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  • WTC hosts sitting volleyball tourney at Pentagon

    Nov 23, 2011

    Hosted by the Warrior Transition Command and in recognition of Warrior Care Month, wounded, ill and injured Soldiers, Marines, Airmen and Sailors came together to compete in a sitting volleyball tournament at the Pentagon Athletic Center, Nov. 21, 2011.

  • New rehab handbook to assist Warrior Transition leaders

    Nov 21, 2011

    A new handbook was hot off the presses Nov. 17, 2011, for leaders of the warrior care and transition program.

  • Wounded warrior receives new home

    Nov 21, 2011

    Building Homes for Heroes welcomed Sgt. Joel Tavera home to his newly built house in Tampa, Fla., Nov. 19, 2011.

  • Tripler Medical Simulation Center achieves SSH accreditation

    Nov 21, 2011

    The Tripler Army Medical Center Medical Simulation Center in Hawaii recently achieved the Society for Simulation in Healthcare accreditation.

  • Military mom cares for triple amputee son

    Nov 18, 2011

    Pfc. Kevin Trimble was just four months into his deployment when a fellow Soldier standing three feet away stepped on a homemade bomb. The Soldier was killed and Trimble lost both of his legs above the knee and his left arm above the elbow.

  • Soldier, amputee wins silver at Parapan American Games in Mexico

    Nov 18, 2011

    Sgt. Michael Lukow won the silver medal in the archery competition Nov. 17, 2011, at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • Army expanding successful embedded behavioral health program

    Nov 17, 2011

    The Army is expanding a stress reduction program for Soldiers and families piloted at Fort Carson, Colo., that embeds behavioral health providers in units to seven additional installations in fiscal year 2012.

  • Kleber clinic reopens as new, improved facility

    Nov 15, 2011

    Soldiers, staff and family members recently celebrated the opening of the new $5.5 million U.S. Army Health and Dental Clinic on Kleber Kaserne, Germany, in a ribbon cutting ceremony

  • Nurse case managers help wounded warriors receive optimal health care

    Nov 15, 2011

    Every step of the way Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade Soldiers navigating the path to healing and transitioning back into the military or into the civilian world are supported by registered nurse case managers, who help coordinate the best care available for wounded warriors.

  • Adaptive sports training aims to impact wounded warriors, community members

    Nov 15, 2011

    Instructors from the United States Olympic Committee's Paralympic Military Program led an adaptive sports clinic at the Kleber Gym and Fitness Center in Kaiserslautern, Germany, Nov. 7-10, 2011, for Warrior Transition Battalion-Europe Soldiers, cadre, and Army Morale Welfare and Recreation staff.

  • 'Open season' begins for federal employee health care

    Nov 15, 2011

    Even if a federal employee is happy with current health insurance, officials say it's probably a good idea to do at least a little research during "open season," which began Monday and runs through Dec. 12.

  • Wounded warrior heals with internship

    Nov 14, 2011

    Caring for wounded warriors in all aspects is a job that the Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade takes seriously throughout the year, but special attention is drawn to November, which is recognized as Warrior Care Month.

  • Wounded Warrior makes most of setback by relying on resiliency

    Nov 14, 2011

    Col. Gregory D. Gadson made the story of his personal obstacles into a steppingstone as he took the U.S. Army Installation Management Command's senior leadership through a discussion of resiliency Oct. 31, 2011.

  • Fort Campbell's TBI Clinic validates patient rehabilitation

    Nov 14, 2011

    The Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic at Fort Campbell, Ky., uses the Military Functional Assessment Program to see if Soldiers in rehabilitation from a TBI are ready to return to duty.

  • Wounded warrior inspires fellow veterans

    Nov 11, 2011

    Wounded veterans who come to the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center for their prosthetic care find the clinic there offers more than top-notch medicine. They also find a compassionate caseworker in Tristan Wyatt, himself a wounded veteran who's lived the to-hell-and-back journey that proves there is life after losing a limb.

  • Soldiers compete for Army's best medic title

    Nov 10, 2011

    Sixty-two Soldiers from across the Army competed in a grueling 72-hour two-Soldier team competition at Camp Bullis, Texas, Nov. 4-6, 2011, to earn the title of best medic.

  • Chiarelli says research continuing on 'unseen traumas'

    Nov 9, 2011

    Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli said the biggest problem he sees in the force today is the "unseen traumas of war."

  • Dave Roever delivers message of hope to Soldiers, civilians at Camp Zama

    Nov 8, 2011

    An Army resiliency coach and Vietnam War veteran spoke to community members at Camp Zama, Japan, Nov. 2, 2011, in hopes of imparting to them a message of hope, inner strength, and facing life's challenges head on.

  • Mild traumatic brain injury experts address athletic trainers

    Nov 7, 2011

    Whether it's a Kevlar or a helmet, a battle field or playing field, Soldiers and athletes try to avoid concussions, but they can be a reality for both populations.

  • Army Medicine helps Wounded Warriors heal, recover

    Nov 2, 2011

    From advanced battlefield medicine techniques to Warrior Transition Units providing personal support to wounded Soldiers and their families, Army Medicine offers many programs to help Wounded Warriors recover from their injuries and return to some semblance of normalcy.

  • Guard family proves closest connection when Guardsman needs kidney

    Nov 1, 2011

    When North Dakota Guardsman Spc. John Chase needed a kidney his brother in arms Sgt. Francisco "Cisco" Raatz knew immediately he would help his battle buddy, if he could.

  • USAMRMC protects Soldiers against unseen enemy

    Oct 31, 2011

    USAMRMC announced that the new adenovirus vaccine was shipped to basic training sites Oct. 18, 2011.

  • Officials mark completion of medical facility at Belvoir

    Oct 28, 2011

    After five years of complex inter-agency and interservice collaboration, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital officially cut the ribbon today to celebrate completion of one of the largest and most involved medical Base Realignment and Closure projects.

  • Army surgeons operate on Soldiers in field environment

    Oct 27, 2011

    The medical professionals of the 250th Forward Surgical Team at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., set up their surgical tents and perform real, scheduled operations in field settings.

  • Rabies: Rare but fatal disease

    Oct 25, 2011

    Officials at the U.S. Army Public Health Command have been working aggressively to prevent additional cases of rabies in Army personnel following the death of a Soldier Aug. 31, 2011. The Soldier contracted the disease while deployed to Afghanistan. This death was the first documented case of rabies in the DOD since 1967.

  • Army recruiters excel in medical, special missions in 2011

    Oct 25, 2011

    Recruiting Command's Medical Recruiting Brigade achieved a record number of medical specialty missions in fiscal Year 2011.

  • National Guard MEDEVAC team ready for action in Iraq

    Oct 23, 2011

    Every morning flight crews from the South Dakota and Montana Army National Guard, meticulously prepare their Black Hawk helicopters for a mission they hope they will never have to perform.

  • NCO's action saves Soldier's life

    Oct 21, 2011

    Staff Sgt. Timothy Warden was on his way to work when encountered a troubled Soldier. He took the time to get the Soldier the help he needed and prevented a potential suicide.

  • Champions against cancer 'Run 4 Life'

    Oct 19, 2011

    Cancer survivors, both those free of or living with the disease, brought their battle against the illness to Patch Barracks to remind the Stuttgart military community that there's no quitting the fight until there's a cure.

  • Assessing brain injury: Virtual reality may hold answer

    Oct 18, 2011

    Participants at a national workshop on the biological assessment of brain dysfunction held in spring 2011 discussed recent advancements in neurocognitive testing, including the use of virtual reality.

  • Full-Spectrum Training Environment tests medical support, ground forces together

    Oct 17, 2011

    The Joint Multinational Training Command is providing a realistic training environment for 30th Medical Command and 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Soldiers taking part in a Full-Spectrum Training Environment rotation Oct. 3-24, 2011.

  • Keeping pace with special needs children

    Oct 17, 2011

    The mother of an autistic child on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., is working to create an education program for children like her son, who suffers from an autism spectrum disorder and doesn't benefit from mainstream classrooms.

  • MEDCOM aims to apply 'Medical Home' model worldwide

    Oct 17, 2011

    The Army Medical Command is working to improve care by focusing on creating clinics based on small-group family practices.

  • Physical therapy taking away Soldiers' pain

    Oct 14, 2011

    Many Soldiers suffer from muscle, bone, and joint pain due to a variety of injuries. In some cases, pain medication can be helpful, but only for a short period. There are many long-term benefits Soldiers can gain from physical therapy.

  • Civilian EMS workers get a dose of Army medic life

    Oct 13, 2011

    Local New York civilian emergency medical services workers watched medics respond to and work through a mass casualty scenario at the Medical Simulation Training Center on Fort Drum, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011

  • Suicide prevention hotline now available in Europe

    Oct 12, 2011

    Installation Management Command Europe officials announced toll-free European access to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Veterans Crisis Line on Oct. 5, 2011.

  • TRICARE investigates beneficiary data breach

    Oct 11, 2011

    The TRICARE Management Activity is reviewing its data protection policies and procedures in the wake of a data breach involving personal health information of an estimated 4.9 million military clinic and hospital patients.

  • Army wants more Soldiers back on deployable status

    Oct 11, 2011

    Decreasing the number of Soldiers who are medically unfit for deployment has become a major focus of the U.S. Army Medical Command and a topic of discussion at AUSA.

  • Intensive outpatient treatment program helps Soldiers with behavioral health, addiction

    Oct 10, 2011

    Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center officially opened its Intensive Outpatient Program Day Treatment Center for active-duty Soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 30, 2011.

  • Runners 'pay it forward' to help wounded warriors

    Oct 9, 2011

    The 27th annual Army Ten-Miler brought 30,000 registered runners, but more than that came out to support the nation's military, especially those in the Warrior Transition Command.

  • Army marketing campaign to inoculate force against prescription drug abuse

    Oct 7, 2011

    The number of Soldiers abusing prescription drugs is low -- very low. And the Army just signed a contract to develop a marketing campaign that will help keep that number low.

  • Officials aim to manage TRICARE costs, preserve future benefits

    Oct 4, 2011

    Modest increases to certain aspects of military health care will help to responsibly manage costs and ensure benefits for future service members, the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs said today.

  • 807th Medical Maintenance helps Honduran hospital

    Sep 30, 2011

    The 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support) biomedical repair team has decided to help make a difference at the Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, by repairing much-needed equipment that the hospital can't afford to repair.

  • Mastering Resiliency: The Trainer Course

    Sep 30, 2011

    Soldiers at Fort Jackson, S.C., learn about how to promote personal growth despite the rigors of combat.

  • Behavioral health makes difference in Soldiers' lives

    Sep 29, 2011

    The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center behavioral health department and traumatic brain injury clinic offer comprehensive services for those with mild depressive issues to severe psychosis, and everything in between.

  • Third Army helps service members get their 'fur fix'

    Sep 28, 2011

    After the recent death of a Soldier from rabies, many commands are reminding deployed service members to stay away from stray animals on and off post.

  • JBLM Soldiers, civilians unite in battle against suicide

    Sep 27, 2011

    Soldiers, civilians and spouses for the annual Walk 4 Life on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Sept. 14, 2011. The two and one-half mile walk was held to raise awareness for suicide prevention.

  • New mobile-ready guide for medical recording released

    Sep 27, 2011

    A new interactive guide to aid deployed medics, nurses and commanders in recording medical information is now available on iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices, according to the Combined Arms Center-Training.

  • Prescription abuse down, but challenges face wounded warriors

    Sep 26, 2011

    Prescription drug abuse among wounded warriors has decreased since the Army Pain Management Task Force was founded two years ago, said the Army's vice chief of staff.

  • Marne community receives suicide, first aid training

    Sep 22, 2011

    First line active-duty supervisors and unit responders took part in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Sept. 15-16, 2011, to help learn how to break the cycle of suicides in our community.

  • New Puyallup clinic staff eager to serve local community

    Sep 22, 2011

    After just a few months of being open, the area's first, off-base clinic is receiving rave reviews and looking for more. The clinic is intended to grow to see over 8,000 patients, but not until their third year. The staff however is eager to help those Families now.

  • Military summit focuses on invisible wounds of war

    Sep 22, 2011

    About two-thirds of the most-seriously-injured Soldiers are suffering from post-traumatic stress or traumatic brain injury, and military researchers are teaming up to work on the problem, said the Army's vice chief of staff.

  • Army seeks to ID, treat Soldiers exposed to rabies

    Sep 22, 2011

    After a Soldier who recently returned from Afghanistan died from rabies, the Army is seeking to identify the disease in other service members before it's too late.

  • Ride 2 Recovery cyclists trek route of 9/11 attacks

    Sep 21, 2011

    Ride 2 Recovery cyclists pedaled more than 500 miles during an eight-day trip from New York to the Pentagon commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

  • Report examines lower-body blast injuries

    Sep 21, 2011

    The Army Surgeon General's Office released its report Sept. 20, 2011, on dismounted complex blast injuries, which more than twice as many service members have suffered annually since the 2009 troop surge in Afghanistan.

  • Arizona Guard embarks on resiliency training

    Sep 21, 2011

    The Arizona National Guard is establishing a new standard for its personnel in response to the stresses and strains on service members and their families as a result of serving a nation that has been involved in overseas conflicts for almost a decade.

  • From hospital to Hollywood: a Soldier's story

    Sep 20, 2011

    In the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, appearance is almost everything and plastic surgery -- to achieve the perfect body, the perfect face, and perfect skin -- is commonplace if tabloids and TV shows can be believed.

  • Third Army stresses importance of rabies prevention

    Sep 19, 2011

    One of the many threats service members encounter while deployed is the viral disease rabies. Although it's possible to contract the virus while in the U.S., being deployed elevates the risk of coming in contact and being bitten by a wild animal.

  • Suicide's silent victims speak out

    Sep 19, 2011

    Cries of anguish such as "It just wasn't something you talked about -- ever," have been voiced by members of the Army family personally affected by the trauma of suicide.

  • TRICARE promises continued access to prescription meds

    Sep 16, 2011

    A dispute between Walgreens and a TRICARE contractor will not stop beneficiaries from getting their prescriptions filled, despite a Walgreen's ad campaign to the contrary, a TRICARE official said today.

  • Pentagon holds suicide prevention health fair

    Sep 16, 2011

    In observance of National Suicide Prevention Month, the Army set up a health fair in the Pentagon courtyard Sept. 14-15, 2011, for the military branches to bring to the forefront the services they offer to help servicemembers and veterans who are contemplating suicide.

  • Patient liaisons are link to off-post care

    Sep 15, 2011

    In July 1994 the first two Baumholder liaisons visited patients in German hospitals. A little room with a chair and a desk was their office at the health clinic, and the clinic staff did not quite know what to make of this new program.

  • Entomologist keeps DLA pest-free

    Sep 13, 2011

    As DLA's pest management consultant, Lt. Col. Van Sherwood works with the agency's primary-level field activities to control pests using methods that don't damage the environment or cause employee health problems.

  • 10th summit of 9/11 honors lives lost, resilience

    Sep 9, 2011

    Survivors, servicemembers and 9/11 first responders reflected at the Newseum Thursday on the past 10 years of persistent conflict, how they've coped and what the future might bring.

  • San Antonio military hospitals successfully completing historic transition

    Sep 9, 2011

    The Brooke Army and Wilford Hall Medical Center integration soon will be completed, and the move-in has begun into BAMC's new 760,000-square-foot consolidated tower.

  • Suicide prevention interactive role-play wakes up Soldiers

    Sep 9, 2011

    Fort Hood is waking up Soldiers and giving them the opportunity to join live actors on stage for a suicide prevention interactive play every Tuesday.

  • Patience key when transitioning to minimalist running shoes

    Sep 8, 2011

    Though the Army allows the wear of most types of minimalist running shoes with the improved physical fitness uniform and when conducting physical training in military formation, officials are urging Soldiers to transition slowly when switching from regular running shoes to those that offer less support.

  • Third Army, 3rd MDSC hosts community care fair

    Sep 7, 2011

    To help introduce available services to personnel stationed in Kuwait, 3rd Medical Command (Deployment Service) leaders decided to hold an event to raise awareness.

  • Soldier saves friend from committing suicide

    Sep 7, 2011

    A concerned and perceptive Soldier credits suicide prevention training with helping her stop a fellow Soldier from killing himself.

  • Back-to-school carnival makes life easier for EFMP families

    Sep 2, 2011

    A back-to-school carnival held Aug. 26 at the Chapel Support Center on McChord Field for families with Exceptional Family Member Program-enrolled children only solidified the belief for families like the Onates that Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the right place to be for special needs accommodation.

  • Army strives to build more resilient families

    Sep 2, 2011

    The Army will promote Suicide Prevention Awareness during the month of September using the theme "Shoulder to Shoulder: Building Resilience in the Army Family."

  • TRICARE portability reduces moving stress

    Sep 1, 2011

    With a single phone call, service member and family beneficiaries under TRICARE Prime can arrive at a new duty station, confident their medical records and prescriptions were transferred and new doctors were lined up for them in advance, a top TRICARE official said.

  • TRICARE beneficiaries save on prescription delivery, vaccines

    Aug 31, 2011

    Beneficiaries of the TRICARE military health plan can obtain 90 days of home-delivered medication with no copayment and can get free vaccinations at participating pharmacies without seeing a doctor.

  • Sky's the limit: Amputee earns title of 'Sergeant Airborne'

    Aug 31, 2011

    Like thousands before him, Sgt. Joel Dulashanti donned an Airborne instructor black hat for the first time Aug. 22, 2011, signifying his completion of a detailed certification process with 1st Battalion (Airborne), 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment.

  • Soldiers' best friend reports for duty

    Aug 30, 2011

    Arnold, a 200-pound English Mastiff, has spent the past five years populating his resume with therapy hours and hospital visits. His resume now lists him as the newest member of Fort Drum's Army Substance Abuse Program.

  • Medical initiative to save estimated $254 million, improve warfighter support

    Aug 29, 2011

    A new initiative Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical is participating in could realize $254.1 million in savings to customers over five years, while improving support to warfighters.

  • Last wounded warriors depart Walter Reed

    Aug 29, 2011

    The last patient left Walter Reed Army Medical Center Saturday following 17 other wounded warriors who traveled by ambulance to the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.

  • Walter Reed inpatients move to Naval Medical Center in Maryland

    Aug 27, 2011

    Officials here at the National Naval Medical Center declared a new chapter in military health care as a procession of ambulances delivered the last 18 inpatients from Walter Reed Army Medical Center this morning, a final milestone as the two flagship hospitals consolidate.

  • Cutting-edge medical training facility prepares medics for combat

    Aug 25, 2011

    The Medical Support Training Center located at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center in central Indiana, is one of only 24 of its kind across the globe.

  • Health by stealth: Army DFACs swap in 'greener' menus

    Aug 23, 2011

    These subtle menu changes are part of the U.S. Army Europe "Fueling the Team," designed to help Soldiers improve their performance and overall health.

  • Program supports military families with special needs

    Aug 22, 2011

    Family members, whether a spouse, child or dependent adult, with a chronic medical condition or special educational requirement are eligible to enroll in the Exceptional Family Member Program. Conditions run the gamut of everything from asthma and allergies to autism and Alzheimer's disease.

  • Belvoir, Bethesda prepare for post-BRAC patient influx

    Aug 22, 2011

    Closing Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Malcolm Grow at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., means moving a lot of employees, facilities and patients, all without interrupting daily patient care.

  • Suicide awareness video aimed at first-line supervisors

    Aug 19, 2011

    A new suicide prevention awareness video just released by the Army is aimed primarily at both junior leadership and first-line supervisors, to let them know their responsibility to be the first to identify and assist those in need.

  • Cadets compete in annual West Point Triathlon

    Aug 18, 2011

    Despite a heavy downpour that morning, 462 athletes completed the 22nd annual West Point Triathlon on Aug. 14, 2011.

  • DOD reviewing veteran disability ratings for post-9/11 veterans

    Aug 18, 2011

    Michael LoGrande, Physical Disability Board of Review director, visited Fort Carson Aug. 9, 2011, on the first stop in his nationwide attempt to offer the board to more than 70,000 injured veterans.

  • Soldier 360° gets leaders at right time: Course builds resilience after reintegration

    Aug 17, 2011

    Just three months after returning from Afghanistan, more than 40 noncommissioned officers from the 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment reported for Soldier 360°, a leader comprehensive fitness course for junior and senior noncommissioned officers, Aug. 8-18, 2011.

  • Resilience study can help DoD strengthen programs

    Aug 17, 2011

    The military has a plethora of programs aimed at building resilience in servicemembers and their families, but needs a better system in place to measure their success, a study has revealed.

  • Family GAT streamlined, back online

    Aug 17, 2011

    For those Army family members who put off completing the Global Assessment Tool survey due to the sheer number of questions, the folks who run the program listened and brought the number of questions from 260 down to 80.

  • Orthopedic device helping wounded warriors return to run

    Aug 16, 2011

    A new energy-storing orthopedic device, along with an extensive rehabilitation program, is allowing wounded warriors who previously had difficulties walking or standing due to lower leg injuries to run again.

  • Soldiers put face on health concerns for Defense Health Board

    Aug 12, 2011

    The Defense Health Board met in Tacoma earlier this week to discuss health concerns facing servicemembers, but the board members didn't stick to briefs and slideshows. The group also took the time to get information from actual Soldiers.

  • Loss in space

    Aug 12, 2011

    On Atlantis' final mission in July, the Space Tissue Loss program, a partnership between NASA and the Department of Defense, sent up an experiment developed by Walter Reed Army Institute of Research to study human cellular response to bacteria in microgravity.

  • Civilian fitness program aims for 'whole health'

    Aug 11, 2011

    Being in shape and living a healthy lifestyle isn't just for Soldiers at Fort Rucker, Ala., according to the organizers of the civilian fitness program.

  • JTF CapMed unveils new beneficiary reassignment hotline

    Aug 10, 2011

    The Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical launched a new beneficiary reassignment telephone hotline dedicated exclusively to those beneficiaries in the region affected by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission reassignment process.

  • Deployed Spartans connect with wounded Spartans back in U.S.

    Aug 8, 2011

    Spartan Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Pasa, in Afghanistan, crowded into the brigade conference room to speak with five wounded warriors from Task Force Spartan Aug. 2 via video teleconference, who are currently recovering at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.

  • Army helps develop device to pinpoint Rift Valley fever

    Aug 3, 2011

    The Army has paired with industry to develop a diagnostic device to detect the presence of the Rift Valley fever virus in mosquitoes.

  • Technology to aid DoD mental health services

    Jul 29, 2011

    The first-ever live Introduction to Telemental Health Delivery Workshop at the National Center for Telehealth and Technology's headquarters on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., last week offered guidance to providers on offering mental health services from a distance using videoconferencing technology.

  • Soldiers prepare for new Army physical fitness test

    Jul 29, 2011

    As the U.S. Army overhauls its physical fitness program, Soldiers from the 6th Battalion, 52nd Air Defense Artillery are embracing the Physical Readiness Training and are preparing for the new Army Physical Readiness Test.

  • Medevac system takes Soldiers from battlefield to hospitals

    Jul 28, 2011

    Soldiers that are wounded or become ill down range are brought back to Fort Hood, Texas, on a medical evacuation aircraft resembling a flying emergency room staffed with experienced medical personnel who keep constant watch over their health needs, delivering them to the caring greeters at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center.

  • ASAP, Army to hire 130 substance-abuse counselors

    Jul 28, 2011

    The Army needs to fill 130 substance-abuse counselor positions as soon as possible -- or at least by Oct. 1, 2011.

  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center cases colors

    Jul 27, 2011

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh addressed an audience of more than 1,000 who turned out July 27, 2011, to witness the closing and casing of the colors of Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.