit's colors were cased during a command discontinuation ceremony at, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The detachment joined the USAISR in 2010 and will continue research as directorate of the Institute headed by the former DTRD Commander Col. (Dr.) Richard L. Williams.

  • Save a life through early detection of breast cancer

    Oct 1, 2015

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends breast cancer screening tests for early detection.

  • Resilience key to overcoming depression

    Oct 1, 2015

    Soldiers who demonstrate resilience during times of hardship find the tools to resolve challenging situations.

  • MSU-E competes in Tactical Combat Casualty Care Competition

    Sep 30, 2015

    LOGRONO, Spain -- The U.S. Army Reserve's Medical Support Unit - Europe was one of 16 teams to compete in the first international Tactical Combat Casualty Care Competition hosted by Spain Sept. 16-18 at the Center of Excellence.

  • Civilian Wellness Program encourages healthy living at work

    Sep 30, 2015

    Employees looking to work some fitness into their day should consider the Civilian Wellness Program, which gives federal civilian employees an incentive to take part in physical fitness activities during work hours.

  • Medical clinic named for fallen medic

    Sep 30, 2015

    Service members gathered in eastern Afghanistan Sept. 17, to celebrate the life of Cpl. John Dawson and honor his memory by dedicating a medical facility in his name.

  • Performance Triad can help children stay focused, improve performance live healthier

    Sep 30, 2015

    Learn how activity, sleep, and nutrition can positively influence a child's academics, physical performance and behavior.

  • Womack gathers local first responders to Fort Bragg Special Victims Summit

    Sep 30, 2015

    FORT BRAGG, NC--The Fort Bragg Special Victims Summit, hosted by Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC), was held at the Fort Bragg Conference & Catering Center, Sept. 21.

  • CRDAMC earns Army Medicine's 2015 Wolf Pack Award for improvements to MRI referral process

    Sep 30, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas--A Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center multi-disciplinary team earned Army Medicine's coveted 2015 Wolf Pack Award for their successes in improving the MRI referral process.

  • Tsantles Assumes Command of USAISR Company

    Sep 30, 2015

    The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research welcomed 1st Sgt. Natasha M. Tsantles as the USAISR Company first sergeant Sept. 8. Tsantles takes her new role just six months after reporting to the USAISR Burn Center where she served as the senior clinical non-commissioned officer.

  • USAISR Nurses Highlight Research Studies

    Sep 30, 2015

    Nurses from the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research were among the researchers selected to highlight their studies at the TriService Nursing Research Program Research and Evidence-Based Dissemination Course in San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 31 -- Sept. 3.

  • Williams Selected for ADA Leadership Institute

    Sep 30, 2015

    Col. (Dr.) Richard L. Williams, Director of Dental and Craniofacial Trauma Research and Tissue Regeneration, at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas was selected to participate in the American Dental Association's Institute for Diversity in Leadership 2015-2016 class. The class consists of 16 active leaders of the dental profession from various regions of the county. They were selected by the ADA Board of Trustees for this unique leader development program which will be completed during three on-site training sessions in Chicago.

  • Army mom finds solace in Soldiers

    Sep 29, 2015

    FORT HOOD, Texas -Generally, mothers look forward to the day when they get to meet the little person that flipped somersaults inside them for nine months. But they could never imagine a day when they would have to bury that same child. That is the harsh reality of a special kind of mother in the military community - the Gold Star Mother.

  • Lyster recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

    Sep 28, 2015

    Lyster Army Health Clinic shared information and helped spread awareness of suicide prevention, Friday September 25.

  • Army AL&T magazine explores innovation

    Sep 28, 2015

    This newest edition of Army AL&T explores the topics of Innovation and foreign military sales. Readers will also find a moving tribute to the Hon. Claude M. Bolton Jr., former assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, whose sudden passing in July was a blow to his many friends and former colleagues across the services.

  • Shoo, fly: MEDDAC soldiers track mosquitoes

    Sep 28, 2015

    Arizona is not often associated with the humidity that generally attracts mosquitoes, but those flying bloodsuckers are indigenous to every region on Earth except Antarctica.

  • Reserve Soldier imparts 'general' knowledge at Tuskegee University

    Sep 27, 2015

    When Maj. Gen. A. C. Roper graduated from high school at age 17, he wrote in his memory book that he wanted to be a police officer, he wanted to join the Army and he wanted to marry a sweet pretty woman who understood him. Today, the 51-year-old Reserve Soldier is the leader of approximately 7,000 Soldiers assigned to the 80th Training Command, and in his civilian capacity he's the Birmingham, Ala., police chief.

  • Wounded Warriors take aim at employment

    Sep 25, 2015

    Soldiers assigned to Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe got a chance to practice their job hunting skills during WTB-E's Fall 2015 Commander's Cup Sept. 18. The quarterly commander's cup offers activities designed to help Soldiers transition back to the force or civilian life, and this quarter focused on career and physical rehabilitation.

  • Navy Chaplain serves Moncrief staff, patients

    Sep 25, 2015

    A Reserve Navy Chaplain temporarily filled the chaplain role at Moncrief Army Community Hospital

  • 30 Community Flu Vaccine Events Scheduled for KMC

    Sep 25, 2015

  • A Day in the Life of a WTB Soldier

    Sep 25, 2015

    Brooke Army Medical Center's Warrior Transition Battalion, in coordination with Warrior Transition Command, hosted a "Day in the Life of a WTB Soldier" at the WTB to better inform the public of all the services provided.

  • Staff, patients celebrate grand opening of Westover Medical Home

    Sep 25, 2015

    Brooke Army Medical Center celebrated the grand opening of its newest and largest community-based medical home with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 18.

  • Friday ribbon cutting to mark clinic's re-branding

    Sep 24, 2015

    The Kenner Army Health Clinic Active Duty Clinic renovations improve patient flow to realize better efficiencies, and better enable the team based approach that is at the heart of patient centered medical care.

  • WTB troops bike from Knox to Campbell on road to recovery

    Sep 24, 2015

    FORT CAMPBELL, KY. -- Wounded, injured and ill Soldiers from Forts Campbell and Knox pedaled through the hills of Kentucky and the plains of Middle Tennessee in the 3rd Annual Bluegrass Rendezvous Bike Ride Sept. 16-18.

  • Fort Carson medical staff discusses 'move to health'

    Sep 24, 2015

    Fort Carson physicians, nurses, clinicians and administrative health care professionals participated in a three-day professional development seminar at the Army Wellness Center Sept. 15-17.

  • BAMC team wins regional 'Best Medic' competition

    Sep 24, 2015

    As the fog permeates the darkness of the early morning hours at Camp Bullis, teams of medics from throughout the Southern Regional Medical Command compete in a grueling 12-mile march hauling a 35-pound pack on their back and their weapon in hand. This was the final event in the three day competition to earn the title, "Best Medic."

  • Blanchfield celebrates National Surgical Technologist Week

    Sep 24, 2015

    FORT CAMPBELL, KY. -- Each Year, National Surgical Technologist Week is an opportunity to promote the profession and educate the community about the vital role that surgical techs play in the operating room.

  • Professional staff member to Sen. Bob Corker praises Fort Campbell hospital changes

    Sep 24, 2015

    Stacie Oliver, professional staff member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and advisor to Senator Bob Corker, praised construction updates at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Aug. 25 during her visit. Oliver requested to visit BACH's Women's Health clinic when she accompanied Sen. Coker to Fort Campbell. After meeting with the 101st Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell commanding general Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, Oliver parted ways from her boss' tour and visited some of the latest construction upgrades at the hospital since she visited Fort Campbell last. Her tour included Women's Health, Mother/Baby expansion, Behavioral Health wing and Intrepid Spirit. During a tour of Blanchfield and Fort Campbell Oliver said changes during the past eight years have been phenomenal.

  • Fort Campbell Fisher House hosts Founder's Day celebration

    Sep 24, 2015

    Blanchfield Army Community Hospital command and staff invite the community to celebrate the Fisher House Founder's Day with them Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fort Campbell Fisher House, just off Air Assault Street inside Gate 3. The day celebrates family, friends and community partners as they have supported Blanchfield's Fisher House since its opening June 6, 2006.

  • 101st Airborne celebrates 101st baby of the month

    Sep 24, 2015

    FORT CAMPBELL, KY. -- Sgt. Timothy and Brooke Collins are the proud parents of Fort Campbell's 101st Baby of the month born at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Wed., Aug. 19.

  • BACH hosts 9th annual Walk to Remember

    Sep 24, 2015

    Blanchfield Army Community Hospital command and staff invite parents who have lost children at birth, by miscarriage or at a young age to join them in honoring their children in a 9th annual celebration Walk to Remember ceremony at the hospital's "A" building parade field at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7.

  • Clarksville helps transition for WTB troops

    Sep 24, 2015

    In an increased effort to assist transitioning Soldiers at Fort Campbell, Ky., the City of Clarksville Tenn. recently opened its doors to troops from the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion for a pilot program that included OSHA 30 certification.

  • Fort Campbell offers Drug Take Back event Saturday, Sept. 26

    Sep 24, 2015

    Fort Campbell hosts a Drug Take Back event Saturday, Sept. 26 inside the Post Exchange mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The community is encouraged to turn in unused or expired medications for safe disposal.

  • Fort Campbell patient compliments her patient experience at BACH

    Sep 24, 2015

    An Army Nurse shares her personal story of how a medical team at Blanchfield helped ease her patient care experience.

  • Units receive honor for patient-centered care

    Sep 22, 2015

    Two Brooke Army Medical Center units were recognized for their positive impact on patient safety, experience and satisfaction during a Sept. 15 ceremony at San Antonio Military Medical Center.

  • Army Medical Command supports National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Sep 22, 2015

    Army Soldiers, Family members and other beneficiaries may be at risk when unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription medications are present in the household.

  • Enlisted Joint Medic Panel kicks off Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange

    Sep 22, 2015

    Medics are jointly working together in the field right now. This was the basis of the presentation, "Role of Medical Non-Commissioned Officer Panel" at the Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange (APMHE) in Da Nang, Vietnam on Sept. 14, 2015.

  • Vietnam welcomes first Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange

    Sep 22, 2015

    The first Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange (APMHE) opened in Da Nang, Vietnam on September 14, 2015.

  • Fort Hood medics demonstrate toughness, earn excellence

    Sep 22, 2015

    It was 4:30 a.m. Even the sun was still tucked away when 65 weary bodies began a grueling trek of 12 miles or 19.3 kilometers, or 63,360 feet, or 760,320 inches - tough no matter how you measure it. It was the final leg of an 11-day journey - a journey on which many embark and few achieve - the Expert Field Medical Badge.

  • Mural project reflects healthy lives

    Sep 21, 2015

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 21, 2015) -- U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Japan staff members celebrated the completion of a mural project during the reveal to the community Sept. 1 inside the BG Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic on Camp Zama.

  • GLWACH Army Medical Home Serves to Heal

    Sep 21, 2015

  • Can Therapy dogs really play an important part in healing?

    Sep 21, 2015

  • GLWACH's eICU brings cutting edge technology to mid Missouri

    Sep 21, 2015

  • Hospital volunteers are Awesome!

    Sep 21, 2015

  • GLWACH applies true patient-centered practice

    Sep 21, 2015

  • It's flu season again--time to get vaccinated!

    Sep 21, 2015

  • Former student begins rewarding career at Army Public Health Center

    Sep 21, 2015

    A brand new epidemiologist, Dr. Caitlin Rivers, has joined Army Public Health Center through the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation, or SMART Scholarship Program.

  • Stay tuned--new GLWACH Wellness Center opens soon!

    Sep 21, 2015

  • Army-Baylor residents proud to call TAMC home

    Sep 21, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center is serving as home for the next generation of Army health care administrators. In August, two graduate students, Maj. Philip Durando and Capt. Charles Wyatt, from the Army-Baylor University Masters of Health and Business Administration (MHA/MBA), began their one-year administrative residency program at TAMC.

  • Why Can't I Access My Child's Medical Records?

    Sep 21, 2015

    Being a step-parent does not automatically give you rights to access medical care for your step-child. What does it take then?

  • Army Opens New Chemical Defense Research Institute

    Sep 18, 2015

    Six years to the day after the groundbreaking ceremony for new construction first took place, leadership at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 15 to open their new state-of-the-art chemical defense lab at the Edgewood area of Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

  • Job fair, career workshop keys to Fort Hood WTB transitioning success

    Sep 18, 2015

    The Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade sponsors numerous job and career fairs throughout the year to assist its Soldiers successfully transition to a career outside the military. Recently, the WTB hosted Northrop Grumman's warrior care employer recruiting program, Operation IMPACT (Injured Military Pursuing Assisted Career Transition).

  • School receives 1st residents in aerospace medicine

    Sep 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army School of Aviation Medicine received its first residents in aerospace medicine -- a program that was previously handled only by the Air Force and Navy.