Capt. David Adams, commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS), receives an influenza vaccine from Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class David Manes at CFAS Sept. 29, 2021. Active duty personnel are required to be vaccinated annually prior to the winter flu season (Photo by: Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasmine Ikusebiala).

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Oct. 15, 2021

It's time to get your influenza shot.
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Photo By Lori Newman | Elaine Sanchez explores the new MHS GENESIS Patient Portal at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Oct. 6, 2021. The San Antonio Market will transition to the new electronic health record system – known as MHS GENESIS – in January 2022. (U.S. Army Photo by Lori Newman)

MHS GENESIS: New Electronic Health Record Coming...

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Oct. 06, 2021

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (Oct. 5, 2021) The San Antonio Market will transition to the new electronic...
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U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jason Billingsley, the superintendent for the 442d Sustainment Services Flight, is photographed with a stopwatch Oct. 3, 2021 on Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. Billingsley led a virtual training about the new myFitness platform used by fitness program managers to schedule tests, run reports, and keep track of results and exemptions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Missy Sterling)

442 FW Services Senior NCO Serves up myFitness T...

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Oct. 03, 2021

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo.-- Senior Master Sgt. Jason Billingsley, the superintendent of the 442d...
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Dr. Brian Lein, Defense Health Agency assistant director, and Col. Daniel Moore, Central Texas Market Director and Commander Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center unfurl the flags during the DHA’s formal establishment ceremony of the Central Texas Market, at the markets main health facility the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center 29 Sept.

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Sep. 29, 2021

Fort Hood, Texas – The Defense Health Agency (DHA) marked the establishment of the Central Texas Market, a...
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Participants in the Storytellers event at Kadena Air Base, Japan, pose for a photo after sharing their experiences, Sept. 9, 2021. After the event, those in attendance received gift bags with resources like a pocket journal, local crisis resource directory and a Mental Health Peer Alliance bookmark. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anna Nolte)

Storytellers: Narratives on Mental Health

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Sep. 24, 2021

Three storytellers shared their experiences with overcoming adversity during a Storytellers event hosted by...
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CONNECT TO PROTECT is a strategy designed to encourage Soldiers, their Families and Department of the Army civilians to take action to make connections with and reach out to the people around them and the resources in our community. In keeping with the theme of connectedness, the Army is focusing on “It’s the Little Things that Matter” – “the little things” include the daily interactions with our friends, Family, and peers. Those little things build strong relationships and act as protective factors. (Courtesy asset from Army Resilience Directorate) (Ronald Wolf)

CONNECT TO PROTECT for Suicide Prevention: SUPPO...

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Sep. 21, 2021

Suicide prevention is among the highest priorities of the Army.
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Debra Lamb is a housing manager for the Fort Carson Directorate of Public Works (Scott Prater)

COVID-19 can Lead to Long-term Health Concerns

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Sep. 20, 2021

FORT CARSON, Colo. — Debra Lamb has a message for anyone who believes the coronavirus is a hoax.
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Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 14, 2020. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando) (Lisa Ferdinando)

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Sep. 17, 2021

On September 14, 2021, the Army announced its plan to comply with the Secretary of Defense’s order requiring...
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Sept. 14, 2021

Army Announces Implementation of Mandatory Vaccines for Soldiers

WASHINGTON — The Army outlined its plan today to fully comply with the Secretary of Defense’s order requiring all service members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Sept. 10, 2021

ADAPT Champions: Promoting Healthy Relationships with Alcohol

People choose to drink alcohol for a variety of reasons — some drink to enhance social experiences while others drink as an avenue to escape their everyday problems.

Sept. 7, 2021

DAF Announces Mandatory COVID Vaccine Implementation Guidelines for Airmen, Guardians

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall directed the COVID-19 vaccine implementation guidelines for Department of the Air Force total force military members Sept. 3, in accordance with the Secretary of Defense mandate last month.

Sept. 2, 2021

Defense Health Agency Formally Establishes Low Country Medical Market

FORT STEWART, Ga – The Low Country Market was introduced Sept. 2 in an establishment ceremony hosted by the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and Winn Army Community Hospital.

Sept. 2, 2021

‘A GREATER PURPOSE’ - Military Blood Program Relies on Donors

Petty Officer 3rd Class Shailynn Galvin, of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia, has donated blood at outside community blood drives, but up until Tuesday had never donated at Fort Gordon’s Kendrick Memorial Blood Center. So when the 21-year-old heard her command was sponsoring a blood drive at KMBC, she didn’t hesitate to donate.

Aug. 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Questionnaire

Did you receive a COVID-19 vaccine survey?You may receive a questionnaire via email asking about your COVID-19 vaccine status. This is a valid survey from the DOD, which was also approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) with the control number of 0720-0069. You received this email because we don’t have a record of your vaccination

Aug. 25, 2021

Coastal North Carolina Market Strengthens DoD’s Medical Readiness, Promises Better Patient Experience

CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina – The Coastal North Carolina Market under the Defense Health Agency is now official. On August 25, 2021, a formal establishment ceremony was held for the military medical market which consists of Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune and Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point.

Aug. 20, 2021

KACH Project Awarded for ‘Innovation in Practice’

Dr. (Col.) Alicia Madore, Deputy Commander for Nursing & Health Services, Keller Army Community Hospital (KACH) accepted the ‘Innovation in Practice’ Award, on July 30, 2021, from the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing for the project titled “Nurse-Led Clinic eHealth Care Coordination for Sexually Transmitted Infections.”

Aug. 16, 2021

100th ARW Offers BRIEF Therapy to Ease Emotional Health, Wellbeing

The 100th Air Refueling Wing now has its own embedded mental health professional available to provide support and a listening ear to Airmen, civilians and adult dependents under a limited scope practice.

Aug. 10, 2021

San Diego Region Becomes DHA’s Newest Medical Market

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), and Rear Adm. Tim Weber, San Diego Market director and commander, Naval Medical Forces Pacific, visited Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) for the San Diego Market establishment ceremony Aug. 10.The San Diego Market is on the leading edge of the Military

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