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  • Medical Unit Earns Zero Alcohol Incidents Streamer

    Apr 9, 2015

    Soldiers from Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 65th Medical Brigade, were awarded the very first unit Zero Alcohol Incidents streamer on the Korean Peninsula, on April 9, 2015, for completing 119 days without experiencing an alcohol related incident.

  • Fort Drum MEDDAC Soldier heading to medical school

    Apr 9, 2015

    When Spc. Jared Seaman was a teenager, he was a self-proclaimed "science nerd" -- the type of kid who would watch hour after hour of the Discovery Channel. Now, Seaman is taking that love for science to the next level as he prepares to head to medical school.

  • Nurse Advice Line offers health care solutions to beneficiaries by phone

    Apr 9, 2015

    Did you know that if you are a TRICARE beneficiary who rece-ives care at Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic, you are eligible to use the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line?

  • Fort Drum medical professionals help sexual assault victims

    Apr 9, 2015

    Their job can sometimes look like something out of a crime investigation TV show. After a sexual assault, they are the medical professionals who exam, treat and collect forensic evidence from a patient.

  • Top Army Medicine Majors converge on NCR

    Apr 9, 2015

    Army Medicine's top majors convened in the National Capitol Region recently to expand their understanding and insight into the future of Army Medicine, DoD and interagency relationships in 2020 and beyond.

  • NRMC names Best Warriors

    Apr 9, 2015

    Months of preparation, weeks of anticipation, and days of marching, running and testing came to a close when the Northern Regional Medical Command announced its top Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier during the annual Best Warrior Competition, March 24-27.

  • Rader Clinic caregivers practice Ebola response

    Apr 9, 2015

    Healthcare providers at Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic practiced response protocol March 18 in the event that a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) comes to the clinic for help.

  • SHARP workshop invites military, academia to share best practices

    Apr 6, 2015

    PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. -- Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center leaders welcomed local military and academia representatives to the Presidio of Monterey for a two-day Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention workshop recently.

  • Sexually transmitted infections: Are you at risk?

    Apr 2, 2015

    Prevention starts with communicating with intimate partners and taking charge of one's sexual health.

  • Can supplements improve your mood?

    Apr 2, 2015

    Ultimately, only you and your healthcare team (which may include your primary healthcare provider and a behavioral health specialist) can make the best decision regarding nutritional supplementation and treatment planning for mood concerns.

  • What to know about brain injury, prevention

    Apr 2, 2015

    Brain Injury awareness should be a yearlong commitment to ensure everyone protects their friends, families and co-workers against preventable injury and early evaluation.

  • History's Guardians: Group resurrects Civil War artillery unit

    Apr 2, 2015

    Kenner Army Health Clinic Soldiers are members of Coper's Battery. Cooper's Battery is a field artillery reenactment group that operates out of Petersburg National Battlefield Park.

  • Keeping Resiliency Relevant 365

    Apr 2, 2015

    The Army's Ready and Resilient Campaign combines multiple efforts and initiatives to improve the readiness and resilience of the total Army.

  • Workshop uses filmmaking as healing process for veterans

    Apr 1, 2015

    FORT CAMPBELL, KY -- Lacking only the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's red carpet, Veteran filmmakers were stars in their own rights as a four-day "I Was There" Film Workshop culminated in a packed-house screening event at Cole Park Commons Thursday.

  • US Army Medical Department Center and School, US Army Health Readiness Center of Excellence, earns A

    Apr 1, 2015

    The US Army Medical Department Center and School, US Army Health Readiness Center of Excellence, embarked on a two year journey to earn the coveted Army Star Strong Flag safety award. The Army Safety and Occupational Health Star Site Flag is an Occupation Safety and Health Act based program which recognizes organizations for excellence in safety management.

  • Brig. Gen. Sargent meets with Nepalese Army Medical Leaders

    Mar 31, 2015

    Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, Commander, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), meets with medical leaders from the Nepalese Army, during a visit which was aimed at discussing the goals and aspirations to enhance medical capabilities within the Nepalese Army through a bilateral partnership with PRMC and the U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) on March 16-21, 2015.

  • Civilian Workforce Transformation General Officer Steering Committee meets

    Mar 30, 2015

    The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civilian Personnel, Gwen DeFilippi, center, heads a Civilian Workforce Transformation (CWT) General Officer Steering Committee (GOSC) meeting at the Pentagon on 18 March 2015.

  • Army Wounded Warrior to receive new home

    Mar 30, 2015

    On March 22, 2012 Army Chief Warrant Officer (CW4) TaMarsh Thompson sustained a severe traumatic brain injury when his helicopter crashed in Camp Mural, Afghanistan.

  • Rader Clinic caregivers practice Ebola response

    Mar 27, 2015

    Healthcare providers at Andrew Rader U.S. Army Health Clinic practiced response protocol March 18 in the event that a patient infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) comes to the clinic for help.

  • Young athlete inspires others at 2015 Army Trials

    Mar 27, 2015

    At just 22 years old, Spc. Samuel Scudder has accomplished more for himself than some people achieve in a lifetime.

  • Soldiers discover dream job at Army Trials

    Mar 27, 2015

    Approximately 80 wounded, ill or injured Soldiers and Veterans are at Fort Bliss to train and compete in a series of competitive athletic events including archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and field and wheelchair basketball. Army Trials competition, March 29 -- April 2, is conducted by the Army Warrior Transition Command and hosted by Fort Bliss. Army Trials help determine who will get a spot on the Department of Defense Warrior Games 2015 Army Team in June at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia.

  • Campaign theme says it all - "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle"

    Mar 26, 2015

    Each year Kenner Army Health Clinic observes National Nutrition Month annually as a way to educate our beneficiary population on the importance of nutrition focusing on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The theme for 2015 is "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle," which encourages everyone to adopt eating and physical activity plans that are focused on consuming fewer calories, making informed food choices and getting daily exercise in order to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic disease and promote overall health.

  • Horoho warns of damage to MEDCOM under sequester

    Mar 26, 2015

    Another sequestration could mean the loss of more than 6,000 medical personnel from the Army, Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, Army surgeon general told senators, March 25.

  • Defense Health Agency leader offers Soldiers sleep tips

    Mar 26, 2015

    Sleep is as important as food and water, yet many military Service members wrestle with insomnia or wake up too early. The result can be serious health problems or reduced readiness.

  • Army Trials athletes receive tools, skills to help set goals and succeed through transition

    Mar 26, 2015

    Dozens of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Army Veterans participated in Warrior Transition Command's Career Day held on March 25 at Fort Bliss, Texas. One of the breakout sessions, "Transition Track: Unknown", was designed for those who are unsure of their future goals for transition.

  • Allies stitch together premier medical training event

    Mar 25, 2015

    Allies serve and train together, fighting and bleeding together when necessary. Innovative integration efforts also ensure allied medical personnel can save lives as a team.

  • Beating back the Blindside

    Mar 25, 2015

    FORT BLISS, Texas - It's easy to dodge a punch when you see it coming, tougher when you get blindsided. Without warning, there's not much you can do. You can't brace for impact or defend yourself at that most critical time. In that split second, you possess no control. Perhaps it is luck or by the grace of God, you survive and begin to slowly regain control. Will and power are restored back to those who previously had no control.

  • Open application period for Army Civilian leadership training

    Mar 25, 2015

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower & Reserve Affairs (ASA (M&RA)) announced the open application period for the highly competitive Senior Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-14/15s and equivalents) and the newly developed Enterprise Talent Management program (GS-12/13s and equivalents), on March 25, 2015.

  • 'Strong bonds:' married medics unite for EFMB

    Mar 24, 2015

    Ashley and Grant Restuccio are a long way from where their relationship started at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and they've embarked on the most unique "honeymoon" imaginable. As they begin their marriage journey the Army couple is also competing side-by-side to earn the Army's coveted Expert Field Medical Badge.

  • Beating back the Blindside

    Mar 24, 2015

    Spc. Terry Cartwright is a competitor and appreciates the added training he has received the last two months leading up to the Army Trials in Fort Bliss, Texas. Cartwright, along with approximately 85 other Soldier athletes will be competing for a place on the Department of Defense Warrior Games 2015 Army team at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia in June.

  • Army health leaders advocate for importance of nutrition

    Mar 23, 2015

    During National Nutrition Month in March, "we encourage each of you to renew a commitment to achieving your personal Performance Triad goals," said Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho.

  • U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School designated an Army Center of Excellence (CoE)

    Mar 20, 2015

    On February 19, 2015, Headquarters, Department of the Army, designated the Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S) as the Army's Health Readiness Center of Excellence (COE).

  • Fort Drum MEDDAC promotes Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Mar 20, 2015

    In recognition of National Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Fort Drum TBI Clinic held an open house and cake cutting, March 20.

  • 2015 Pacific Regional Medical Command Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 20, 2015

    SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii --- Non-commissioned officers and junior enlisted Soldiers from Medical Department Activity Korea (MEDDAC-K), Medical Department Activity Japan (MEDDAC-J), Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) and United States Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks (USAHC-SB) participated in the 2015 Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC) Best Warrior Competition here, March 16-19, 2015.

  • New med disposal boxes benefit GLWACH patients

    Mar 20, 2015

    Patients can safely and securely dispose of unused medications using a blue "medsafe" medication disposal box located in the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital's main outpatient pharmacy waiting room. "The fact that GLWACH was chosen for this new medication-return pilot program is a clear indication to me of the confidence, reliability and value of this military treatment facility to higher Army and federal decision makers," said Stephanie Gilbert, GLWACH assistant pharmacy chief.

  • E-prescribing available at KAHC

    Mar 19, 2015

    Good news for TRICARE beneficiaries living in the Fort Lee area. The next time they receive a prescription from an off-post provider, they will not have to squint to decipher the doctor's cryptic handwriting (and neither will the pharmacist).

  • NRMC Soldiers and Army Veterans prepare for Army Trials competition

    Mar 19, 2015

    Twenty-seven wounded, ill and injured Northern Regional Medical Command (NRMC) Soldiers and Army Veterans will join their Army counterparts from across the United States and Europe at Fort Bliss, Texas, to compete in the 2015 U.S. Army Trials. Training and practice sessions begin Sunday, March 22, and the Army Trials competition is slated for March 29 -- April 2.

  • LRMC's Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy helps to resolve PTSD

    Mar 19, 2015

    If you think you suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, a new form of help is available at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, or LRMC, where they can recreate the look, sounds and smell of a deployed environment to help you revisit and cope with events that have affected you so profoundly.

  • Other health insurance accepted at KAHC

    Mar 19, 2015

    Kenner puts good use to the funds collected via other health insurances carried by beneficiaries. By law, they stay here to be used, funding medical staff, medications, training and supplies. The goal of billing other health insurances is to enhance the services Kenner provides. Millions of dollars have been returned to Kenner through the Third Party Collections Program.

  • Medical Unit Learns 'Fight Tonight' Readiness Skills

    Mar 18, 2015

    As part of the peninsula wide Key Resolve 15 exercise, Soldiers from 121st Combat Support Hospital (CSH), Yongsan Army Garrison, South Korea, dug in for some cohesive unit training that addressed their readiness capabilities if called upon should hostilities occur along the Korean peninsula. One aspect of the training was a mass-casualty exercise and other events such as live surgical procedures with volunteer patients, evacuation procedures, establishing a field hospital and relocating it as well as reacting to various medical scenarios. All of which tested the medical personnel abilities to stand up the Critical Care Corridor portion of the 88-bed CSH and react to various trauma scenarios.

  • USAHC-SB Employee shares Women's Army Corps' experience for Womens History Month

    Mar 17, 2015

    With nearly 50 years having passed, Cheryl Keopuhiwa, from the U.S. Army Health Clinic - Schofield Barracks, shares her experience as a member of the Women's Army Corps. During women's history month, she spoke to a diverse audience of Soldiers and civilians about her time as a woman in the military in the late 1960's.

  • Soldiers train for Expert Field Medical Badge

    Mar 16, 2015

    CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo - Five inches of snow on the ground, freezing temperatures and a northern wind did not stop four Soldiers of Multinational Battle Group-East to train for the Expert Field Medical Badge validation course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, March 6, before they head to Grafenwoehr, Germany for the EFMB competition.

  • Army Study Program Management Office Recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Mar 16, 2015

    March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. This has been a hot issue for the Army for years, as Soldiers return from theater with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting from combat. TBIs contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability every year. The incidences of TBI in service members increased as the use of IEDs have become more prevalent on the battlefield. From the calendar year 2000 through the first quarter of 2011, over 200,000 service members had been identified as having sustained a TBI.

  • An understanding of dietary supplements

    Mar 16, 2015

    What you should know about dietary supplements.

  • Medical Planning at the Forefront of Exercise Key Resolve in Japan

    Mar 16, 2015

    United States Army Japan (USARJ) Surgeon collaborates with 62nd Medical Brigade (MED BDE) and 18th Medical Command (MEDCOM) to further refine the Medical Concept of Support for the Japan Area of Operation (AOR) in support of the Key Resolve 2015 training exercise.

  • Resiliency Training

    Mar 15, 2015

    Medical Department Activity- Japan (MEDDAC-J) conducts resiliency training through paintball.

  • Don't Be Controlled by Stress

    Mar 13, 2015

    What is Stress? Stress is "wear and tear" that can impact one's mental, physical, and emotional health as they adjust to a changing environment and the effects can either be positive or negative. Take a look at the positive side of stress: It can help compel you into action and sometimes add excitement to life. Negative stress can cause a person to experience distrust, rejection, anger, depression, and anxiety.

  • A Week in the Life of a GEMS Student

    Mar 13, 2015

    Applications for the 2015 Fort Detrick Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science program have opened to students for the 10th year.

  • Fort Drum MEDDAC Promotes Patient Safety

    Mar 13, 2015

    Throughout the week of March 8-14, Fort Drum MEDDAC promoted the importance of Patient Safety.

  • Eisenhower Army Medical Center wins Army Medicine's Wolf Pack Award

    Mar 13, 2015

    Gregg Stevens, the Army Medical Department Civilian Corps chief, presented the 1st quarter Wolf Pack Award on behalf of Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, the Army surgeon general, to a group of 19 military and civilian employees at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center (EAMC) and the Lyster Army Health Clinic (LAHC) on March 13, 2015. The Wolf Pack Award was designed to recognize exceptional teamwork by an integrated group of military and civilian members and the Radiology departments at both EAMC and LAHC envisioned a patient-centered and fiscally-responsible cooperative tele-radiology program where EAMC would interpret radiology examinations performed at LAHC.

  • Medics Strengthen Bonds, Solve Challenges

    Mar 12, 2015

    One could argue the best friendships are forged through shared experiences and, sometimes, challenges. War is often a source of bonds between Soldiers that is sometimes explained as an experience that one can only realize first hand. Prior to war, the experiences that can build a military unit's cohesion frequently are presented during training. Soldiers assigned to the 121st Combat Support Hospital recently had an opportunity to strengthen friendships and hone skills during an exercise on Yongsan Garrison, South Korea.

  • Fort Drum MEDDAC offers Well Woman Saturdays

    Mar 12, 2015

    The Fort Drum MEDDAC Primary Care Clinic staff recognizes that many female patients find it difficult to schedule their Well Woman exam during the week because of work, school and child care responsibilities.

  • Fort Drum TBI Clinic observes National Brain Injury Awareness Month with educational campaign

    Mar 12, 2015

    March is designated as National Brain Injury Awareness Month. From a DOD standpoint, the goal is to educate Soldiers, leaders, Family Members and retirees on ways to mitigate these types of injuries, as well as the symptoms, diagnostic measures and treatments associated with traumatic brain injury.

  • Fort Drum MEDDAC looks to improve patient experience through new council

    Mar 12, 2015

    The Fort Drum MEDDAC is looking to collect suggestions and concerns through a new Patient Family Advisory Council, which is set to hold its first meeting April 23.

  • American Heart Associate recognizes Horoho for Performance Triad

    Mar 12, 2015

    The American Heart Association recognized Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, Army surgeon general and commanding general of U.S. Army Medical Command, with its Heart Hero award at the annual Heart Ball.

  • 121 Combat Support Hospital Conducts Live Surgery in the Field

    Mar 12, 2015

    During the recent peninsula-wide exercise known as Key Resolve 15, clinicians, technicians, and highly trained professionals from 121st Combat Support Hospital performed live surgical procedures in a field environment providing the same quality of care that is normally given at the Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital. The only difference was it was conducted in modular field tents under battlefield conditions.

  • Fort Drum MEDDAC holds Change of Responsibility Ceremony

    Mar 10, 2015

    Fort Drum Medical Department Activity contines to promote time honored Army traditions and provide leadership and high quality healthcare.

  • Am I Healthy? A Closer Look at the Meaning of Well Being

    Mar 10, 2015

    Most people view 'being healthy' as desirable, sought after, and often elusive. There are many definitions of healthy, leading to quite a bit of dispute over what it is to be healthy. Exploring what the 'healthy' label might imply may shed light on our individual understanding of what health means to us, and better help us reach our personal health goals.

  • TBI can occur in battle, garrison -- awareness important

    Mar 6, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - Traumatic brain injury, TBI, has been called the "signature wound" of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Medical battalion conducts tactical deployment to support EFMB

    Mar 5, 2015

    Talk about an early wake-up call - 4:30 a.m. Feb. 23, Soldiers from Headquarters, 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional), received an "alert to deploy" to conduct Expert Field Medical Badge operations in Vilsek, Germany - more than 460 kilometers from their Baumholder home.

  • Nutrition remains important for brain health

    Mar 5, 2015

    In recognition of National Nutritional Awareness Month and Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Fort Lee Army Wellness Center is offering nutritional information for that grey matter between everyone's ears - the human brain.

  • Vietnam memories: Former medical corpsman overcame hurdles

    Mar 4, 2015

    Mary Krisanda started her journey as a contract specialist with the Army Contracting Command at Picatinny Arsenal in November 2003. Krisanda has been married for nearly 46 years and has two adult children and one grandson. She tried to go back into the military when terrorists attacked the United States on September 11, 2001 but was turned away because of her age.

  • Searching for clues to the hospital chapel's history

    Mar 4, 2015

    There is a small panel in the stained glass window in the chapel at the Ireland Army Community Hospital dedicated to a fallen Soldier named Pvt. John F. Bush who died at the age of 20 in 1966. There is no further inscription or historical marker explaining who Bush was, why he was commemorated, and equally important, who designed the window. The symbolism behind the windows is apparent----military images, including a nurse and two Soldiers, all of whom are dressed in Vietnam- era fatigues. But what's not obvious is the story behind the design

  • The Dream Team--Our Nurses: Patient advocacy tops OR nurses' priorities

    Mar 4, 2015

    When we see them on television and in movies it's usually in support roles. And while we can identify them by their uniforms when we see them in public, we don't usually give them much thought--they are just people standing with us in the grocery line or getting gas. But these are nurses, and nurses are anything but support personnel--especially when they are operating room nurses.

  • Treating all creatures great and small: Quality staff gives quality care to Knox's animals

    Mar 4, 2015

    In 2011 Fort Knox moved its veterinarian clinic to a renovated building that brought the facility into the 21st Century. It now has top notch equipment, in-house blood analysis capabilities, new operating and prep rooms and has upgraded its paper medical files to electronic data files. But the one thing it did not replace--could not replace--were the dedicated and devoted employees who consider their patients to be one of their own.

  • Army Medical NCO achieves national recognition in cytotechnology

    Mar 4, 2015

    Army NCO and cytotechnology instructor, Staff Sgt. Kevin Atiase, assigned to Bravo Company, 264th Medical Battalion, was one of only two individuals from across the United States to be certified by the International Academy of Cytology in 2014.

  • US Army MEDDAC Stewart-Hunter patients honor Winn Staff during Patient Appreciation Month

    Mar 4, 2015

    In a month that is typically designated for patient recognition and care, tables were turned on several staff members of US Army Medical Activity at Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield.

  • TAMC welcomes a new Company Commander

    Mar 4, 2015

    Company A, Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), conducted a Change of Command ceremony where Capt. David Delgado relinquished command to Capt. Janessa Moyer in an outdoor ceremony held at Troop Command lawn, TAMC, Hawaii, on Mar. 4, 2015. Col. Eric Bailey, Commander, Troop Command, TAMC, hosted the event which was attended by U.S. Army leaders based in Hawaii.

  • Keep gum disease at bay for you and your family

    Mar 3, 2015

    Take care of your teeth and your children's teeth, to keep gum disease at bay for you and your family!

  • Annual eye exams can prevent disease

    Mar 3, 2015

    Early disease detection allows early treatment which results in better outcomes, so even if you feel you have perfect vision and do not need an eye exam, think again.

  • Forward surgical team prepares for rapid response deployment

    Mar 2, 2015

    By Maj. Gustavo Moreno Commander, 160th Forward Surgical Team MIESAU, Germany - The 160th Forward Surgical Team held Operation Frozen Shadow here Jan. 26-30 to exercise rapid deployment and operational capabilities in conjunction with German and U.S. Air Force medical partners.

  • Clean up your diet in three easy steps

    Mar 2, 2015

    Celebrate this year's theme for National Nutrition Month--Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle--by committing to cleaning up your diet (and your palate) with these three easy steps:

  • Army Medical Enlisted Corps celebrates 128 years of excellence on March 1

    Feb 27, 2015

    This year marks the 128th Anniversary of the AMEDD Enlisted Corps and it's fitting to pause to recognize and celebrate our outstanding troops. The contributions our enlisted Soldiers make to the AMEDD and the United States are immeasurable. Our Enlisted Corps has saved numerous lives on the battlefield and in the hospitals and clinics around the globe. Our enlisted Soldiers are the backbone of the AMEDD, having served our Army and Nation faithfully since 1887.

  • Northern Regional Medical Command leadership recognize regional trial athletes

    Feb 23, 2015

    After days of intense Army Regional Trials competition, about 50 warrior athletes from across the Northern Regional Medical Command gathered Friday for one final event hosted by the NRMC Warrior Transition Office.

  • Frogs Returning in February

    Feb 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research will welcome the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) back into its laboratory this month to study the level of toxicity in periodate, a compound that could be used to replace perchlorate.

  • USAMRMC Wins Excellence in Technology Transfer Award

    Feb 20, 2015

    The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Office of Research and Technology Applications, or Medical Technology Transfer Office, will receive recognition for the successful technology transfer of the ArmedXpertâ„¢ DNA deconvolution software.

  • Northern Regional Medical Command leaders discuss priorities at training event

    Feb 20, 2015

    FORT BELVOIR, VA. -- Command teams and civilian leaders from throughout the Northern Regional Medical Command converged on Fort Belvoir Feb. 10 to attend NRMC's second senior leader training event for fiscal 2015. The four-day event focused on access to care and access to professional development, two top priorities of NRMC Commander Brig. Gen. Robert D. Tenhet and Command Sgt. Major Robert A. Velarde.

  • Focus on fitness, health

    Feb 19, 2015

    By now, the allure of New Year's resolutions is gone and the beginning of self-deprecation is starting. Do not fret about it now; start today with focusing on goals to maintain fitness and overall physical health.

  • Army NCO receives national motorcycle safety award

    Feb 18, 2015

    A Fort Stewart, Georgia, Soldier was recently recognized as the American Motorcyclist Association's Outstanding Road Rider for 2015.

  • Families build resiliency with FOCUS

    Feb 18, 2015

    Military families encounter numerous stressors in their life and the stresses of their counterparts while dealing with extra stressors and transitions that come with military life such as a child attending new schools, moving and multiple deployments. The FOCUS Program on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, helps families deal with these issues, free of cost.

  • SBHC opens its newest service

    Feb 17, 2015

    Schofield Barracks Health Clinic (SBHC) opens the Child & Family Behavioral Health Services, on Feb. 13, 2015.

  • MDARNG aviation unit facilitates casualty care exercise

    Feb 13, 2015

    The Maryland Army National Guard's C Co., 1st Battalion, 169th Aviation Regiment collaborated with active duty Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) instructors from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) during a medic sustainment training event held at Weide Army Airfield in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., and at other locations in the Edgewood area from Feb. 5-6, 2015

  • Fort Detrick's Soldier Family Assistance Center Provides Unwavering Support for Wounded Warriors and

    Feb 11, 2015

    The Fort Detrick Soldier Family Assistance Center, located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland provides support service members during their transition time from the Warrior Transition Unit.

  • Soldiers and Airmen from the Pacific Region conduct MEDEVAC training

    Feb 11, 2015

    Soldiers and Airmen from within the Pacific Region receive Aero Medical Evacuation (AEROMEDEVAC) instruction, during their Medical Education and Demonstration of Individual Competence (MEDIC) training, in front of Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), on Feb. 11, 2015.

  • TAMC's Got Talent

    Feb 6, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) holds a talent show to showcase Soldiers, Civilian staff, and Family Members in TAMC's Kyser Auditorium, on Feb. 5, 2015.

  • TAMC Soldiers compete to be the Best Warrior

    Feb 6, 2015

    Six Soldiers, both Noncommissioned Officers (NCOs) and Junior Enlisted, compete for the title of Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Best Warrior Feb. 2-6, 2015.

  • 80th Training Command (TASS) Soldiers compete for 2015 'best warrior' title

    Feb 5, 2015

    Camp Bullis, Texas (Feb. 5, 2015) --Approximately 15 Reserve Soldiers from across the nation kicked off the 80th Training Command (TASS) annual Best Warrior Competition here today.

  • TAMC Celebrates 114 years of Army Nursing

    Feb 3, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC) held a cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the Army Nurse Corps 114th Anniversary, with the theme "Demonstrating the Courage to Care, Connect, and Change for 114 Years," held on Feb. 2, 2015 at TAMC on the Commander's Lanai.

  • USAMMDA Weighs in on Healthy Living

    Jan 30, 2015

    Employees at the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity challenged themselves over the holidays with a competition to maintain or lose weight.

  • Pacific Command Senior Medical Military Delegation visits the People's Republic of China

    Jan 30, 2015

    Pacific Command (PACOM) Senior Medical Military Delegation, which included Rear Adm. Colin Chinn, PACOM Surgeon and Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, US Army Pacific (USARPAC) Surgeon/Commanding General, Pacific Regional Medical Command (PRMC), along with other PACOM component surgeons, conducted a visit to the People's Republic of China, Jan. 5-12, 2015.

  • Remote Soldiers come to post for Soldier review

    Jan 28, 2015

    When the Soldiers in your command are spread out over six states you don't get to see them on a regular basis. That is the case for the commander of the Fort Carson Community Care Unit. To meet the challenge, Capt. Jennae Pitts, CCU commander, has instituted a biannual Soldier Readiness Review.

  • Non-battle injuries result in more medical evacuations than combat

    Jan 28, 2015

    The primary health threat to troops for more than two decades has been common muscle, joint, tendon/ligament and bone injuries like knee or back pain that are caused by running, sports and exercise-related activities such as basketball and weight-lifting.

  • Womack Army Medical Center, Naval Hospital Camp LeJeune partner to provide pediatric cardiology care

    Jan 26, 2015

    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -- The care of many Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune (NHCL) patients begins in the womb. The hospital delivers approximately 2,000 babies each year which may be a significant number in the area. The growing number of service and family members continue to climb in the coastal geographical region. As those numbers rise, the access to specialty care becomes greater.

  • Personal account highlights importance of the upcoming Pacific Regional Campaign Strategy

    Jan 26, 2015

    Lt. Col. George Corbari, U.S. Army Pacific Command shares his personal experiences with Army Medicine at the Pacific Regional Medical Command Strategic Offsite held at Ft. Shafter, Hawaii, Jan. 20-21, 2015.

  • Pacific Army Medicine Support Plan Strategic Offsite

    Jan 23, 2015

    Pacific Regional Medical Command hosts its 2015 Strategic Offsite on Ft. Shafter, Hawaii, regarding the Pacific Army Medicine Campaign Support Plan to transform PRMC to a "Medical" Theater Enabling Command in Support of United States Army Pacific, Jan. 20-21, 2015.

  • Accidents down in first quarter 2015

    Jan 23, 2015

    Accidental Soldier fatalities were down 8 percent at the close of the first quarter of fiscal 2015, continuing the downward trend that culminated in the Army's safest year on record during 2014.

  • TAMC Holds Women's Health Fair

    Jan 22, 2015

    Tripler Army Medical Center's (TAMC) Public Health Nursing held a Women's Health Fair in the Oceanside front lobby where patients and staff were able to ask questions and receive information on Jan. 22, 2015.

  • Maj. Gen. Keenan visits the Pacific Regional Medical Command

    Jan 22, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Jimmie Keenan, United States Army Medical Command, Deputy Commanding General-Operations, pays a site visit to the Pacific Regional Medical Command's Headquarters to discuss PRMC's upcoming tranformation to the Regional Health Command-Pacific, Jan. 22-23, 2015.

  • DCGS-A supports 101st global efforts to contain spread of Ebola

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, AZ -- The Army's primary intelligence weapon system is supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), deployed as the headquarters unit for the military mission in Liberia to help contain, track and stop the spread of Ebola in support of Operation United Assistance.

  • RWBAHC to adopt new nicotine use policy effective March 1

    Jan 16, 2015

    Fort Huachuca, Arizona - On March 1, a new smoke-free and nicotine use policy will become effective for all Medical Command medical, dental, Soldier and veterinary clinics throughout Fort Huachuca.