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MHS and MOS Town Hall: Virtual Tour

Image of Infographic for the Town Hall. MHS and Military OneSource presents a virtual field trip to the National Museum of Health and Medicine.

Join us on July 27 at Noon when we take you on a virtual field trip to the National Museum of Health and Medicine. Dr. Kristen Pearlstein, the Anatomical Collections Manager and Ms. Andrea Schierkolk, Public Programs Manager, will talk about a few of the fascinating artifacts in the Museum collection and tell you how you can visit in person or plan another virtual engagement. Learn about some of the fascinating programs that you can participate in virtually and in-person.

Our Military OneSource Facebook Live To Your Health! Shows hope to show you some of the unique and important work that is being done throughout the Military Health System and the Defense Health Agency.

MHS and Military OneSource To Your Health: A Virtual Field Trip

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