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  • 'Revolution in Prosthetics' reports advancements, future of prosthetics

    Feb 2, 2012

    Civilian researchers and Army physicians gathered to discuss the progress and future of prosthetics for wounded warriors at the "Revolution in Prosthetics" session Jan. 31, 2012 during the Military Health System Conference held from Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2012, at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center at National Harbor, Md.

  • Regenerative medicine striving to grow human organs

    Feb 2, 2012

    The Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine is working with consortiums toward growing body parts for wounded warriors.

  • Digital partnership improves health care access for veterans

    Feb 1, 2012

    Part of the demobilization process for Reserve and National Guard troops has gone digital with a partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Eligibility Center and First Army Division East. In November 2011 the pair implemented an online application for returning service members to register for health benefits during the demobilization process, rather than the traditional paper application. This online application is helping thousands of returning troops get health benefits faster.

  • Keenan takes command of U.S. Army Public Health Command

    Feb 1, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Jimmie O. Keenan became assumed command of the U.S. Army Public Health Command during a traditional military ceremony Jan. 27, 2012, at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North, Md. She is the first two-star general to head the USAPHC or its predecessor organizations, the Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine and the Army Veterinary Command.

  • Resiliency app available on Androids

    Feb 1, 2012

    The Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Resiliency Goals Book, previously released as an app for iPhones and iPads, is now available for Android users.

  • DOD working toward fully functional prosthetic arms

    Feb 1, 2012

    A robotic arm, dubbed "Luke," after the Jedi with the mechanical hand, served as the centerpiece for a Jan. 31, 2012, discussion during the 2012 Military Health System Conference regarding advancements in prosthetics.

  • Tripler head, neck docs use robot to increase patients' quality of life

    Jan 31, 2012

    In May of 2011, the da Vinci Surgical System was embraced by two otolaryngologists at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. The robot, which was first purchased in 2009, has been used to support a variety of surgical specialties.

  • Military health in period of transformation

    Jan 31, 2012

    Healthcare to health was the topic of discussion at the opening plenary session of the 2012 Military Health System Conference Jan. 31, 2012, at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center at National Harbor, Md.

  • Military health system works to slow cost growth

    Jan 31, 2012

    The $50 billion military health system will plan for its future by slowing the growth rate of health care costs, strengthening partnerships and focusing on prevention, primary care and chronic disease management, the Defense Department's top health official said this morning.

  • Behavioral health clinic nears completion

    Jan 26, 2012

    The Mountain Post Behavioral Health Clinic at Fort Carson, Colo., Evans Army Community Hospital's newest premiere medical facility, is slated to open in March.

  • Study concludes Master Resilience Training effective

    Jan 24, 2012

    The Master Resilience Training aspect of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness is working well. That's the conclusion an Army report, released last month, covering a 15-month period of statistical evaluation.

  • Army releases Generating Health and Discipline in the Force ahead of Strategic Reset Report

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Army today released the Army 2020 Generating Health and Discipline in the Force, Report 2012, referred to as the Army Gold Book. The report serves as an update to the Army Red Book published in 2010.

  • New truncal tourniquet ready for battlefield use

    Jan 19, 2012

    After almost two years of research by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, the junctional tourniquet is ready for battlefield use.

  • Reduction of stigma to seeking help has begun, says Chiarelli

    Jan 19, 2012

    The Army released a study today on behavioral health and reported that the number of suicides decreased this past year and more Soldiers are seeking treatment for their problems.

  • Hospital staff, services ensure positive behavioral health experience

    Jan 18, 2012

    Taking care of and supporting military families is a national necessity, as outlined in the 2011 Presidential report, Strengthening Our Military Families.

  • Early detection of glaucoma could help to prevent vision loss

    Jan 17, 2012

    National Glaucoma Awareness Month is in January and it was set aside to help educate people on the leading cause of preventable blindness in the world.

  • New knee helps amputees return to front lines

    Jan 13, 2012

    A sophisticated prosthetic knee with a newly designed microprocessor is giving many wounded warriors with above-the-knee amputations the chance to return to active duty, military medical officials at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Md., reported.

  • Soldiers, professional athletes share threat from brain injuries

    Jan 12, 2012

    When Don Lee relaxes on his couch at home to take in the NFL playoffs on TV, chances are he watches the games a little bit differently than most people.

  • Medical colleges pledge to care for troops, families

    Jan 12, 2012

    First Lady Michelle Obama today announced a commitment from the nation's medical colleges to better train civilian health-care providers in caring for war veterans and their families and to push for more research in the wounds of war.

  • Team convenes to standardize Army's disability evaluation process

    Jan 12, 2012

    A team charged with establishing an Army-wide standardized disability evaluation system has convened to improve the Army's portion of the Department of Defense's Integrated Disability Evaluation System, through which it is determined whether or not service members are fit for continued service.

  • Future Army leaders making a difference for Soldiers today

    Jan 10, 2012

    Keller Army Community Hospital kicked off its support of the annual Armed Services Blood Drive Jan. 9, 2012, at Eisenhower Hall at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., where all academy Cadets are encouraged to donate blood.

  • Empowering wounded warriors to establish 'new normal'

    Jan 9, 2012

    Halfway along a 24-mile bike route through the German countryside of Rheinland Pfalz, Staff Sgt. Barry Homberg took a break from pedaling to refuel and reflect on a journey that had been longer than the 11 miles he'd already pedaled that crisp autumn day.

  • Wounded Big Red One Soldier continues to serve Army family

    Jan 9, 2012

    For one 1st Infantry Division Soldier, his love for his family and his country led him into an Army recruiter's office, onto basic training, up the road to Fort Riley, Kan., and around the world to Afghanistan.

  • Vision center of excellence promotes eye-injury research, care

    Jan 9, 2012

    Next month will mark a major milestone in advancing care for wounded warriors suffering debilitating eye injuries with a ribbon-cutting at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

  • Natick plays major role in face transplants

    Jan 5, 2012

    Three full facial transplants have been accomplished with funding from an Army contract and officials at the Natick Soldier Systems Center hope the technology can be used on wounded warriors.

  • Wounded warriors, student athletes share common bonds

    Jan 5, 2012

    High school football stars and a few of the U.S. Army's finest were joined by wounded warriors from Brooke Army Medical Center here in San Antonio. The crew gathered at the Alamodome to enjoy a Kick, Punt, Pass event in conjunction with the U.S. Army All-American Bowl taking place Saturday.

  • Corps of Engineers transforms military medical care

    Jan 4, 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District has built more than $560 million in new, renovated and expanded healthcare facilities, such as hospitals and clinics, to accommodate the influx of people arriving at installations due to 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission moves.

  • Use caution with new running shoe technology

    Jan 3, 2012

    New running shoes could increase injuries to the calf muscle or foot. Learn how to prevent running injuries with new shoes.

  • Dietary supplements removed from Exchanges due to health concerns

    Jan 3, 2012

    The Department of Defense has implemented a temporary moratorium on the sales of products containing dimethylamylamine within military facilities.

  • Water treatment team in Afghanistan works to protect Soldiers

    Dec 26, 2011

    According to the U.S. Army, water pollution from raw sewage is the most significant environmental contamination problem in Afghanistan and is one of the most significant health threats to deployed personnel.

  • Combat medic demonstrates resiliency

    Dec 22, 2011

    Despite losing her leg to an improvised explosive device, Spc. Ashley Jones remains upbeat and plans to continue to serve in the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

  • Man's best friends provide needed therapy

    Dec 21, 2011

    Myah the dog reminds Shirley Schmunk of her son's sacrifice, and helps with the psychiatric rehabilitation and therapy to wounded veterans.

  • Happy Hour: Comedy with a message

    Dec 20, 2011

    The Fort Hood Army Substance Abuse Program teamed up with comedian Bernie McGrenahan as he performed "Happy Hour -- Comedy With a Message," at Howze Auditorium on Fort Hood, Texas, Dec. 2, 2011.

  • Universally accessible homes support wounded warriors on Fort Belvoir

    Dec 9, 2011

    Fort Belvoir, Va., brought healing into the homes of Woodlawn Village Nov. 30, 2011, as the garrison unveiled two 3,000 square-foot single-family residences with universal accessibility features for Wounded Warriors.

  • New brace salvages limbs, mobility, morale

    Dec 8, 2011

    A leading a prosthetist and developer at the state-of-the-art at the Center for the Intrepid developed the Intrepid Dynamic Exoskeletal Orthosis, a streamlined, energy-storing brace that delivers nearly instantaneous results.

  • Horoho takes oath as first nurse, female surgeon general

    Dec 8, 2011

    Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho became both the first nurse and the first woman appointed as Army surgeon general in a ceremony Dec. 7, 2011, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Support center is 'oasis' for wounded warriors, families

    Dec 6, 2011

    The Warrior and Family Support Center on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, which was completely funded through civilian donations, offers wounded warriors and their families a place to connect and find emotional support, and to serve as a respite away from the rigors of recovery.

  • Horoho assumes command of MEDCOM

    Dec 5, 2011

    Maj. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho became the first woman and the first nurse to command the Army's largest medical organization when she took command of the U.S. Army Medical Command during a ceremony at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Dec. 5, 2011.

  • Hoops player rolls new game

    Dec 1, 2011

    An adaptive physical therapy program is helping a Soldier return to the game of his youth as he tries out for the All-Army Wheelchair basketball team.

  • Man's best friend helps him deal with PTSD

    Dec 1, 2011

    Former Soldier Luis Carlos Montalván spoke at the Pentagon Library, Nov. 30, 2011, about the book he wrote that documents his struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, and how his service dog "Tuesday" helped him.

  • Horse therapy helps wounded Soldiers at Fort Sill

    Dec 1, 2011

    Horseback riding can be fun recreation, and it is also great therapy for wounded warriors at Spirithorse Chisholm Trail Center near Comanche, Okla.

  • Tele-behavioral Health officially opens its doors in Hawaii

    Dec 1, 2011

    The culmination of a year-long endeavor came to fruition Nov. 28, 2011, with a grand opening ceremony as Pacific Regional Medical Command's Tele-behavioral Health (Tele-Medicine) officially opened its doors at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii.

  • 'I can hear you now': Sound exhibit tests hearing

    Nov 30, 2011

    The Army Hearing Conservation Program at Fort Stewart, Ga., assembled a hearing sound exhibit to help Soldiers and family members asses their hearing and learn about hearing health, Nov. 18, 2011.

  • Warrior care year-round commitment to Fort Hood's WTB

    Nov 29, 2011

    For the Soldiers, cadre and civilians of the Fort Hood Warrior Transition Brigade, warrior care is a year-round challenge, defined by its creed: Soldier's First; Soldiers Always.

  • Natick team designs coloring, activity book to help wounded warriors

    Nov 28, 2011

    When he first saw the flyers requesting coloring books for wounded warriors, Steve Russell knew he and his co-workers could help in some way.

  • Marathoner runs to support wounded warriors

    Nov 28, 2011

    Victoria Leavell's association with Homes for Our Troops took her on the run of a lifetime.

  • Wounded veteran receives key to new home, life

    Nov 28, 2011

    Homes for Our Troops gave retired Cpl. Jeffery Williams the keys to his brand new home, built just for him, in a key ceremony Saturday.

  • 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.