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  • Army medicine launches civilian mentorship program

    Apr 22, 2016

    When applications were solicited for the Army Medical Department's Civilian Corps Mentorship Program, Langston eagerly applied. More than 130 applications were received, and Langston was one of only 35 employees selected to participate in the AMEDD Civilian Corps Mentorship Program.

  • Noise engineer earns top honors at Pentagon ceremony

    Apr 22, 2016

    Charles Jokel, a noise control engineer at the Army Public Health Center (Provisional), was recently named a winner in the fiscal year 2015 Defense Standardization Program. An achievement award was presented to Jokel at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes ceremony March 16.

  • Army Public Health Center launches veterinary newsletter

    Apr 22, 2016

    The Army Public Health Center (Provisional) Veterinary Services Portfolio is proud to announce the launch of Veterinary Connections newsletter. Veterinary Connections is a quarterly newsletter written by Army veterinary services personnel for Service members, retirees and other Department of Defense beneficiaries.

  • Operation Shield and the War against Sexually Transmitted Infections

    Apr 13, 2016

    Sexually transmitted infections present a substantial public health challenge in the United States and abroad. The good news is that STIs are preventable, many are curable and all can be treated to manage symptoms.

  • Sickle Cell Trait: A silent blood disorder in many communities

    Apr 13, 2016

    April is National Minority Health Month, where the focus lies in raising awareness about health issues in minority communities. This month highlights a blood disorder that affects many minority communities around the world: sickle cell disease and sickle cell trait.

  • BOSS President leads from the front

    Feb 22, 2016

    Significant developments in one's career can come from unlikely places. For one Soldier, a community recreation program gave him growth opportunities far beyond what he had imagined. Staff Sgt. Eric Jimenez, a laboratory sciences non-commissioned officer in charge at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is one of the Soldiers behind the creation of the new Army Performance Triad's "Cooking Guide for Soldiers" and an assessment instructor for the Office of the Surgeon General.

  • Army Surgeon General's promotion

    Feb 10, 2016

    44th Army Surgeon General's Promotion and Oath of Office Feb. 9, 2016.

  • Sugar Wars: Why is sugar so harmful to your mouth?

    Feb 9, 2016

    February is National Children's Dental Health Month. The observance promotes good oral health for military children and adults in the war against sugar.

  • Zika Virus - What is it? What can you do?

    Feb 5, 2016

    Zika is a mosquito-borne virus closely related to yellow fever, dengue, and West Nile viruses. A Zika virus outbreak was identified in Brazil in early 2015; since then, it has spread to more than twenty-five other countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean.

  • Is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Related To Heart Disease?

    Feb 4, 2016

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a chronic condition where acid reflux occurs more than twice a week for a few weeks. Many people have GERD, 93 million people in the U.S. to be exact.

  • Make sure your winter fun is not a wipe out

    Jan 19, 2016

    Winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, sledding and ice-skating provide fun, excitement, fresh air and good exercise for all ages. Unfortunately, every year these winter activities result in hundreds of thousands of injuries as well as many deaths in the U.S. Injuries occur in both recreational and professional athletes alike.

  • Losing weight in 2016 is just an arm's length away

    Jan 19, 2016

    Each of us makes over 200 subconscious decisions about what and how much to eat every single day. Even those of us with the best intentions will find it difficult to lose weight when food is visible, plentiful and accessible.

  • Mouthguards: Protecting your teeth won't make you a wuss

    Dec 9, 2015

    Tooth loss or other mouth injuries that can be prevented with a mouthguard can be painful, expensive to fix, result in lost time from work and physical activity and even cause permanent facial disfigurement. Mouthguards have been studied in different military and sports settings and proven to substantially reduce the risk of these injuries.

  • Keeping your eyes on the road

    Dec 8, 2015

    Distracted drivers are also menaces on the road. Please practice attentive driving

  • Holiday shopping tips to keep you safe and secure

    Dec 4, 2015

    Shopping during the holiday season may present unique dangers and people can become victims of theft and other holiday crimes. Take precautions, so you can have a safe and secure holiday shopping season!

  • Practice food safety during the holidays

    Nov 3, 2015

    Nothing draws us closer together than enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal with the ones we love, but things can take a turn for the worse if food safety is not kept in mind. Approximately 48 million people get sick from foodborne illness each year.

  • Flu prevention: what you may not know

    Nov 2, 2015

    The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. It is spread when viral particles from an infected person travel through the air from a cough, sneeze or even talking. The best way to prevent flu infection is by getting a flu vaccine.

  • Tie a white ribbon "round the ole oak tree"

    Nov 2, 2015

    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women and the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. There are steps you can take to prevent lung cancer.

  • Army Public Health Center holds ground breaking ceremony for new laboratory building

    Oct 26, 2015

    The Army Public Health Center hosted a ground breaking ceremony for a new, state-of-the art-laboratory building Oct. 22. Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, the Army Surgeon General and commander of the U.S. Army Medical Command was the keynote speaker of the event.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Suicide prevention starts with you: Learn to identify and act on warning signs

    Sep 2, 2015

    Suicide prevention starts with you and your attention to the Soldiers you know best.

  • Beware the blister: a 'minor injury' that can slow you down with serious pain

    Sep 2, 2015

    As one of the most common injuries among active duty military, friction blisters can have a notable adverse impact to military readiness.

  • Add fruits and veggies to diet for better nutrition

    Sep 2, 2015

    According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, fruits and vegetables should be consumed more than any other food group because of their many benefits.

  • Surgeon General's Labor Day Safety Message 2015

    Aug 24, 2015

    Labor Day is an annual tribute to the contributions American workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our Nation and also marks the traditional end of the summer season with a well-deserved holiday weekend. CSM Ecker and I salute the MEDCOM workforce for your service to our Nation. Your dedicated service strengthens the AMEDD and enables Army readiness.

  • Public Health Command rehearses reorganization

    Aug 17, 2015

    The U.S. Army Public Health Command Reorganization Rehearsal of Concept (ROC) Drill was held Aug. 4-6 at the Mallette Training Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

  • Immunizations and your Army medical home

    Aug 13, 2015

    The readiness of our force is impacted by their immunization status.

  • Chaplain holds "spiritual resilient" staff ride through Civil War history

    Aug 12, 2015

    Lt. Col. David Bowerman, U.S. Army Public Health Command chaplain, organized a trip to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and the Monocacy Battlefield in Frederick, Maryland for the command's employees Friday, July 10. , The ride was centered on the theme of "Moral Injury and Spiritual Resiliency."

  • Protection against infectious diseases

    Aug 3, 2015

    Vaccines against disease are said to be one of the greatest public health interventions of the 20th century. Although these are seen as major achievements in health and wellness around the world, the discussion about vaccines continues.

  • Keep in step to stay active and healthy

    Aug 3, 2015

    As the summer season ends, do not let the changes in weather and daylight keep you from staying active. Commit to maintaining your health through regular activity during all the seasons of the year by not limiting your idea of physical activity.

  • Experts recommend breastfeeding as best choice for mother, baby health

    Jul 30, 2015

    The focus of World Breastfeeding Week during August 1-7 is to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months because of the many health benefits linked to breastfeeding. Many military moms find breastfeeding difficult when they return to work and some active duty mothers do not think it is even possible. But there are some useful suggestions passed on by military moms that have been successful.

  • Army Institute of Public Health employee leads American Board of Toxicology

    Jul 22, 2015

    After many years of study and experience, and filling positions of increasing responsibility, Johnson serves as the toxicology portfolio director for the Army Institute of Public Health.

  • Unique program addresses behavioral and social health issues across the Army

    Jul 22, 2015

    BSHOP was created in 2008 in response to Army leader's concerns about suicide, post-traumatic stress, substance abuse and other potentially harmful behavioral health concerns.

  • AIPH Toxicology Portfolio publishes book on wildlife toxicity assessments

    Jul 22, 2015

    The Toxicology Portfolio of the Army Institute of Public Health (AIPH) recently authored a new book: Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern. Back in 2000, individuals from the Health Risk Management Portfolio and the Toxicology Portfolio developed a method to search, document and categorize toxicology information for substances of military concern to assist with making decisions at contaminated military sites. The Army Environmental Command through the Installation Restoration Program supported these efforts.

  • Army scientists invade Havre de Grace High School

    Jul 22, 2015

    Students in the Havre de Grace High School, Maryland, Biomedical Program got a personal look at public health in the military during National Public Health Week. U.S. Army Public Health Command experts celebrated National Public Health Week by teaching 44 ninth and 10th grade students about a variety of public health-related careers.

  • USAPHC retired commander returns

    Jul 22, 2015

    Retired Maj. Gen. Dean G. Sienko, former commander of the U.S. Army Public Health Command, returned to Aberdeen Proving Ground May 18 to share some insights with members of his former command. He addressed about 100 USAPHC technical experts along with Brig. Gen. John Poppe, OTSG deputy chief of staff for public health, Col. John V. Teyhen, III, current USAPHC commander, John Resta, USAPHC deputy for public health and Dr. Amy Millikan-Bell, USAPHC medical advisor.

  • Army entomologists release video on controlling mosquitoes in and around the home

    Jul 15, 2015

    To better educate Army personnel on what they can do to protect against mosquito-borne disease, the Entomology Program of the Army Institute of Public Health has released a video on controlling mosquitoes in and around the home.

  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction finds a place in the military

    Jul 7, 2015

    Mindfulness-based meditation and the military are generally two things that one would not associate with one another.

  • Protect yourself from insect and tick-borne diseases

    Jul 1, 2015

    Many insect-borne and tick-borne diseases can be prevented using a few simple protective measures.

  • Practice fireworks safety year-round

    Jul 1, 2015

    Remember to practice fireworks safety year-round to avoid unnecessary injury!

  • Summertime means the start of skin protection season

    Jul 1, 2015

    It is important to safeguard against the sun's harmful rays to protect yourself and your skin.

  • Independence Day Holiday Safety 2015

    Jun 26, 2015

    We are proud to call America our home and blessed to live in a Nation of unmatched freedom and opportunity. I encourage you to reflect on the values we hold and the freedoms we cherish as we celebrate our Nation's 239th Birthday.

  • Wellness Center nears completion

    Jun 26, 2015

    Are you considering making changes toward a healthier you, but need that "push" to get you started and keep you going?

  • Recipe for a good night's sleep: Get ready to take on the day

    Jun 1, 2015

    Sleep is essential to good health, emotional well-being and performance.

  • Prevention and early detection can improve men's health

    Jun 1, 2015

    Each June, the nation celebrates Men's Health Month to increase awareness of preventable health issues and encourage early detection and treatment for men and boys.

  • Take stock of your spiritual fitness

    Jun 1, 2015

    Whether you are a Soldier or Department of Army civilian, family member or retiree, taking stock of your health will reap great benefits. What about your spiritual fitness?

  • Broadening: Building individual career paths to leadership in Army 2025

    Jun 1, 2015

    The emphasis for re-shaping the Army in the years ahead will focus on growing agile, flexible and widely experienced leaders at all levels and across all components and ranks, U.S. Army Human Resources Command leaders said.

  • May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

    May 1, 2015

    May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

  • What's the state of your air?

    May 1, 2015

    May is "Clean Air Month."

  • Make small changes to fit exercise into your day

    May 1, 2015

    May is National Physical Fitness and Activity Month

  • Public Health Command Best Warriors compete

    Apr 17, 2015

    Once a year, the 12 Best Warriors from each of five regions and the USAPHC headquarters come together to compete to become the command's Best Warriors.

  • Soldiers stay active in the PPPT program

    Apr 2, 2015

    Bright-colored yoga mats roll out across the floor at Health & Human Performance Center at Camp Casey, South Korea as female Soldiers of 2nd Infantry Division and their spouses practice yoga during the Pregnancy and Post-Partum Physical Training Program March 20.

  • 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.

  • April is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

    Apr 2, 2015

    Prevent Blindness America has designated April as Women's Eye Health and Safety Month to help educate women about the steps that they must take to help prevent vision loss by making their own eye health a priority.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • Researchers investigate respiratory health of deployed personnel during operations

    Feb 19, 2015

    Military personnel who deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn were commonly exposed to airborne hazards such as dust and smoke, Army Medicine researchers say.

  • Pedaling through paragraphs: Sembach fifth-graders begin Read and Ride Program

    Feb 11, 2015

    Fifth graders at Sembach Middle School are combining exercise and academics in a recently-implemented "Read and Ride" pilot program designed to boost physical activity and reading time.

  • Presidents Day Holiday Safety Message 2015

    Feb 10, 2015

    This Presidents' Day we salute the leadership and achievements of all those who have held America's highest elected office, serving as our President and Commander in Chief of our Armed Forces. As we remember our former leaders and enjoy the holiday weekend, we must also integrate safety principles into all activities.

  • Will you make it past February 18?

    Feb 2, 2015

    Feb. 18 marks the day when most people abandon their New Year's resolution to lose weight and get more fit.

  • Show your heart some love

    Feb 2, 2015

    February is American Heart Month, a time to bring awareness to the risks of heart disease and ways to stay 'heart healthy.'

  • February 19 is Great American Spit Out

    Feb 2, 2015

    On Feb. 19, join others across the nation in recognition of the Great American Spit Out, a time to quit the use of smokeless tobacco products such as chewing tobacco, snuff, snus and dissolvable products (i.e., lozenges, strips, sticks) for a period of 24 hours or more.

  • Dailey shares ideas about leadership development, fitness, women in combat arms

    Jan 30, 2015

    The 15th sergeant major of the Army shared his thoughts regarding physical fitness, leadership development, women in combat, and an Army that must remain prepared during an interview before being taking office, Jan. 30.

  • 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.

  • Bringing the Dining Facility to the Soldier in Training: How They Do It in Korea

    Jan 22, 2015

    The Performance Triad--with its emphasis on adequate sleep, increased activity, and proper nutrition--is the right tool to enhance personal performance of Soldiers. But what do Soldiers do to stay properly fueled when training takes them away from the dining facility, and they have to grab food on the run?

  • Stepping Up the Performance Triad

    Jan 15, 2015

    It's time for Soldiers to step it up with the Performance Triad goals. Literally. During FY 2014, the Performance Triad Pilot Program was conducted in three separate active-duty battalions. The data from the pilot program provided a picture of the sleep, activity, and nutrition behaviors of Soldiers in the pilot at baseline and throughout the six-month program.

  • Becoming a High Reliability Organization: Army Medicine Foundation for Patient Safety

    Jan 14, 2015

    The Army Medical Department also faces the challenges of high-costs; however, chief in the mind of Lt. Gen Patricia Horoho, The Surgeon General of the Army, is keeping the confidence of Soldiers, families, and all of America that Army Medicine is the safest and most reliable healthcare organization in the world. "We will not be satisfied until we have zero preventable harm," she said.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Safety Message 2015

    Jan 12, 2015

    Safety message for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  • Public Health Command bids farewell to commander

    Jan 6, 2015

    Maj. Gen. Dean G. Sienko relinquished command of the U.S. Army Public Health Command and retired from the Army in a Jan. 6 ceremony at the Top of the Bay on Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

  • How to achieve your weight loss goals

    Jan 5, 2015

    The goal of the new year should focus on health and wellness.

  • What should I drink during winter workouts?

    Jan 5, 2015

    Winter is a great time to join a gym, try a new class or get into a new winter sport. Winter is also a time to prevent dehydration

  • Test your home for radon, protect your health

    Jan 5, 2015

    January is National Radon Action Month.

  • Holiday Season Safety Message 2014

    Dec 15, 2014

    Holiday Season Safety Message from Army Medicine

  • STEM Expo draws area students

    Dec 3, 2014

    More than 250 students from Harford, Cecil and Baltimore Counties learned a lot about the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics that fuels what goes on inside the gates of Aberdeen Proving Ground South during the 2014 STEM Expo.

  • Be alert while shopping during the holiday season

    Nov 24, 2014

    The holidays were never meant to be marked by stress and anxiety. But all too often, the most wonderful time of the year becomes less about spending time with loved ones and more about protecting yourself from being a victim of identity theft.

  • Stay healthy during the holiday season

    Nov 24, 2014

    In order to remain ready and resilient, Soldiers, family members and civilians should aim to enjoy the holiday season while preserving their health and well-being.

  • Prevent carbon monoxide poisoning during the winter

    Nov 24, 2014

    Tips for preventing carbon monoxide poisoning during the winter months

  • Surgeon General's Thanksgiving Safety Message

    Nov 21, 2014

    The Thanksgiving tradition can be traced back to the arrival of the first colonists who held a feast in 1621 to convey their gratitude for a bountifulharvest with Colonial Governor William Bradford proclaiming a day of thanksgiving. Subsequently, on 3 October 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation designating the fourth Thursday of November as a national Thanksgiving holiday. Today, Thanksgiving is a cherished national tradition with Family gatherings, proclamations of thanks for the good fortunes of the past year and sincere offerings of charity to those in need.

  • The "New" Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Regimental Distinctive Insignia

    Nov 21, 2014

    The change in the AMEDD Regimental Distinctive Insignia is based on an old design, in fact, one of the oldest coats of arms used by the United States Army. Developed during the Civil War and approved by Surgeon General William Hammond, the symbolism of the Medical Corps Coat of Arms was selected to symbolize the medical profession, the Union, and the year of the Medical Department's creation, 1818. The coat of arms was placed on items that had been inspected and approved for use by departmental personnel, such as medicine bottles and medical textbooks.

  • The Great American Smokeout--Be smoke free for a day

    Nov 17, 2014

    Although the Great American Smokeout encourages you to quit for one day--November 20th, quitting this day can be the first day of being tobacco free for life

  • Sleep: Your Mom Was Right

    Nov 14, 2014

    Turns out your mom was right all along. Army Medicine asks you to remember what Mom said and create better sleep habits for your family and to start with your children.

  • Acting U.S. Surgeon General visits Army Public Health Command

    Nov 12, 2014

    Two leaders hope to join forces to increase the impact each of their organizations has on reducing preventable deaths in the United States.

  • Going green, one installation at a time

    Nov 4, 2014

    The Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce was trained on the importance of "greening" the Army mission during a recent green procurement training session in Hunter Auditorium.

  • Ebola Supplement from Army Medicine

    Nov 4, 2014

    Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Supplement from Army Medicine

  • CSM Daniel A. Dailey selected to be next Sergeant Major of the Army

    Nov 3, 2014

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno announced today that Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel A. Dailey will become the 15th sergeant major of the Army January 30, 2015.

  • Pre-diabetes: Who is at risk?

    Nov 3, 2014

    It is important to find out early if you have pre-diabetes, because early treatment can prevent serious problems that diabetes can cause, such as loss of eyesight or kidney damage.

  • You can prevent the flu

    Nov 3, 2014

    By taking just a few steps, you can prevent the flu.

  • Prevent foodborne illness

    Nov 3, 2014

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 6 Americans get sick every year as a result of foodborne illness; 128,000 are hospitalized; and approximately 3,000 die of foodborne diseases.

  • Army Surgeon General's Veterans Day Safety Message

    Nov 3, 2014

    On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day in the eleventh month of 1918, the world rejoiced and celebrated because a cease-fire agreement was signed with Germany, bringing an end to World War I. Since that day, November 11th has been set aside to honor America's Veterans for their patriotism and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the many freedoms we hold so dear.