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New Jersey Guard Joint Force Medical Team Trains with State Partner Albanian Armed Forces

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3/23/2023
U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. James Cavanagh, 2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New Jersey Army National Guard, supervises tactical combat casualty care training scenarios with the Albanian Armed Forces at Land Forces Headquarters, Zall-Herr, Tirana, Albania as part of the State Partnership Program. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Bruce Daddis, U.S. Army National Guard)

Tactical combat casualty care, care under fire, and treatment of combat-related injuries were just a few of the exercises covered in this 20 year old international training partnership. Find out what else was accomplished as the NJ Guard helped prepare Albanian Armed Forces to achieve NATO standards

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U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity Pharmacist Excels as Warfighter, Brain Health Product Manager, Mom, and Leader

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3/22/2023
U.S. Army Maj. Dana Bal tests a brain hemorrhage detection device during familiarization training at the headquarters of the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity, Fort Detrick, Maryland. (Photo by T. T. Parish, U.S. Army Medical Material Development Activity)

Find out why this parent, wife, and military leader credits 'Army Values' for her success in all three of those roles.

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Brooke Army Medical Center Interventional Radiology Offers Less-Invasive Option for Patients with Disc Degeneration

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3/21/2023
U.S. Air Force Maj. (Dr.) Matthew Taon, interventional radiologist, demonstrates a minimally invasive image guided procedure at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. (Photo by Jason W. Edwards, Brooke Army Medical Center)

You may not have to go "under the knife" to ease debilitating back issues, thanks to a new technology. Find out how surgeons at Brooke Army Medical Center are relieving patients from pain where surgery was once the only option.

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Belvoir Hospital Reaches Milestone with Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery

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3/20/2023
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital is the first military hospital in the Defense Health Agency to employ this robotic-assisted platform, and the cutting-edge technology provides the joint replacement surgeons an unparalleled amount of real-time surgical data.  (Photo by Reese Brown, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital)

Would you trust your surgical procedure to a robot? See the cutting-edge technology that's taking Belvoir Hospital's joint replacement surgery into a new era.

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Health Care Technology | Research & Innovation

Navy Medical Corps 152nd Anniversary Celebrated at Navy Medical Readiness and Training Command Bremerton

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3/17/2023
As part of the tradition of recognizing the Navy Medical Corps 152nd anniversary, on May 3, congratulatory letters from Navy Medicine Dental Corps, Civilian Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Service Corps and Nurse Corps directors were read by representatives of each distinct entity as was well-wishes by U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Guido Valdes, Medical Corps chief (Photo by Douglas H Stutz, NHB/NMRTC Bremerton public affairs officer)

It was on March 3, 1871, that 153 U.S. Navy physicians were officially recognized as a staff corps to parallel their professional status with other naval officers. That date was readily acknowledged 152 years later on March 3, 2023, at Navy Medicine Readiness Training Command Bremerton with an anniversary celebration for Navy Medical Corps officers assigned to the command.

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USU President Encourages Attendees to “Think Outside the Box” at Infectious Disease Symposium

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3/17/2023
Uniformed Services University President Dr. Jonathan Woodson delivered opening remarks during IDCRP's first annual Science Symposium March 6-10. The event was held in collaboration with the Defense Health Agency Infectious Disease Working Group Subcommittee. (Photo by  HJF communications)

Infectious diseases like COVID-19, HIV, and battlefield wound infections cause illness and disruptions that threaten health and military readiness around the world. To help foster collaboration in the field and share best practices, the Uniformed Services University’s Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program hosted its first Science Symposium March 6-10.

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Lesser Antilles Medical Assistance Team Successfully Completes Two-Week Medical Mission in Guyana

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3/16/2023
The Lesser Antilles Medical Assistance Team gathers in front of the medical administrative building at West Demerara Regional Hospital, Georgetown, Guyana. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Sen. Airman Alexus Wilcox)

273 dental patients, 98 surgeries, 87 emergency room patients, and one very successful humanitarian collaboration. Learn more about the U.S. Southern Command's two-week medical mission in Guyana.

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Walter Reed Audiology and Speech Pathology Center Focuses on Improving Quality of Life for Military Health System Beneficiaries

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3/15/2023
World Hearing Day is observed annually on March 3, and this year’s theme is “Ear and Hearing Care for All.”  (Courtesy photo)

Although World Hearing Day is observed just one day during the year, the Audiology and Speech Pathology Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center focuses on improving the health and quality of life for MHS beneficiaries nearly every day of the year.

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New Training Course Offers Medics and Nurses Hands-On Experience in Austere Environment

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3/14/2023
U.S. Army Capt. Morgan Bobinski and U.S. Army Capt. Lauren Blake, burn intensive care unit nurses, treat a simulated patient during the Tactical Trauma Reaction and Evacuation Crossover Course at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. (Photo by Jason W. Edwards, U.S. Army)

Battlefield trauma simulations, evacuation procedures, and trauma care are just a few of the scenarios that medics and nurses experience in a new training platform. Find out what makes the TTREX course so impressive that participants are volunteering to teach it.

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Health Readiness & Combat Support

How This USU Student's Daughter Inspired His Surgery Invention

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3/13/2023
U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Harvey Harper and his daughter, Niyah, who was integral to the development of the Harper Innovative Safety Suture Kit. (Photo by U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Harvey Harper)

A surgical tool inspired by a child's toy? The father-daughter collaboration that gave us the Harper Innovative Safety Suture Kit.

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Military Dog Handlers Test Skills in K-9 First Aid Exercise

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3/10/2023
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jon Siltman, right, a military dog handler at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, treats wounds on a life-like animatronic dog during a K-9 tactical combat casualty care exercise at Sagami General Depot, Japan, on Feb. 24. (Photo by Sean Kimmons, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs)

You've heard of simulated battlefield exercises for treating wounded soldiers, but what about their canine counterparts who accompany warfighters into battle? Find out about the tactical trainings for efficient care and evacuation of wounded military working dogs.

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The New TRICARE Pharmacy Contract: Delivering Value for Military Families and Taxpayers

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3/10/2023
Under the new contract, 98% of TRICARE beneficiaries live within 15 minutes’ driving time of a network retail pharmacy, and more than 99% live within a 30-minute drive.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness praises new TRICARE contract, says it's 'efficient and does right by beneficiaries and taxpayers'.

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Medical Capability Development Integration Directorate: Training Vital to Army Health System

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3/9/2023
Multinational partners conduct medical training as a part of Project Convergence 2022 at Fort Irwin, California on Nov. 6, 2022.  (Photo by U.S. Spc. Collin S. MacKown)

The Medical Capability Development Integration Directorate is critical to sustaining the motto of the Army Medical Department: “To Conserve the Fighting Strength.”

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Driving After Traumatic Brain Injury at Womack Army Medical Center

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3/8/2023
The Womack Army Medical Center uses a rehabilitation vehicle that builds confidence for a service member, diligently working to regain independence in their life after a traumatic brain injury. (Photo by Sameria Zavala, Womack Army Medical Center)

Traumatic brain injuries can end military careers and create great strains on military families. That's why the occupational therapists at Womack Army Medical Center have created a therapy that most of us take for granted to get injured soldiers back on the road to recovery.

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Physician Says DOD Focused on Improving Mental Health of Force

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3/8/2023
Emergency trauma nurses, treat a simulated patient during the Tactical Trauma Reaction and Evacuation Crossover Course at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland, Texas, Feb. 23, 2023. (Credit: Jason W. Edwards, DOD)

Defense Department health leaders provided testimony today at a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Dr. Lester Martinez-Lopez said the department is committing resources with a focus on preventing suicides of military and family members.

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