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Elements of the Military Health System

The Military Health System is led by office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs under the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, and is comprised of the following elements:

Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs

Defense Health Agency

Joint Staff Surgeon

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Military Hospitals and Clinics

Expeditionary Care


Last Updated: August 23, 2022

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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