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Why I Donate Blood: A Conversation with Purple Heart Veteran Sgt Russ Himmelberger

CSM Michael Gragg, DHA Senior Enlisted Leader, sit downs with retired Sgt Russell Himmelberger, to talk about his service, his injury during OIF, and why he donates blood to the Armed Services Blood Program.

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  • Link to Video: It's Time to Donate Blood PSA Ms. Seileen Mullen, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs encourages everyone to donate blood to the ...

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  • Link to Video: Meet the ASBP Blood Drive Team Part 2: Initial Intake Processing (vertical) Meet part of the Armed Services Blood Program team! Staff Sergeant Davis, a lab technician in the initial processing ...

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  • Link to Video: Meet the ASBP Blood Drive Team Part 3: Phlebotomy (vertical) For Lab Week awareness, we follow Staff Sargeant Watson, a lab technician in the phlebotomy section, as she helps to draw ...

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  • Link to Video: Meet the ASBP Blood Drive Team Part 1: Interview Processing (vertical) Meet part of the Armed Services Blood Program team! Specialist Blanca, an ASBP mobilized reservist, works in the ...

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  • Link to Video: January is National Blood Donor Month Blood is being collected to be shipped out all over the world and we have Army, Air Force, Navy and DOD civilians acting ...

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  • Link to Video: Moments in Military Medicine: Blood Donations on the Battlefield As we wrap up National Blood Donor Month, learn more about the history of blood donations on the battlefield and the ...

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  • Link to Video: Blood Donations Save Lives If you could save three lives in less than an hour, would you? Dr. Lester Martinez-Lopez, Assistant Secretary of Defense ...

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  • Link to Video: Armed Services Blood Program Thanks Their Donors The Armed Services Blood Program has been the sole provider of blood and blood products for military members, their ...

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  • Link to Video: Military personnel with blood donations When a disaster strikes, blood is needed immediately, there is no time to wait for donations. Donate today, to prepare ...

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  • Link to Video: Travis Mills headshot Wounded Warrior Travis Mills, a quadruple amputee, talks about his battlefield injuries and why donating blood to the ...

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  • Link to Video: Our Mission The Armed Services Blood Program launches its "Ready, Set, Donate" campaign in 2022.

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  • Link to Video: The medics of 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are learning a life-saving measure that was first used in the Korean War 69 years ago -- whole blood transfusion on the battlefield. The medics of 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are learning a ...

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