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  • GEMS Camp Makes Learning Math, Science Fun

    Jul 9, 2014

    For the third year, the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research is hosting three Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) camps during June and July for San Antonio middle school students at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The four-day sessions are laboratory-based camps that provide students the opportunity to participate in scientific experiments and learn basic laboratory skills.

  • Knowledge Newsletter 9 July 2014

    Jul 9, 2014

  • 4th Infantry Division medical officers help ANSF develop sustainable medical practices

    Jul 8, 2014

    When Capt. Aaron Berg and his interpreter, flanked by a security detail, walk into the Garrison Support Unit clinic of 1st Brigade, 205th Corps, Afghan National Army, on Camp Hero, Afghanistan, it's obvious he's been here before. He greets Afghan soldiers by name, even asking one about his workout at the gym on a previous night. Those with whom Berg has been working more closely greet him with handshakes and hugs. Berg and his interpreter, Haroon, are invited into 205th Corps surgeon Col. Mohhakim Zahidi's office.

  • Army invests in 3-D bioprinting to treat injured Soldiers

    Jul 8, 2014

    A team of scientists scans the surface of severely burned skin, creates a three-dimensional map of the wound with a laser, and then prints skin cells onto the patient using a 3-D bioprinter.

  • Time to renew required "Compliance Cards"

    Jul 8, 2014

    The Third Party/OHI/Compliance Card form must be filled out once a year, or more often during hospital stays, ambulatory procedure visits (outpatient surgery) or when there is a change in insurance status. Per DOD Instruction 6010.1, all non-active-duty beneficiaries are required to fill out form 2569 whether or not they have other health insurance. When the form is completed, a new compliance card is issued. The card should be presented with a military ID at each visit.

  • Army Medicine Hosts Virtual Town Hall July 9

    Jul 8, 2014

    Please join the Army Surgeon General and Commanding General of U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho for a virtual Town Hall on the Army Medicine Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OfficialArmyMedicine on July 9 from 1:30-2:30PM EST.

  • USAMRICD's Rousayne is the Army recipient of the American Legion Spirit of Service Award

    Jul 8, 2014

    Spec. Cassandra Rousayne, a medical laboratory technician at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the Army recipient of the 2014 American Legion Spirit of Service Award. The award is presented to a member of each service to recognize that individual's volunteer service to the community during and after duty hours.

  • Tripler unveils new patient lift system

    Jul 8, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, has completed the installation of 41 patient lift systems into private and semi-private patient rooms to enhance staff and patient safety, while enhancing the quality of care provided to patients.

  • Dive headfirst into swimming safety

    Jul 7, 2014

    Drowning is not the only danger swimmers should be aware of as they return to the water this summer.

  • Eustis prepares for emergency during active shooter exercise

    Jul 7, 2014

    Exercise for Ft Eustis first responders.

  • Army Aeromedical Center, Lyster AHC welcomes new commander

    Jul 7, 2014

    The No. 1-ranked medical facility in U.S. Army Medical Command welcomed a new commander as Fort Rucker bid farewell to one of its most familiar faces.

  • PRMC Celebrates U.S. Army Medical Service Corps' 97th Birthday

    Jul 7, 2014

    Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) and Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) celebrate U.S. Army Medical Service Corps' 97th birthday on June 30, 2014 at TAMC, Hawaii.

  • Tripler leaders promote Armed Forces Voting Week

    Jul 7, 2014

    Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle, Commanding General of Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), along with Command Sergeant Major, Robert Luciano, Senior Enlisted Advisor for TAMC and PRMC, fill out their Federal Post Card Applications (FPCA) on June 30 at TAMC, to raise awareness for Armed Forces Voting Week.

  • TAMC Welcomes the Newest Members to the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club

    Jul 7, 2014

  • Ranger named Special Operations Medic of the Year

    Jul 3, 2014

    On Oct. 5, 2013, Rangers from B Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, were a month in to their 18th battalion deployment, since 2001, to Afghanistan.

  • VCSA visits Fort Stewart, talks Army future

    Jul 3, 2014

    Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John F. Campbell spent July 1, 2014, on Fort Stewart meeting with senior leaders to discuss the Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign.

  • Two Fort Drum Civilian Employees strike a chord in barbershop chorus

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- When the men of the Turning Point Chorus walked into the Commons for the quarterly Chaplain's Community Luncheon a couple of months ago, they were unsure of how the audience would react.

  • Army Leader tests the Performance Triad

    Jul 3, 2014

    Lt. Col. Theresa Saville, deputy chief of the Patient Administration Division (PAD) with the Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG), U.S. Army in Falls Church, Va., has been implementing the principles of the Performance Triad into her daily routine.

  • Terminally ill Army wife gives birth to 'miracle' baby at BAMC

    Jul 3, 2014

    When doctors told Yesenia Ruiz-Rojo she was terminally ill, the pregnant 21-year-old put all thoughts of herself aside. Just save my baby, she asked.

  • Prevention month reminds all to protect their eyesight

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- July is Eye Injury Prevention month, and that is not by coincidence. Summer is a time of increased outdoor activities; from yard work and home maintenance, to sports and Fourth of July fireworks, the chances of eye injuries increase greatly during the summer months.

  • MCAHC now tobacco-free campus

    Jul 3, 2014

    McDonald Army Health Center is a Tobacco Free Campus

  • Sweet drinks leading dental damage determinant

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Candy is officially taking a backseat as the leading culprit for causing cavities. Now sweet snacks and sugary drinks are driving dental emergencies and Fort Sill Dental Activity Soldiers are on the forefront of the battle.

  • DIVWEST father, son run to annihilate childhood cancer

    Jul 3, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas -- A staff officer and his son recently created a superhero and hosted a 5-Kilometer Run/Walk in Grenada, Mississippi, raising awareness and funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Fort Campbell athletes triumph at Warrior trials

    Jul 3, 2014

    Two Fort Campbell Soldiers from the Warrior Transition Battalion recently returned from the Army Warrior Games trials with gold, silver and bronze medals in hand -- along with the esprit de corps that represents the determined and resilient strength of the famed installation that sits on the Kentucky/Tennessee border.

  • A partnership for the fallen

    Jul 3, 2014

    Rosa Delia Guerro Lopez never joined the military, but now she wishes she had. Hollywood depictions of Soldiers cleaning floors with toothbrushes convinced young Guerro Lopez, now 42, and a pathology technician at the Institute of Forensic Sciences, San Juan, Puerto Rico, that the military was not the place for her. She associated the armed forces with conflict and knew nothing of benefits like free education.

  • Vilseck Army Health Clinic hosts German-American Provider Partnership Luncheon

    Jul 2, 2014

    In an effort to sustain and improve relationships between German and Americans in healthcare, the Vilseck Army Health Clinic hosted a Provider Partnership Luncheon at the Vilseck Chapel, June 27.

  • New commander slated to take on Leonard Wood's medical mission

    Jul 2, 2014

    During his 27-year Army career, Col. (Dr.) Peter E. Nielsen has served overseas four times including two combat deployments to Iraq. Now, Nielsen moves from the Army Medical Department's Western Regional Medical Command, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, to take command of the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital here, replacing Col. Marie Dominguez, the current hospital commander.

  • Independence Day 2014

    Jul 2, 2014

  • The Role of Partnerships in Health Risk Communication: Advancing Patient-Centered Care

    Jul 2, 2014

    Army Medicine has implemented health risk communication practices over the past year that have helped foster an environment of enhanced partnerships. The command position for health risk communication in 2014 will be to increase senior leader and subject-matter-expert understanding of, and support for, partnership-based risk communication and application of more evidence-based communication principles that benefit all patients, and supports the Army's vision of a more "Ready and Resilient" force.

  • Army Surgeon General Receives Honorary Doctorate, Delivers Keynote Address at NYIT Commencement

    Jul 2, 2014

    Excerpts from the keynote commencement remarks given by Army Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho on May 19 at the New York Institute of Technology's (NYIT) College of Osteopathic Medicine's hooding ceremony.

  • Eisenhower Army Medical Center Welcomes new Command Sergeant Major

    Jul 2, 2014

    The Eisenhower Army Medical Center hosted a change of responsibility for the outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Ricky Dean and welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond Price, III on June 25, 2014, at Barton Field, Fort Gordon, Ga.

  • Practice Greenhealth Lands Five MTFs for Sustainability Excellence

    Jul 2, 2014

    Practice Greenhealth (PGH) recently recognized five military treatment facilities (MTFs) for sustainability achievements. Awards were presented at the CleanMed 2014 Conference held in early June in Cleveland, Ohio. The annual PGH Awards recognize hospitals and healthcare organizations that are protecting patient, staff and community health, as well as the environment. This year marks the fifth straight year that MEDCOM MTFs have received PGH awards.

  • Foxtrot Company, 232d Medical Battalion Implements Performance Triad Goals Board

    Jul 2, 2014

    During their Performance Triad Kickoff week event held June 6, Foxtrot Company (F Co) 232d Medical Battalion, implemented the unit Performance Triad goals board. The intent is to influence the Lifespace of Soldiers by setting obtainable goals and educating them on the importance of making healthier choices.

  • The Workout Doesn't Stop Until the Recovery Begins

    Jul 2, 2014

    Ever wonder why your muscles seem to always be sore after your workouts? It could be that you are not properly refueling after your workouts.

  • Gibson Awarded for Excellence in Research and Distinguished Graduate at Eisenhower School

    Jul 2, 2014

    Col. David Gibson, who will take command of the United States Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA) at Fort Detrick, Md., this July, is the recipient of the USA Association of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF)/Eisenhower School Award for Excellence in Research for his paper on Cost Containment in the Military Health System (MHS).

  • Porter Becomes Third Medic in History to Receive Tomb Badge

    Jul 2, 2014

    After months of intense training, Sgt. Luke Porter, HHC, 4th Battalion, 3d US Infantry (Old Guard), became the 623 recipient and third Army Medic to receive the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge since it was first issued in 1958.

  • Congratulations 2013 Professional Medical Logisticians' Award Recipients

    Jul 2, 2014

    Army Medical Command is pleased to recognize the recipients of the CY13 Professional Medical Logisticians' Leadership and Civilian Awards. These recipients have clearly demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, technical competence, professionalism, and customer service in the medical logistics field.

  • Teyhen Graduates from War College

    Jul 2, 2014

    Col. Deydre S. Teyhen was recognized as a 2014 distinguished honor graduate at the Army War College (only 61 out of 385 graduates recognized as distinguish honor graduates) and her research paper, "Professional Soldier Athlete: The Cornerstone of Strategic Landpower's Human Dimension," was one of six papers that received the Commandant's Award for Distinction in Research.

  • Army Warrior Trials vs Army Warrior Games

    Jul 2, 2014

    More than 100 Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force athletes competed in archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field, and wheelchair basketball tournaments during the 2014 Army Warrior Trials at West Point, June 15-19.

  • 6-17th ARS Transfer of Authority Ceremony / 6-17 공격정찰항공대대 TOA Ceremony

    Jul 2, 2014

    CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea -- The 4th Armed Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment transferred authority and equipment to the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment during a ceremony at Camp Humphreys, June 25, 2013.

  • Reserve unit conducts annual training in Africa during Western Accord 2014

    Jul 1, 2014

    Soldiers of the 49th Medical Battalion are spending their annual training in Senegal, Africa, in support of Exercise Western Accord 2014.

  • Readiness begins with YOU

    Jul 1, 2014

    This month marks our nation's 238th birthday, and while that might seem like a long time, we're still young compared to many countries around the world. What's helped set us apart and make us a global power in just a couple centuries, however, has been the dedicated service and sacrifice of our military members. Thank you for what you do every day to ensure our freedoms endure!

  • Build safety into summer fun

    Jul 1, 2014

    Summer fun could be hindered by unintentional accidents if people do not make safety a priority.

  • Protect your eyes in sports--just like you do in combat

    Jul 1, 2014

    Players of any sport with potential to cause eye injury should wear protective eyewear designed for that sport.

  • Permethrin-treated uniforms protect against lethal diseases

    Jul 1, 2014

    The Army combat uniform with permethrin protects Soldiers from insect and tick-borne diseases while in garrison, training and non-combat deployed environments.

  • Building a healthier Army with the Performance Triad

    Jun 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach hosted its Army Performance Triad kickoff earlier this month inside The Exchange at Urlas, during which members of the Katterbach Army Health Clinic joined members from the Army Wellness Center Bavaria in Vilseck to offer their expertise and resources on site.

  • Army South trains Paraguayan special forces in combat casualty care

    Jun 30, 2014

    The eerie whistle of a mortar round pierces the calm as the unmistakable cracks of incoming rounds augment the disarray that surrounds you. To the seasoned combat veteran, the experience of a fight and years of training to acclimate to the sights and sounds of battle can allow that Soldier to operate at peak performance. However, one sound alone has the ability to rattle nerves and send fear into even the most seasoned Soldier.

  • 3-D Modeling Valuable Tool in Forensic Discovery

    Jun 30, 2014

    The National Museum of Health and Medicine continued its Medical Museum Science Café series May 27, as guests embarked on the process involved with recreating the face of an individual through a combination of art, forensic science and anthropology.

  • Army Medicine in Europe reaches out to German partners

    Jun 27, 2014

    Partnership was the word of the day as members of Army Medicine in Europe met with their counterparts from the Bundeswehr Medical Service at the latter's headquarters June 26.

  • Reasons your Primary Care Manager may change

    Jun 27, 2014

    If you have ever gotten a letter from your Military Treatment Facility stating that your Primary Care Manager has changed, you may have felt frustrated and upset about seeing a new doctor.

  • Lyster pharmacy increases formulary, capacity for retirees' prescriptions

    Jun 27, 2014

    Lyster Army Health Clinic's pharmacy has expanded its medication list over the past three years to better serve its retiree population and make filling prescriptions even easier.

  • Red Cross office opens at Lyster

    Jun 27, 2014

    The American Red Cross recently opened an office inside Lyster Army Health Clinic for community members interested in volunteering at the clinic.

  • USAARL researcher's sensory science efforts make a difference

    Jun 27, 2014

    The Army uses all types of technology to better the Soldier, but that technology must start from somewhere, and one researcher at the U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory is making it his mission to make a difference.

  • BAMC cancer survivors celebrate in "50's style"

    Jun 27, 2014

    Brooke Army Medical Center held its 8th Annual Cancer Survivors "50's style" celebration at San Antonio Military Medical Center June 21.

  • EOD leader, triple amputee earns DOD master rating badge

    Jun 26, 2014

    In April 2012, Staff Sgt. Chris Walker, a former team leader with the 706th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 303rd EOD Battalion, out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, was hit with an improvised explosive device during a post-blast investigation in Afghanistan.

  • U.S. Soldiers participate in Mock Food Riot during Western Accord 14

    Jun 26, 2014

    U.S. Army Soldiers approach a mock village as part of a situational training exercise during Western Accord 14, June 24. Western Accord 14 is a U.S. Africa Command-sponsored, U.S. Army Africa-hosted annual joint training and partnership exercise between the U.S. and Economic Community of West Africa States, which is designed to increase interoperability between military forces and ensure the common ability to conduct peace operations throughout Western Africa.

  • Medics train with medevac unit

    Jun 26, 2014

  • Sill medical focuses on men's health

    Jun 26, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- There has been a lot of talk about health issues in the civilian and military populations. Many people believe that overall, community health standards are improving, but statistics show otherwise. Women's health has improved after decades of focus on female health issues. The same can't be said for men's health.

  • Reynolds ER transitions to urgent care July 1

    Jun 26, 2014

    FORT SILL, Okla. -- Reynolds Army Community Hospital will transition its emergency department to an urgent care service July 1. This change is because of the low volume of life, limb or eyesight-related medical emergencies that are seen at the hospital. In fiscal 2013, 99 percent of the care provided by RACH's emergency room was not of an emergency nature, in other words, care that could have been provided by urgent care services.

  • Musical to Medical -- Soldier prepares for transition into new career, civilian life

    Jun 26, 2014

    FORT DRUM, N.Y. -- Sgt. 1st Class Audrey Gomez wears many hats. A wife, mother of two and a member of the 10th Mountain Division Band, Gomez spends a great deal of time planning her day to ensure that she can fit in time for everything -- practicing her clarinet, scheduling and coordinating band events and shuttling her 9-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son to baseball practice.

  • Army Wellness Center on the horizon at Lee

    Jun 26, 2014

    photo caption: Cory Erhard, Army Wellness Center director and Joann Ward-Brown, AWC health educator frame the banner announcing the Kenner Army Health Clinic, Fort Lee Garrison and Combined Arms Command led project. The opening of the Fort Lee Army Wellness Center is set for later this summer. (Photo by Tereasa Wade)

  • Health, safety day offers fun, knowledge

    Jun 26, 2014

    Maj. Eric Hall figured there was no sense in waiting, so he and his wife packed the kids in the car for a Family outing at the "Health and Safety Day" at the Fort Belvoir Exchange, June 21.

  • Tripler Soldiers bring realism to RIMPAC

    Jun 26, 2014

    Stepping into a temporarily re-purposed conference room at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), June 25, 2014, you might think you've accidentially stumbled into the special effects department of a horror movie set.

  • Army dentists fight uphill battle against sugar

    Jun 25, 2014

    Sugar is being called "the new tobacco." Its many forms have been linked to the increasing rates of diabetes, heart disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and other chronic diseases in the U.S.

  • Tripler offers Back to School Physicals on Saturdays

    Jun 25, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center's Family Medicine Clinic is offering Saturday School & Sports Physicals and Immunizations July 19 and 26 from 8 am to 1 pm for Tripler Family Medicine Clinic enrollees ages four to 18.

  • U.S. Army Reserve physicians conduct training in Chad

    Jun 24, 2014

    In partnership with the Chad Armed Forces, U.S. Army Africa and a team of Army reserve medical professionals conducted Medical Readiness Training Exercise 14-5 at the Hospital Military D'Instruction (HMI) in N'Djamena, Chad, June 2-12.

  • Army Aviation's enduring challenge

    Jun 24, 2014

    Army Aviation has a problem with spatial disorientation while operating in degraded visual environments.

  • Old Friends Reunite and Raise the Stakes at 2014 Army Warrior Trials

    Jun 24, 2014

    Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Ben Trescott (left) and retired Capt. Frank Barroquiero settle a tie-breaker at the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials at the U.S. Army Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • MRMC Commander visits Tripler

    Jun 24, 2014

    The Commanding General for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (MRMC), Maj. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr., paid a visit to Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) to give a brief to TAMC staff on advancing medicine for the warfighter, June 23, 2014 at Kyser Auditorium.

  • Eustis paramedic: 50 years of learning

    Jun 24, 2014

    Barry Johnson, a paramedic assigned to Fort Eustis, Va., Emergency Medical Services, has been working in the emergency medical service field for 50 years.

  • Camp Zama health care clinic achieve recognition for healthcare

    Jun 24, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 25, 2014) -- The Family Practice Clinic at BG Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic, Camp Zama holds the highest level of recognition according to the National Commission on Quality Assurance (NCQA), as a Patient Centered Medical Home.

  • Army edges past Air Force, wins gold in sitting volleyball

    Jun 23, 2014

    In an edge-of-the-seat match, the Army Green team won the gold medal in the sitting volleyball championship game, June 18, 2014, during the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trails at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York.

  • Fort Hood breaks ground on Intrepid Spirit to treat warriors with PTS, TBI

    Jun 23, 2014

    A new, state-of-the-art facility to treat Soldiers experiencing the symptoms of traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress and related complications is inching closer to the opening at Fort Hood, Texas.

  • Consular Corps visits Tripler

    Jun 23, 2014

    Tripler Army Medical Center welcomed approximately 15 members of the Consular Corps of Hawaii, which represents 37 Countries and several local organizations and individuals that contribute to an enhanced quality of life in the State of Hawaii, during a visit to TAMC June 23, 2014. During their visit, members received a mission and capabilities brief, toured the hospital and met with leaders to include Brig. Gen. Dennis Doyle, Commanding General of Pacific Regional Medical Command and Tripler Army Medical Center.

  • U.S., African physicians conduct training in Chad

    Jun 20, 2014

    In partnership with the Chad Armed Forces, U.S. Army Africa and a team of Army medical professionals conducted Medical Readiness Training Exercise 14-5 at the Hospital Military D'Instruction (HMI) in N'Djamena, Chad, June 2-12.

  • WTB-E gets new commander, unit awards on same day

    Jun 20, 2014

    June 18 was a big day for the Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe. Not only did a new commander come on board, but the unit also received two prestigious awards to boot.

  • MCAHC Hosts 239th Army Birthday Ball at Joint Base Langley - Eustis

    Jun 20, 2014

    McDonald Army Health Center hosts 239th Army Birthday Ball at the Fort Eustis Club located Joint Base Langley - Eustis

  • Schofield Barracks Health Clinic Change of Command

    Jun 20, 2014

    Schofield Barracks Health Clinic

  • Independence Day Holiday Safety Message 2014

    Jun 19, 2014

    In 1776, a small group of patriots banded together to begin an experiment in democracy that few predicted would become the greatest Nation on earth. Through the 238 years since, American Soldiers have selflessly and courageously defended our freedoms. Your service ensures liberty will endure in this great land for many birthdays to come, and I thank you all for your dedication and sacrifice.

  • 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials athletes gather in front of Citi Field before the New York Mets - San

    Jun 19, 2014

  • Missed appointments bog system

    Jun 19, 2014

    Kenner Army Health Clinic works to increase efficiency and improve customer satisfaction

  • Track Photos at the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials at West Point

    Jun 19, 2014

  • Enduring Fatigue

    Jun 19, 2014

    To steadfastly hold out against impairment -- that's what it means to endure.

  • Wounded Warriors go for the Gold

    Jun 19, 2014

    WEST POINT, NEW YORK -- U.S. Army athletes came out strong and took eighteen gold, twelve silver, and eight bronze medals at the men's and women's 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials track event at the Unites States Military Academy Preparatory School track in West Point, New York, .

  • Archery Helps Wounded Warrior Heal

    Jun 19, 2014

    "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the 'present,'" is Spc. David Harrell's favorite "Kung Fu Panda" quote. His six year old son loves that movie, and they watch it often.

  • Army and Air Force athletes compete in the wheelchair basketball final game at 2014 Warrior Tria

    Jun 19, 2014

    Army and Air Force athletes compete in the wheelchair basketball final game at the 2014 Warrior Trials.

  • Army and Air Force athletes compete in the wheelchair basketball final at the 2014 Warrior Trials

    Jun 19, 2014

  • Medics mentor, assist JROTC camp

    Jun 19, 2014

    ELBERT, Colo. -- Fort Carson medics ensured the safety and health of 200 cadets attending the Colorado high school Army Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge Camp, at Magness Cub Scout Adventure Camp in Elbert, June 9-13. Medics from 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, were an important part of the operations at the camp.

  • Warrior Athletes Inspirational Says Texas Veteran

    Jun 19, 2014

    West Point, New York -- "Inspirational," says Texas native, Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Charles Armstead, about the military athletes he has met during the 2014 Army Warrior Trials, which are being held this week at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • Staff Sgt. Allen Armstrong Gave Everything He Had

    Jun 19, 2014

  • Starts 50 yard backstroke with power

    Jun 19, 2014

    Starting in lane five, Sgt. 1st Class Jorge, Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, starts with a powerful push on the wall for the 50 yard back stroke, competing in swimming during the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States congregated at West Point to train and compete in the Army Warrior Trials, June 15-19. The event is hosted by Warrior Transition Command and includes athletes from the Army, Marines and Air Force facing off in archery, basketball, cycling, track and field, swimming, shooting, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. Participants in the trials include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

  • Army edges past Air Force, wins gold in sitting volleyball

    Jun 19, 2014

    In an edge-of-the-seat match, the Army Green team won the gold medal in the sitting volleyball championship game, June 18, during the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trails at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

  • Coach Bobby

    Jun 19, 2014

    Coach Bobby Brewery Cape Girardeau, Mo., consults with Soldier on her technique after the 50 meters breast stroke heat for the last day of the 2014 U.S. Army Trials held in the Arvin Cadet Physical Center. Soldiers will be chosen based on their trials for the Army team going to the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs Colorado starting in September. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States congregated at West Point to train and compete in the Army Warrior Trials, June 15-19. The event is hosted by Warrior Transition Command and includes athletes from the Army, Marines and Air Force facing off in archery, basketball, cycling, track and field, swimming, shooting, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. Participants in the trials include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

  • Hook wins two gold medals in field trials

    Jun 19, 2014

    Sgt. (ret) Sean Hook from Summerville, S.C., out throws the competition, in discus competition earning his second gold medal in the field events during the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. Hook also took first place in the shot put. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States congregated at West Point to train and compete in the Army Warrior Trials, June 15-19. The event is hosted by Warrior Transition Command and includes athletes from the Army, Marines and Air Force facing off in archery, basketball, cycling, track and field, swimming, shooting, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. Participants in the trials include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

  • Retired Staff Sgt. Kacer shows a fellow soldier his technique during the 2014 Warrior Trials

    Jun 19, 2014

  • McCaffrey trying new sports

    Jun 19, 2014

    The Irish kilt spins around giving Sgt. 1st class (ret) Andy McCaffrey, Arlington, Va., more freedom of movement as he heaves the discuss as far as he can during the field event at the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States congregated at West Point to train and compete in the Army Warrior Trials, June 15-19. The event is hosted by Warrior Transition Command and includes athletes from the Army, Marines and Air Force facing off in archery, basketball, cycling, track and field, swimming, shooting, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. Participants in the trials include athletes with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, visual impairment, serious illnesses and amputations. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

  • More questions for a 30-year safety professional

    Jun 19, 2014

    During National Safety Month 2014, the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center has highlighted achievements and perspectives of members of the Army's first class of Career Program-12 safety interns, who finished training in 1984.

  • Staff Sgt. Williams tries to block her competitor during the 2014 Army Warrior Trials

    Jun 18, 2014

  • Army captures six of eight shooting Gold Medals at 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials; two go to Trescott

    Jun 18, 2014

    Twenty air pistol shooters from Army, Air Force and Marines lined up at Tronsrue Marksmanship Center at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, at the site of the 2014 U.S. Army Warrior Trials.

  • Afghanistan injuries doesn't stop Solider

    Jun 18, 2014

    "Afghanistan didn't beat me. I still matter," said Sgt. 1st class Kevin Holland, Warrior Transition Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia. He may have been hurt overseas, but he will not let it stop him living his life.

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