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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.

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Inclusion of Women and Minorities in the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program

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The Defense Health Agency, FY 2018, Joint Explanatory Statement, Pg. 998

TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration Program

Congressional Testimony
9/14/2020

S. 2943, SASC Report for FY 2017, 114-255, Pg. 205

Report on Access to Health Care Services for Reserve and National Guard Who Disclose Sexual Assault

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H.R. 2500, HASC Report for FY 2020, 116-120, Pg. 163-164

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

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H.R. 2968, HAC Report for FY 2020, 116-84, Pg. 315

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S. 4049, SASC Report for FY 2021, 116-236, Page 237-238

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Annual Reports on Millennium Cohort Study Relating to Women Members of the Armed Forces

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7/23/2020

S. 1790 NDAA Conference Report for FY 2020, 116-333, Sec. 748

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6/30/2020

JES H.R. 6157 , DOD Approps for FY 2019 115-952, Pg. 451

Military Food Transformation

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6/29/2020

H.R. 2968, HAC Report for FY 2020, 116-84, Pg. 62

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