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Army Medical Research and Development Command Helps Pave Way to Aid Injured in Ukraine

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11/9/2022
Military medical personnel performing surgery

Dr. Oleksandr Sokolov has been working 'round-the-clock for almost a year now. A vascular surgeon by trade, Sokolov is one of a small team of medical professionals currently performing a variety of life-saving surgical procedures to people injured in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, under what can rightly be considered some of the most difficult conditions imaginable.

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How an Air Guard Pilot Beat Cancer, Continued to Fly

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11/9/2022
A pilot stands in front of an aircraft.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Richard Paul Mastalerz II works as a pilot, full-time for United Airlines and part-time for the Connecticut Air National Guard, where he also serves as deputy group commander of the 103rd Operations Group. Mastalerz, a husband and father of two children, has always found ways to overcome the stress of maintaining his demanding work schedule and family life.

Arkansas Air Guardsmen Provide Medical Care in Guatemala

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11/8/2022
Military medical personnel perform dental procedure

Arkansas U. S. Air National Guard members helped provide medical care in Guatemala alongside United States and foreign military, government and civilian personnel during the Continuing Promise 2022 mission from Oct. 26 to 31.

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Building Partner Capacity and Interoperability | Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

Murtha Cancer Center Hosts 2022 Breast Cancer Summit

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11/7/2022
Military medical personnel performing mammogram

The John P. Murtha Cancer Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center hosted its 2022 Breast Cancer Summit virtually Oct. 26. The summit is held annually during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

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Collaboration Ensures Focus on Sustainment for New Army Medical Devices

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11/4/2022
Military medical personnel testing vet x-ray device

Collaboration between U.S. Army medical materiel developers and sustainers means that new devices fielded to the warfighter not only provide the required capabilities, but also longevity and durability in the field, as well as value to the American taxpayer.

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Research & Innovation | Health Care Technology Management/Medical Devices

USNS Comfort Departs Norfolk in Support of Continuing Promise 2022

Article Around MHS
11/4/2022
Military personnel on the Hospital ship USNS Comfort

Continuing Promise medical teams will focus on working alongside partner nation medical personnel to provide care aboard and at land-based medical sites to increase medical readiness, strengthen partnerships, and enhance the combined capabilities of the U.S. Navy and partner nations to respond to public health disasters and humanitarian crises.

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I Am Navy Medicine -- Audiology Technician

Article Around MHS
11/3/2022
U.S. Navy Seaman Tabetha M. Sanders, audiology technician

With October designated as Audiology Awareness Month, now is the time for everyone to listen up, heed the call, and harken to the need for healthy hearing.

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History of Navy Medicine's Research and Development Global Enterprise

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11/2/2022
Historic image of the Naval Medical Research Institute

Before there was the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) there was the Naval Medical Research Institute (NMRI).

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USS Gerald R. Ford’s Commitment to Women’s Health

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11/2/2022
U.S. Navy Seaman 1st Class Cassandra Styles participates in a mass casualty drill

One in eight women will face cancer in their life. Additionally, breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected in early stages and a 29 percent survival rate if detected late. U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Samuel Douglas, Ford’s surgeon, offers a service in identifying breast cancer in the early stage for women aboard Ford. Douglas’ service is just one of many that Ford provides.

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Medical Maintenance Sustaining the Warfighter

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11/1/2022
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Monica Hewey works on ventilator

Biomedical Equipment Technician, or BMET, is one of those little-known career fields in the Air Force, yet it has a big impact on readiness and lethality.

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Brooke Medical Center Offers New Prostate Cancer Therapy for Patients

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10/31/2022
Military medical personnel consults with Harold G. Overstreet, retired Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps

The Brooke Army Medical Center Department of Nuclear Medicine is now offering a newly approved treatment for patients who have prostate cancer.

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

Article Around MHS
10/28/2022
Military medical personnel in pharmacy

The U.S. Air Force’s success as a fighting force is dependent on the capability of airmen to withstand the physical rigors associated with combat and other military operations. Pharmacies fill a vital role in that task—supplying medication that is essential to effectively treat ailments and maintain a healthy and ready force.

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Lithuanian Military Medical Service Welcomes U.S. Medical Professionals to Share Critical Medical Knowledge

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10/28/2022
Military medical personnel during simulated trauma exercise

The Lithuanian Military Medical Service welcomed a team of four U.S. Army medical professionals to share knowledge on medical logistics and conduct a medical simulation in Kaunas, Lithuania, from Sept. 19-23.

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U.S. Medical Evaluators Work With Multinational Counterparts to Evaluate Task Force in Czech Republic

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10/27/2022
Military personnel at simulated trauma training

Twenty-four NATO medical professionals from 11 countries conducted a medical evaluation during exercise "Medical Man 2022" at the Czech Military Health Agency Facility in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, Sept. 17-21.

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Exoskeleton to Enhance Safety, Retention for Aerial Porters, Others

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10/26/2022
Military personnel pushes exoskeleton robotic fitness machine

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Center for Rapid Innovation, or CRI, held an event Oct. 6 with the U.S. Air Force Reserve Commander’s 445th Airlift Wing for a robotics team to demonstrate the latest Forge System, a pneumatically powered exoskeleton that augments leg strength to reduce fatigue, increase endurance, and offset weight.

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