Skip to main content

Military Health System

Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

You also may be interested in...

Jonathan Woodson, M.D.

Congressional Testimony
5/5/2011

Jonathan Woodson, M.D., Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) testified on The Military Health System Overview before the Senate Armed Services Committee and Personnel Subcommittee.

Clifford Stanley, Ph.D. and Jonathan Woodson, M.D.

Congressional Testimony
3/15/2011

Clifford Stanley, Ph.D Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness), and Jonathan Woodson, M.D., Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) testified on The Military Health System Overview before the House Armed Services committee and Military Personnel Subcommittee.

Dinah F. B. Cohen

Congressional Testimony
2/16/2011

Dinah F. B. Cohen, Director Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, testified on Utilizing Assistive Technology to Improve Federal Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities before the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, The Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia.

Lieutenant General Charles Bruce Green

Congressional Testimony
4/21/2010

Dr. Charles L. Rice, M.D. Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, President, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences; Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker, USA Surgeon General U.S. Army; Vice Admiral Adam Robinson, USN Surgeon General U. S. Navy; Lieutenant General Charles Bruce Green, USAF Surgeon General U.S. Air Force; testified on the Defense Health Program.

Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker

Congressional Testimony
4/21/2010

Dr. Charles L. Rice, M.D. Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, President, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences; Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker, USA Surgeon General U.S. Army; Vice Admiral Adam Robinson, USN Surgeon General U. S. Navy; Lieutenant General Charles Bruce Green, USAF Surgeon General U.S. Air Force; testified on the Defense Health Program.

Vice Admiral Adam Robinson

Congressional Testimony
4/21/2010

Dr. Charles L. Rice, M.D. Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, President, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences; Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker, USA Surgeon General U.S. Army; Vice Admiral Adam Robinson, USN Surgeon General U. S. Navy; Lieutenant General Charles Bruce Green, USAF Surgeon General U.S. Air Force; testified on the Defense Health Program.

Vice Admiral John Mateczun

Congressional Testimony
4/21/2010

Dr. Charles L. Rice, M.D., President, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Deputy Under Secretary for Installations and Environment, VADM John Mateczun, Commander, Joint Task Force, National Capital Region Medical testified on Joint Task Force National Capitol Medical Region.

Dr. Charles Rice

Congressional Testimony
4/21/2010

Dr. Charles L. Rice, M.D., President, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Deputy Under Secretary for Installations and Environment, VADM John Mateczun, Commander, Joint Task Force, National Capital Region Medical testified on Joint Task Force National Capitol Medical Region.

Dr. Charles Rice

Congressional Testimony
4/21/2010

Dr. Charles L. Rice, M.D. Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, President, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences; Lieutenant General Eric Schoomaker, USA Surgeon General U.S. Army; Vice Admiral Adam Robinson, USN Surgeon General U. S. Navy; Lieutenant General Charles Bruce Green, USAF Surgeon General U.S. Air Force; testified on the Defense Health Program.

Dr. Dorothy Robyn

Congressional Testimony
4/21/2010

Dr. Charles L. Rice, M.D., President, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Dr. Dorothy Robyn, Deputy Under Secretary for Installations and Environment, VADM John Mateczun, Commander, Joint Task Force, National Capital Region Medical testified on Joint Task Force National Capitol Medical Region.

Dr. Charles Rice

Congressional Testimony
4/20/2010

President, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs and Acting Director, TRICARE Management Activity, Dr. Charles L. Rice M.D. testified on PTSD/TBI DOD Case Capacity.

Rear Admiral C.S. Hunter

Congressional Testimony
3/24/2010

President, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs and Acting Director, TRICARE Management Activity and C.S. Hunter, RADM, MC, USN Deputy Director, TRICARE Management Activity testified on the Military Health System.

Brigadier General Loree K. Sutton

Congressional Testimony
2/24/2010

Brigadier General Loree K. Sutton, MD Direction, Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury testified on Department of Defense Suicide Prevention.

Allen W. Middleton

Congressional Testimony
12/2/2009

Allen W. Middleton, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs testified on NCR BRAC Transformation.

R. Craig Postlewaite

Congressional Testimony
10/8/2009

R. Craig Postlewaite, DVM, MPH, Acting Director, Force Health Protection and Readiness Programs Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) testified on Exposures.

<< < ... 11 12 13 14 15  ... > >> 
Showing results 211 - 225 Page 15 of 20
Last Updated: September 21, 2022
Follow us on Instagram Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube Sign up on GovDelivery