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Articles by DoD Hearing Center of Excellence, Public Affairs Office

World Hearing Day shines light on global hearing loss

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3/2/2020
Air Force Senior Airman Joseph Finigan, 100th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft hydraulics systems journeyman, puts on a second layer of hearing protection over his dual in-ear headset at RAF Mildenhall, England. The headset enables communication by transmitting sound waves through the bones in the user's ear. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joseph Barron)

Hearing loss declines among service members, DoD civilians

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Combatting hearing loss remains top priority

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5/22/2019
Hearing Center of Excellence audiologist Dr. Amy Boudin-George conducts an audiogram using the Enterprise Clinical Audiology Application, known as ECCA, which is being deployed and implemented at military treatment facilities throughout the Department of Defense to improve the way data is computed and patient information is shared in a centralized environment.  (DoD photo)

The DoD recognizes May as Better Hearing and Vision Month

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A Soldier’s fight to regain the gift of hearing

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5/15/2019
Joseph Schweitzer and a friend take to the slopes at Stevens Pass, Washington, in early March 2019.  The former Army combat engineer received more than a decade of care to address hearing loss and a condition called otosclerosis, a plaque-like buildup around the ear drum and hearing bones in the ear.  He is now able to hear normally out of one ear, and can go without hearing devices if he chooses. (Courtesy photo)

Schweitzer attributes his ability to hear to the world-class care he received at Walter Reed

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Center continues quest to protect hearing, prevent damage

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10/26/2018
Air Force Lt. Col. Kwame Curtis (left), chief of the 48th Medical Group, Audiology Clinic at RAF Lakenheath, England, uses HCE's Comprehensive Hearing Health Program materials to discuss balance and dizziness disorders with a service member prior to a video-nystagmography test. (Air Force photo)

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

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